Coach Scoggin has directed team to NCAAs for 2nd straight year
May 6, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA Division I Men's Golf Committee has selected the teams and individuals to participate in the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships. Six 54-hole regional tournaments will be conducted May 16-18. There will be 13 teams and 10 individuals not on those teams competing at each of three regionals, while the other three regionals will have 14 teams and five individuals not on those teams. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each regional will advance to the finals.
The finals will be conducted May 28-June 2, at The Capital City Club, Crabapple Course in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia Tech is the host institution for this year's championships.
The USD men's golf team, under the direction of second-year head coach Cory Scoggin, have received an invitation to the 2013 NCAA Men's Golf Championship. The Toreros will be one of 13 teams in the Tallahassee Regional to be played May 16-18 at the Golden Eagle Golf and Country Club in Tallahassee, Florida. The Regional will be hosted by Florida State. The Toreros will be gunning to advance out of NCAA Regional's for the fourth time in the past five years.
The NCAA today announced the 13 teams and 10 individuals that will be participating in the Tallahassee Regional which is one of six NCAA Regional sites across the country. No. 12 seed San Diego will be joined by (1) Washington, (2) Georgia Tech, (3) Florida State, (4) North Florida, (5) Oklahoma, (6) Wake Forrest, (7) NC State, (8) Oregon, (9) Oregon State, (10) Iowa, (11) South Florida, and (13) Loyola Maryland.
Joining the competition will be the following ten individuals - Sean Bosdosh (Maryland), J.T. Poston (Western Carolina), Maverick Antcliff (Augusta State), Richard Fountain (Davidson), Ryan Fricker (Bethune-Cookman), Trey Rule (Mercer), Daniel Walker (Richmond), Edward Figueroa (Florida Gulf Coast), Alex Wennstam (Augusta State) and Hans Reimers (Mercer).
The USD Toreros, currently ranked 70th in the nation by Golfstat.com, will be making their sixth straight appearance and seventh trip in the last eight years to NCAA Regional's. The Toreros are paced by sophomore Grant Forrest (North Berwick, Scotland) who won the 2013 West Coast Conference individual championship. Forrest owns a team-best 72.31 scoring average. USD is coming off a tie for 3rd place at the WCC Championships. They also won the Bill Cullum Invitational in October and had six top-5 finishes.