Tech Lands 3 on All-ACC Golf Team – Men’s Golf – Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Greensboro, North Carolina Georgia Tech Christo LambrechtAnd Bartley Forester And Connor Howe They were named to the men’s golf team of the All-Atlantic Coast Conference, announced by the conference desk on Wednesday.

The tech trio are among fifteen student-athletes honored on the entire conference team, each making up the team for the first time in their careers. Jacob Bridgeman of Clemson was named ACC Player of the Year, while David Ford of North Carolina was named ACC Freshman of the Year. Tar Heel coach Andrew Dipetito was named ACC Team Coach of the Year.

The All-ACC Team, Player, and Table of the Year were determined by a combination of Golfstat and Golfweek/Sagarin ratings along with the league’s 12 head coach votes, while the Coach of the Year was selected by coaches vote.

Lamprecht (28th in the Golfstat and 25th in the Golfweek/Sagarin ranking) and Forrester (No. 85 Golfstat, No. 69 Sagarin) automatically made the team by the national average ranking. Howe, ranked 87 in Golfstat and No. 92 in Golfweek/Sagarin, he made his way into the team by a vote of 12 ACC coaches.

The trio were the heart of the Yellow Jackets’ four-winning championships in 2021-22, and finished as runner-up in the ACC Championships and ranked No. 11 in the country as they prepare to open play Monday at the NCAA Columbus (Ohio) Regional. They each started all 10 tournaments this year, and I combined into 12 of the top 10 singles matches.

Lambrecht, a sophomore from George, South Africa, finished in the top ten out of six tournaments, most recently finishing third in the ACC Championship and winning both of his matches in the match play tournament. Forrester, a young man from Gainesville, Ga. , was a medal participant at the Calusa Cup in early April and has three more places in the top 10 this year. Howe, a junior in his fourth year as a yellow jacket, has two top 10 spots and five other top 20 performances. All three have an average stroke of less than 71.

This is the 26y Time since 1985 Tech has had many players that make up the All-ACC Team and 13y The time when a team has three or more yellow jackets. This brings the number of different technical golfers who have made up the All-ACC team at least once during their careers to 40. Tech’s 77 All-time All-ACC selections follow only Clemson (88) and Wake Forest (86), two members of the conference.

2022 men’s golf team

  • Jacob Bridgeman, Clemson
  • Ian Sibers, Duke
  • Frederic Ketterp, Florida
  • Bartley Forrester, Georgia Tech
  • Connor Howe, Georgia Tech
  • Christo Lambrecht, Georgia Tech
  • Jerry Zuska, Louisville
  • David Ford, North Carolina
  • Ryan Gerrard, North Carolina
  • Austin Greaser, North Carolina
  • Maximilian Steinlechner, North Carolina
  • Davis Chatfield, Notre Dame
  • Palmer Jackson, Notre Dame
  • Michael Brennan, Wake Forest
  • Alex Fitzpatrick, Wake Forest

ACC Player of the Year – Jacob Bridgeman, Clemson

ACC Student of the Year – David Ford, North Carolina

ACC Coach of the Year – Andrew Depeto, North Carolina

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The Georgia Tech golf team completed 26 years under coach Bruce Hepler, winning 69 championships in his tenure. The Yellow Vests have won 18 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships, participated in 30 NCAA games, and been a four-time national runner-up. Connect with Georgia Tech Golf on social media by liking their Facebook page or following Twitter (@GTGolf) and Instagram. For more information on Tech Golf, visit Ramblinwreck.com.

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