Stevens, Valois Earn PING All-New England Honors

Mark Stevens (top right) and Brad Valois (bottom right) were named to the 2008 Division I PING All-New England Region golf team. Stevens finished the 2008 spring season with a stroke average of 74.8. He competed in seven events for the Rams, posting a low-round of 68 at the Marshall Invitational on April 5. On five occasions, Stevens fired off rounds of 72 or lower. He helped lead URI to a third-place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship on May 2-4, tying for eighth place overall with a three-day total of 214 (-2). Valois compiled a 76.5 stroke average in seven events during the 2008 spring campaign. He finished in a tie for 35th place at the Atlantic 10 Championship and earned a top 10 finish at the Marshall Invitational from April 4-5. Valois had three rounds of 72 or less, including the best round of the season by a Rhody golfer. PING All-Region teams consist of the top 15 individuals in their region in the Individual Ranking System. Members of the PING All-Region teams are eligible for PING All-America honors.