Blue Hen Senior Greg Matthias Selected to NCAA Men’s Golf Ann Arbor Regional
May 7, 2012
photo courtesy of Mark Campbell
NCAA Ann Arbor Regional Central
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- University of Delaware senior Greg Matthias has been selected to play in the NCAA Men’s Golf Regional in Ann Arbor, it was announced Monday evening.
Matthias will compete at the University of Michigan Golf Course on May 17-19 at the regional, which will be hosted by the University of Michigan.
USC earned the top seed at the Ann Arbor Regional, followed by Oregon, Kent State, Virginia, Baylor, Oklahoma State, Kennesaw State, TCU, Purdue, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, and Navy. Matthias is one of 10 individuals who will also be competing at the regional. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each regional will advance to the finals.
The finals will be held on May 29-June 3 at The Riviera Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. USC will serve as the host institution for this year’s championships.
Matthias wil become the 11th Blue Hen in school history to participate in the NCAA Tournament, and the second in three years as Justin Martinson competed in the 2010 Georgia Tech Regional.
Matthias received an automatic bid to the NCAA Regionals after winning the individual title at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships on April 27-29 at the Wilmington Country Club. Matthias finished with a four over par score of 72-68-77-217 on the par 71, 7,043-yard South Course to record a one-shot victory. The tournament marked the first time in Matthias’ four-year career that he earned medalist honors, and was his second top 10 finish of the season.
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