FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2016
Le Moyne to Host Atlantic/East Men's Regional; Knight Becomes First NE-10 Women's Golfer to Compete in NCAA Regionals
MANSFIELD, Mass. – Four Northeast-10 men's golf teams and two individuals will compete in the regionals of the upcoming NCAA Golf Championships. Both the men's and women's regional tournaments will take place on May 2-4.
Le Moyne will be hosting the Atlantic/East Regional on the men's side, which will be played at Timer Banks Golf Club in Baldwinsville, N.Y. The Dolphins enter ranked third in the East Region, followed by NE-10 Champion Southern New Hampshire at No. 4 and Bentley at No. 5, while Assumption claimed the 10th and final spot in the regional.
Additionally, a pair of individuals will be representing the NE-10 as well. Saint Rose's Corey Purcell will join in the men's regional as an individual. Meanwhile, Merrimack's Krystal Knight became the first-ever NE-10 women's golfer to earn an individual bid to the NCAA East Regional, which will be held at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield, Illinois.
ABOUT THE NORTHEAST-10
The Northeast-10 Conference is an association of 15 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that is committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 6,500 student-athletes.
Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.