Division I Women's Golf Championship field set
26 Apr 2016
by Staff

see also: Emma Talley Rankings

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 26, 2016) - The field for the 2016 NCAA Division I Women's Championship has been set. The preliminary rounds will be played from May 5-7 with the National Championship to be played from May 20-25 at Eugene County Club in Eugene, OR.

73 teams and and 24 individual players will compete in the regional round. Following the completion of regional play six teams and three individuals will advance to Eugene and have a chance at a national championship.

Last year Stanford won the team title and Alabama's Emma Talley won medalist honors. Talley, a senior, will be back this year looking to defend her title.

Here is a look at the top-four seeds and individual players in each region:

Baton Rouge Region

Course: University Club of Baton Rouge (Par 72; 7,274 yards)
Host School: Louisiana State University

Top-Four Teams:
1. Duke (ACC)
2. Florida (SEC)
3. Arizona State (Pac-12)
4. Washington (Pac-12)

1. Ashley Holder (UCF)
2. Emma Svensson (Central Arkansas)
3. Madison Talley (Kansas State)
4. Chieh Jessica Peng (Mississippi State)
5. Ji Eun Baik (Mississippi State)
6. Meghan MacLaren (Florida International)

Bryan Region

Course: Traditions Club (Par 72; 7,121 yards)
Host School: Texas A&M University

Top-Four Teams:
1. UCLA (Pac-12)
2. Georgia (SEC)
3. Arizona (Pac-12)
4. Kent State (Mid-American Conference)

1. Laura Lonardi (Baylor)
2. Alessandra Liu (William and Mary)
3. Bianca Pagdanganan (Gonzaga)
4. Hannah Wood (Oklahoma)
5. Brooke Ferrell (Wisconsin)
6. Amy Ihm (Iowa)

Shoal Creek Region

Course: Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club (Par 72; 6,669 yards)
Host School: University of Alabama

Top-Four Teams:
1. Alabama (SEC)
2. Northwestern (Big Ten)
3. Oklahoma State (Big 12)
4. California (Pac-12)

1. Yupaporn Kawinpakorn (Kansas)
2. Fatima Cano (Troy)
3. Emily McLennan (Chattanooga)
4. Sathika Ruenreong (Toledo)
5. Laura Fuenfstueck (College of Charleston)
6. Pornvipa Sakdee (Kansas)

Stanford Region

Course: Stanford Golf Course (Par 71; 5,802 yards)
Host School: Stanford University

Top-Four Teams:
1. USC (Pac-12)
2. Arkansas (SEC)
3. Stanford (Pac-12)
4. Virginia (ACC)

1. Kassidy Teare (Long Beach State)
2. Martina Edberg (Cal State Fullerton)
3. Andrea Wong (UC Davis)
4. Katrina Prendergast (Colorado State)
5. Paige Lee (UC Davis)
6. Kristin Simonsen (Cal State Fresno)

-The NCAA contributed to this story

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