UNF Men's Golf Ready for Play at NCAA Louisville Regional

UNF Men's Golf Ready for Play at NCAA Louisville Regional

TEE TIME: No. 13-ranked North Florida men's golf earned the No. 3 seed at the upcoming NCAA Louisville (Ky.) Regional scheduled for play Monday thru Wednesday at the UofL Golf Club. The Ospreys will get started Monday with a 7:30 a.m. tee time. 

EVENT: NCAA Louisville Regional
DATE: Monday-Wednesday, May 13-15
LOCATION: UofL Golf Club (Louisville, Ky.)
COURSE INFO: Par 71 / 7,217 yards

TOURNAMENT FORMAT: Three-day, 54-hole event (18 holes each day with fixed tee times off Hole 1 & 10)
TOURNAMENT FIELD (13 teams) Golfstat Top 100 Rankings 
#1 Oklahoma State, #11 Auburn, #13 North Florida, #21 Louisville, #25 Baylor, #35 Arkansas State, #37 Iowa State, #48 West Virginia, #49 Arizona, #59 Mississippi State, #63 New Mexico, Jacksonville State, Southern Illinois

1. Philip Knowles (71.19 avg)
2. Travis Trace (72.44 avg)
3. Andrew Alligood (72.84 avg)
4. Jordan Batchelor (72.81 avg)
5. Michael Mattiace (72.93 avg)
Alternate: Cody Carroll (73.67 avg)

- UNF is playing in its 15th all-time NCAA Regional appearance at the Division I level and 10th consecutive trip
- Ospreys earned a runner-up finish last year at the NCAA Norman Regional with Travis Trace collecting regional medalist honors
- North Florida has faced 8 of the other 12 teams in the regional field this season, owning an 11-4-0 mark in head-to-head play
- This season, UNF posted three tournament titles including the ASUN Championship while also tallying a trio of runner-up showings
- Ospreys are seeking their sixth trip to the NCAA Championship and second in a row
- The low five teams and the low individual not on an advancing team from the regional advance to the NCAA Championship on May 24-29 in Fayetteville, Ark.
- North Florida will be paired with Oklahoma State and Auburn on the opening day, starting play at 7:30 a.m. on Hole 1

"We are looking forward to going to a new place for us. We get the chance to compete and accomplish one of our goals from the start of the season. If we play like we can than no matter what the result, we will be satisfied. It's now time to get focused and work to be ready."