Gophers to Play in NCAA Raleigh Regional
The Big Ten Championships victory clinched an NCAA Regional bid.

May 5, 2014

By winning the Big Ten Championships, the University of Minnesota men's golf team earned an automatic NCAA Regionals bid. The Golden Gophers received the No. 11 seed in the Raleigh, North Carolina, Regional. The tournament will take place at Lonnie Poole Golf Course May 15-17.

The top five teams from each of the six regional tournaments will advance to the NCAA Championships. The low individual not from those five teams will also advance.

The other teams in the Raleigh field are Georgia Tech, Washington, Florida State, Texas A&M, Mercer, Kentucky, Texas Tech, Wake Forest, South Alabama, Memphis, Rice and Bethune-Cookman.

Minnesota's last team appearance at the NCAA Regionals was in 2009. The Gophers placed seventh in Galloway, New Jersey.

Erik Van Rooyen is the Gophers' most recent individual to play at an NCAA Regional. He made three consecutive appearances as an individual, including a tie for fifth at the Columbus Regional in 2013.

As a team, Minnesota last advanced to the NCAA Championships in 2007, finishing ninth.


 

 

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