SUNRIVER, Ore. (May 30, 2006) - The 11th-ranked ETSU men's golf team will compete for a national championship beginning this week, as the Bucs enter first round play Wednesday in the NCAA Championships at the Crosswater Golf Club at Sunriver Resort.
The Bucs, who will be making their 15th appearance in the NCAA Championships, will begin play at approximately (EST) on Wednesday and fans can watch the scoring live by visiting www.golfstat.com. Teams will be competing over the first three days to make the cut and reach the final round of action on Saturday, June 3. The top 15 teams will make the cut.
ETSU has a strong history of NCAA success, having reached the NCAA Championship 14 times previously in the history of the program. In fact, the Bucs enjoyed national finishes as high as sixth in 1975, third in 1996 and ninth in 2001.
ETSU junior Rhys Davies (Bridgend,
The teams and the seeding for the championships are as follows: 1. Oklahoma State; 2. Arizona; 3. Georgia; 4. Florida; 5. Arizona State; 6. Texas A&M; 7. Texas Tech; 8. Georgia Tech;;9.
To follow the Bucs throughout the championship, fans can visit ETSUBucs.com for a complete wrap up of the day's play.