Hokies Ranked Fourth in Region
de Jonge ranked fifth individually
April 2, 2002 Augusta, Ga. - Virginia Tech is fourth in the men's golf South Region team rankings, as released by the NCAA Golf Advisory committee. Hokie junior Brendon de Jonge (Harare, Zimbabwe) is currently fifth in the individual rankings. Tech is currently ranked seventh in the Golfstat.com poll and is ranked 15th in both the Golfweek/Sagarin and the Precept/GCAA polls. The South Region's top three teams are also the top three teams in the current Precept/GCAA national poll. The Hokies play in the Cleveland Golf/Augusta State Invitational this weekend, where eight of the top 12 teams in the region will compete.
South Region Team Rankings (As of 4/1/02) 1. Georgia Tech 2. Wake Forest 3. Clemson 4. Virginia Tech 5. NC State 6. Augusta State 7. Duke 8. Virginia 9. UNC-Chapel Hill 10. Coastal Carolina 11. Furman 12. Georgia Southern Individual South Region Rankings 1. Troy Matteson Georgia Tech 2. DJ Trahan Clemson 3. Bill Haas Wake Forest 4. Oliver Wilson Augusta State 5. Brendon de Jonge Virginia Tech 6. Kris Mikkelson Georgia Tech 7. Gregg Jones Clemson 8. Chan Wongluekiet Georgia Tech 9. Georffrey Harris Old Dominion 10. Dustin Bray UNC