Junior Fanny Wolte will participate in her third-straight NCAA Regional this weekend for ECU.
May 8, 2013
GREENVILLE, N.C. - The East Carolina women's golf team will open up the 2013 NCAA East Regional Thursday, May 9. The event is being played at the par-72, 6,259-yard Auburn University Club in Auburn, Ala.
The Pirates (117-55-1) earned an at-large bid as the No. 17 seed and are set to tee off in the afternoon from the 10th tee at 1 p.m. (ET) and will be paired Penn State and Florida International. In its 13th year of existence, ECU will make its sixth-straight team appearance in the NCAA Regional round and ninth overall as a squad.
Pirate fans can follow all the action live online at Golfstat.com.
The East Regional is one of three regional tournaments, which will be held to determine the championship field. Regional tournaments are considered preliminary round of NCAA championships competition, and all national championship policies will apply.
A total of 378 participants have been selected for the regional competition. Of these players, 126 will advance to the championships finals May 21-24 at the University of Georgia Golf Course In Athens, Ga. and will be hosted by Georgia. Eight teams and two individuals will advance from each regional.
The East regional will be played at the Auburn University Club in Auburn, Ala. and will be hosted by Auburn. Conference automatic qualifiers are indicated in parenthesis next to the institution.
1. Alabama (Southeastern Conference)
4. North Carolina
6. Oklahoma State (Big 12 Conference)
7. Tulane (Conference USA)
9. Notre Dame (Big East Conference)
10. Northwestern (Big Ten Conference)
13. Texas State
16. Penn State
17. East Carolina
18. Florida International (Sun Belt Conference)
20. East Tennessee State (Atlantic Sun Conference)
21. Tennessee-Chattanooga (Southern Conference)
22. James Madison (Colonial Athletic Association)
23. Eastern Kentucky (Ohio Valley Conference)
23. Alabama State (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
1. Natalie Wille, Augusta State
2. Kelly Shon, Princeton
3. Casey Kennedy, Augusta State
4. Isabel Southard, Boston College
5. Shu-Yin Liu, Tulsa
6. Kristina Merkle, Tulsa