Concord University made sure the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship’s host school would also be a participant.

The third-seeded Mountain Lions completed a wire-to-wire victory with a six-stroke win over Clarion (Pa.) University at the East Regional Tournament which concluded Wednesday at the Speidel Golf Club.

Concord ended the 54-hole event with a 914. Clarion finished with a 920. The victory gives the Mountain Lions a berth in the May 16-19 national tournament which they and the West Virginia Conference will host at the Resort at Glade Springs.

The University of Charleston turned in the low round of the final day with a 296 to pass Fairmont State for third place in the tournament. The Golden Eagles finished with a three-day total of 921. FSU shot a 307 Wednesday to finish at 928 and in fourth place.

“Of course I’m pleased with what we were able to accomplish this year, but I was hoping to carry the momentum of our win in the conference tournament over to this tournament, win the region and earn a berth in the national finals,” said FSU head coach Reid Amos. “Maybe next year.

“This is my third season and when you take a look back at what the players were able to accomplish I think it speaks volumes. We went from not being a factor in any tournament two years ago to making the national tournament for the first time last year, to being a factor in nearly every tournament this year, winning the conference title and finishing fourth in the East Region. I’m very proud of what this group of young men have accomplished. We lose two seniors in Micah Morrison and Vinny Gala and we return four of our top five players. Hopefully next year we can continue to improve, sustain our success and take the next step.”

Jon Burnside led FSU on the final day with a 74. Micah Morrison carded a 75, Justin Caroli finished with a 78, Tyler Franklin ended with an 80 and Will Gautreau concluded the event with an 81.

Caroli’s three-day total of 229 was good enough to tie him for sixth place overall individually. Morrison had a 232 and finished tied for 12th, while Burnside ended up with a 233 to finish in a tie for 15th.

Ohio Valley placed fifth in the team standings with a 930. The Fighting Scots were followed by West Liberty State (940), Indiana (Pa.) University (946) and West Virginia Wesleyan (954).

Concord’s Matt Horn claimed individual medalist honors with a three-over par 216. Charleston’s Michael Todd placed second with a 219. Todd will also qualify for the national tournament as an individual by virtue of being the low individual not on a qualifying team.

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