Nick Ryder Earns Academic All-Area Honors

Academic All-Area Releasein PDF Format

PHILADELPHIA - Nick Ryder, a junior member of the Penn men's golf team, is one of six athletes to be named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Men's Golf Team.

In order to be considered for Academic All-Area, an athlete must be in his second year at his institution and carry a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. The team is voted on by the sports information offices of the 28 Philadelphia-area colleges and universities.

Ryder finished the 2006-07 season playing his best golf, as he shot 74-75-70--219 at the NCAA West Regional in Tempe, Ariz. last weekend. He finished second among Penn players at the event, and his final-round 70 was his low round in two seasons at Penn. For the season, Ryder finished with a 77.4 stroke average.

Ryder is an economics major at Penn.

The 2006-07 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Men's Golf Team
Andrew Alexander, Villanova (So.)
Paul Amess, Temple (Jr.)
Tim Harner, Cabrini (So.)
John Lorenzo, La Salle (Sr.)
Nick Ryder, Penn (Jr.)
Eric Zwick, Swarthmore (Sr.)

Performer of the Year: Eric Zwick, Swarthmore

Download: AA_release_07_golf.pdf