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Golfer named Collegiate Athlete of Year

The Atlanta Sports Council named UGA golfer Lee McCoy its Collegiate Athlete of the Year.

McCoy had one of the most celebrated seasons in UGA history during the 2015 portion of his junior year. He was named First-Team All-American, All-Region and All-SEC after winning a school-record-tying four tournaments and breaking the single-season school scoring average record. Behind McCoy, the men’s golf team reached the semifinals of the NCAA championship.

After his collegiate season, McCoy was a member of the U.S. Walker Cup, Palmer Cup and Pan Am Games squads, and he reached the match play portion of the U.S. Amateur. He also played in the U.S. Open and two PGA Tour events.

The other finalists for Collegiate Athlete of the Year were Georgia Tech swimmer Andrew Kosic and Georgia State softball player Ivie Drake.