UT sophomore Chris Selfridge is one of 10 individuals selected to participate in an NCAA regional hosted by Ohio State University.The regional will feature 13 teams and 10 individuals and will take place Thursday through Saturday, May 16-18, at the par-71, 7,455-yard Scarlet Course in Columbus.
Selfridge is the first UT student-athlete to compete in an NCAA event since Toledo played as a team in the 2004 NCAA Championships.
He enters the event following a runner-up finish at the Mid-American Championship. He carded a one-over par 289 to help the Rockets to a second-place showing, their best since capturing the conference title in 2004. He earned first-team All-MAC honors and closed out the year with eight straight top 10 finishes. He leads the MAC with a 71.9 scoring average and is ranked No. 132 in the World Amateur Golf rankings.
Selfridge will be one of a number of representatives from the Mid-American Conference participating in the NCAA regionals, joined by MAC Champion Kent State and at-large selection Ball State, as well as Akron’s Charlie Bull playing as an individual.
The top five teams and top individual not on an advancing team will move on to the NCAA Championships, which will be held at the Capital City Club’s Crabapple Course in Atlanta Tuesday through Sunday, May 28-June 2.
Schools (seeded in order)
1. New Mexico (Mountain West)
4. South Carolina
7. Texas Tech
8. Chattanooga (Southern)
9. Georgia Southern
10. San Francisco
12. Charlotte (Atlantic 10)
13. Valparaiso (Horizon League)
1. Scott Fernandez, Iowa State
2. Robin Sciot Siegrist, Louisville
3. Chris Selfridge, Toledo
4. Charlie Bull, Akron
5. Adam Schenk, Purdue
6. Matthew Moseley, Michigan State
7. Nathan Kerns, Marshall
8. Erik Van Rooyen, Minnesota
9. Korey Ward, Xavier
10. David Tepe, Cincinnati