Illini golf to NCAA Columbus Regional
- Gerardo Mccormick
Stanford, the No. 4 overall seed, is hosting the first two rounds and will face New Mexico State in the first round.
The No. 35-ranked Purdue men's golf team will find out its postseason destination Wednesday when the NCAA unveils the NCAA Regional Championships field.
May 1, 2018 - The East Tennessee State men's tennis team learned its fate in the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday, as the Buccaneers (16-7, 7-0 SoCon) will matchup with Ohio State (29-2, 11-0 Big Ten) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, May 11.
The other five regional tournaments will be conducted in Bryan, Texas (Traditions Club; Texas A&M, top seed); Columbus, Ohio (Scarlet Course/OSU Golf Course; Oklahoma State, top seed); Kissimmee, Fla. Of those 11 previous regional appearances, Notre Dame has only advanced to the NCAA championship once, finishing in 22nd place in 2011. The teams include Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas and Texas Tech.
The Norman Regional will be held May 14-16. BU lost in a playoff in its quarterfinal match against eventual national champion Oklahoma.
Graduate transfer forward Kerwin Smith has signed to play for the Oral Roberts men's basketball team, it was announced Wednesday.
The Wildcats are 3-3 in the NCAA Championship all-time, earning bids in 1996, 1998 and 2003.
Shretter is also the sixth alternate for the 64-man singles bracket.
For the women, their road will be a little tougher.
"We are extremely excited to host", Beyers said.
"When I took the program over from Per Nilsson, one of my goals was to get this program back to that top six team consistently and playing for championships", Roberts said. "We're going to have our hands full with them". Smith signed with the Arizona Cardinals.
The Red Raiders have four golfers (Fredrik Nilehn, Hurly Long, Ivan Ramirez and Wes Artac) on the roster with multiple NCAA regional appearances under their belts, and a fifth, Sandy Scott, who served as an alternate past year at the College Grove Regional.
Henderson saw action in the Broncos' season finale and in his rookie season he had 13 yards on seven carries, 36 yards on two receptions and one touchdown. "We've been practicing really well, so I feel confident about us returning to form at the right time".
Baylor football opens the season the season against Abilene Christian on September 1.