Fathauer and Rainaud Earn All-America Honors; Fathauer Tees it up Thursday at US Open

Derek Fathauer

Derek Fathauer

June 10, 2008

Louisville, Ky. - University of Louisville senior men's golfers Derek Fathauer and Adam Rainuad were named Divison I Ping All-Americans on Monday.

Fathauer, who named a third team All-American, capped an outstanding career by shooting 11-over par at the NCAA Championships at Purdue. He carded 77-72-72-78=299 to finish in a tie for 16th place. Fathauer ends his career with six tournament wins and is the school's all-time stroke average leader.

Senior Adam Rainaud had an outstanding tournament, shooting 10-over par for the four days and earned Honorable Mention honors. He was an impressive 4-over par on Saturday and carded 77-71-74-76=298 for the tournament to finish in a tie for 13th-place overall. He finished the year with a solid 74.05 stroke average.

Fathauerwill tee off on Thursday at 7:11 a.m. on the 10th hole of the U.S. Open on Thursday in San Diego, California. He will be paired with Scott Piercy and Justin Hicks.


First Team Jonas Blixt, Florida St. Jorge Campillo, Indiana Kevin Chappell, UCLA Rickie Fowler, Oklahoma St. Rory Hie, USC Sihwan Kim, Stanford Jamie Lovemark, USC Webb Simpson, Wake Forest Joel Sjohom, Georgia St. Michael Thompson, Alabama

Second Team Chesson Hadley, Georgia Tech Russell Henley, Georgia Jonathan Hodge, Chattanooga Billy Horschel, Florida Troy Merritt, Boise St. Adam Mitchell, Georgia Gareth Shaw, East Tennessee St. Ryan Spears, Wichita St. Zach Sucher, UAB Hudson Swafford, Georgia

Third Team Jonas Enander Hedin, Charlotte Harris English, Georgia Derek Fathauer, Louisville Erik Flores, UCLA Aaron Goldberg, San Diego St. Rob Grube, Stanford Charlie Holland, Texas Henrik Norlander, Augusta St. Kevin O'Connell, North Carolina Jurrian van der Vaart, Virginia Tech

Honorable Mention James Allenby, Oregon St. Mark Anderson, South Carolina Chris Baker, Iowa St. Joey Benedetti, Oregon Ryan Brehm, Michigan St. Matt Cook, Western Carolina Ignacio Elvira, Texas A&M Kevin Foley, Penn St. Matthew Giles, USC Tom Glissmeyer, USC Matt Hill, N.C. St. Jesper Kennegard, Arizona St. Andrew Landry, Arkansas Trent Leon, Oklahoma St. David Markle, Kent St. Michael McRae, St. Mary's (Calif.) Jason Millard, Middle Tennessee Jay Moseley, Auburn Corey Nagy, Charlotte David Palm, San Diego St. Andrew Putnam, Pepperdine Adam Rainaud, Louisville Tim Sluiter, USC Kyle Stanley, Clemson Matthew Swan, Alabama Nick Taylor, Washington Kevin Tway, Oklahoma St. Mike Van Sickle, Marquette Manuel Villegas, Florida Tent Whitekiller, Oklahoma St.



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