golf-men-d2 flag | April 17, 2014

Four conference championships headline weekend play

  Western New Mexico celebrates its jump in the recent poll, lands at No. 8.

Second-ranked South Carolina-Aiken is set for the upcoming Peach Belt Conference championship, which is hosted by Columbus State on April 18-19.

The tournament will take place at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.

A season ago, head coach Michael Carlisle’s team competed and won at the same course at the PBC championship.

In 2013, the Pacers claimed the victory by two strokes over the host Cougars on the par-72, 7,057-yard course. Two years ago, the Pacers and Braves tied for first, but UNC-Pembroke won the team championship on the first playoff hole.

This season, South Carolina-Aiken faces stiff competition once again as several teams competing for the conference title are ranked, including No. 7 Armstrong Atlantic and No. 14 Columbus State, which are both in the top 10.


No. 4 Cal State Monterey Bay is traveling to the California Collegiate Athletic Asscociation championship on April 22-23 when the Otters defend their 2013 title at Brookside Country Club in Stockton, Calif. Also competing will be No. 5 Chico State and No. 13 Cal State Stanislaus.  

Western New Mexico recently jumped to it highest ranking this season at No. 8. Western New Mexico will be competing at the Rocky Mountain Athletics Conference championship April 21-22 in Goodyear, Ariz.

No. 9 Central Missouri returns April 21-23 at the Mid-America Intercollegiate championships at Alvamar Country Club in Lawrence, Kan.