In the opening weekend of the spring season, Florida Southern will be hosting a top-10 showdown within Division II. Top-ranked Barry, No. 2 South Carolina-Aiken, No. 3 West Florida, No. 5 Columbus State, T8 Nova Southeastern and No. 10 Lynn will face off at the Matlock Collegiate Classic beginning Feb. 10. The tournament will be held in Lakeland, Fla. and will run through Feb. 11.
Barry enters the season ranked No. 1 after a couple of wins during the fall season. The Bucaneers are led by sophomore Adam Svensson who played in the Jones Cup Invitational in Sea Island, Ga. The Jones Cup features a 90-player field of the best amateurs in the world, representing 18 countries.
In Division I, second-ranked Georgia Tech, No. 4 Oklahoma State, No. 9 Stanford, and Division II's Cal State Monterey Bay will compete in the Amer Ari Invitational taking place in Kona Hawaii. The tournament will take place on Thursday through Saturday..