Eagle men’s golf earns NCAA bid, headed to Stanford regional

Georgia Southern will make 25th NCAA Tournament appearance

Eagle men’s golf earns NCAA bid, headed to Stanford regional
Georgia Southern will make the program's 25th NCAA Tournament appearance. (Source: WTOC)

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Southern Eagles have more golf to play.

The Eagles men’s golf program have earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, and will play in the Stanford regional in Palo Alto, CA. The tournament field was revealed Wednesday night.

It will be the 25th NCAA Tournament appearance for Southern, and the third under head coach Carter Collins. Joining the Eagles in the regional are Stanford, Arizona State, LSU, NC State, North Carolina, South Florida. Kansas, Virginia, Ole Miss, UNC Greensboro, Augusta, and Denver.

The low five teams and low individual not on one of those five teams will advance to the NCAA Finals in Fayetteville, Arkansas later this month.

“I couldn’t be more proud of this team for accomplishing a big goal of ours,” Collins said in a release from the school’s athletic department.. “We have bigger goals ahead of us, and we can’t wait to GATA on the west coast. Go Eagles!”

Georgia Southern has three event wins this season, including the Schenkel Invitational. The Eagles led the Sun Belt Championship after the stroke-play portion of the tournament.

The Stanford regional is May 13-15 and will be played at the Stanford Golf Course.

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