College Sports

Davidson wraps up 1st NCAA golf tournament

Davidson finished 13th out of 14 teams at the NCAA golf regional in Raleigh that completed play Wednesday.

The Wildcats, who recently won the Atlantic 10 championship and were playing in their first NCAA golf tournament, were led by freshman Alex Ross, who finished tied for 21st with a three-day total of 210 at N.C. State’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course. Junior Mike Blasey, the A-10’s individual medalist, tied for 61st with a 220, Jack Lang was 64th with a 221, Hoke Carlton tied for 72nd with a 230 and Michael Freeman tied for 74th with a 234.

The Charlotte 49ers’ Conor Purcell, playing as an individual, finished tied for 61st with a 220.

Texas won the regional’s team title and will be joined by Duke, N.C. State, Augusta and Arizona State at the national finals in Stillwater, Okla. Campbell’s Pontus Nyholm was the highest finisher (winning a three-way playoff) from a team not making the finals and will play in Stillwater as an individual.