May 10, 2010
EASTON, Pa. -
The Lafayette golf team clinched its first berth in the NCAA Regionals in school history by winning the Patriot League Championship on April 25. The Leopards will be traveling to New Haven Conn. to play at The Yale University Golf Course May 20-22.
The Yale University Golf Course features a par 70, 6,749 yard course and Yale is the host school for that region and 13 other teams will join Lafayette.
Head coach Jim Hutnik was named Patriot League Coach of the Year while Rob Robertson led the Leopards with the best score of 221 at the end of the weekend followed by Josh Edelson and Tyler Ostrovsky with 224 and 227 respectively.
Robertson earned Patriot League Player of the Year and First-Team All-League honors, edging out Lehigh's top performer by just one stroke with a final-round 77. Edelson also earned a spot on the First-Team while Ostrovsky picked up Second-Team All-League accolades.
In addition to The Yale University Golf Course, other regional venues are Capital City Club in Alpharetta, Ga., Warren Golf Course in Notre Dame, Ind., Carlton Oaks Golf Course in San Diego, Calif., Traditions Club in College Station, Texas and Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash.
Finals will take place at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga on The Honors Course.