Central Connecticut sophomore Eric Hawerchuk was selected by the NCAA Division I Men's Golf committee to participate in the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships. The Orangeville, Ontario native will play at one of six 54-hole regional tournaments. He is one of five individuals slated to compete at the Galloway National Golf Club in Galloway, NJ. Hawerchuk earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Regionals with his win at the Northeast Conference Championships. He shot a four under 212 in the three-day, 54-hole event on the International Course at ChampionsGate Golf Club in ChampionsGate, FL.
Hawerchuk, who shot 68-69-75 to win wire-to-wire at the Northeast Conference Championships, and the four other individuals at Galloway National Golf Club will join a 14-team field that includes back-to-back NEC champion Sacred Heart. The regional tournaments will be conducted May 14-16. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams will advance to the finals, which will be played May 26-30 at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.
Hawerchuk Wins 2009 Northeast Conference Men's Golf Championships, Blue Devils Finish Second