Men's Golf

    Indiana Set for NCAA East Regional

    Go Hoosiers! Big Ten Freshman of the Year Jorge Campillo and the Hoosiers are making their third straight NCAA appearance.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Big Ten Freshman of the Year Jorge Campillo and the Hoosiers are making their third straight NCAA appearance.
    Go Hoosiers!

    May 16, 2006

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    NCAA East Regional (May 18-20)
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    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University men's golf team heads to the NCAA East Regional, Thursday-Saturday, May 18-20, in Orlando, Fla. The University of Central Florida and the Central Florida Sports Commission will host the event at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club. Lake Nona is set up as a par 72 with a yardage of 7,215.

    Three regional tournaments, encompassing the current nine regions, will be conducted over the three days. A total of 27 teams and six individuals not on selected teams were assigned to each regional site. Ten teams and two individuals not on advancing teams will move on from each regional to the championship finals.

    The championships will be conducted May 31-June 3 at the Crosswater Golf Club at Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Ore. The University of Portland is the host institution for this year's championships.

    IU is participating in the East Regional for the second straight season, is making its third straight regional appearance and its third trip to the NCAAs in head coach Mike Mayer's eight-year tenure. This also marks the first time a Hoosier team has made three consecutive NCAA appearances since Indiana advanced to six straight from 1972-77.

    Tournament Information
    The East Regional consists of three rounds, 18 holes played on each of the three days. Indiana enters the regional as the 15th seed and will be joined by 26 teams (in order by seeding), Georgia (SEC champions), UCLA, UNLV, Georgia State (Colonial), North Carolina, USC, Texas Tech, Wake Forest, Charlotte (Atlantic 10), Coastal Carolina (Big South), Auburn, Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida State, Notre Dame (Big East), Georgia Southern (Southern), Maryland, Jacksonville (Atlantic Sun), Western Illinois (Mid-Continent), Wichita State (Missouri Valley), Rhode Island, George Washington, Richmond, Liberty, Army and Binghamton.

    Tournament play begins on Thursday with the Hoosiers teeing of at 1:05 p.m. EDT from tee No. 1. IU starts at 8:35 a.m. in round two from tee No. 10 on Friday. The final round commences from the first and 10th tees beginning at 7 a.m on Saturday.

    Participating Hoosiers
    Indiana will send the same team to the East Regional that has hit the links the last three tournaments. Jorge Campillo (No. 1), Drew Allenspach (No. 2) and Seth Brandon (No. 4) make up the freshman contingent. Sophomore Santiago Quirarte will play in the third position, while senior Brad Marek will participate in the five spot. In its last three outings, IU has finished second, first and led the Big Ten Championships after three rounds before ending in sixth place.

    Tournament Results
    Complete tournament results will be made available on the web at IUHOOSIERS.com following each round. There will be live scoring available through www.golfstat.com for all three rounds. For more information, contact Jeff Keag at (812) 855-6209 or via e-mail at jkeag@indiana.edu.

     

     

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