New York University has won the 2019 NCAA DIII women's golf championships. This is the first national title for the Violets' women's golf program, and the third team championship in school history. NYU overtook Williams College in the final round, finishing the day with a 6-over-par 294 and a 1217 tournament total.
Williams College's Cordelia Chan claimed the individual title after shooting even par in the final round to finish with a tournament total 296.
For a look at the full leaderboard and individual round results, click here.
The 2019 DIII women's golf championships tournament took place at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas with the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and Harris County-Houston Sports Commission serving as hosts.
Twenty-five teams and six individual players made up the field. The championships consisted of both team and individual competition conducted concurrently. Following 54 holes of competition, the field was cut to the top 15 teams and top six individuals not on one of those teams to compete the final day. In the team competition, the low four scores from each team for each day counted in the team’s total score.
Williams College entered the final round leading the field after finishing the third round at 51 over and pacing the field with a 12-over score, eight strokes better than anyone else on the day. NYU, the leader entering Thursday's third round, was in second at 59 over. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps was in third at 62 over. Rhodes's Emily Salamy was pacing as the individual leader at seven over, with Williams's Cordelia Chan and Centre College's Bailey Plourde tied in second place at eight over.
Below is a list of the teams that qualified for the 2019 tournament.
1. Williams College
2. New York University
3. Claremont McKenna-Harvey Mudd-Scripps
5. DePauw University
6. Carleton College
7. George Fox University
8. Grinnell College
10. Washington U St. Louis
12. Washington & Lee
T13. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
T13. St. Mary's College
15. Transylvania University
16. Illinois Wesleyan
16. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
18. Stevenson University
19. Central College (Iowa)
20. Mount Union
21. Gettysburg College
22. Aurora University
23. Drew University
24. The College of St. Scholastica
25. Westminster College (Pennsylvania)
DIII WOMEN'S GOLF: Rankings | 2018 championship highlights
1. Bailey Plourde, Centre College
2. Erica Whitehouse, Christopher Newport University
3. Taylor Beckwith, Whittier College
4. Chloe Levins, Middlebury College
5. Brittany Coppess, Central College
6. Nicole Miller, Bethel University (Minnesota)
|YEAR||CHAMPION||COACH||SCORE||RUNNER-UP||SCORE||HOST OR SITE|
|2019||New York University||Brad Johnson||1217||Williams||1,222||Houston, Texas|
|2018||Claremont-Mudd-Scripps||Jodie Burton||1,261||Williams||1,261||Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.|
|2017||Rhodes||Mike Clary||1,217||George Fox||1,219||Houston, Texas|
|2016||Rhodes||Mike Clary||904||Texas-Tyler||919||Houston, Texas|
|2015||Williams||Bill Kangas||1,264||Wittenberg||1,281||Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.|
|2014||Rhodes||Mike Clary||1,256||Mary Hardin-Baylor||1,280||Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.|
|2013||Mary Hardin-Baylor||Darla Kirby||1,239||Texas-Tyler||1,247||Miramar Beach, Fla.|
|2012||Methodist||Tom Inczauskis||1,242||DePauw||1,248||Angola, Ind.|
|2011||Methodist||Tom Inczauskis||966||Gustavus Adolphus||978||Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.|
|2010||Methodist||Tom Inczauskis||1,282||Gustavus Adolphus||1,301||Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.|
|2009||Methodist||Vici Pate||1,257||Wisconsin Stevens Point||1,282||Port St. Lucie, Fla.|
|2007||Methodist||Vici Pate||1,215||DePauw||1,303||Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.|
|2006||Methodist||Vici Pate||1,240||Gustavus Adolphus||1,316||Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.|
|2005||Methodist||Vici Pate||1,272||Mary Hardin-Baylor||1,284||Southern Pines, N.C.|
|2004||Methodist||Vici Pate||1,303||Mary Hardin-Baylor||1,305||Green Lake, Wis.|
|2003||Methodist||Vici Pate||1,296||Mary Hardin-Baylor||1,349||Green Lake, Wis.|
|2002||Methodist||Kim Kincer||1,310||Mary Hardin-Baylor||1,341||Mount Holyoke|
|2000||Methodist||Kim Kincer||1,285||Concordia-Moorhead||1,336||Illinois Wesleyan|
# 2011 champions shortened to three rounds due to weather.
* From 1996-99, Divisions II and III competed in a combined championship