Sean Deacon Garners Academic All-District Honors

May 16, 2002

CORVALLIS, Ore. - -

Oregon State sophomore golfer Sean Deacon was selected to the 2002 Verizon Academic All-District VIII Men's At-Large Second Team, it was announced Thursday.

A total of 20 student-athletes from 15 schools were voted to the first and second teams. The at-large team consisted of athletes from the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.

Region VIII consists of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington, as well as the province of British Columbia.

This was the first selection for Deacon, who won the Northwest Collegiate last fall with a school-record score of 8-under 205 while posting a 3.84 GPA as a Business major.

Deacon, a native of Scottsdale, Ariz., was third on the team in stroke average with a 74.40 mark.

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