Monday April 27, 2009Tournament Field for 2009 East Regional Released
The University of Florida women’s golf team earned a bid to the 2009 NCAA East Regional, as announced by the NCAA on Monday. The reigning NCAA East Regional champion Lady Gators will play host to the event, which tees off of May 7-9.
Florida joins Arizona State University and Ohio State University as the host sites for the three-day tournament. Regional tournaments are considered preliminary rounds of NCAA championships competition, and all national championships policies will apply.
A total of 324 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 to the 2009 NCAA Championships in Owing Mills, Md. on May 19-22.
East Regional – Gainesville, Fla.
(current GolfWeek Rank)
North Carolina (12)
East Carolina (43)
Ole Miss (38)
South Carolina (41)
College of Charleston (56)
Florida State (51)
Coastal Carolina (89)
Jacksonville State (116)
Susannah Aboff, Princeton
Julia Potter, Missouri
Jessica Hollandsworth, Maryland