May 28, 2013
ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Senior golf co-captain's Michael Kania (Haverford, Pa.) and Steve Skurla (Wheaton, Ill.) have been named to the 2013 Division I Ping All-Region Team as announced on Tuesday afternoon. Kania and Skurla concluded stellar careers with the Wildcats following the conclusion of the BIG EAST Championship on April 28th.
Kania's career highlights include being named the 2013 Villanova Male Student-Athlete of the Year, 2013 All-BIG EAST team, 2012 BIG EAST Golf Player of the Month for October, the 2012-13 American Eagle Outfitters Male Institutional Scholar-Athlete of the Year, a three-time member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team, a two-time member of the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team and a two-time captain. Kania has claimed 16 top-20 finishes, eight top-10 finishes and two individual championships during his three years on the team after transferring from the University of Kentucky following his freshman season. His four-year average par total stands at 73.9 and he also served as the President of Villanova's Student Athlete Advisory Committee for the 2012-13 academic year.
Skurla's career highlights include 12 top-20 finishes, eight top-10 finishes and six top-5 finishes. Skurla is a three-time member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team and graduated from Villanova with a degree in Management from the Villanova School of Business.