Women's Golf To Play in NCAA Columbus Regional

Posted April 30, 2017

"We are very excited to have Loy represent our women's golf program in the NCAA regionals", said head coach Stefanie Shelton.

At the other three regional sites, UCLA is the top seed in Lubbock, Texas, Alabama is the top seed in Athens, Georgia, and Florida is the top seed in Columbus, Ohio.

Six teams and the top three players who are not on those teams will advance to the national finals from May 19-24 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill.

The Lubbock regional will be hosted at the Rawls Course in Lubbock, Texas from May 8-10.

The Michigan Wolverines earned an at-large bid to the Columbus regional at Ohio State's home course.

Former Beaverton High School standout Gigi Stoll will compete with her Arizona team in the Athens, Georgia, regional.

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Stroman raced home from second when shortstop Aledmys Diaz threw wide of first on Ezequiel Carrera's two-out bouncer for St. All Coghlan had to do then was stick the landing. "It used to just be if he's in the line, you run him over", Coghlan said.

It marks the 25th consecutive year Stanford has been selected to participate in the NCAA Regional Championships.

A big day became bigger for Colorado State women's golfer Katrina Prendergast.

Florida State is one of the most experienced in the 72-team NCAA Championships tournament with two seniors (Matilda Castren and Lydia Gumm), two juniors (Kim and Morgane Metraux) and one freshman (Amanda Doherty) who have played in a combined 155 career matches and helped Florida State win nine tournament championships in the last four seasons.

"Even though we knew were going to be playing here, it's still exciting to see your name go up", coach Josh Brewer said in a press release. "They also believe in what they're capable of doing and they're willing to do the work to make that happen".

On the season she owns a team-best 73.30 season stroke average that ranks as the second-lowest single-season stroke average in the Pirate annals, trailing only Spang's 72.25 during the 2015-16 campaign. Of these players, 132 will advance to the championships finals. The teams, selected by the NCAA women's golf committee, will compete across four regional tournaments that will be conducted May 8-10. The last time Troy was not a regional top seed was in 2010, when it was a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Central Regional, which the Trojans won.