NCAA Women's: USC runs away with title
Annie Park
Annie Park

ATHENS, Ga. (May 24, 2013) -- Top-ranked USC entered the final round of the 2013 NCAA Championship with a 17-shot lead. The Trojans didn't look back on Friday, closing the tournament with another dominating day en route to winning the NCAA Division I National Championship at University of Georgia Golf Course.

After three days of historic or near-historic performances, the Trojans closed strong to finish with a 21-shot victory. Duke took second place.

The Trojans were led again by No. 1 player Annie Park. She took the individual title and led USC with rounds of 70-67-70-71.

Doris Chen shot the team's low round on Friday, firing a 70. Kyung Kim added a pair of sub-70 rounds to help the Trojans in Rounds 2 and 3 while Sophia Popov chipped in with solid scorecards of 71-70-74-74.

Duke was powered by a terrific effort from Lindy Duncan, who carded rounds of 72-71-71-70.

Purdue took third place, finishing 40 shots behind USC.

Results For NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship
1CAAngela ParkTorrance, CA150070-67-70-71--278
2FLLindy DuncanDavie, FL100072-71-71-70--284
3South AfricaPaula RetoSouth Africa70071-73-70-72--286
T4FranceCeline BoutierFrance70069-73-71-74--287
T4WAErynne LeeSilverdale, WA70071-70-73-73--287

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ABOUT THE NCAA Division I Women's Championship

24 teams and 12 individuals not on a qualifying team make up the field for the championship of NCAA Division I women's golf.

After 72 holes of stroke play, the individual champion is crowned, and the low 8 teams advance to match play to determine the team champion.

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