Preview of Things to Come? Men’s Golf Wins Super Regional Preview

Preview of Things to Come? Men’s Golf Wins Super Regional Preview

Howie-in-the-Hills, Fla. – Playing with only a four-man lineup, Lynn University's men's golf team held on to win the Super Regional D2 South/Southeast Preview on Tuesday afternoon.  Manuel Torres and Martin Cancino logged top-five finishes.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Location: Howie-in-the-Hills, Fla. | Mission Inn Golf & Tennis Resort – El Campeon
Par/Yardage: 72/7,015-yards
History at Course: Last played in 2013 at NCAA South/SE Super Regional placing fifth
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Lynn shot 308 as a team for a 54-hole total of 880, two shots better than Chico State (882).
  • Mateo Gomez withdrew in the middle of the final round due to an injury, leaving the Fighting Knights without a score to drop.
  • Top-ranked Saint Leo (891) finished third followed by Nova Southeastern (893) and Florida Southern (895) in the top-five.
  • Manuel Torres finished as the runner-up individually with a three-round score of 215.
  • Cancino posted Lynn's lowest round of the day with a 75, shooting 220 overall to take fifth place.
  • Jose Miranda tied for 13th at 226 and Elliott Whitley had his best round of the tournament, a 76, to finish with a 230 score.
  • Andres Tancred tied for 35th with a 231 total.

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • Torres' total is the second-best of his career.  He finished tied for second with Cancino in par 4 scoring (E) and was tied for fifth in par 5 scoring (-4).  Additionally, he tied for the tournament lead with 14 birdies.
  • Tancred tied for sixth with 35 pars made.
  • This is the second tournament victory of the season for Lynn having won the McDonough Cup in October.

UP NEXT:
The Fighting Knights participate in the Gary Freeman BCU Spring Invite in Daytona Beach, Fla., beginning on Thursday, March 3.  Log on to LynnFightingKnights.com for more details.