Jackson College Jets golfer Riley Hestwood has been named an honorable mention All-American following last week’s National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Nationals.
JTV Sports | May 30th, 2019 | Gabriel Schray
Jackson, Michigan– Jackson College Jets golfer Riley Hestwood has been named an honorable mention All-American following last week’s NJCAA Division II Nationals. Hestwood, a freshman at Jackson College, finished in a tie for 24th place out of a field of 132 total golfers. After four days of golf, eight games in four rounds, Hestwood finished at 17 over par.
“Riley did an excellent job playing the four days under difficult conditions at times,” said Walt Paszkiet, head coach of the Jet’s program. “He managed his game very well. Jackson can be very proud of this young man”
All-America honors are presented to the top 26 finishers (plus ties) at the NJCAA DII Men’s Golf Championship. It is the mission of the NJCAA to foster a national program of athletic participation in an environment that supports equitable opportunities consistent with the educational objectives of member colleges.
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