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UNCG co-hosts Bryan National Collegiate this weekend

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Release: April 05, 2012
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG women's golf team will not have to travel far from campus this weekend as it co-hosts the Bryan National Collegiate with Wake Forest at the Bryan Park Players Course in nearby Brown Summit, N.C., from Friday to Sunday.

This year's tournament will be a played to a par 72 at a length of 6,323 yards and will feature 17 teams, five of which are ranked in the top 25 nationally.

Spartan Fanny Cnops will look to continue her successful spring season, as she's been named SoCon Golfer of the Week twice. The freshman won the individual title at Kiawah Island followed by two top-15 individual finishes at The JMU Invitational (seventh) and the Pinehurst Challenge (12th).

Two weeks ago, the Spartans finished seventh as a team at the Pinehurst Challenge.  UNCG will look to build momentum this weekend in its last tournament before the Southern Conference Championships in Hilton, S.C., April 15-17.  

Cnops, Courtney Taylor, Berglind Bjornsdottir, Ana Lucia Martinez, and Begona Sarabia will compete for the Spartans.

The first round of play will begin Friday at 8:20 a.m.
 
Tournament Information:

Event: Bryan National Collegiate

Hosts: UNCG and Wake Forest

Location: Brown Summit, N.C.

Course: Players Course at Bryan Park and Enrichment Center

Dates: April 6-8, 2012

Format: 18 holes each day

Par: 72

Length: 6,323 yards

Live stats: www.Golfstat.com

Participating teams (17): College of Charleston, Duke, Florida State, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, Northwestern, North Carolina, NC State, UNCG, UNCW, Ohio State, South Carolina, Tulane, Virginia, Wake Forest.

Tournament notes: Wake Forest is looking to defend its team title from last year, but to do so will have to go through five teams ranked in the top 25 in the country.  North Carolina (No. 8) is the highest-ranked team in the field, followed by Duke (No. 9), NC State (No. 20), Ohio State (No. 22) and Michigan State (No. 25).  

Up next: The Spartans travel to Hilton Head, S.C., to compete at the Southern Conference Championships from April 15-17.

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