SOSU's James highlights Trio of GAC Golf Honors

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern's Zach James took home the Great American Conference Men's Golfer of the Year to highlight a trio of honorees on Saturday night as the conference honored its top performers on the eve of the GAC Tournament.

James, a junior from Whitesboro, Texas, adds the league's top honor as well as a first team all-conference selection to a resume that already features a GAC Newcomer of the Year award as well as two previous all-conference honors.

He was a five-time GAC Golfer of the Week during the 2017-18 season and boasts a 70.69 average score over 26 rounds in 10 tournament played this season. He has turned in 18 rounds at par of better, eight of them in the 60s with a pair of tournament victories and a finish of sixth of better in every event of the season.

Hayden Foster, a junior from Pottsboro, Texas, joined James on the first team after averaging a 73.04 per round over 26 rounds and 10 tournament. He too has a tournament victory and four top-10 finishes on the season. He's added nine rounds of par or better and five of them in the 60s with a season-best of 64 which is the team's low round for the year.

Sam Berry, a senior from Manchester, England, earned second team All-GAC honors after averaging a 74.60 score per round over 26 rounds in 10 events. He carded five rounds at par or better, with two of them in the 60s. He posted a season bets finish of seventh and a pair of top 10 finishes.