2012 XU Graduate Finished Tied for Second Place at NCAA Regional
2012 XU Graduate Was Seven-Under for the Tourney
Just Three Strokes Off the Lead, MacLean Sits in Seventh Overall
XU Senior Carded Three-Under 68, One Shot Off Lead
Regional to be Played at University of Michigan Course May 17-19
Sebastian MacLean shot a 1-under and is now tied for seventh after the second round of the NCAA Men's Golf Regional. Overall the recent Xavier graduate is 4-under par.
Sebastian MacLean currently sits alone in fourth place after carding a 3-under par in the first round of golf at the NCAA Men's Golf Regional. He will play the second of three rounds beginning on Friday morning.
Sebastian MacLean had a chance to play the course in preparation for the NCAA Men's Golf Regional in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Senior golfer Sebastian MacLean will take on the field at the NCAA Men's Golf Regional field in Ann Arbor, Mich. next weekend. It will be the second time competing as an individual at a regional tournament for MacLean.
Sebastian MacLean, a senior on the men's golf team, is featured in this week's Meet the Musketeers segment.
Photos of Sebastian MacLean
2011-12: Competed in 12 events for Xavier ... Led the team in scoring average at 71.14 ... Named A-10 Performer of the Week three times during the season ... Named to the A-10 All-Conference Team ... Was given the Sedler Award which is given to two Xavier student-athletes who have demonstrated hard work and enthusiasm during their career as a Musketeer ... Opened up the fall season with a seventh place performance at the Marshall Invitational where he carded a 7-under-par 207 (72-69-66) ... Turned in a fifth place finish at the St. Mary's Invitational off an even-par 216 performance ... Was sixth at the Cobra Puma Invitational with a 4-under-par 212 ... Earned a third place finish at the Georgetown Intercollegiate with a 3-over-par 216 ... Started off the spring season with a win at the Bash at the Beach, carding a 10-under-par 206 (72-68-66) ... Finished third at the Irish Creek Collegiate with an 8-under-par 205 (68-66-71) ... Despite harsh weather conditions, he finished second at the Robert Kepler Invitational with an 8-over-par 221 ... Earned a third place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship off a 4-under-par 140 performance ... Competed as an individual at the 2012 NCAA Central Regional at Michigan, finishing tied for second place (68-70-68=206 -7) - the highest individual finish in program history ... Ended the season ranked No. 89 on Golfstat.
2010-11: Saw action in all 11 events as a junior ... Led the Musketeers in scoring with an average of 73.10 ... named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference team after posting a fourth place finish with rounds of 72-72-74--218 (+2) ... Had arguably the best tournament of his collegiate career at the Marshall Invitational where he fired unconscious rounds of 63-69-65 for a 16-under-par 197 to win his first medalist honors... His tournament total of 197 broke the Marshall Invitational record by five strokes ... Set a course record at the Marshall Invitational ... Named Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week after winning the Renaissance Invitational in Ft. Myers, Fla. ... MacLean fired rounds of 69-72-68--209 (-7) to win his second event of his career ... Had a team-best 10 rounds at or below-par ... Finished the fall campaign with a fourth place finish at the Georgetown Invitational with a 2-under-par 211.
Summer 2010: Participated in the British Amateur in June and made it to the round of 16 ... Finished 31st at the St. Andrew's Links Trophy ... Tied for 22nd place at the Porter Cup and posted a 34th place finish at the Western Amateur ... Nominated to participate for the Bolivian National team in October 2010 in the World Amateur Team Championship and the 2010 South American Team Championship
2009-10: Played in 10 of Xavier's 11 events, posting one top-five finish, two-top-10's and four top-20's ... Led the team with a 73.6 scoring average and registered a team-best 12 rounds at par or better ... Got off to a tremendous start, tying for fifth place at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Riverside, Iowa by firing rounds of 68-72-74 - 214 (-2) to finish seven shots out of the lead in the season-opener ... Put together a ninth-place finish in Xavier's next event, the Maryland Intercollegiate. MacLean shot a season-low 67 in the second round, which was bookended by a 71 and a 75 as he fired an even par 213 during the event ... Tied for 15th at the Xavier Invitational, carding rounds of 69-75-72 - 216 (E) ... His fourth top-20 came at the Desert Shootout in Goodyear, Ariz. on the strength of rounds of 70-68-77 - 215 (-1) ... Finished at +1 or better in six of Xavier's 10 events.
2008-09: Competed in 11 events for XU and qualified for the NCAA Regional ... His 72.88 scoring average set a new record for a Xavier freshman ... Posted a team-best nine rounds under par, including a four-under par 68 at the UMB Bank Missouri Tiger Invitational. MacLean finished in a tie for first place in that event with an eight-under par 208, falling on the second playoff hole to SUM's Kelly Kraft ... Put together six top-ten finishes and seven top-20 finishes ... Finished in the top-five in each of Xavier's last five tournaments ... Posted a second-place finish at the Marshall Invitational by firing a four-under par 212 ... Shot rounds of 74-73-77 - 224 to finish in a tie for 30th at the NCAA Central Regional, which was held at The Club at Olde Stone in Bowling Green, Ky. ... Earned Atlantic 10 All-Conference honors to go along with being named to the PING All-Midwest Region Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America ... Qualified for the British Amateur and finished one shot off the match play cut.
High School: Member of the winning team at the 2007 South American Amateur Team Championship "Copa Los Andes" ... Seven-time Bolivian junior ranked national champion ... 2005 and 2006 Bolivian National ranked Amateur Champion ... Two-time member of the Bolivian team for the 2004 and 2006 World Amateur Team Championships ... Winner of two TJGT events in 2007 ... Finished ninth at the 2006 Doral Jr. Publix Classic ... Owns more than fifteen National Titles.
Personal: Son of Percy MacLean and Victoria Velasquez ... Has two younger brothers, Andres and Santiago ... An entrepreneurial studies major