INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Sacred Heart University men's golf team will be participating in the Indiana University Regional in the NCAA Tournament. Play starts at the Wolf Run Golf Club on May 19 and runs through May 21. The announcement came Monday evening from the NCAA, via teleconference.
The Pioneers earned an automatic bid, by virtue of winning their third Northeast Conference Championship in the last four years. Sacred Heart enters the field of 14 regional teams as the 14th seed. The top seed is the University of Alabama, out of the Southeastern Conference. The host Indiana Hoosiers will be participating at the seven seed.
Wolf Run is located in Zionsville, Ind. and features a par-71, 7,025-yard course. The course rating in 73.9 and holds a slope rating of 143 on Bent grass.
Overall, there are six regional sites throughout the country where the top five teams will advance to the NCAA Championship, along with the top individual not on an advancing team. The championship will be held at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla., May 31-June 5.
SHU earned its third NEC title at the conference championship April 29-May 1 in ChampionsGate, Fla. Junior Joseph Serrantino (Cromwell, Conn.) led the way with a second place finish and a three-day total of 217. The Pioneers also head into the NCAAs with the individual New England champion senior David Renski (Gloucester, Mass.) and NEC Coach of the Year Matt McGreevy. McGreevy claimed the annual award and helped guide Sacred Heart to its third title in his first season at the helm of the men's program.
Indiana Regional Participants
5. Wake Forest
8. Florida State
12. Wichita State
13. Missouri-Kansas City
14. Sacred Heart