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Freshman golfer James Stepp named to the All-OVC Newcomer team
Friday, April 27, 2012

Dickson, Tenn. --- Tennessee State University freshman James Stepp was named to the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference All- Newcomer Team in a vote by the league head coaches.

James, along with the rest of the All-OVC honorees, was recognized at the Golf Championship Awards Banquet Tuesday evening at Greystone Golf Club.

This season, Stepp has the third best stroke average on the team with a 75.5. He has placed in the top 20 twice, including two top 10 finishes. He also has one top five finish in eight events.

He has a season-low round score of 66 and currently leads TSU after one round of the OVC Tournament.



2012 All-OVC Teams

Freshman of the Year: Tomasz Anderson, Jacksonville State

All-OVC First-Team
Tom Robson, Jacksonville State

David Lawrence, Eastern Illinois
Patrick Newcomb, Murray State

Tomasz Anderson, Jacksonville State

Dustin Korte, Austin Peay

All-OVC Second-Team
Brian Fister, Eastern Kentucky
Anthony Bradley, Austin Peay
Gino Parrodi, Eastern Illinois
Billy Peel, Eastern Kentucky

Andres Schonbaum, Jacksonville State

OVC All-Newcomer Team
Tomasz Anderson, Jacksonville State
Brendon Caballero, UT Martin
Tucker Wallace, Austin Peay

Mitchell Homb, SIUE

James Stepp, Tennessee State