Men's Golf

WCC Championships Set to Tee Off Monday

Brad Lanning and Tyler Torano

Brad Lanning and Tyler Torano

April 13, 2014

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LOS ANGELES -- Ask senior Tyler Torano, and everything the 2013-14 LMU men's golf program has done and experience is all for one thing, to get them ready for the West Coast Conference Championships.

Making huge strides in the spring portion of the season under first-year Head Coach Brad Lanning, the Lions enter the 2014 WCC Championships feeling they are capable of big things.

LMU Sports Network talked to Lanning and the senior Torano about the path they have walked as a team this season, their improvement over the spring and their thoughts on the upcoming Championships.

The 2014 West Coast Conference Men's Golf Championship will take place at the Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash. Starting Monday, April 14 through Wednesday, April 16. Golfers will play 18 holes per day on the par-72 course playing at 7,007 yards.

WCC Championship Links:
VIDEO PREVIEW | GOLD MOUNTAIN GC | WCC CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM | GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP CENTRAL

 

 

Representing the Lions at the Championships will be Torano, sophomore Connor Campbell, freshman Blake Meek, sophomore Braden Baer and sophomore Chase Nicolai.

Torano leads the Lions in stroke average at 73.0, followed by Campbell at 73.8. They along with Meek have played all 10 tournaments for the Lions this season. Nicolai has played in seven and is fourth on the team with a 75.4 stroke average, just .1 off of Meek's 75.3. Baer joined the Lions at semester and has played in three tournaments, posting a top-10 finish for a stroke average of 75.5.

The Lions have played in seven tournaments in the spring portion of their schedule, posting four top-five finishes, including a final round 286 at the Farms Collegiate Invite, jumping them from ninth to third in the final standings.

Follow the WCC Championships live at GolfStat.com.

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