Men's Golf

    Hoosiers Close 2008-09 Campaign Strong at NCAA Regional

    Go Hoosiers! Alex Martin tied for 27th at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Alex Martin tied for 27th at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
    Go Hoosiers!

    May 16, 2009

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    SORRENTO, Fla. - All four Hoosier scorers posted sub-par rounds as the 11th-ranked Indiana men's golf team wrapped up the 2008-09 campaign in 12th place at the NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday. The Hoosiers closed the final round with a 7-under-par 277 to give them a three-day 855 total (294-284-277) at the RedTail Golf Club.

    Central Florida (818) raced past the field with an 11-stroke victory over No. 1 Georgia, Arizona and No. 13 South Carolina (829). Iowa (837) finished fifth to claim the final spot out of the regional. The top-five teams advanced to the NCAA Championships.

    Alex Martin concluded a solid regional with a 1-under 70. The junior opened with a 73 before bouncing back with a scorching 3-under 68 on the second 18. Martin paced IU in a tie for 27th at 211.

    Tarquin MacManus of Arizona won the 75-player regional with a 15-under-par 198 (63-66-69).

    Senior Jorge Campillo shot the Hoosiers' low round of the day with a 4-under 67 to share 40th place. After struggling in the opening round with a 74, the Ben Hogan Award finalist coupled today's 18 with a 73 in round two to close at 214.

    IU's true freshmen tandem of Chase Wright and David Erdy ended the three days in a tie for 44th and 49th place, respectively. Wright gave the team its second 70 for a final score of 215 (74-71-70).

    Erdy collected his second straight 72 on the heels of an opening-round 73 to wrap things up at 217 (73-72-72).

    Playing in the fifth spot, senior Seth Brandon posted the team's third 70 on the afternoon. He moved into 68th place and finished the event at 223 (77-76-70).

    Alex Martin: T27th, 211 (73-68-70)
    Jorge Campillo: T40th, 214 (74-73-67)
    Chase Wright: T44th, 215 (74-71-70)
    David Erdy: T49th, 217 (73-72-72)
    Seth Brandon: 68th, 223 (77-76-70)




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