ECU Ready To Participate In East Regional
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.