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Road to Riviera: NCAA Regionals Round Up

amateurgolf.com Staff    view all articles from this source
published 24 May 2012

see also: NCAA Division I National Championship

The NCAA Div. I Regionals are now in the books. Here's a look at how they went down, who moves on, and who goes home.

West: California continued its late-season surge edging out San Diego State for the title at the West Regional, using three top-10 finishers to win by six strokes.
Teams in: Alabama, East Carolina, North Florida, Georgia, Iowa
Teams out: Tennessee, Wichita State, and LSU
Individuals in: Philip Chian, Long Beach State
Recap Scores

Central: Top-seeded USC protected its lead during the final round of the NCAA Central Regional to win the title by one stroke over Oregon Saturday in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Teams in: Southern California, Oregon, Kent State, Virginia, TCU
Teams out: NC State, Oklahoma State, and Baylor
Individuals in: Albin Choi, North Carolina State
Recap Scores

Southwest:
 After struggling in recent weeks, Washington conquered strong winds and top-ranked Texas to win the Southwest Regional by four strokes Saturday in Norman, Okla.
Teams in: Washington, Texas, Florida State, Illinois, Oklahoma
Teams out: Georgia Tech, St. Mary's, and South Carolina
Individuals in: Jonathan De Los Reyes, St. Mary’s (Calif.)
Recap Scores

East: Liberty became the first Big South school to win an NCAA Regional. The Flames won the East Regional and Auburn qualified for its first national championship in what was a wild finish Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.
Teams in: Liberty, Florida, Auburn, Lamar, Tulsa
Teams out: Duke, Indiana, and UNLV
Individuals in: Vaita Guillaume, Campbell
Recap Scores

Southeast:  Alabama's  Justin Thomas won medalist honors as the Crimson Tide rolled to a 25- stroke victory – the fifth tournament title of the spring for 'Bama – in Athens, Ga.
Teams in: Alabama, East Carolina, North Florida, Georgia, Iowa
Teams out: New Mexico State, Augusta State, and Long Beach State
Individuals in: Philip Chian, Long Beach State
Recap Scores

South Central:  Chattanooga senior  Stephan Jaeger ran away with the individual title at the South Central Regional as his team put together a final-round rally for the team title Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky.
Teams in: Chattanooga, Texas A&M, UCLA, Virginia Tech, Memphis
Teams Out: Arkansas, North Texas, and Clemson
Individuals in: Nate McCoy, Iowa State
Recap Scores

Read Ben Larsen's take on the individual talent slated to tee it up at Riviera next week : NCAA Championships: 10 players to watch


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