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Seth Gandy to Represent Men's Golf at NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Junior Seth Gandy has been selected as one of the individual participants to play in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional announced on Thursday morning. Gandy will represent the 49ers as one of the 45 individuals picked to play that are not on one of the 81 teams selected.

“I’m very excited for Seth,” began Head Coach Ryan Cabbage. “It’s a great honor to be selected to participate in a NCAA Championship. He has had a good year and deserves this opportunity. I’ve seen this golf course in Tuscaloosa and I think it’ll be a good fit for Seth. This will be fun!”

Gandy will head to Tuscaloosa, Alabama and the Ol’ Colony Golf Complex to begin his regional appearance that runs May 16-18. Gandy led the Niners this season with a 73.19 stroke average playing in nine events that covered 27 rounds. Gandy notched three top-10 finishes, all in the spring, that includes back-to-back finishes in the top-five.

The junior went 71-68-72-211 (-2) to conclude in a tie for fourth at the Cabarrus County Irish Creek Collegiate while wrapping up in the same position shooting 75-72-70-217 (+1) at the Conference USA Championship last week. The 68 in round two of the home event at Irish Creek tied a career-best round.

The Ol’ Colony Golf Complex is a Jerry Pate designed 18-hole championship golf course with over 70 bunkers and 25 acres of lakes that come into play on several holes. The Bermuda grass fairways and greens are very well maintained. The course has been ranked the “Best Public Course in Alabama” by Golf Digest and “Top 50 in the USA” by Golfweek.

Tee times and pairings will be announced at a later date.

NCAA TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL PARTICIPANTS

Seed

Teams

1.

University of Georgia [Southeastern Conference]

2.

Auburn University

3.

University of South Carolina, Columbia

4.

University of Alabama

5.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas [Mountain West Conference]

6.

University of Kentucky

7.

University of Kansas

8.

College of Charleston (South Carolina) [Colonial Athletic Association]

9.

Lipscomb University

10.

Charleston Southern University

11.

University of Colorado, Boulder

12.

Harvard University [The Ivy League]

13.

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale [Missouri Valley Conference]

   
 

Individuals

1.

David Kocher, University of Maryland, College Park

2.

Braden Thornberry, University of Mississippi

3.

Wes Gosselin, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

4.

Andrew Novak, Wofford College

5.

Franck Medale, Jacksonville University

6.

Tom Harris, University of Maryland, College Park

7.

Manuel Elvira, University of Central Florida

8.

Seth Gandy, Charlotte

9.

Peter Staalbo, University of South Alabama

10.

David Wicks, Jacksonville University