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Monday, May 07, 2007

MU golfers go west/this and more at the MU web site

MONMOUTH MEN'S GOLF SET TO COMPETE IN WEST REGIONAL IN TEMPE, ARIZONAWEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.


Coming off its first-ever Northeast Conference Championship, the Monmouth University men’s golf team is headed to Tempe, Arizona as part of the West Regional, to compete in the 2007 NCAA Tournament on May 17-19.

Arizona State University will serve as the host at the ASU Karsten Creek Golf Course.Three regional tournaments, encompassing the current nine sub-regions, will be conducted May 17-19.

A total of 27 teams and six individuals not on selected teams were assigned to each regional site. Ten teams and two individuals not on advancing teams will move on from each regional to the championship finals.

The championships will be conducted May 30-June 2 at the Gold Course at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club in Williamsburg, Virginia. Virginia Commonwealth University is the host institution for this year’s championships.

In Tempe, the Hawks, who captured their first NEC Men’s Golf Championship on Sunday with a one-stroke victory over St. Francis (Pa), will face the likes of Stanford, UCLA, UNLV, Arizona, Arizona State, Southern Cal and Wake Forest.

Monmouth junior Anthony Campanile (Manahawkin, N.J./Southern Regional) fired a third round, three-under par, 68 to earn his third All-NEC accolade, on Sunday, while leading the Hawks to the team title with a three-day score of 902.

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