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Senior Chris Selfridge is one of five individuals selected to participate in an NCAA regional hosted by Mid-American Conference member Ball State.

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Selfridge

The field of 14 teams and five individuals will play in the regional Thursday through Saturday, May 14-16, at the Sagamore Club in Noblesville, Ind. The Sagamore Club is a par-72, 7,173-yard Jack Nicklaus design that previously served as the host for the 2010 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf NCAA Championships.

The top individual seed at the Noblesville Regional, Selfridge will compete in an NCAA event for the second time in the last three years. He concluded the 2012-13 season by tying for 25th place at the 2013 NCAA Columbus Regional at nine-over par 222 (77-71-74) in the 54-hole event.

The 2014-15 Mid-American Conference Men’s Golfer of the Year enters the event following a fourth-place tie at the recent MAC Championships. He carded a one-over par 289 to help the Rockets to a second-place showing, marking the third-straight year the Midnight Blue and Gold posted a top-three finish in the conference.

He also earned first-team All-MAC honors for the third-consecutive season and closed out the year with four straight top-six finishes. He leads the MAC with a career-best 72.4 stroke average and is ranked No. 98 in the World Amateur Golf rankings.

Selfridge will be one of two individuals representing the MAC in the NCAA regional, joined by the MAC Championships medalist Johnny Watts from host Ball State.

Fans can follow live scoring every three holes for the event through GolfStat.

The Sagamore Club is one of six regional sites across the country along with the University of North Carolina Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill (host North Carolina), the Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. (host San Diego), the Rawls Course in Lubbock, Texas (host Texas Tech), Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash. (host Washington), and the Course at Yale in New Haven, Conn. (host Yale).

The top five teams from each regional, along with the top individual not associated with one of those teams, will advance to the NCAA Championships, which will be played May 29-June 3 at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.

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