Hot Links: Mitch Enright named 2009 Anson Mount Scholar/Athlete

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Hot Links: Mitch Enright named 2009 Anson Mount Scholar/Athlete

SMU center Mitch EnrightCenter Mitch Enright (left) has received the 2009 Anson Mount Scholar/Athlete Award as a member of the 53rd annual Playboy Preseason All-America football team. The award has been given annually since 1987 to the nation’s premier football student-athlete. The first Mustang to win the honor, Enright will receive a medallion, and Playboy will present SMU with $5,000 for the University’s general scholarship fund in his honor.

Enright graduated in three years with a B.B.A. degree in management and a 3.99 G.P.A. from SMU’s Cox School of Business. He is in his second year of Cox M.B.A. studies in marketing and strategic leadership. He is a two-time member of the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Football Team and a Conference USA Academic Medal winner. The two-year starter is also on the watch list for the Rimington Trophy, which is awarded annually to the nation’s top center. Read more.

SMU golfers Max Buckley, Marc Sambol and Aaron Stewart qualified for the 2009 U.S. Amateur, now in progress through Aug. 30 at Southern Hills Country Club and Cedar Ridge Country Club in Tulsa. Former Mustangs Colt Knost and Hank Kuehne won the U.S. Amateur Championship in 2007 and 1998, respectively. Read more.

August 27, 2009|Sports|

Hot Links: Knost wins U.S. Amateur, Martin a Doak Walker Award candidate

Colt Knost with his U.S. Amateur trophyColt Knost (’07, right) took the title at the 107th U.S. Amateur Golf Championship Aug. 26. The former SMU All-American also won the 2007 U.S. Amateur Public Links Tournament in July, becoming only the second golfer to win both in one year. Read more.

Junior sociology major DeMyron Martin has been named a candidate for the 2007 Doak Walker Award, presented annually to the nation’s top college running back. It is the only major collegiate award that requires all candidates to be in good academic standing and on schedule to graduate within one year of other students of the same classification. Read more.

August 31, 2007|Sports|
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