The College of Charleston women’s golf team is headed to the NCAA East Regional hosted by Florida State on May 8-10 at the SouthWood Golf Club in Tallahassee, Fla.
The Cougars won the Colonial Athletic Association in their first year as members of the league to earn their fifth all-time NCAA Regionals berth next to 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010. They were automatic qualifiers in 2006 and 2014 and received at-large bids in 2007, 2009 and 2010.
CofC will be joined in the highly-competitive 24-team regional field by No. 3-ranked Duke (ACC), No. 6 South Carolina (SEC), No. 7 Stanford (Pac-12), No. 13 Vanderbilt (SEC), No. 12 Pepperdine (WCC), No. 18 UCF (American), Virginia (ACC), No. 24 Auburn (SEC), NC State (ACC), No. 23 Florida State (ACC), No. 25 Kentucky (SEC), Tulane (C-USA), Louisville (American), Baylor (Big 12), East Tennessee State (Atlantic Sun), Georgia (SEC), Campbell (Big South), East Carolina (C-USA), Texas State (Sun Belt), Troy (Sun Belt), Murray State (Ohio Valley), Seton Hall (BIG EAST) and Alabama State (SWAC).
The Blue Devils were the runner-up to defending national champion Southern California in 2013.
The Top 24 teams, eight teams and two individuals from each of the three regional sites, will then compete for the team and individual championship co-hosted by the University of Tulsa and the Tulsa Sports Commission on May 20-23 at the Tulsa Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.