BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Mississippi Gulf Coast head coach Tommy Snell was named a finalist for the Dave Williams Award presented by Golf Pride Grips. The award honors the NJCAA Division II men's national Coach of the Year.
Three of Snell's players were also honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America at the banquet in Plymouth, Indiana. Sophomore Grant Motter was named to the Ping All-American First Team. Colin Troxler was named to the Ping All-American Second Team and also earned a spot on the All-Freshman Team.
Sophomore Phillip Hickam won Ping All-American Honorable Mention honors.
The No. 2 ranked Gulf Coast Bulldogs open play in the 72-hole NJCAA Division II National Championship tournament at Swan Lake Resort in Indiana. The final round is set for Friday.