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Clemson Trails Only Georgia

Clemson Trails Only Georgia

March 28, 2001

Princeton, NJ – Clemson is ranked second in this week’s MasterCard College Golf Rankings. The Tigers have been ranked in the top three three in the nation in every poll this year. The Tigers trail only Georgia, who won the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational this past weekend in a head to head meeting with the Tigers. Georgia Tech is ranked third, while TCU is fourth and Florida is fifth.

Clemson has three of the top 16 players in the nation according to the individual rankings. Lucas Glover is ranked second in the nation behind Bryce Molder of Georgia Tech. John Engler, also a senior at Clemson, is ranked fifth, while D.J. Trahan has improved to 16th. Trahan finished third in the Schenkel and jumped from 35th to 16th in the rankings.

Trahan will not play in Clemson’s next event, the United States Collegiate in Mexico. He will be playing in the Masters in Augusta, GA as the result of his United States Public Links championship last July.

Team Rankings 1 Georgia2 Clemson 3 Georgia Tech 4 TCU 5 Florida 6 South Carolina 7 Southern California 8 Texas 9 North Carolina State 10 Augusta State 11 Brigham Young 12 Arizona State 13 New Mexico 14 East Tennessee State 15 Oklahoma 16 Virginia Tech 17 Louisiana State 18 Minnesota 19 Duke 20 Northwestern

Rank Player Year School Points
1 Bryce Molder SR Georgia Tech 385.950
2 Lucas Glover SR Clemson University 275.728
3 Erik Compton SO Georgia, U. of 256.000
4 David Sanchez SR North Carolina State 235.000
5 John Engler SR Clemson University 234.550
6 Chris Wisler SR East Tennessee St. 230.258
7 Nick Cassini SR Georgia, U. of 209.250
8 Luke Donald SR Northwestern 196.485
9 Jamie Elson JR Augusta State U. 190.348
10 Kyle Thompson SR South Carolina 180.518
11 Jeff Quinney SR Arizona State U. 174.377
12 Ryan Hybl FR Georgia, U. of 173.650
13 David Miller JR Georgia, U. of 152.400
14 Craig Lile SR Arkansas, U. of 152.260
15 Camilo Villegas FR Florida, U. of 152.000
16 D.J. Trahan SO Clemson University 140.527