Kocher Finishes at NCAA Regionals

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Junior David Kocher of the Maryland men's golf team finished in the NCAA Regionals Wednesday in West Lafayette, Ind. at the Kampen Course.

Kocher earned his third straight NCAA Regionals bid as an individual earlier this month. He shot a four-over 76 in Monday's first round, a 75 Tuesday and an 81 Wednesday. He finished with a combined score of 232, which was +16.

Kocher led the way for Maryland at the Big Ten Men's Golf Championships April 28-30, finishing fourth overall and earning All-Tournament Team honors. In the final round, he posted the lowest score in the field with a five-under 65. Kocher birdied five of his last nine holes, using just 30 strokes on them. He finished the tournament -2 overall with a score of 208 (71-72-65).

Kocher earned an NCAA Regionals bid as a freshman in 2015 and competed in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. Last year, he competed in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Terrapins have had an individual compete in each of the last five seasons. Sean Bosdosh earned bids in 2013 and 2014 and Tom Harris earned a bid with Kocher in 2016.