EWC golf team wins Region IX title

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

EWC Golf Team Region IX Champions (left to right) Coach Zach Smith, Ryder Velasquez, Denton Shaw, Eric Lovell, Adrian Torres Ruiz and Logan Harrison.

EWC Golf Team Region IX Champions (left to right) Coach Zach Smith, Ryder Velasquez, Denton Shaw, Eric Lovell, Adrian Torres Ruiz and Logan Harrison.

The Eastern Wyoming College men’s golf team has won the Region IX team title will travel to Melbourne, FL to compete in the national tournament May 17-20 at the Duran Golf Club.

Additionally, four Lancer players also made the All-Region team.  First team players were Logan Harrison, sophomore, Cheyenne, WY; Ryder Velasquez, freshman, South Ogden, UT; and Adrian Torres Ruiz, freshman, Madrid, Spain.  Denton Shaw, freshman, Lusk, WY was named to the All-Region second team.

“This was certainly our goal at the beginning of the season and I am proud of these young men as they achieved that goal,” added Coach Zach Smith.  “Every player has been an integral part of our team’s success.  We are working hard to prepare for nationals including analyzing the tournament course so that we can make the appropriate adjustments.”

National tournament daily results can be found at http://www.njcaa.org/sports/mgolf/2015-16/div1/national_championship/Index.

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