April 25, 2011

Bulldogs Will Begin NCAA Bid At Notre Dame

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -- Butler will begin its first NCAA Women’s Golf Championship bid in its home state.  The Bulldogs were selected by the Division I Women’s Golf Committee to participate in the Central Regional, which will be hosted by Notre Dame at Warren Golf Course, May 5-7.

Butler will be one of 24 teams competing at the 54-hole Central Regional, one of three NCAA preliminary round tournaments.  Eight teams and two individuals will advance from the Regionals to the championship finals at the Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas, May 18-21.  

The Bulldogs earned their first automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championship by winning the Horizon League title at the league tournament in Florida, April 22-24.  Butler had three players finish among the “Top 10” individuals in the league championship, including tournament medalist Michele Nash.

Central Region Field
UCLA
Duke
LSU
Arkansas
Wake Forest
Texas
Tulane
Stanford
Notre Dame
Ohio State
Kent State
Chattanooga
Northwestern
Minnesota
UNLV
Oklahoma State
North Texas
Wisconsin
East Carolina
Michigan
Illinois
Morehead State
Illinois State
Butler

Individuals
Harin Lee, St. John's
Lindsay Gahm, Indiana
Bonnie Hu, Harvard
Nina Muehl, East Tennessee State
Brittany Kelly, Ball State
Britney Hamilton, Western Michigan