San Jose, Calif.-----Senior Mark Hubbard, the 2011 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) champion, was awarded the Venturi Cup symbolic of the San Jose State University men's golf team Most Valuable Player at the team's annual awards banquet held at the Cinnabar Golf Club.
Hubbard finished first twice in the Spartans' 13-tournament season. In September 2010, he finished first at the Mark Simpson Invitational in Erie, Colo. The Denver, Colo., native had a 72.33 stroke average for 39 rounds of competition and was ranked 132nd nationally in the final GolfStat national poll. Hubbard was the highest ranked WAC golfer in the 250-player poll for 2010-11.
The three-time WAC All-Academic team member also was named the team's Scholar-Athlete award winner.
Junior Jay Myers (San Jose, Calif.) was the team's Counter Champion for compiling the most points in various practice and competitive situations throughout the season. His opening-round 64 at the Palouse Collegiate in Pullman, Wash., was named the Round of the Year.
Freshman Daniel Semmler (Belmont, Calif.) was named the team's Most Improved Player.