Central Missouri men’s golf place second at the NCAA Super Regional Tournament at Cog Hill Country Club in Lemont, IL. For the third time in the last five years, the University of Missouri-St. Louis men’s golf team has earned a spot in the NCAA Division II Championships.
UCM and UMSL ensured themselves of a bid to the Division II National Meet, May 18-22 at the Rock Barn Golf Course and Spa in Conover, N.C.
UCM shot a final round 309, 21 strokes over par. They finished the regional at 895, +31, and 10-strokes behind Regional Champions, Central Oklahoma. The Tritons recorded a third place finish.
It marks the ninth NCAA Championships appearance for the program and the third under the direction of sixth-year head coach Troy Halterman. UMSL’s last appearance was in 2013, in which the Tritons posted a program-best tie for fifth place finish.
Travis Mays was the Mules top finisher. He placed in the top-10, tying for seventh overall with a 220, four over par, over the three days. Mays best round was the first, when he shot a 67 (-5). He shot a 78, six over par today. Individually for UMSL, junior Anthony Cope tied for 12th place with a 222 (76-71-75), while sophomore Matt Barry was one stroke behind with a 223 (70-74-79).