Three golfers named All-State
Weaver and van der Vaart selected to first team
June 28, 2007
NORFOLK, Va. - Virginia Tech golfers Drew Weaver and Jurrian van der Vaart have been selected first team All-State by the Virginia State Golf Coaches Association. Teammate Ryan Sypniewski was selected to the second team. Weaver, a sophomore from High Point, N.C., won the 2007 British Amateur on June 23rd and gains exemption into the British Open, the Masters and a four-year exemption into the U.S. Amateur. He led the Hokies in four events, including a second place finish in Hawaii and a fourth place finish at Duke. He placed 12th at the ACC Championships and posted a 73.80 scoring average for the season. Van der Vaart, a junior from Almelo, the Netherlands, was second on the team in stroke average at 73.75. He placed 15th at the ACC Championship where the Hokies tied Georgia Tech for the league title. He also led Tech by finishing ninth at Furman, a tournament that the Hokies won. Sypniewski, a senior from Radford, Va., led the Hokies in scoring average this past season, at 73.42, and in final round scoring average, at 72.57. He led the Hokies by finishing third at the ACC Championship and also led the Hokies at the Puerto Rico Inivtational. Weaver was a second team selection in 2006 and Sypniewski was a second team selection in 2005.