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2004

Patriot Golfers Named All-America Scholars

        FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University golfers Fredrik Ohlsson and Per Hallberg have been named to the 2004 Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars Team, as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Tuesday.

        The two seniors are among 35 NCAA Division II honorees.  Ohlsson was also a member of the 2003 squad.

        Ohlsson, a native of Goteborg, Sweden, played every round (31) this past season and led FMU with a 73.26 stroke average.  He posted eight top-10 finishes in 2003-04, including a seventh-place tie at the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Tournament.  In 10 of his rounds this year, he shot even or below par.

        On the course, Ohlsson is a three-time All-American, earning honorable mention recognition in 2004, first-team honors in 2003, and third-team honors in 2002.

        Ohlsson is majoring in marketing and owns a 3.183 grade point average.

         Hallberg, a native of Ytterby, Sweden, also played every round during the 2003-04 campaign, posting a career-best 75.7 stroke average.  He recorded three Top 20 finishes and tied for 23rd at the NCAA regional tournament.

        Hallberg is also a marketing major and has a 3.016 GPA.

        The two helped lead the Patriots to a 108-55-6 record, including the Peach Belt Conference championship.  FMU placed eighth at the 2004 Division II Southeast Regional Tournament.  Both were members of the 2002-2003 Patriot squad that captured the Division II national title.

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Last Published: July 1, 2004 12:37 PM
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