Redemption secured: Mississippi State turns the tide on Texas A&M in the SEC final
Mississippi State women's golf team (Mississippi State Athletics Photo)
Mississippi State women's golf team (Mississippi State Athletics Photo)

One year after falling to Texas A&M in the SEC championships and missing out on making history, Mississippi State did not let the opportunity pass them by again.

The No. 4 seed Bulldogs defeated the No. 3 seed Aggies 3-2-0 at Pelican Golf Club in Belleair, Fla., to win their first SEC championship in program history. 

Mississippi State got wins from Izzy Pellot, Avery Weed, and Julia Lopez Ramirez to get three points and win. Blanca Fernandez Garcia-Poggio and Cayetana Fernandez Garcia-Poggio secured wins for the Aggies, earning their two points.  

Lopez Ramirez backed up her No. 4 ranking in the Golfweek/ Women's Rankings, winning her match over Jennie Park of Texas A&M 5&4. 

The quarterfinals provided maximum entertainment, with No. 1 seed South Carolina falling to No. 8 seed LSU 3-2-0 and No. 2 seed Auburn falling to No. 7 seed Georgia 3-1-1. Elsewhere in the quarterfinals, No. 4 Mississippi State took down No. 5 Kentucky 3-1-1, and No. 3 seed Texas A&M took down No. 6 seed Arkansas 3-1-1.

In the semifinals, with the two top seeds already taken down, the stage was set for the top two remaining seeds to set up the rematch.

Texas A&M downs Mississippi State in a thriller to win SEC championships

No. 4 Mississippi State defeated No. 8 LSU 3-1-1, while No. 3 Texas A&M defeated No. 7 Georgia 3-2-0.

For Mississippi State, Izzy Pellot and Avery Weed finished match play 3-0, while stroke play champion Julia Lopez Ramirez was 2-0-1 to help lead the Bulldogs.

Results: SEC Women's Championship
1SpainJulia Lopez RamirezSpain80067-68-65=200
2SwedenLouise RydqvistSweden50068-70-65=203
3KYLaney FryeLexington, KY40068-69-67=204
4CAAnna DavisSpring Valley, CA40069-69-68=206
5SwedenIngrid LindbladSweden40068-69-70=207

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ABOUT THE SEC Women's Championship

54-hole stroke play tournament crowns an individual champion, then four teams advance to match play to determine the SEC team champion.

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