Men's Golf

Jackets Fail to Advance out of NCAA Southwest Regional

GoJackets Schniederjans was low Jacket at 3-over 219 (T15).
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Schniederjans was low Jacket at 3-over 219 (T15).
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May 19, 2012

Results

Norman, Okla. - Freshman Anders Albertson shot a 1-over-par 73 Saturday, but the rest of the Yellow Jackets had difficulty handling the extremely windy conditions, and 9th-ranked finished sixth at the NCAA Southwest Regional, nine strokes out of a qualifying finish for the NCAA Championship finals.

Complete Final Results

Scores skyrocketed across the board Saturday in winds that consistently blew 21 miles per hour and gusted to 31 at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club. Third-seeded Washington and top-seeded Texas handled it better than the rest of the field, posting rounds of 293 (+5) and 292 (+4) for the day to finish 1-2 in the standings.

The 13th-ranked Huskies completed 54 holes in 4-under-par 860, while the Longhorns finished even-par 864. Florida State (+7), Illinois (+7) and host Oklahoma (+10) captured the other three qualifying spots.

The top five finishers in each of the six regional tournaments being contested this weekend advance to the NCAA Championship, which begins May 29 at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. The Yellow Jackets failed to advance for only the second time in 22 regional appearances dating back to 1989, bringing an end to their season.

Tech, the No. 2 seed, tumbled out of contention on the back nine, playing it 11 shots over par to finish the day at 19-over 307. The Yellow Jackets finished in sixth place at 19-over 883 after beginning the day in fifth at even par for the first two rounds.

Bo Andrews shot a 77, freshman Ollie Schniederjans a 78 and senior James White a 79 for Tech's counting scores, while Richard Werenski carded an 80.

 

 

Chris Williams of Washington, one of the nation's top amateur players, shot 68 Saturday and captured medalist honors by one shot over 36-hole leader Thomas Pieters of Illinois. Williams posted a three-round total of 7-under-par 209. Jonathan De Los Reye of St. Mary's (218, +2) earned the regional's individual qualifying spot on a playoff over San Diego's Grant Forrest.

Schniederjans finished as the low Yellow Jacket at 3-over 219, tying for 15th place. White tied for 24th place at 222 (+6) and Albertson tied for 27th at 223 (+7). Andrews tied for 31st at 224 (+8).

NCAA SOUTHWEST REGIONAL
Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club, Norman, Okla.
Final Results

TEAM STANDINGS 1 Washington 286 281 293 860 -4 2 Texas 279 293 292 864 E T3 Florida State 279 292 300 871 +7 T3 Illinois 284 291 296 871 +7 5 Oklahoma 287 292 295 874 +10 6 Georgia Tech 290 286 307 883 +19 7 St. Mary's (CA) 286 302 304 892 +28 8 South Carolina 294 302 299 895 +31 T9 Arizona 289 311 302 902 +38 T9 San Diego 303 299 300 902 +38 11 Sacramento State 292 307 304 903 +39 12 IUPUI 297 307 311 915 +51 13 Middle Tennessee St. 304 316 302 922 +58 14 Loyola U.- Chicago 307 314 323 944 +80

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS 1 Chris Williams Washington 73 68 68 209 -7 2 Thomas Pieters Illinois 68 69 73 210 -6 3 Daniel Berger Florida State 69 69 75 213 -3 4 Cheng-Tsung Pan Washington 69 71 74 214 -2 5 Michael Gellerman Oklahoma 77 67 71 215 -1 6 Wesley Graham Florida State 70 75 71 216 E T7 Luke Guthrie Illinois 69 73 75 217 +1 T7 Dylan Frittelli Texas 70 74 73 217 +1 T7 Jordan Spieth Texas 66 77 74 217 +1 T10 Brian Campbell Illinois 74 71 73 218 +2 T10 Jonathan De Los Reye St. Mary's (CA) 71 68 79 218 +2 T10 Toni Hakula Texas 71 73 74 218 +2 T10 Trevor Simsby Washington 70 74 74 218 +2 T10 Grant Forrest San Diego 72 76 70 218 +2

GEORGIA TECH SCORES T15 Ollie Schniederjans (5) 72 69 78 219 T24 James White (1) 69 74 79 222 T27 Anders Albertson (2) 74 76 73 223 T31 Bo Andrews (4) 75 72 77 224 T48 Richy Werenski (3) 77 71 81 229

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