Three Hokies Named to All-State Teams
De Jonge three-time first team selection
June 26, 2003

NORFOLK, Va. - Virginia Tech golfers Brendon de Jonge, Chris McKeel and Ryan Stinnett have been named to the Virginia State Golf Association's all-state teams, as selected by Virginia Division I coaches.

De Jonge, a senior from Harare, Zimbabwe, is a first team selection for the third straight year. He won medalist honors at the 2003 BIG EAST Championship and finished second at the 202 Western Refining All-American Golf Classic, an individual event that invites the top collegiate golfers in the country. He is the all-time leader at Virginia Tech in stroke average.

McKeel, a senior from Wilson, N.C. and Stinnett, a rising senior from Amherst, Va., were both named to the second team. McKeel won the 2003 Furman Invitational and finished second at the 2003 BIG EAST Championship. Stinnett was 11th at the 2003 BIG EAST Championship and finished fifth at Kiawah Island. Stinnett is fifth in stroke average at Virginia Tech and McKeel finished his career seventh on the list.

The Hokies, under head coach Jay Hardwick, won their third consecutive BIG EAST Conference Championship this past season and qualified for their third straight NCAA Golf Championship appearance.