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Golf: Magnus and Cruz Valle Land On LSWA All-Louisiana Golf Teams

LAFAYETTE, La. – Ragin’ Cajuns golfers Haraldur Magnus and Fernando Cruz Valle were tabbed to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) All-Louisiana Golf Team, the LSWA announced this week. Both Magnus and Cruz Valle were named to the All-Louisiana Second Team.

 

 

 

I’m very pleased and really proud to have these two fine young men represent our university,” head coach Theo Sliman said. “I think this shows who we will be leaning on for leadership next season. Both young men have had a great first year in our program and this will be a stepping stone to hopefully a great career.”

 

 

 

Both Magnus (first team) and Cruz Valle (second team) were named to the 2014 All-Sun Belt team earlier this month.

 

 

 

Magnus finished the season with a team-best 73.24 stroke average in 34 rounds. He carded 12 rounds of par or better and finished in the top 25 in six of seven spring tournaments including a win at the Memphis Intercollegiate. Magnus finished inside the top 10 in four events.

 

 

 

Cruz Valle became the second golfer under Sliman to earn Sun Belt Freshman of the Year honors. A native of The Woodlands, Texas, Cruz Valle recorded a 73.39 scoring average in 33 rounds. The freshman posted 11 rounds of par or better and finished in the top 5 in four events this year.

 

 

 

Men’s Golf All-Louisiana

 

First Team

 

Stewart Jolly, LSU, Jr

 

Hampus Bergman, McNeese, Fr.

 

Ben Taylor, LSU, Jr.

 

Smylie Kaufman, LSU, Sr.

 

Grady Brame, SLU, Jr.

 

 

 

Second Team

 

Victor Lange, LTU, So.

 

Eamon Bradley, SLU, So.

 

Fernando Cruz Valle, Louisiana, Fr.

 

Curtis Thompson, LSU, Jr.

 

Haraldur Magnus, Louisiana, So.

 

 

 

Player of the Year:  Stewart Jolly, LSU

 

Newcomer of the Year:  Ben Taylor, LSU

 

Freshman of the Year:  Hampus Bergman, McNeese

 

Coach of the Year:  Chuck Winstead, LSU

 

 

 

— Ragin’ Cajuns —

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Schneider
Assistant Sports Information Director
University of Louisiana

Cox Communications Athletics Center 
201 Reinhardt Drive 
Lafayette, LA   70506 

Office: (337) 482-6332 
Cell: (225) 241-8430 
E-mail: 
schneider@louisiana.edu 
www.ragincajuns.com