Campbell Headed to Bryan Park National for NCAA Regional

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Campbell will remain in-state next week for the NCAA East Regional Women’s Golf Championship at Bryan Park National in Browns Summit.

“I’m just excited to be able to play in the state of North Carolina, where our fans and supporters will have a chance to see our ladies play in NCAA post-season competition. Bryan Park is a great golf course, and we just look forward to the opportunity,” said head coach John Crooks, who guided the Lady Camels to their 12th NCAA regional berth in the last 14 years.

Campbell was one of 63 schools nationwide to earn a spot in one of three regional tournaments. The Lady Camels won the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship on Apr. 12 to clinch the league’s automatic berth in the NCAA regional.

Three regional tournaments will be conducted May 11-13 to determine the championships field. The Central Regional will be held at College Station, Texas, while the West Regional is in Auburn, Wash.

A total of 324 participants have been selected for the regional competition. Of these players, 126 will advance to the championships finals. Eight teams and two individuals will advance from each region.

The championships finals will be held May 23-26 at the Scarlet Course, Columbus, Ohio, hosted by Ohio State University.

The East regional will be played May 11-13 at the Bryan Park Golf Course, hosted by Wake Forest University. Campbell is seeded 18th in the 21-school field. Arizona State, Auburn, Tennessee, Wake Forest and California are the top five seeds.