Back to the ‘Ship: Paradis, Men’s Golf Capture NCAA Atlantic/East Regional Crowns

SNHU  2018-2019 men's golf team holding its first regional title.

RESULTS

When and Where: May 11, 2019 – Greensburg, Pa. (Totteridge Golf Club – Par 72)
Score: Southern New Hampshire – 899 (1st/20)

Senior Matt Paradis (Hooksett, N.H.) carded a 2-over 74 in the final round of the NCAA Atlantic/East Regional on Saturday at Totteridge Golf Club to earn individual medalist honors and lead the Southern New Hampshire University men's golf team to its first regional title and second trip to the NCAA National Championships.

INDIVIDUAL SCORERS

  • Paradis wins his first NCAA Regional crown with a three-stroke victory, posting a 5-under 211 following an opening-round score of 67 and a 70 in round two.
  • Junior Drew Kane (Scarborough, Maine) recorded the top score of the day for the Penmen with a 1-over 73 that placed him in a tie for 14th with a 226. Kane improved upon his middle round by five strokes with his 73, which was two shots better than his first-round score.
  • Junior Ryan Anderson (Beverly, Mass.) also produced his top score of the tournament with a 76, following up respective first- and second-round scores of 80 and 78, to total a 243.
  • Freshman Matt Conti (Walpole, Mass.) shot a 77 for a three-round total of 228, which tied him for 22nd, overall.

NOTES

  • Junior Garret Olivar (Manchester, N.H.), who did not factor into the team score with an 82, finished with a 243 through 54 holes.
  • SNHU's 899 topped Bentley University by just two strokes, while Wilmington (Del.) University was the third team to advance to the NCAA National Championships with a 903.
  • The Penmen make it back to the NCAA National Championships for the first time since their inaugural trip in 2016 with their first regional title. Nationals take place at The Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels, W.Va. – site of the two previous NCAA Atlantic/East Regionals – May 20-24.
  • Paradis, who had produced previous fourth-, fifth- and sixth-place finishes at the regional, defeated runner-up Owen Elliott of Shepherd University by three strokes.
  • Paradis finished with a tourney-high 17 birdies.
  • The NCAA Atlantic/East Regional was comprised of 107 student-athletes from 26 institutions.

UP NEXT

  • Southern New Hampshire will open up play at the NCAA National Championships on Monday, May 20.

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Rank

Team

R1

R2

R3

Total

+/- Par

1

Southern New Hampshire

298

301

300

899

+35

2

Bentley

304

294

303

901

+37

3

Wilmington(Del.)

296

305

302

903

+39

4

Gannon

308

302

300

910

+46

5

St. Thomas Aquinas

305

306

301

912

+48

T6

Indiana (Pa.)

307

309

299

915

+51

T6

Franklin Pierce

298

308

309

915

+51

8

Virginia Union

306

306

311

923

+59

T9

Dominican (N.Y.)

304

314

307

925

+61

T9

Assumption

313

309

303

925

+61

11

Mercyhurst

310

312

305

927

+63

12

Concordia (N.Y.)

312

314

304

930

+66

13

Roberts Wesleyan

318

309

305

932

+68

14

West Liberty

310

315

314

939

+75

15

Charleston

317

316

310

943

+79

16

Post

316

309

323

948

+84

17

California (Pa.)

304

323

323

950

+86

18

West Chester

309

322

321

952

+88

19

Concord

317

318

333

968

+104

20

Millersville

324

317

332

973

+109