This is the third straight trip to the NCAA Regional Tournament for the Aggies. NM State won its fourth WAC Championship last week, earning a spot at the regional tournament.
The Aggies will send Tim Madigan, Ryan Word, Gaston De La Torre, Justin Shin and Justin Knauber to the regional tournament. Madigan, Word and De La Torre all competed in the 2009 regional tournament.
Joining the Aggies, who just won their third straight Western Athletic Conference title, will be the following teams ranked in order:
Oregon, UNLV, Augusta State, Tennessee, San Diego State, California, Chattanooga, Central Florida, Arizona, UC-Irvine, Missouri, New Mexico State, Oral Roberts. Teams winning automatic qualification are designated by their conferences in parentheses.
Last year at the 2009 NCAA Southwest Regional Tournament, Aggies carded a final round team score of 24-over par, 308, placing 11th overall. For the tournament the Aggies shot 57-over par, 909. Senior Travis Reid finished the tournament tied for seventh overall with a three round score of 4-over par, 217. After two round of even par golf, Reid shot 4-over par in the final round of play.
Results will be available at www.golfstat.com.