WWU the No. 2 seed from West

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 27, 2013 

Western Washington earned the No. 2 seed in the West Region and will compete in the NCAA Division II Men's Golf South Central/West Regional beginning Monday, May 6, in Dupont.

Western Washington, Saint Martin's and the Great Northwest Athletic Conference are the co-hosts for the three-day regional.

A total of 108 student-athletes from the West and South Central regions will compete for an opportunity to advance to the NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championships May 20-24 in Hershey, Penn. Each region qualified 10 teams and four additional golfers.

Leading Western Washington into the regional will be Jake Webb and Mark Strickland. Webb, the GNAC Golfer of the Year, leads the conference in scoring averaging 73.5. Strickland ranks second with a 73.6 average.

Other Viking golfers ranked in the Top 10 include Dylan Goodwin and Evan Needham. They are both averaging 74.5 and rank fourth and fifth, respectively.

Five teams from the 20-team regional and the top two individuals not on a qualifying team will advance to the national championships.

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