Golf: UCI's Potluri honored

Bhuvan Potluri, who recently completed his junior season with the UC Irvine men's golf team, was named a 2014 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.

Potluri had a 75.20 stroke average for the Anteaters this past season with a top finish of 11th in the Anteater Invitational. He placed 39th at the Big West Championship.

Potluri is majoring in business information management at UCI.

He is a two-time UCI Scholar-Athlete and was a member of the Big West Academic All-Conference team for spring sports this past year.

To be eligible for All-America Scholar status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in half of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke-average better than 76 and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.

— From staff reports

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