HOUSTON – University of Houston senior Michael Perras recently earned a place on the 2018 PING All-Central Region Team for the second time during his career.
A four year letterman, Perras led the Cougars with a 71.03 average, 25 rounds of par or better, including nine in the 60s and six Top-10 finishes. He was named to the All-American Athletic Conference Team for the third straight season in April and was recognized as the league’s Golfer of the Week in mid-April.
Perras, who hails from Deer Park, Texas, was selected to compete as an individual at the NCAA Bryan Regional earlier this month, becoming only the 17th player in program history to compete in 3+ NCAA Regionals during his career.
He captured the NCAA Franklin Regional title in his first appearance in 2016 and eventually became the first player in program history to win both NCAA Regional and conference championships titles during his career.
Perras was named to the PING All-Central Region Team following the 2015-16 season.
He finished his career among the Cougars’ Top-10 career leaders in stroke average (72.13), strokes (10,675) and rounds played (148).
Perras was joined on the All-Region Team by Braden Bailey (Baylor); Zach Bauchou (Oklahoma State); Hayden Buckley (Missouri); Quade Cummins (Oklahoma); Brad Dalke, Oklahoma; Cooper Dossey (Baylor); Austin Eckroat (Oklahoma State); Dan Erickson (Texas A&M); Doug Ghim (Texas); Blaine Hale (Oklahoma); Grant Hirshman (Oklahoma); Viktor Hovland (Oklahoma State); Hurly Long (Texas Tech); Garrett May (Baylor); Stefano Mazzoli (TCU); Fredrik Nilehn (Texas Tech); Alvaro Ortiz (Arkansas); Mason Overstreet (Arkansas); Andrew Paysse (Texas A&M ); Matthew Perrine (Baylor); Chandler Phillips (Texas A&M); Scottie Scheffler (Texas); Brandon Smith (Texas A&M); Ian Snyman (North Texas); Kristoffer Ventura (Oklahoma State) and Matthew Wolff (Oklahoma State).
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