Women's regional tournaments were held
Saturday at four
locations across the United States to
the 24 teams
to advance to the NCAA
Women's National Championship, May 24-27
Golf Club in Florida.
Winning the West Regional were the USC
entered the tournament
as the No. 1 ranked team in the nation. They
began the final
round with an 11-shot
lead over Stanford, shooting 11-over on
Saturday at Entrada at
Snow Canyon in St.
George, Utah to beat the Cardinal by six.
The Trojans were led by sophomore Gabriella
Then of Rancho
Cucamonga, Calif. and
junior Annie Park of Levittown, N.Y. Then
to finish in fourth
place while Park grabbed fifth place despite a
Advancing alongside USC were
Stanford, Arkansas, UNLV,
Virginia, and California.
Medalist honors went to UNLV senior Dana
Finkelstein, who was the only
player to finish under par for the 54-hole
place finishing Arkansas
had two players finish runner-up to Finkelstein
Alana Uriell and
sophomore Gaby Lopez.
SOUTH REGIONAL - SAN ANTONIO
Baylor edged UCLA for the crown at Briggs
Ranch Golf Course,
on Saturday to stay ahead of the Bruins, who
also shot seven-
entered the final day just a stroke behind
but fell apart
in the third round,
shooting 12-over 300 but still finishing in a tie
for fifth and
moving on to Nationals.
Other teams advancing from the South
Tennessee, Texas A&M, and
Medalist honors were awarded to
Hayley Davis, a native of
England who shot rounds of 67-68-65 to take
first place by five
shots over fellow Great Britain native Bronte
Law of UCLA. Baylor received stellar play
Kim, who finished in
third place at eight-under 208.
CENTRAL REGIONAL - SOUTH BEND
Duke fended off Wake Forest to grab the
at Notre Dame's home
track, Warren Golf Course. Duke's superstar
Maguire led the Blue
Devils with her medalist title, which she
captured by a stroke
over her junior
teammate Celine Boutier.
Advancing to the National
Duke and Wake Forest
were UC Davis, Arizona, Tulane, and Purdue.
performances from three players en route to
finish. Seniors Allison
Emrey and Marissa Dodd placed fourth and
Sierra Sims tied for tenth.
EAST REGIONAL - RALEIGH
South Carolina rounds out the four regional
winners as the
Northwestern by eight shots at NC State's
Raleigh. While the
Wolfpack finished third and advanced to
Carolina used a fifth place
finish from Justine Dreher, a two other top-15
Sarah Schmelzel and
Katelyn Dambaugh to win their title.
Also moving on to Florida from
Alabama, LSU, and Campbell.
LSU had their senior Madelene Sagstrom take
honors and sophomore
Caroline Nistrup finish in the runner-up
Coastal Carolina junior
Lena Schaeffner, but only managed to tie for
fourth as a team.
Below are results and rankings points from
West Regional. For full
rankings points from the three other
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