Texas Tech golfer Kyle Hogan wins NCAA Elite 90 Award

Texas Tech golfer Kyle Hogan hits a tee shot during Sunday's third round of the NCAA championship tournament at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Texas Tech golfer Kyle Hogan is the recipient of the NCAA Elite 90 Award for the NCAA championship tournament in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The award is presented to the athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average at the finals site for each of the NCAA’s 90 championship events. Hogan is a finance major with a 4.0 grade-point average, according to Tech.

The NCAA started the Elite 90 recognitions 12 years ago. Hogan is the sixth winner from Tech. 

The others were women’s golfer Kim Kaufman in 2012, track and field athlete Montene Speight in 2015, baseball player Tyler Floyd in 2017, basketball player Davide Moretti in 2019 and baseball player Braxton Fulford in 2019.

The eligibility requirements include being a sophomore or above and having been on their team for at least two years at their school.

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