Golfers: Anders Albertson, Bo Andrews, Seth Reeves, Ollie Schnierderjans, Richard Werenski.
Best tournament finishes this season: Albertson, 7-under 209 (T-3rd), ACC championship, April 25-27; Andrews, 11-under 205 (T-3rd), Puerto Rico Classic, Feb. 23-25; Reeves, 8-under 208 (first), Tar Heel Intercollegiate, Sept. 14-15, 9-under 207 (T-1st), Brickyard Collegiate, Oct. 4-6; Schniederjans, 9-under 207 (T-1st), Carpet Capital Collegiate, Sept. 6-8, 10-under 206 (first), U.S. Collegiate Championship, Oct. 18-20, 12-under 201 (first), Valspar Invitational, March 24-25; 3-under 210 (T-1st), Robert Kepler Invitational, April 12-13, 12-under 204 (first), ACC championship, April 25-27; Werenski, 4-under 212 (second), Tar Heel Intercollegiate, Sept. 14-15.
Previous NCAA championships appearances: 26
NCAA championships won: none
He said it: "On occasion, you see somebody who just plays out of their mind and they win the tournament. But, typically, it's a team that's really good who can just play to their level. Those guys don't have to do anything different, but can they be themselves when everyone else is showing up with cameras and microphones and telling them now this is a big deal. That's the hard part, and if you can do that, then you have a chance." — coach Bruce Heppler
Golfers: Michael Cromie, Joey Garber, Lee McCoy, Keith Mitchell, Greyson Sigg
NCAA seed: No. 6
Best tournament finishes this season: Garber, 9-under 207 (first), The Invitational, Oct. 27-29; McCoy, 6-under 135 (first), Met Intercollegiate, April 5; Cromie, 9-under 207 (first), Linger Longer Invitational, March 22-23; Sigg, 9-under 206 (sixth), Puerto Rico Classic, Feb. 23-25; Mitchell, minus-6 210 (sixth), Brickyard Invitational, Oct. 4-6.
Previous NCAA championships appearances: 44
NCAA championships won: 2 (1999, 2005)
He said it: "I'd put us in that category (of teams that can win the national title). But you just never know in golf. Anything can happen." —coach Chris Haack
Golfers: Teremoana Beaucousin, Jimmy Beck, Kelby Burton, Chris Guglielmo, Austin Vick
NCAA seed: No. 26
Best tournament finishes this season: Beaucousin, 2-over 218 (T-2nd), Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, April 20-22; Beck, 6-under 210 (T-1st), The Farms Collegiate Invitational, Feb. 10-11; Burton, 4-over 220 (T-6th), Colleton River Shootout, March 2-3; Guglielmo, 3-over 219 (T-4th), Colleton River Shootout, March 2-3; Vick, 2-over 218 (T-2nd), Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, April 20-22.
Previous NCAA championships appearances: 1
NCAA championships won: None
He said it: "Focus is taking each day one shot at a time and staying in the present. At this stage, at this level, it's easy for guys to get caught up. We are just going to be patient and try to be present-minded." — coach Jay Moseley
Golfers: J.J. Grey, Tyler Gruca, Nathan Mallonee, Damon Stephenson, Davin White
NCAA seed: No. 29
Best tournament finishes this season: Grey, 10-under 206 (second), Furman Intercollegiate, March 28-30; Gruca, 8-under 208 (t-2nd), AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic, Oct. 14-15; Mallonee, 6-under 210 (t-6th), AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic, Oct. 14-15; Stephenson, 5-under 211 (t-2nd), Sun Belt Championship, April 21-23; White, 5-under 211 (third), Furman Intercollegiate, March 28-30.
Previous NCAA championships appearances: 4
NCAA championships won: none
He said it: "We think we can be extremely dangerous." — coach Joe Inman
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