Published: Sat, June 02, 2018
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

UA mens golf to play for NCAA championship

UA mens golf to play for NCAA championship

Mancheno lost a match-play round for the first time as a collegian when he fell 3 and 2 to Austin Eckroat of the No. 1-seeded Cowboys, who went on to beat the fifth-seeded Tigers 3-2 at Karsten Creek in Stillwater, Okla., to set up a championship match on Wednesday against Alabama.

Alabama football has played for a national championship five times in the past seven years, and Alabama golf is playing Wednesday in the NCAA final for the fourth time in seven years. He defeated Alabama's Jonathan Hardee 8 and 7 to claim the Cowboys' first point of the day. Wrapping up stroke play in a tie for 29th, the junior from OR posted birdies on 11 and 17 in his final round.

Head coach Alan Bratton won a national championship as a player at OSU in 1995, and wins his first as Cowboys coach.

The ASU men's golf team concluded its 2017-18 season on Monday afternoon at the NCAA Golf Championships in Stillwater, OK. Bauchou won five straight holes, holing out a bunker shot to shoot 29 on the front on his way to his rout. The Cowboy junior followed it up with a par to win the 10th and another par to square the 11thand lock up the match.

The Oslo, Norway, native won the second hole of the match against Auburn's Jovan Rebula and never relinquished the lead.

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The Cowboys will try to become the second team in three years to win the NCAA title on its home course.

Things started to get interesting after he had just taken a two-hole lead through the first four holes. "I even thought to myself 'man, it would be great if this went in.' I just hit it perfectly and it dropped right in". To be the one to make the putt, that's going to be really memorable for me. I think we match up pretty good with them and we're going to go out and give them all they can handle. "We picked a line, we felt confident, and we rolled it in, and I knew that was big, and kind of let my emotions out". He capped his 8&7 victory with a putt on the par-three 11th hole. "I got to see a couple of the other guys finish up". After reaching the turn trailing, 1-down, Ventura turned it on by taking the next four holes to inflate his lead to 3-up.

Oklahoma State won the other three matches to advance to the final match of the competition.

Vitkor Hovland never trailed in the opening match against Lee Hodges in a 4-and-3 victory.

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