West Virginia the early surprise in Louisville Regional

The last time West Virginia advanced to the NCAA postseason, Harry S. Truman was in the Oval Office. The No. 8-seeded Mountaineers, the at-large bid to the Louisville Regional

At the Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ark. West Virginia's men's golf program was reinstated in 2015-16 after more than 30-year break. The last time the Mountaineers was 1947.

Coach Sean Covich. T “It's pretty cool.”

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Auburn carded the day’s low round, 8-under 276, to pace the field at University of Louisville Golf Club. Four schools broke par on the day.

Matthew Sharpstene, who boasts a 70.63 scoring average and four-top 10 finishes. 7% Sharpstene shot 72.

West Virginia. The team made the play for Louisville for a tune-up.

That’s part how Covich’s team prepares – by playing a ton.

“We dont have a practice, we barely have a range,” said Covich. “We just play a lot.”

Covich's first roster at West Virginia consisted of most transfers. Team unity was great. It takes a few years for the Mountaineers to find their identity.

And they have a blast. The players asked if they could buy them.

"We finally have a team."

Maybe all that chemistry can lead to something special in Louisville.

Cardinal red

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Mattias Schmid leads the field with a 5-under 66 that included six birdies and the eagle. The marks for the first time the Cardinals have a host for the University of Louisville Golf Club.

Finishes, amassing and school-record 11 top-5 finishes. The Cardinals, seeded fourth, led the field in birdies on Day 1 with 22.

88.7 percent of the time.

Chip shots

Oklahoma State NCAA-leading 13 regional titles. After Round 1 in Louisville, the top-ranked team trails Auburn by two. While the Austro Eckroat sophomore added a. T … North Florida, the No. 3 seed, got off a slow start. The Ospreys stand in eighth place after the 8-under 292.… Only 15 players in the field broke par. … Jimmy Hervol 's. T

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