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Golf Places 16th at NCAA Regional

May 16, 2018

The championship was played at the Resort at Glades Springs in Daniels West Virginia Monday through Wednesday, May 7th through May 9th, 2018.  The Regional Championship was contested over 54 holes at the Cobb Course.  The Cobb Course is a Par 72, 7, 151 yards with tree lined fairway and large greens complexes. 

The Championship consisted of 20 teams and 8 Individuals. 10 teams were from the Atlantic Region and 4 Individuals and 10 teams were from the East Region and 4 Individuals.  This is a first in the history of VUU Golf to receive an at-large bid to play in the NCAA D2 Regional Golf Championship.

VUU team scoring was led by Allan Day with a score of 224 (74/76/74) and tied for 24th, Sergio Escalante 226 (74/79/73) and tied for 37th, Robel Woldagabriel (78/78/76) and tied for 58th and Paul Meints 235 (75/82/78) tied for 77th.  

"Receiving an at-large bid for the Regional Championships was one of the goals we set at the beginning of the season," said VUU Head Football Coach E. Lee Coble.  "I remain very proud of this golf team and looking forward to our continued post season play."

2018 NCAA D2 Regional Golf Championship Results (54 Holes)
Team Finishes                       R1    R2    R3    Team Total
1st Place – Robert Wesleyan Coll    293   307   289   889
2nd Place – Franklin Pierce Univ.   291   300   299   890
3rd Place – Charleston              294   301   297   892
T4th Place – Concordia Coll.-NY     297   295   301   893
T4th Place – Indiana Univ. of PA    291   302   300   893
T4th Place – Mercyhurst Univ.       296   305   292   893
7th Place – Southern New Hampshire  301   304   290   895
8th Place – St Thomas Aquinas       290   310   297   897
9th Place – West Liberty            291   312   296   899
10th Place – Bentley                304   299   297   900
11th Place – Wilmington (DE)        301   311   296   908
T12th Place – LeMoyne Coll.         292   302   315   909
T12th Place – Millersville Univ.    300   307   302   909
14th Place – Dominican Coll. - NY   304   306   301   911
15th Place – Post                   308   303   302   913
16th Place – Virginia Union Univ.   306   311   302   917
17th Place – California – PA        302   320   300   922
19th Place – Livingstone  Coll.     320   311   314   945
20th Place – West Chester           315   327   306   948