Muehl set to make historic appearance in NCAA Championships

Monday, May 17, 2010

WILMINGTON, N.C. (May 17, 2010) - When ETSU sophomore Nina Muehl (Vienna, Austria) steps onto the tee box Tuesday morning at the Country Club of Landfall, she will become the first women's golfer in Buccaneer history to participate in the NCAA Championships.

 

With a first round lead thanks to a carded score of 64 in the NCAA East Regional, Muehl proved she has the game to do more than just "show up" this week. However, at this event - hosted by UNC Wilmington - she will be facing the best players in the college game for 2009-2010.

 

Muehl, who earned her spot in the finals by finishing fourth on the individual leaderboard, will not be joined by her ETSU teammates. However, even though the Bucs' 15th place finish in the regional was not good enough to advance, Muehl's historic effort was not lost on ETSU head coach Stefanie Shelton.

 

"This is huge for our team," Shelton said. "It's just another step in the process of building the type of program we want at ETSU. We're so proud of Nina and what she has accomplished this year."

 

Muehl will tee off on No. 10 at the Country Club of Landfall at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday morning. Fans can stay up-to-date on her efforts by watching live results at Golfstat.com, or visiting ETSUBucs.com for a complete wrap up at the end of each day's action.

 

 

 

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU 69 F
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU Bloomington, Ind.
Nov 26, 2:00 p.m. Indiana University
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky