Eagle Golfers Headed For So Cal Regionals

The MSJC men's golf team went 6-2 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Finals on Monday to finish second in the final league standings, earning them a trip to the Southern Californiamgolfteamphoto-conffinals-17.jpg

The Eagles came out of the gates quickly in the 36 hole event held at El Camino Golf Club as they went unbeaten at 4-0 in the morning round.  MSJC then held on in the afternoon to take third place in the day's second round which was good enough for a 2-2 mark.  MSJC ended conference play with a record of 33-15 which tied them for second place with Palomar.  After the PCAC tie-breaker was applied to the standings the Eagles were awarded second place and a spot in the post season.

Richard Schweitzer capped off his stellar regular season by not only tying for medalist honors in the conference finals after shooting back to back 73's, he also earned Conference Golf Athlete of the Year honors for his PCAC best 73.7 scoring average.  Schweitzer, a sophomore from Hemet High School, edged out Matt Schmitt of Desert for the top honor.  MSJC's Kieran Blundell also helped the Eagles cause on Monday shooting 77 in the morning and 73 in the afternoon round.  Blundell propelled himself all the way into third in the final conference individual standings with a league scoring average of 74.5.  Sam Proctor joined Blundell on the All-Conference team by shooting 76-82 Monday and finished the conference schedule with the PCAC's 8th best scoring average at 76.7.

Vincent Brunet turned in an 89 and a 78 on Monday while Tyler Galleher had a 76 and an 84 on the day for the Eagles.  Bernardo Campos carded a 79 in Monday's first round and an 87 in the second.

The Eagles will return to El Camino Golf Club on Monday May 8th for the Southern California Regionals.  MSJC will be joined by PCAC team champion College of the Desert, who finished with a conference record of 41-7.

Final PCAC Standings                                                                         MSJC Individual Honors
1. Desert   41-7                                                                              Richard Schweitzer-PCAC Male Golf Athlete of the Year
2. MSJC    33-15 (won tiebreaker)                                                      Kieran Blundell-All PCAC
3. Palomar 33-15                                                                             Sam Proctor-All PCAC
4. Cuy      11-37
5. El Co     2-46

The MSJC men's golf team qualified for the So Cal Regionals May 8th by coming in second place in the final PCAC standings.  Richard Schweitzer (left) was named the Conference Player of the Year after recording a scoring average of 73.7 for the conference season.