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1998 All-NCAC Men's Golf

WOOSTER, Ohio -- The following performers earned All-NCAC honors at the 1998 North Coast
Athletic Conference Golf Championships, held May 1-2 at the Wooster Country Club.  The top
five individual finishers (plus ties) were placed on the first team, followed by the next five
players (plus ties) on the second team.  The Bob Nye and Dick Gordin Awards are presented
annually to the tournament medalist and Player of the Year, respectively.  (Player of the Year
determined by vote of the coaches.)


DICK GORDIN AWARD (Player of the Year) ........ Jeff Nimeh, Wooster
BOB NYE AWARD (Tournament Medalist) ......... Nate Smith, Allegheny
COACH OF THE YEAR ......................... Rick Creehan, Allegheny


FIRST TEAM
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NAME                 SCHOOL       YR   PLACE  SCORE   HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL

Nate Smith           Allegheny    Fr.    1     146    Brookville, PA/Brookville
Mike Gasper %        Allegheny    Jr.    2     148    Washington, PA/Trinity
Steve King           Wooster      Sr.   t3     152    Medina, OH/Medina
Ian Miller           O. Wesleyan  Jr.   t3     152    Mount Vernon, OH/Mount Vernon
Ryan Casciani @      O. Wesleyan  Jr.   t5     155    Monongahela, PA/Ringgold
Bobby Ruffing *&     Allegheny    Sr.   t5     155    Shaker Heights, OH/Shaker Heights


SECOND TEAM
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NAME                 SCHOOL       YR   PLACE  SCORE   HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL

Matt Swank           Denison      Fr.   t7     156    Northfield, IL/New Trier
Dave Winpisinger #   Wooster      Sr.   t7     156    Henderson, NV/Brunswick (OH)
Jeff Nimeh *%        Wooster      Sr.   t9     157    Penfield, NY/Penfield
Gary Occhino @       Allegheny    Sr.   t9     157    Hamburg, NY/Nichols
Greg McCarthy #      Kenyon       Sr.   11     158    Millis, MA/Xavierian Brothers


       KEY
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       * 1st team 1997     # 2nd team 1997
       % 1st team 1996     @ 2nd team 1996
       & 1st team 1995