FOUR CACC GOLFERS EARN PING ALL-REGION HONORS
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 22, 2011) – Four golfers from Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) institutions have been selected to the PING All-East Region team. The recipients were Wilmington University’s Dan Ott and Paul Tighe and Post University’s David McGregor and Thomas Rees. The voting was conducted by the coaches in the Golf Coaches Association of America.
Ott, a sophomore, was named the CACC Golfer of the Year this season and was tabbed to the All-Tournament team after finishing third at the CACC Championships by carding a total of 150 (74, 76). With Ott helping to lead the way, Wilmington won the CACC Championship, placed third at the NCAA Super Regional and became the second team in CACC history to advance to the NCAA Championships.
Tighe, a sophomore, was also an All-Conference selection this season, and finished eighth at the CACC Championships. He was the Wildcats’ top finisher at the NCAA Super Regional, placing twelfth. Ott and Tighe earned All-Region honors for the second consecutive year and remain the only All-Region golfers in program history.
Post’s McGregor finished second at this year’s CACC Championship after winning the event the previous three seasons, and placed 22nd at the Super Regional with a three-round total of 224 (72, 77 75). Post won three CACC Championships with McGregor leading the way and he was a four-time All-CACC performer. McGregor also made the All-Region team as a junior.
Rees, a sophomore, placed fourth at the CACC Championship after firing a two-round total of 151 (76, 75) to claim All-Tournament honors. He was also a member of the All-Conference team for the second consecutive season and placed 35th at the Super Regional.