Niklas Lemke Earns First-Team All-American Honors

June 2, 2007

Sun Devil senior Niklas Lemke has been named a PING Division I Men's All-America selection by the Golf Coaches Association of America. A total of 10 players comprised the first team.

Lemke made the first-team along with Rhys Davies of East Tennessee State, Florida's Billy Horschel, Dustin Johnson of Coastal Carolina, Chris Kirk and Brendon Todd of Georgia, 2007 NCAA champion Jamie Lovemark of Southern California, Clemson's Kyle Stanley and Dawie van der Walt of Lamar.

Second- and third-team All-Americans, as well as honorable mention selections will be announced next week.

Lemke earned 2007 Pac-10 co-Player of the Year and finished the year with a 70.03 stroke average, third-best in school history behind Paul Casey in 1999-2000 (69.87) and Phil Mickelson in 1991-92 (69.95). He posted eight top-five finishes on the year and 14 top-10 finishes in his 48-tournament career (72.10 stroke average). He earned third-team All-America honors last year and honorable mention in 2005.

FINAL Niklas Lemke YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS

YearAppearancesTop 5Top 10RoundsAverageLow
2006-200712883770.0366
2005-200613354171.6866
2004-200513014073.5066
2003-200410003173.3266
Career48111414972.1066

Low Round: 66, 7 times, most recent in second round of NIT on April 3, 2007.

ASU MEN'S GOLF SCORING AVERAGES (1987-2007)

Sun Devil, Events Year Scoring Average
1. Paul Casey, 10 1999-2000 69.87
2. Phil Mickelson, 12 1991-1992 69.95
3. Niklas Lemke, 12 2006-2007 70.03
4. Phil Mickelson, 11 1990-1991 70.08
5. Billy Mayfair, 13 1986-1987 70.59
6. Benjamin Alvarado Holley, 12 2006-2007 70.62
7. Phil Mickelson, 14 1989-1990 70.82
8. Chez Reavie, 14 2003-2004 71.05
9. Alejandro Canizares, 13 2005-2006 71.22
10. Alejandro Canizares, 14 2003-2004 71.38

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