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WCC Announces 2014 Men's Golf Preseason Poll and All-WCC Team
Grant Forrest named Preseason All-WCC First Team

Feb. 6, 2014

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The USD golf team was picked to finish second to BYU for the 2104 West Coast Conference Men's Golf Championship in a poll of the league coaches. Just three votes separated second through fourth places. San Diego checked in second in the preseason poll with 51 points. The Toreros will look to junior Grant Forrest, its lone representative on the All-WCC preseason squad. In five fall events, Forrest, the 2013 WCC Championship medalist, posted a pair of top-five finishes, including a medalist honor.

The BYU Cougars captured 64 points and the maximum of eight first-place votes. BYU placed three on the preseason All-WCC team, led by sophomore Joe Parkinson, a two-time WCC Player of the Month during the fall season, junior Jordan Rodgers and senior Justin Keiley, an All-WCC first team selection in 2013. Parkinson is the top-rated player in the WCC at No. 33 in the current Golfweek/Sagarin rankings and posted four top-10 finishes and a tournament victory in four fall events.

San Francisco was tabbed third with 50 votes, while two-time defending WCC Champion Saint Mary's was fourth with 49, including the remaining first-place vote. Two Dons earned a spot on the preseason team: senior Cory McElyea, the 2013 California State Amateur Champion and sophomore Seb Crookall-Nixon. Senior Dalan Refioglu earned preseason team honors for the Gaels.

Santa Clara was picked fifth with 27 points, just in front of Pepperdine (26). The Broncos will rely on sophomore Carlos Briones, while the Waves will count on senior Jeremy Sanders. Both Briones and Sanders were named to the preseason squad. WCC newcomer Pacific was picked seventh with 26 points.

Loyola Marymount (16) and Gonzaga (11) rounded out the poll. The Lions placed senior Tyler Torano on the All-WCC preseason team.

The 2014 West Coast Conference Golf Championships will be held at the Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash. The tournament runs April 14-16. DETAILS

 

 

2014 WCC Men's Golf Preseason Coaches Poll

Team (First Place Vote), Pts.

1. BYU (8), 64 points
2. San Diego, 51 points
3. San Francisco, 50 points
4. Saint Mary's (1), 49 points
5. Santa Clara, 30 points
6. Pepperdine, 27 points
7. Pacific, 26 points
8. Loyola Marymount, 16 points
9. Gonzaga, 11 points

2014 All-WCC Men's Golf Preseason Team

Name, Institution, Yr.
Carlos Briones, Santa Clara, So.
Seb Crookall-Nixon, San Francisco, So.
Grant Forrest, San Diego, Jr.
Justin Keiley, BYU, Sr.
Cory McElyea, San Francisco, Sr.
Joe Parkinson, BYU, So.
Dalan Refioglu, Saint Mary's, Sr.
Jordan Rodgers, BYU, Jr.
Jeremy Sanders, Pepperdine, Sr.
Tyler Torano, Loyola Marymount, Sr.

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