2017 NCAA DIVISION II MEN’S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

2017 NCAA DIVISION II MEN’S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

The NCAA Division II Men's Golf Committee announced today the 108 participants that will compete in the 2017 NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championships. The championships will be held May 22-26, at Reunion Resort in Kissimmee, Florida. The championships will be hosted by the Sunshine State Conference and Central Florida Sports Commission.

The teams and individuals that advanced for the 2017 championships are listed below:

ATLANTIC/EAST REGIONAL

The Resort at Glade Springs, Daniels, West Virginia; Mountain East Conference, host.

Teams:

1. Dominican (New York)

2. St. Thomas Aquinas

3. Charleston (West Virginia)

4. Le Moyne

Individuals:

1. Chris Kupniewski, Mercyhurst

2. Connor Sheehan, Millersville

CENTRAL/MIDWEST REGIONAL

Awarii Dunes, Axtell, Nebraska; University of Nebraska at Kearney, host.

Teams:

1. Central Missouri

2. Ferris State

3. Lindenwood (Missouri)

4. Arkansas Tech

Individuals:

1. Keenai Sampson, McKendree

2. DJ Vogt, Bellarmine

SOUTH/SOUTHEAST REGIONAL

The Shoals Golf Club, Muscle Shoals, Alabama; University of North Alabama, hosts.

Teams:

1. West Florida

2. Florida Southern

3. Lynn

4. Florida Tech

5. Barry

6. Newberry

7. North Alabama

Individuals:

1. Richard Mansell, Nova Southeastern

2. Ryan Gendron, Saint Leo

SOUTH CENTRAL/WEST REGIONAL

Brookside Country Club, Stockton, California; University of the Pacific and Visit Stockton, hosts.

Teams:

1. California Baptist

2. Stanislaus State

3. Cal State East Bay

3. Western Washington

5. Cal State Monterey Bay

Individuals:

1. Nicolas Herrera, Brigham Young-Hawaii

1. Kelley Sullivan, Chico State

 

At the 2016 championship, Saint Leo University defeated California State University, Chico in medal-match play to claim the institution's first team title in school history. Saint Leo freshman, Hugo Bernard, finished with a 54-hole total of 203; breaking the tournament record and claiming the university's first national championship in any sport. The championships were hosted at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver, Colorado.