Release: May 21, 2011
RADFORD, Va. -- Senior golfer
Jake Katz finished his stellar collegiate
career with back-to-back birdies and posted a 2-over-par (76)
in the final round of the NCAA Regionals Saturday at the par-72
Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech. Katz jumped up 10 spots
on the leaderboard over the final 18 holes to finish in a tie
for 42nd place among 75 golfers. He shot 76-78-74=228 (+12).
The regional featured 13 teams and 10 individuals.
In a sparkling regular season, Katz defeated more than 95% of his opponents and posted a staggering 899-37-18 record in head-to-head competition. He collected nine top-10 finishes, five runner-up performances and an individual title at the Cornell Invitational. He holds the program record for the lowest career scoring average (74.29) and ranks second all-time in top-10 finishes with 25.
A two-time America Sky Player of the Year, Katz was selected as one of 45 players to receive an individual NCAA bid. He was the third individual chosen out of 10 to compete at the Virginia Tech site.
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