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UTEP's Simonsen Earns Spot on C-USA Men's Golf All-Academic Team

Martin Simonsen


Martin Simonsen

April 24, 2014

UTEP junior Martin Simonsen was one of five student-athletes named to the Conference USA Men's Golf All-Academic Team on Thursday.

Simonsen was also voted to the squad in 2013.

This year's other selections are Brian Anania from Marshall, Brett Patterson from Middle Tennessee, Paul Dunne from UAB and Thomas Sutton from UAB.

Simonsen has a 3.66 grade point average and is a pre-business major.

He leads the Miners with a 72.6 scoring average in 12 tournaments this season. Simonsen has been UTEP's top finisher a team-leading six times and owns four top-10 and five top-20 showings on the year. He was individual medalist at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational in late October in El Paso.

UTEP will compete at the Conference USA Championships beginning on Sunday in Edmond, Okla.