Husky Golfers Assigned to West Regional
May 9, 2005
Seattle - The 23rd-ranked Washington men's golf team was named the No. 10 seed in the West Regional today when the NCAA announced the fields for its three regional championships. Washington will compete with 27 other teams May 19-21 at the Stanford Golf Course for one of 10 spots to advance to the NCAA Championships. The Huskies are looking to advance out of regional play for the seventh consecutive year.
Washington received the Pac-10 Conference's automatic berth to the NCAA Regional after winning the league title last week in Walla Walla. It was the program's first Pac-10 title since 1988. Sophomore Erik Olson led Washington by winning medalist honors.
The top 10 teams from each regional will move on to the NCAA Championships that will take place June 1-4 at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md., near Baltimore. The Huskies are one of just five teams to reach the NCAAs the past six years.
The West Regional features the nation's top-ranked players in UNLV's Ryan Moore, the defending NCAA Champion, and New Mexico Spencer Levin. UNLV, ranked fourth, received the region's top seed while the Lobos, ranked fifth, are the number-two seed.
Making the trip from the east coast will be sixth-ranked Auburn and 20th-ranked South Carolina. Including the Huskies, there are six Pac-10 teams in the regional including Arizona State, UCLA, Arizona, USC, and Oregon.
WEST REGIONALStanford Golf Course in Stanford, CaliforniaHosted by Stanford University
Teams (seeded in the following order): 1. UNLV2. New Mexico (Mountain West)3. Auburn4. Arizona State5. UCLA6. Arizona7. Brigham Young8. South Carolina9. Southern California10. Washington (Pac-10)11. LSU12. Pepperdine (West Coast)13. San Diego State14. UC Riverside (Big West)15. St. Mary's (California)16. Stanford17. Texas-Arlington (Southland)18. Colorado State19. Cal Poly20. Fresno State21. Oregon22. Denver23. South Alabama (Sun Belt)24. Illinois State (Missouri Valley)25. Samford (Ohio Valley)26. Princeton (Ivy)27. Central Connecticut State (Northeast)
Individuals: 1. Jeff Hood, California2. Garrett Sapp, UC Irvine3. David Kim, San Jose State4. Kenny Ebalo, Southern Utah5. Danny Bowen, New Mexico State6. Tyler Goulding, Air Force
EAST REGIONALGolf Club of Tennessee in Nashville, TennesseeHosted by the Southeastern Conference
Teams (seeded in the following order): 1. Georgia2. Georgia Tech3. Florida4. Duke (Atlantic Coast)5. Wake Forest6. Tennessee7. Georgia Southern8. Alabama9. Clemson10. Georgia State (Atlantic Sun)11. Coastal Carolina (Big South)12. East Tennessee State (Southern)13. Indiana14. Central Florida15. North Carolina16. Louisville17. Virginia18. Vanderbilt19. Charlotte20. Penn State21. North Carolina-Wilmington (Colonial)22. Towson23. Rhode Island24. Rutgers25. Maryland26. Army (Patriot)27. Boston College
Individuals: 1. Jordan Dempsey, Mississippi2. Rob Langley, Furman3. Michael Thompson, Tulane4. Robert Dinwiddie, Tennessee State5. Joe Deraney, Mississippi State6. Chris Wheeler, Tulane
CENTRAL REGIONALWarren Golf Course in South Bend, IndianaHosted by the University of Notre Dame
Teams (seeded in the following order): 1. Oklahoma State (Big 12)2. Augusta State3. TCU (C-USA)4. Kentucky (SEC)5. Texas6. Purdue7. Minnesota8. Michigan State (Big Ten)9. Oklahoma10. Kent State (MAC)11. Texas Tech12. Southern Methodist (WAC)13. Tulsa14. Wichita State15. Xavier (Atlantic 10)16. Texas A&M17. Kansas18. Arkansas19. Baylor20. Notre Dame (Big East)21. Lamar22. Missouri23. Kansas State24. IUPUI (Mid-Continent)25. Jackson State (SWAC)26. Detroit (Horizon)27. Loyola (Maryland) (Metro Atlantic)
Individuals: 1. Patrick Sullivan, Arkansas-Little Rock2. Scott Anderson, Ohio State3. Edward McGlasson, Colorado4. Garrett Chaussard, Illinois5. Chris Wilson, Northwestern6. Korey Mahoney, Eastern Michigan