golf-women-d1 flag | May 8, 2016

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

Duke University

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

Furman University

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:

Northwestern University

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:

Stanford University

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 or 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

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