INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has announced the field of 80 teams and 32 student-athletes competing as individuals that have been selected to participate in regional competition as part of the 2016 NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championship. Regional play will be conducted May 2nd-4th.
The top five teams and top two student-athlete (competing as individuals) from each regional (regardless of region) will advance to the finals May 17th-21st at Green Valley Ranch in Denver, Colorado. There will be four regional sites in which two regions will meet to conduct tournament play. The NCAA Regional Tournament pairings are as follows: Atlantic/East, Central/Midwest, South/Southwest, and South Central/West.
After capturing their first CIAA Championship crown in program history, the Chowan University men's golf team secured a spot in the Atlantic/East Regional Tournament. Fayetteville State's Jared Chinn and Livingstone's Phillip Harrison will get to compete as individuals.
Play will take place at Timber Banks Golf Club in Baldwinsville, New York. Le Moyne College will serve as the host institution.
Rankings for the Atlantic Region:
4. West Liberty
5. California (Pennsylvania)
6. West Chester
Student-athletes competing as individuals include:
1. Jared Chinn (Fayetteville State)
2. Brian Bir (Notre Dame, Ohio)
3. Phillip Harrison (Livingstone College)
4. Nolan Tisch (Wheeling Jesuit)