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No. 19 @RazorbackMGolf Takes Aim At SEC Championship

BY ANDRES FOCIL
No. 19 @RazorbackMGolf Takes Aim At SEC Championship

NO. 19 @RAZORBACKMGOLF INFO. 2013-14 Record (Events): 88-42-2 (10)
Ranking: No. 19
Golf World/NIKE, No. 21
Golfstat, No. 21
Golfweek
Team Titles: 2 (Crooked Stick Intercollegiate & Gator Invite)
Top 5s: 5
Top 10s: 9
Head Coach: Brad McMakin (Oklahoma ‘91)
Record at Arkansas: 840-334-17 (8th Year)
NCAA Championship App.: 3 (2009, 11, 13)
NCAA Regional App.: 6 (2008, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13)
TOURNAMENT INFO.
Date: Friday, April 25 – Sunday, April 27
First Round Tee Time: 7:30 a.m. CT
City: St. Simons Island, Ga.
Site: Sea Island Golf Club
Course: Seaside Course – Par 70 – 6657 Yards
Live Scoring: www.GOLFSTAT.com
Twitter: @RazorbackMGOLF
Hashtags: #NeverYield | #WPS
SEC Championship App.: 22
Top Finish (Year): 1st (1995)
SEC Top 5s: 8
SEC Top 10s: 18
AT A GLANCE Led by defending individual champion Sebastian Cappelen, No. 19 Arkansas will play in its 23rd SEC Championship starting on Friday. The Razorbacks have finished in the top six the last five years, highlighted by a runner-up in 2009. Cappelen’s run to the 2013 SEC Individual title featured three straight rounds in the 60s and resulted in a league 54-hole record score of 202 (69-67-66).
STARTING 5 QUICK 5 HITS Sebastian Cappelen (Sr.) – Reigning SEC Individual Champion with a 54-hole record 202. – Career scoring average of 70.3 at the SEC Championship (9 RDs). – Ranked No. 20 by Golfstat and No. 22 by Golfweek. – Counting score in 29 of 30 rounds, including 14 under-par. – Finished in the top 20 in eight of 10 events.
Taylor Moore (So.) – Will make second straight SEC Championship start. – Team leader with five top 10s, including three in the spring. – Team low-man in four of five spring events (71.9 average). – Turned in 26 counting scores and 12 par or lower rounds. – 2013 Co-SEC Freshman of the Year.
Kolton Crawford (R-So.) – Will make second SEC Championship start (2012). – One of three players to start all 10 events. – Turned in a counting score in 26 of 30 rounds. – Shot par or lower in five of last 12 rounds. – Final round six-under 65 at the Valspar Invite is a team-best.
Nicolas Echavarria (So.) – Will make his first SEC Championship appearance. – Started all five spring events and six straight overall. – Has at least two counting scores in five of last six events. – Sports a scoring average of 74.9. – 2013 PING All-America Honorable Mention.
Zach Coats (R-Fr.) – Will make his first SEC Championship appearance. – Extends streak to eight straight years with a freshman at SECs. – Made first collegiate start last time out at the Aggie Invitational. – Turned in a pair of counting scores at the Aggie Invite. – Played as an individual at the Gator Invitational.
2014 SEC Championship Field (Golf World/NIKE Ranking) Alabama (1)
Arkansas (19) Auburn (22) Florida Georgia (5) Kentucky LSU (21) Mississippi State Missouri Ole Miss South Carolina (24) Tennessee Texas A&M (12) Vanderbilt (14)

Download: SEC Championship (4.25.14).pdf



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