2016 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship participants determined
INDIANAPOLIS---The field for the 2016 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships, to be conducted May 20-25 at Eugene County Club in Eugene, Oregon, has been determined.
Four regional competitions were held May 5-7 and the top six teams and three individuals not on a qualifying team advanced to the national championships from each regional site. The four regional sites included Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Bryan, Texas; Shoal Creek, Alabama; and Stanford, California. Of the 384 regional participants, 132 advanced to the finals.
The University of Oregon will serve as the host of the championships and the Golf Channel will provide live coverage for the final three days of the championships May 23, 24 and 25.
The teams and individuals advancing to the 2016 championships finals are listed below.
Baton Rouge Regional Site:
University of Florida
University of South Carolina, Columbia
University of Washington
University of Oregon
Brigham Young University
1. Elise Bradley, Louisiana State University
2. Linnea Strom, Arizona State University
3. Leonie Harm, University of Houston
Bryan Regional Site:
University of Georgia
University of Arizona
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Miami (Florida)
University of Texas at Austin
1. Laura Lonardi, Baylor University
2. Olivia Cason, University of Louisville
3. Bianca Pagdanganan, Gonzaga University
Shoal Creek Regional Site:
Florida State University
Oklahoma State University
University of Alabama
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Michigan
1. Marianne Li, University of California, Berkeley
2. Lauren Stephenson, Clemson University
3. August Kim, Purdue University
Stanford Regional Site:
University of Southern California
The Ohio State University
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
University of Virginia
1. Andrea Wong, University of California, Davis
2. Jennifer Kupcho, Wake Forest University
3. Sarah Burnham, Michigan State University
For ticket information visit www.ncaa.com/tickets or www.goducks.com/ncaa.golf or by calling the University of Oregon ticket office at 1-800-932-3668.
The championship format consists of all 24 teams and 12 individuals completing 54 holes of stroke play, and then the top 15 teams along with the top nine individuals not on an advancing team will advance for one additional day of stroke play to determine the top eight teams for match play competition and the 72-hole stroke play individual champion. The top eight teams then compete in match play for the championship.
Live results from the championship can be found online at www.ncaa.com.