Kent's Mills Wins NCAA Central Golf Regional

Updated 5/22/2000
Kent's Mills Wins NCAA Central Regional VICTORIA, TEXAS (May 20) - Kent's Jon Mills shot a tournament-low 65 to capture individual medalist honors and lead the Kent State University men's golf team to a second-place finish at the NCAA Central Regional Saturday at Victoria Country Club in Victoria, Texas, on May 20.

Mills opened the tournament with an even-par 72 in the first round. He bettered that with a 66 in the second round and wrapped up the tournament with a 65 to finish 11-under par and five strokes ahead of runner-up Cody Freeman of the Oklahoma.

As a team, the Golden Flashes shot 849 (291-285-273) to finish just three strokes behind No. 23 Texas (291-284-272--847). The second-place finish sends Kent State on to the NCAA Championship May 31-June 3 at the Grand National Golf Complex in Opelika, Ala. The trip marks Kent State's seventh NCAA Championship appearance in the past 11 years.

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