|Posted April 23, 2010|
Pack claims regional bid
Indianapolis, Ind. – The NCAA has announced that 80 teams and 32 student-athletes have been selected to participate in the regional competition of the 2010 NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championships. The regional competitions will be conducted May 3-5.
Six of the 10 teams competing from the Central Region are Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference teams. UC-Colorado Springs garnered the top seed in the region, followed by Western New Mexico University. The Mountain Lions were the 2010 RMAC Tournament champions after posting the top combined score from the fall and spring tournaments. Western New Mexico won the RMAC men's golf spring championship tournament held earlier this week in Florence, Ariz.
Fort Lewis and Colorado Mines earned the fifth and sixth seeds in the region, respectively, while Colorado Christian is the ninth seed and CSU-Pueblo is the 10th seed to round out the regional selections. Additionally, Greg Johnson from Regis and Devon Kastler from Nebraska-Kearney were selected as two of the top four individuals not already competing with a team.
The Central Region teams will pair with the West Region teams and will compete at The Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif., hosted by CSU, San Bernardino.
top five teams and the top two student-athletes not with a team
from each regional (regardless of region) will advance to the
finals May 18-21 at The Sagamore Club in Noblesville, Ind. The
finals will be hosted by the Indiana Sports Corporation, the
University of Indianapolis, the Great Lakes Valley Conference and
the Hamilton County Sports Authority.
The Classic Club; Palm Desert, Calif.; hosted by California State University, San Bernardino.
1. Colorado-Colorado Springs*
2. Western New Mexico
3. St. Cloud State
4. Bemidji State
5. Fort Lewis
6. Colorado School of Mines
7. Minnesota State Mankato*
8. Concordia-St. Paul
9. Colorado Christian
10. Colorado State-Pueblo
1. Brady Strangstalien, Winona State
2. Greg Johnson, Regis (Colorado)
3. Devon Kastler, Nebraska-Kearney
4. Adam Fields, Wayne State (Nebraska)