INDIANAPOLIS --- The NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Committee announced 21 teams and six individuals that will participate in the 2016 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships.

Seventeen conferences have been granted automatic qualification and the remaining four teams were selected on an at-large basis from conferences and the remaining independent institutions. Six individuals, not from selected teams, also were selected for the championships.

The championships will consist of both team and individual competition conducted concurrently. The tournament consists of 72 holes of play over four days of competition. In the team competition, the low four scores from each team for each day will count in the team’s total score.

The championships will be conducted May 10-13 at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas. The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and Harris County-Houston Sports Authority will serve as hosts.

The selected teams and individuals are listed below:


  1. Rhodes College 

  2. George Fox University 

  3. Wittenberg University 

  4. The University of Texas at Tyler 

  5. University of the South 

  6. Whitman College 

  7. University of Redlands 

  8. University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) 

  9. Williams College 

  10. New York University 

  11. Wartburg College 

  12. Illinois Wesleyan University 

  13. Hope College 

  14. University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh 

  15. Hanover College 

  16. University of Mount Union 

  17. Gettysburg College 

  18. Aurora University 

  19. Stevenson University 

  20. Washington and Jefferson College 

  21. University of Wisconsin, Superior 



  1. Christina Herbert, Bridgewater College 

  2. Liza Freed, Washington and Lee University 

  3. Ziyi Wang, Carleton College 

  4. Grace Gilmore, Carleton College 

  5. Elizabeth Davis, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 

  6. Marin Warring, Bridgewater College 


In 2015, Williams College won its first NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championship 
with a combined score of 1263 at Mission Inn Resort and Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida after finishing third in 2014. Runner-up honors went to Wittenberg University (1,281). Washington University in St. Louis finished third with a score of 1,285 and The University of Texas at Tyler finished fourth with a score of 1,289. Mary Hardin-Baylor senior McKenzie Ralston earned medalist honors with a four-shot victory over Macy Hubbard from Wittenberg.

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