Augusta Seals Sixth At NCAA Stillwater Regional

Courtesy: MEAC Media Relations
          Release: 05/19/2016
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STILLWATER, Okla. – The Augusta University men's golf team missed a trip to the NCAA Championships by two just strokes on Wednesday afternoon when they finished round three of the NCAA Stillwater Regional in sixth place 48-over par at Karsten Creek Golf Club.

The No. 30 nationally-ranked Jags eyed down the top five for all three rounds, but No. 31 Purdue edged out Augusta for the fifth-place spot at 46-over par. Host No. 6 Oklahoma State led the tournament for all three rounds and captured the first-place title seven-over par.

No. 18 Oklahoma sealed second (+26), No. 7 Clemson climbed to third (+37), Louisville fourth (+43), and Purdue fifth. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each regional advance to the finals.

The tournament marks the final collegiate competition for Augusta seniors Maverick Antcliff and Robin Petersson.

OSU's Kristoffer Ventura won the event shooting even par on his home course.

Sitting in the top 10 for the first two rounds, junior Jake Marriott finished in a tie for 10th to lead the Jaguars with a round-three 75 (+3) and end seven over. Sophomore Broc Everett earned 22nd and finished next for Augusta with a three-over 75 as well. Everett ended eight over par.

Firing his second straight 75 (+3) of the tourney, senior Maverick Antcliff ended his 54 holes 14-over par to tie for 30th. Senior Robin Petersson concluded the event with a 79 (+7) to place 42nd and junior Emmanuel Kountakis dropped 10 shots his score with a three-over 75 to for 58th.

The field for the 2016 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships consisted of 81 qualifying schools, which included 31 conference automatic qualifiers, 50 teams selected at-large and 45 individuals not on those teams.

Team and individual medalist titles will be decided May 27-June 1 at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Oregon.  The University of Oregon is the host institution for the 2016 championships.

 

NCAA STILLWATER REGIONAL – AUGUSTA (Final)

T10

Jake Marriott (3)

71

77

75

223

T22

Broc Everett (4)

74

79

75

228

T30

Maverick Antcliff (2)

80

75

75

230

T42

Robin Petersson (1)

78

78

79

235

T58

Emmanuel Kountakis (5)

82

85

75

242

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