Men's Golf

    Hoosiers Ranked #18 in Preseason Poll, Campillo Preseason All-American

    Go Hoosiers! Jorge Campillo is a <i>Golfweek</i> preseason All-American
    Go Hoosiers!
    Jorge Campillo is a Golfweek preseason All-American
    Go Hoosiers!

    Sept. 8, 2008

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University men's golf team begins the 2008-09 campaign ranked #18 nationally in the Golfweek preseason top-30 rankings. IU senior Jorge Campillo was also recognized by Golfweek, ranking him as the seventh best player in the country.

    Indiana is coming off a 21st place finish at last season's NCAA Championship. In their first trip to the NCAA Championship since 1996, the Cream and Crimson shot a three-round score of 920. Individually, Jorge Campillo put together one of the greatest showings in Hoosier history. Campillo tied for second place at the `08 NCAA Championship after carding a 289 (75-70-72-72). Campillo's impressive resume earned him first team All-America honors. He became the first Hoosier named to the All-America team since Jeff Overton in 2005.

    What Golfweek is saying about Campillo:
    Credentials: First-team All-American after a T-2 at NCAA Championship, T-5 at Central Regional and victory at Big Ten Championship; won 2008 Spanish Amateur; quarterfinalist at British Amateur.

    Notable: He is consistent and in control of his game at all times. He is straight off the tee and has a solid iron game. His short game is his strength and the reason he is able to keep himself in contention.

    Coach Mike Mayer says: "Jorge is the type of player who won't necessarily overwhelm you when you watch him play. But in the end, you'll look at his score and say `Wow.' He's not flashy, but he knows how to get the job done."

    1. Georgia
    2. Oklahoma State
    3. UCLA
    4. USC
    5. Stanford
    6. Florida
    7. Clemson
    8. Florida State
    9. Arizona State
    10. Georgia Tech
    11. Texas A&M
    12. Chattanooga
    13. South Carolina
    14. East Tenn. State
    15. Wake Forest
    16. Michigan State
    17. Texas Tech
    18. Indiana
    19. Charlotte
    20. Alabama
    21. Duke
    22. Tennessee
    23. UNLV
    24. Ala.-Birmingham
    25. Kent State
    26. North Carolina
    27. Texas
    28. Mississippi State
    29. Middle Tenn. State
    30. Mississippi




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