LANCASTER, Pa. — Brad Lankler earned honorable mention on the 2016 Division III PING All-America Team announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Tuesday afternoon. The honor is the second straight for Lankler after earning honorable mention last year as he joins teammate Stephen Colodny on the 2016 All-America Team.
He joins David Walker '88 as one of only two Diplomats to earn multiple All-America honors in their careers.
Lankler (Westfield, N.J. / Westfield) was named to the GCAA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team and the Centennial Conference (CC) First Team for the second consecutive year earlier this season. Lankler posted rounds of 73, 72, 77, and 76 to total 298 and placed sixth at the 2016 NCAA Golf Championship last month. He led the conference with a 75.19 scoring average to go along with a victory at Randolph-Macon's Ted Keller Memorial on Oct. 12 and five top-10 finishes on the year
The Diplomats won their third consecutive Centennial Conference (CC) Championship and seventh in nine years, tied for 12th at the NCAA Championships, and placed two individuals in the NCAA top 10, the highest individual finishes in program history, to conclude their banner year.