Seven ACC Teams Earn 2010 NCAA Women's Golf Bids

April 27, 2010

Seven of nine ACC teams were selected to participate in the NCAA Regionals, May 6-8, which matches a record of seven ACC teams chosen in the 2006 and 2007 seasons. It also marks the fifth straight season six or more ACC teams have earned NCAA bids.

A total of 369 participants have been selected for regional competition. Of these players, 126 will advance to the championships finals. Eight teams and two individuals (not on one of those eight teams) will advance from each regional.

The championships finals will be held May 18-21 at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, N.C. and will be hosted by the University of North Carolina, Wilmington.

MAY 6-8, 2010

EAST REGIONAL: Ironwood Country Club, Greenville, N.C.
1. Duke
3. Wake Forest (Automatic Qualifier)
9. North Carolina
Duke received its 18th consecutive bid to participate in NCAA regional action and are seeded No.1 in the East Region. Coach Dan Brooks has taken his squads to the NCAA Regionals every year since 1993. Wake Forest is seeded No. 3 in the East Region and the Demon Deacons have qualified for and have been selected to the NCAA Regionals every year since the NCAA switched to the regional format in 1993. North Carolina is seeded No. 9 in the East Region and marks the 17th appearance in the NCAA Regionals.

CENTRAL REGIONAL: Otter Creek Golf Course, Columbus, Indiana
8. Florida State
19. NC State
Florida State is the No. 8 seed in the Central Region and was selected to make its fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, ninth in the last 10 seasons and 17th time in the last 20 seasons. NC State is seeded No.19 in the Central Region and this is the third consecutive trip to that region after making six prior trips to the East Regional.

WEST REGIONAL: Stanford Golf Course, Stanford, California
5. Virginia
19. Maryland
Virginia received the fifth seed for the NCAA West Region and it marks the sixth-straight year Virginia has received a bid to the NCAA Championships. Virginia, which fielded its first team in 2004, has qualified for the NCAA Regional Championships each season since 2005. Maryland is the No. 19 seed in the West Region and marks the first time since 2007 that the Maryland squad will head to the NCAA Regional.