BATTLE OF THE BEARDS: Cowboys' consistency makes them the favorite
17 May, 2018, 05:42
Mancheno, who produced his best round of the week with a 69 (-3) Wednesday, stepped up and buried a birdie putt on the final hole of the round to put Auburn in a solid position as the final groups came into the clubhouse.
Texas, Duke and North Carolina State were the other three teams to advance from the region.
He finished fourth among individuals and tied for seventh among individuals from a non-advancing team. Viktor Hovland (T-7, 1 under), Kristoffer Ventura (T-13, 2 over) and Austin Eckroat (19th, 5 over) rounded out the Cowboys' scores in Columbus.
Hitt stood out as the heighest finishing Tar Heel in a three-way tie for 3rd place. May shot a 70, 74 and 73 to finish with a 217. Young had the best score of the Deacons on Wednesday with a 69, Gillam shot 72, and McBride finished with a 73. Murlick's performance broke the Marquette record for a 54-hole performance at an NCAA regional.
Schlottman also carded an even-par 72 in his final tour of the course.
Host Oklahoma won the regional by shooting -14 as a team.
OSU posted a 1-over 285 during its third round to finish as the only team in the field under par, posting an 8-under tally of 844. Andy Stewart tied for third in 2001. In the next round, he shot three-under-par and moved him up into a tie for 42nd place.
Dossey and Perrine tied for fifth in par-5 scoring at 6-under 4.50. Freshman Jack Trent tied for 37th at 11-over 224.
9 - sophomore Cooper Dossey has now played nine of 10 career NCAA Tournament rounds at par or better. The finish marked his eighth top 10 of the season. He now holds the Baylor school record with a 71.40 career stroke average across all collegiate rounds.
"This week sort of feels like PGA Tour school", Baylor coach Mike McGraw said.
"Paul and Griffin really played well for us this week", said Owen. I was trying to get an eagle and get a pretty good lead over BYU. "We dug a big hole early today, but our great final nine holes showed pride and grit".
When do they play next? .
The NCAA Championships will be held on May 25-30 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.