Match play pairings for 2022 men’s quarterfinals

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The men’s individual national champion has been crowned, which means one thing: it’s time for match play.

Vanderbilt freshman Gordon Sargent won the individual national title at the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship on Monday evening, defeating Parker Coody (Texas), Ryan Burnett (North Carolina) and Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra (Oklahoma State) in a four-way playoff with a birdie on the 18th hole.

Three teams finished tied atop the team leaderboard at 14 over, with Vanderbilt winning the tie breaker over Oklahoma and North Carolina to earn the No. 1 seed and a match with No. 8 Texas Tech. No. 2 Oklahoma will square off against No. 7 Arizona State, with No. 3 North Carolina facing No. 6 Pepperdine. Big 12 rivals Texas and Oklahoma State will duke it out in the 4 vs. 5 matchup.

With the quarterfinals set to begin on Tuesday morning and the semifinals to follow, here’s a breakdown of the teams competing for the national championship (all times Eastern).

Scores: Team | Individual
Golfweek / Sagarin Rankings: Men’s team | Men’s individual

  • 10:10 am ET – William Moll vs. Sandy Scott
  • 10:20 am ET – Reid Davenport vs. Calum Scott
  • 10:30 am ET – Harrison Ott vs. Andy Lopez
  • 10:40 am ET – Gordon Sargent vs. Baard Skogen
  • 10:50 am ET – Cole Sherwood vs. Ludvig Aberg

Vanderbilt

Appearances: 6
NCAA Match Play Record: 2-5
Golfweek Rank: 2nd

Ended its season on a four win streak (Mason Rudolph, Mossy Oak Collegiate, SEC Championship, NCAA Palm Beach Regional) and claimed six team titles in 11 starts.

Texas Tech

Appearances: 3
NCAA Match Play Record: 0-2
Golfweek Rank: 8th

Though the Red Raiders didn’t win this season, they finished inside the top five in nine of 11 events, with a pair of runners-up at the Amer Ari Invitational and Cabo Collegiate Invitational, which feature two of better fields in college golf. Ended the fourth season at the Big 12 Championship and T-3 at the NCAA New Haven Regional.

  • 9:20 am ET – Patrick Welch vs. Mason Andersen
  • 9:30 am ET – Drew Goodman vs. Jose Luis Ballester
  • 9:40 am ET – Chris Gotterup vs. Preston Summerhays
  • 9:50 am ET – Logan McAllister vs. David Puig
  • 10 am ET – Stephen Campbell Jr. vs. Cameron Sisk

Oklahoma

Appearances: 6
NCAA Match Play Record: 5-4
Golfweek Rank: 1st

Tied a program record with seven wins this season, including their last three leading to the NCAAs (Thunderbird Collegiate, Big 12 Championship, NCAA Norman Regional). Didn’t finish worse than fourth all season.

Arizona State

Appearances: 4
NCAA Match Play Record: 1-3
Golfweek Rank: 5th

Won three times at the Isleworth Collegiate, Southwestern Invitational and NCAA Stockton Regional with 11 total top-five finishes on the season.

  • 9:20 am ET – Ryan Burnett vs. Dylan Menante
  • 9:30 am ET – David Ford vs. Joe Highsmith
  • 9:40 am ET – Peter Fountain vs. Joey Vrzich
  • 9:50 am ET – Austin Greaser vs. William Mouw
  • 10 am ET – Ryan Gerard vs. Derek Hitchner

North Carolina

Appearances: 2
NCAA Match Play Record: 0-1
Golfweek Rank: 7th

Three-time winners this season at the Rod Myers Invitational, Olympia Fields / Fighting Illini Invitational and the Williams Cup. Also won stroke play at the ACC Championship by nine shots before falling to Wake Forest in the match-play semifinals.

Pepperdine

Appearances: 2
NCAA Match Play Record: 3-0
Golfweek Rank: 4th

Defending national champions were three-time winners this season and finished second at NCAA Bryan Regional after claiming the West Coast Conference Championship for the fourth consecutive year and 22nd time in program history.

  • 10:10 am ET – Parker Coody vs. Bo Jin
  • 10:20 am ET – Travis Vick vs. Brian Stark
  • 10:30 am ET – Pierceson Coody vs. Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra
  • 10:40 am ET – Mason Nome vs. Jonas Baumgartner
  • 10:50 am ET – Cole Hammer vs. Aman Gupta

Texas

Appearances: 7
NCAA Match Play Record: 7-5
Golfweek Rank: 6th

Three-time winner this season at the Big 12 Match Play, Augusta Haskins Award Invitational and Western Intercollegiate before finishing third at the Big 12 Championship and earning the last spot from the NCAA Norman Regional.

Oklahoma State

Appearances: 9
NCAA Match Play Record: 10-7
Golfweek Rank: 3rd

Four-time winners this season, most-recently at the NCAA Columbus Regional. Finished inside the top five in every tournament but one.

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