Five Sun Devil Golfers Named to Pac-10 All-Academic Teams

June 5, 2006

TEMPE, Ariz. - Five Sun Devil golfers were named to the Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic team, conference commissioner Tom Hansen announced Friday.

Senior Alejandro Canizares was named first-team Pac-10 All-Academic for the third consecutive year. Canizares sports a 3.87 grade point average in interdisciplinary studies. Canizares earned his fourth All-American honor by finishing sixth overall at this past weekend's NCAA Championships.

Junior Phil Telliard garnered second-team All-Academic honors. The communications major holds a 3.34 GPA. Telliard was named an honorable mention All-Academic selection in 2005.

Fredik Andersson, Niklas Lemke, and Charly Simon were all named honorable mention. Lemke was also named Pac-10 All-Academic second-team in 2005. Simon earned honorable mention honors in 2004 and 2005.

The Sun Devils finished their season placing 11th in NCAA Championships this past weekend. Earlier this season, the men's golf team placed third at the Pac-10 Championships.

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