The Atlantic Region will be playing their first tournament of the semester this weekend at Toftrees Golf Resort in State College. The University of Pittsburgh comes into the weekend as the favorite, as they have made it to nationals each of the last 9 semesters. This past spring the region was much more competitive than it has ever been, Pitt came in third place in the first regional but was able to rebound in the second tournament to barely secure a spot at Hot Springs. The Atlantic feeds into Zone #2 for nationals qualification where Villanova, Delaware A, Michigan and Delaware B hold the top 4 spots.
Maryland enters the fall as the top team in the Capitol Region after winning it each of the last three semesters After a promising start to their preseason Maryland is very confident they can make it a fourth this fall. Georgetown will likely be the Terps biggest competition, after the two split the regional tournaments in the spring with Maryland winning the tiebreaker.
Indiana opened up the first regional tournament with an almost perfect round, shooting even as a team with scores of 71-71-72-72-74. Notre Dame shot a respectable two day total of 781 and still finished 46 strokes behind IU. Zack Stark, Spencer Gillig and Jacob Spurgeon led the Hoosiers and also claimed the top three spots in the individual standings. Indiana currently holds the top spot in Zone #3 by a large margin.
The Metro’s fall season begins this weekend at Apple Greens Golf Course in Highland, New York. Central Connecticut State won the Metro this past spring by a large margin and therefore enters this weekend as the favorite. SCSU will be teeing it up against CCSU, Fairfield, Marist, Sacred Heart and Yale this weekend.
Oklahoma State came into tournament #1 winners of the last two Ozark regionals. Tulsa opened up the tournament with an impressive round of 368, giving them an 14 shot lead heading into day 2. OK State was able to cut into that lead but still came up 8 shots short, giving Tulsa their first tournament victory since last fall. Though the Pokes may not win the region, they hold the #2 spot in zone #4 trailing only Tulsa.
Last school year, Cal Berkeley and Stanford split the Pacific region. Each won two tournaments, and took a trip to nationals in separate semesters. With the National Championship taking place much closer to the Pacific than ever before, we should expect some high participation numbers. The Pacific feeds into Zone #4 where Tulsa, Oklahoma State, Virginia and Liberty hold the top spots.
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