NORMAN – Washburn senior Andrew Beckler added another postseason award to his collection as he was named to the 2021 NCAA Division II PING All-Central Region team that was announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Friday.
Beckler, who received all-region honors in 2020, turned in an historic season for the Ichabods this spring. He was named the Jack Nicklaus Division II National Player of the Year and the MIAA Player of the Year after he claimed five individual titles in 10 competitions while placing in the top-three at the other five events. He lost to just seven total golfers the entire season. At the NCAA Golf National Championships, he recorded the highest individual finish in program history as he tied for second place out of 84 total golfers.
The Topeka-native finished his career with Washburn’s best scoring average with a 72.00 in 67 rounds played and the second-best win-loss percentage at .856. He also set two season records this year and holds the best season scoring average (70.4) and win-loss percentage (.990).
2021 NCAA DIVISION II PING ALL-CENTRAL REGION TEAM
Andrew Beckler, Washburn
Santiago De La Fuente, Arkansas Tech
Mitchel Ford, Henderson State
Henry Frizzell, Arkansas Tech
Austin Gean, Arkansas Tech
Thomas Henson, Central Missouri
Matt Hoemann, Central Missouri
Jordan Holifield, SE Oklahoma State
Andre Jacobs, Arkansas Tech
Patrick McCarthy, Missouri Western
Luke Palmowski, Rogers State
Roman Timmerman, Southwestern Arkansas