East Central's Bates Earns All-GAC Honors

HOT SPRINGS, ARK. - East Central University men's golf senior Jordan Bates earned 2016 All-Great American Conference Honorable Mention honors.

The Quitman, Texas, native earned his second post-season GAC honors in his career, after being named to the 2015 GAC All-Tournament Team. Bates led the Tigers in 2015-16 with a 74.9 average, playing in all 10 events on the schedule for ECU.

He had his best finish of the season at the Texoma Chevy Dealers Invitational, medaling by taking second individually and helping the team to a second-place finish, with a 147 (+3).

Both Tiger teams will start the 2016 GAC Championship, Sunday, April 24 at the Hot Springs Country Club, with three rounds set over the next three days.