ECU Ready To Participate In Central Regional
May 9, 2012
GREENVILLE, N.C. - The East Carolina women's golf team will open up the 2011 NCAA Central Regional Thursday, May 10. The event is being played at the par-72, 6,264-yard Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio.
The Pirates (102-48) earned an at-large bid as the No. 19 seed and are set to tee off in the afternoon from the first tee at 2:25 p.m. (EST) and will be paired with Michigan and UNC Wilmington. In its 12th year of existence, ECU will make its fifth-straight team appearance in the NCAA Regional round and eighth overall as a squad.
Pirate fans can follow all the action live online at Golfstat.com.
The Central Regional is one of three regional tournaments, which will be held to determine the championship field. Regional tournaments are considered preliminary rounds of NCAA championships competition, and all national championships policies will apply.
A total of 378 participants have been selected for regional competition. Of these players, 126 will advance to the championships finals. Eight teams and two individuals will advance from each regional.
The championships finals will be held May 22-25 at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn., and will be hosted by Vanderbilt. The regional sites and the selected teams and individuals are listed below.