STARKVILLE, Miss. (HailState.com) – For the second time this month, the Mississippi State men's golf team has added a player for the upcoming season.
On Wednesday, Coach Clay Homan announced the signing of Copiah-Lincoln Community College standout Jacob Ross.
In his only season at Copiah-Lincoln, the Brookhaven, Miss., native earned NJCCA Division II First Team All-America honors after tying for fifth at the NJCAA national tournament with a six-under 282.
Ross, who averaged a 73.09 for the year, also earned NJCAA Division II National Golf Tournament All-Tournament, Golf Coaches Association of America NJCAA Division II All-Freshman, NJCAA Division II Ping All-America Honorable Mention and NJCAA Division II All-Central Region Team honors.
“We are happy to have Jacob join our program and look forward to him helping us win championships,” said Homan. “He's great kid who will provide depth and leadership to our team.”
Ross prepped at Brookhaven Academy, where he ranked No. 1 in the state, won four Mississippi 2A State titles and twice claimed Mississippi Junior Golfer Of The Year accolades.
Ross joins Severin Soller of Germany and Rupert Kaminski of South Africa in the Bulldogs' latest signing class.
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