NCAA Regional Notes
NCAA Live Scoring (via Golfstat)
Big South Men's Golf Freshman of the Year Isaiah Logue will be one of 10 individual golfers teeing it up this weekend at the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional in Chapel Hill, N.C.
The three-day, 54-hole event will be contested at the University of North Carolina Finley Golf Course (par 72, 7,242 yards). First round competition gets underway on Thursday with Logue teeing off at No. 1 (par 4, 438 yards) at 9:50 a.m.
The low individual from each of the six NCAA Regionals, not on one of the teams that advances to the NCAA Championship, will qualify to play for the individual national title. The 2015 NCAA Men's Golf National Championship will be conducted May 29 - June 3 at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
The Big South Conference will be well represented at the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional. Logue is joined in the field by fellow conference members Zach Seabolt (Winthrop), Ben Wheeler (Coastal Carolina) and Andrew Dorn (Coastal Carolina).
With Logue's selection into the field, Liberty extends its record of NCAA Regional representation to seven years in a row (2009-15).
As a team, Liberty qualified for the NCAA Regionals from 2011 to 2014. Robert Karlsson was selected as an individual to the NCAA Regionals in 2009, while Karlsson and Max McKay represented Liberty as individuals in 2010.
Logue (2015), Karlsson (2009) and McKay (2010) each have something in common, as the trio of golfers were named Big South Freshman of the Year.
Logue had a banner first season for the Flames, finishing the regular season with a 72.64 season stroke average, an average that currently ranks fourth best in the program's single-season scoring average rankings.
Logue's season stroke average ranks second on Liberty's roster and sixth in the Big South. The freshman excelled during the spring, posting a team-best 71.45 stroke average during eight events.
The Fairfield, Pa., native finished the year with four top 10 finishes and was named Big South Men's Golf Freshman of the Week seven times during the year.
His is coming off a seventh-place finish at the Big South Men's Golf Championship (April 19-21). He opened with two of his season's 15 rounds at par or better and posted an overall score of 4-under par 212 (71-69-72).
Live stats for each day of the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional will be provided through Golfstat. @LUGameDay (Liberty's official game day twitter account) will be on the course to provide more in-depth coverage for each of Logue's round at the NCAA Regional.
University of North Carolina Finley Golf Course – Chapel Hill, N.C. Hosted by North Carolina
Teams (seeded in the following order): 1. Florida State 2. Stanford [Pac-12 Conference] 3. North Carolina 4. Kennesaw State 5. Wake Forest 6. Clemson 7. Florida 8. Georgia Regents University [Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference] 9. UNC Charlotte 10. McNeese State 11. Penn State 12. Miami (Ohio) [Mid-American Conference] 13. Loyola – Maryland [Patriot League]
Individuals: 1. Zach Seabolt, Winthrop 2. JT Poston, Western Carolina 3. Trey Rule, Mercer 4. Ben Wheeler, Coastal Carolina 5. Ashton Van Horne, Belmont 6. Andrew Dorn, Coastal Carolina 7. Ryan Cornfield, USC Upstate 8. Dawson Armstrong, Lipscomb 9. Isaiah Logue, Liberty 10. Brendon Caballero, Tennessee – Martin
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