Chun Earns Academic Recognition

June 13, 2001

BERKELEY - Junior Walter Chun has been named an All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Chun, who served as co-captain of the Bears this past season, is majoring in business administration at Cal. During the just-completed season, he averaged 74.1 strokes per round. Chun's best finish was a tie for ninth at the Cleveland Golf Classic.

All-America Scholars are recognized for their performances athletically and scholastically. To qualify for the honor, student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically, maintain a minimum grade-point average, compete in at least 75 percent of his team's varsity competitive rounds, and maintain a minimum stroke average set by the GCAA.

As a team, the Bears advanced to the NCAA Western Regionals for the fifth consecutive season.

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