Lundell set to tee it up at NCAA Cle Elum Regional
CLE, ELUM, Wash. – Carson Lundell will represent BYU men’s golf in the individual competition at the NCAA Cle Elum, Washington Regional at Tumble Creek Golf and Country Club on May 17-19.
A total of 45 golfers were selected to compete as individuals at the four regional sites. These individuals were selected from teams not receiving regional bids.
Lundell is the No. 1 seed among the five individuals selected to compete at the Cle Elum Regional. The other individual competitors are Matt McCarty of Santa Clara, Jack Trent of UNLV, Jake Vincent of SUU and Gabe Lysen of UVU. Lundell (No. 53), McCarty (No. 65), Trent (No. 93) and Vincent (No. 205) are each featured in the Golfstat top-250 player rankings.
Lundell has faced McCarty, Trent and Lysen in previous tournaments during the 2021 spring season. While Trent finished four shots ahead of Lundell at the Arizona Intercollegiate, Lundell has seen recent success versus McCarty and Lysen, finishing nine shots ahead of McCarty at the WCC Championships and 22 shots in front of Lysen at the PING Cougar Classic.
The Cle Elum Regional also features a difficult field of 14 teams that includes five top-25 ranked teams in No. 6 Wake Forest, No. 7 Pepperdine, No. 17 Florida, No. 20 Arizona and No. 25 San Francisco. These teams combine to feature a total of 42 individuals nationally ranked individuals.
While Lundell has performed at a high-level all season, the All-WCC First Teamer rides a rececnt momentum of success into regionals. Lundell has taken first-place in two of his last three tournaments and posted scores in the 60s in seven of his last nine rounds.
The top-5 finishing teams and top-finishing individual from a non-advancing team at Cle Elum will move on to compete at the NCAA Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona on May 28-June 2.
Follow Lundell as he competes for a spot at nationals beginning on Monday, May 17 at 10:34 a.m. PDT. Live-scoring updates will be available via Golfstat.
NCAA Cle Elum Regional | Individual Competitors
|1||Carson Lundell||BYU||No. 53|
|2||Matt McCarty||Santa Clara||No. 65|
|4||Jake Vincent||SUU||No. 205|
NCAA Cle Elum Regional | Teams
|1||No. 6 Wake Forest|
|2||No. 7 Pepperdine - (WCC Champion)|
|3||No. 17 Florida|
|4||No. 20 Arizona - (Pac-12 Champion)|
|5||No. 25 San Francisco|
|8||East Tennessee State - (Southern Conference Champion)|
|12||Long Beach State - (Big West Champion)|
|13||Denver - Summit - (Summit League Champion)|
|14||Sacramento State - (Big Sky Champion)|
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