Men's Golf

Clemens, Dechambeau Earn PING All-District Recognition

Go smu! Mario Clemens
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Mario Clemens
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May 28, 2013

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (SMU) - SMU senior Mario Clemens and freshman Bryson Dechambeau were given Division I PING All-Central Region honors on Tuesday, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Tuesday.

Clemens, who transferred from UCLA during the summer after the 2011-12 season, recorded five top-11 results, including winning the NCAA Fayetteville Regional by finishing at three-under par. Clemens had his best score of the season at the Puerto Rico Classic, carding a 211 (five-under), tying him for 10th in the event. Clemens posted two season-low rounds of 68 during the year. Clemens is currently competing in the NCAA Championships in Atlanta, finishing the first round on Tuesday at one-under, tied for 20th.

Dechambeau had five top-five and six top-10 finishes this season, including a runner-up result at the C-USA Championship (April 21-23). The freshman is currently ranked 63rd in the nation according to GolfWeek and 64th in GolfStat's rankings. He posted a season-best final score of 208 (five-under par) at SMU's Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (Oct. 29-30), finishing tied for fourth, and had a personal-best round of 66 (six-under) at the Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 18). Dechambeau had seven rounds in the 60s.

Bryson Dechambeau

Division I PING All-Central Region Team
Abraham Ancer, Oklahoma
Julien Brun, TCU
Sebastian Cappelen, Arkansas
Rodolfo Cazaubon, North Texas
Mario Clemens, SMU
Eli Cole, TCU
Austin Cook, Arkansas
Bryson Dechambeau, SMU
Ian Davis, Oklahoma State
Kevin Dougherty, Oklahoma State
Drew Evans, Texas A&M
Finley Ewing IV, Texas Tech
Scott Fernandez, Iowa State
Pontus Gad, TCU
Chris Gilbert, Kansas
Talor Gooch, Oklahoma State
Cody Gribble, Texas
Kramer Hickok, Texas
Daniel Jennevret, TCU
Jace Long, Missouri
Mitchell McLeroy, Stephen F. Austin
Jordan Niebrugge, Oklahoma State
Cameron Peck, Texas A&M
Romen Robledo, Houston
Clement Sordet, Texas Tech
Brandon Stone, Texas



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