NCAA Div I Mens Championship Field Selected

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INDIANAPOLIS--The NCAA Division I Men's Golf Committee has selected the teams and individuals that will participate in the 2003 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships.
 
The championships will be conducted May 27-30 at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Oklahoma State University is the host institution for this year's championships.
 
Three regional tournaments, encompassing the current nine regions, will be conducted May 15-17. A total of 27 teams and six individuals have been selected for each regional competition with ten teams and two individuals advancing from each regional to the championships finals.
 
Listed below are the teams and individuals selected to participate in the 2003 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships. Teams winning automatic qualification are designated by its conference in parenthesis.
 
EAST REGIONAL
Auburn University Club in Auburn, Alabama
Hosted by Auburn University.
 
Teams (seeded in the following order):
1.Clemson (Atlantic Coast)
2.Augusta State
3.Wake Forest
4.Florida (SEC)
5.Auburn
6.Georgia Tech
7.Tennessee
8.South Carolina
9.College of Charleston
10.Vanderbilt
11.Virginia Tech (Big East)
12.East Tennessee State
13.Duke
14.Georgia State
15.North Carolina-Wilmington
16.Alabama
17.Jacksonville State (Atlantic Sun)
18.Georgia Southern (Southern)
19.Penn State
20.Charleston Southern (Big South)
21.Maryland
22.James Madison
23.Rhode Island
24.Yale (Ivy)
25.Binghamton
26.Liberty
27.Jackson State (SWAC)
 
Individuals:
1.Gareth Maybin, South Alabama
2.John Humphries, LSU
3.Ryan Gildersleeve, South Alabama
4.Andrew Svoboda, St. John's (New York)
5.Ted Brown, Virginia Commonwealth
6.Alvero Velasco, Coastal Carolina
 

CENTRAL REGIONAL
Colbert Hills Golf Course in Manhattan, Kansas
Hosted by Kansas State University.
 
Teams (seeded in the following order):
1.Texas (Big 12)
2.TCU (Conference USA)
3.Oklahoma State
4.North Carolina
5.Minnesota (Big Ten)
6.North Carolina State
7.Oklahoma
8.Arkansas
9.Illinois
10.Northwestern
11.Southern Methodist
12.Baylor
13.Tulsa
14.Kentucky
15.Lamar (Southland)
16.Toledo
17.Michigan State
18.Wichita State (Missouri Valley)
19.North Texas (Sun Belt)
20.Texas A&M
21.Ohio State
22.Kent State (MAC)
23.Texas Tech
24.Kansas
25.Missouri
26.Kansas State
27.Wright State (Horizon)
 
Individuals:
1.Jeff Overton, Indiana
2.Brandon Brown, Eastern Kentucky
3.Peter Karmis, Purdue
4.Brett Jones, Louisville
5.Brett Callas, Houston
6.Stephen Carroll, Colorado
 

WEST REGIONAL
Washington National Golf Club in Auburn, Washington
Hosted by the University of Washington.
 
Teams (seeded in the following order):
1.UCLA (Pacific-10)
2.UNLV
3.Arizona
4.Georgia
5.Arizona State
6.Washington
7.New Mexico (Mountain West)
8.Southern California
9.Pepperdine (West Coast)
10.San Diego State
11.California
12.Fresno State (WAC)
13.UC Irvine (Big West)
14.Brigham Young
15.Colorado State
16.UTEP
17.Denver
18.Oregon
19.Austin Peay (Ohio Valley)
20.Stanford
21.Oregon State
22.Old Dominion (Colonial)
23.Xavier (Atlantic 10)
24.Oral Roberts (Mid-Continent)
25.Navy (Patriot)
26.Central Connecticut State (Northeast)
27.Loyola (Maryland) (Metro Atlantic)
 
Individuals:
1.Matt Hansen, Pacific
2.Brendan Steele, UC Riverside
3.Travis Bertoni, Cal Poly
4.Isaac Weintraub, San Jose State
5.Pete Sisich, Cal State Northridge
6.Graham DeLaet, Boise State
 
Conferences receiving automatic qualification into the 2003 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships are: Atlantic Coast Conference, Atlantic Sun Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference, Big East Conference, Big South Conference, Big Ten Conference, Big 12 Conference, Big West Conference, Colonial Athletic Association, Conference USA, Horizon League, Ivy Group, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Mid-American Conference, Mid-Continent Conference, Missouri Valley Conference, Mountain West Conference, Northeast Conference, Ohio Valley Conference, Pacific-10 Conference, Patriot League, Southeastern Conference, Southern Conference, Southland Conference, Southwestern Athletic Conference, Sun Belt Conference, West Coast Conference, and Western Athletic Conference.