June 16, 2011

Ridge Purcell Earns GCAA All-Southeast Region Honors

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Armstrong Atlantic State University senior men's golfer Ridge Purcell has been named to the All-Southeast Region squad by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as the organization released its all-region squads on Wednesday.

Purcell led the Pirates in 2010-11 with a 73.79 stroke average, helping Armstrong earn its 10th straight NCAA Championships berth. The LaGrange, Ga., native ranked 10th in the PBC in stroke average and recorded four top 10 finishes in 11 events played during the season. Purcell also earned All-Peach Belt Conference honors during the season as well.

Purcell is one of seven Peach Belt Conference golfers to be named to the All-Region squad. Click here to view the complete 2010-11 GCAA All-Region squads.

Armstrong finished the 2010-11 season tied for 21st in the final GCAA Division II Top 25 coaches' poll, also released by the GCAA. Click here to view the final GCAA DII Top 25 poll.