Harding Men’s Golf duo collects scholar honors

SEARCY – Leo Maciejek and Sam Tandy, members of the Harding men’s golf team, were honored with All-America Scholar distinctions by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Wednesday.

To be considered eligible, student-athletes must hold sophomore, junior, or senior status both academically and athletically. Furthermore, they must participate in at least 50% of the team’s competitive rounds and maintain a stroke average below 78.0.

Maciejek, a junior both academically and athletically during the 2022-23 season, hails from Munster, Germany, and is majoring in international business. He achieved a 3.80 GPA in the classroom and posted a stroke average of 75.9 on the course.

Tandy, also a junior in both academic and athletic realms, is a finance major from Fayetteville, Arkansas. He led Harding with a school-record stroke average of 72.3 while securing an impressive 3.98 GPA.

This marks Tandy’s second All-America Scholar accolade and a first-time honor for Maciejek.