Garnett Selected for MIAA Hall of Fame

Published 03/31 2014 08:32PM

Updated 03/31 2014 09:11PM

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) For the second time in three years, former Missouri Western golfer Brice Garnett is entering a hall of fame.

Garnett -- currently playing on the PGA Tour -- is one of ten individuals making up the 2014 MIAA Hall of Fame class. He also went into the Missouri Western Hall of Fame in 2012.

The Gallatin native's played in 12 PGA events this season making the cut in ten tournaments. Garnett's top finish so far came in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. At three-under-par for the tournament, he finished tied for 19th.

During his time at Missouri Western, Garnett was a three-time All-American, three-time MIAA Champ and placed fourth at the NCAA Division II National Championship in 2005.

The hall of fame ceremony is set for June fifth in Kansas City. Reservations for the event are on a first come, first serve basis.

Other inductees into the MIAA Hall of Fame are as follows:

Chuck Broyles, Football Coach/Athletic Administrator 
Pittsburg State, 1990-2010 

Don Corbett, Men's Basketball Coach 
Lincoln, 1971-79 

Shelley (Foster) Duffey, Women's Basketball Athlete 
Washburn, 1991-95 

Kendall Gammon, Football Athlete 
Pittsburg State, 1989-1991 

Brad Hill, Baseball Coach 
Central Missouri, 1995-2003 

Rick Ledjevich, Baseball Athlete 
Central Missouri, 1993-94 

Heather Leverington, Women's Track and Field Athlete 
Emporia State, 1997-2002 

Michael Obertop, Men's Tennis Athlete
Southwest Baptist, 1991-94

Rhesa Sumrell, Softball Coach 
Central Missouri, 1988-2006 & Missouri Western 1976-87

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