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Mills and Reeves Chosen for Ping All-Region Team

Mills and Reeves Chosen for Ping All-Region Team

June 1, 2011

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson sophomores Corbin Mills and Crawford Reeves were both named to the Ping Division I All-Region team on Wednesday. The Clemson players were two of the 25 selected by the Golf Coaches Association of American for the East region.

The other players on the team were Evan Beck of Wake Forest, Lee Bedford of Wake Forest, Josh Brock of UNC-Wilmington, Albin Choi of NC State, Will Collins of Virginia, Will Golden of Charlotte, Tim Gornik of Duke, J.T. Griffin of Georgia Tech, Paul Haley of Georgia Tec, Stephan Jaeger of Chattanooga, Robert Karlsson of Liberty, Ben Kohles of Virginia, Michael McGowan of North Carolina and Payne McLeod of UNC-Wilmington.

Also selected were Brinson Paolini of Duke, Wes Roach of Duke, Kyle Scott of Georgia Tech, Sebastian Soderberg of Coastal Carolina, Julian Suri of Duke, Mitchell Sutton of NC State, Harold Varner of East Carolina, David Watkins of East Carolina and James White of Georgia Tech.

Mills, who was named to the Ping All-Region team for the second straight year, led Clemson in stroke average with a 73.00 average, while Reeves was just behind at 73.06. In fact, the two players were separated by just two total shots in the same number of rounds (30) for the academic year.

Mills led the team in top 10 finishes with four, including a season best third place at the Jacksonville Invitational, and a sixth place at the ACC Tournament. He was Clemson’s best golfer at the league tournament with a four-under par 212. He finished 14th at the NCAA Regional Tournament at Erie, CO.

Reeves was Clemson’s best golfer in terms of stroke average over the last month of the season and he led the squad in rounds in the 60s with seven. Like Mills, Reeves had 10 under-par rounds and had three top 10 finishes including three in his last five tournaments. He closed the year with six straight top 16 finishes, including a team best seventh place at the NCAA Regional in Erie, CO.