Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira was named to the 2022 Division I PING All-America Team, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced today.

The junior was tabbed honorable mention and he becomes the 25th Razorback to earn All-America honors. (Note: the 25 Hogs have earned a total of 44 All-America honors.) In head coach Brad McMakin’s 16 years at Arkansas, 13 players have won a total of 20 All-America honors and at least one Razorback has been named All-America in 15 of his 16 seasons.

Fernandez de Oliveira had a career year in his first season at Arkansas after playing his first two years at TCU. His 2021-22 season highlights include:

PING/GCAA All-America (honorable mention)

Fred Haskins Award Finalist

Selected to play in the Arnold Palmer Cup

PING All-Central Region

All-SEC (2nd team)

South America Amateur Champion

Latin America Amateur Runner-Up

Jackson T. Stephens Cup Champion … Won his first collegiate event

His 70.88 season stroke average led the team and ranks 3rd-best in school history … He has trimmed nearly two strokes off his season average in each of his first three years.

His 22 rounds of par or better ties for 4th-best on the school’s single-season list … In his two years at TCU, he posted a combined 28 rounds of par or better

Had eight career top 20’s (compared to seven combined in two years at TCU) and nine rounds in the 60’s (compared to seven combined in two years at TC)

Had six top 10’s including his first three career top 5’s and a ninth-place finish at the NCAA Championship … Only had three career top 10’s in two years at TCU

Led the team by being its top finisher five times, including the NCAA Regional and NCAA Championship

Recorded his first career hole-in-one (at Blessings Collegiate Invitational)

Helped Arkansas win twice and place ninth at the NCAA Championship, the program’s best finish since 2009

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