Rising senior Connor Tallman was also named to the five-player Men's Golf PL All-Academic Team.
Thomas Fricke is the third Navy player to earn medalist honors this year, joining Griffin Peters and Conor Tallman.
Navy and Methodist University hold a 7-stroke advantage over third-place Wagner.
Connor Tallman beat teammate Matthew Starobin and Lehigh's Billy Johns in a sudden death playoff to earn medalist honors.
Navy owns a 7-stroke lead over Patriot League foe Lehigh.
2013-14 (So.) — Made appearances in three tournaments where he amassed a 78.3 stroke average and put together three top-30 finishes ... opened the year with a 9-over par 151 at the Navy Fall Classic to place 29th ... his 24-over par 168 at the Bulldog Florida Invitational was good enough for 28th ... he produced a 9-over par 151 to earn his best finish of the season, a tie for 25th at the Navy Spring Invitational.
2012-13 (Fr.) — Turned in a 77.9 stroke average as a freshman where he competed in five events, four of which were during the spring semester ... opened his collegiate career with a 42nd-place effort at the Navy Fall Classic where he shot a 9-over par 151 ... turned in his best finish of the year at the Navy Spring Invitational where he carded a 9-over par 151 and placed 14th ... opened the tournament by shooting par which was his low round of the year ... competed at the Patriot League Championship where he finished 27th with a 27-over par 243.
More on Shaffer — A 2012 graduate of Radford High School in Radford, Va., Shaffer was a two-sport athlete who lettered in golf (4) and swimming (3) ... a four-time all-district and all-region selection (2008-09-10-11), who earned All-State (Va.) honors as a freshman and sophomore ... led Radford to three-straight region titles (2009-10-11), the district title in 2011 and the state title in 2009... served as team captain his esnior year ... member of the National Honor Society ... uncles Dan (‘87) and Nick (‘90) Shaffer are graduates of the Naval Academy ... majoring in Systems Engineering ... named to the Commandant’s List four times, while appearing on the Dean’s List in the Spring of 2015 ... son of Weldon and Elizabeth Shaffer.
On the Links with Shaffer
• 2015 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll