News & ToursApril 28, 2008

Teams picked for NCAA women's regionals

Hot off the press--the women's teams that just got their invitations within the last hour to golf's big dance:

Duke, UCLA and Southern California, the top three teams in the latest Golf World/NGCA coaches' poll, earned the three top seeds as the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Committee announced Monday the 63 teams and nine individuals to play in the three regional tournaments May 8-10. The Blue Devils are attempting to claim a record fourth-straight national championship and their fifth in seven years.

The low eight teams from each regional and low two individuals not on those teams advance to the 27th NCAA Championship at the University of New Mexico GC in Albuquerque, May 20-23.

__East Regional

University of Georgia GC

Athens, Ga.

Teams (by seed)__

Duke, Florida, Georgia, Auburn, Wake Forest, Tennessee, Virginia, New Mexico, Vanderbilt, Louisville, South Carolina, Furman, East Carolina, Georgia State, Central Florida, Missouri, Indiana, UNC Wilmington, Jacksonville State, Charleston Southern, Jackson State

Individuals

Dori Carter, Mississippi

Emma Degroot, Chattanooga

Paula Hurtado, Florida International

__Central Regional

University of Texas GC

Austin, Texas

Teams (by seed)__

UCLA, Purdue, Alabama, Denver, Kent State, Pepperdine, LSU, Texas A&M, Notre Dame, Texas, TCU, Florida State, North Carolina State, East Tennessee State, Texas Tech, Washington, Nebraska, Harvard, Texas State, Illinois State, Fairleigh Dickinson

Individuals

Steffi Kirchmayr, College of Charleston

Sara Wikstrom, UALR

Araceli Felgueroso, Coastal Carolina

__West Regional

Lincoln Hills GC

Lincoln, Calif.

Teams (by seed)__

Southern California, Arizona State, Arkansas, Arizona, Oklahoma State, California, Michigan State, Stanford, BYU, Tulsa, North Carolina, Ohio State, San Jose State, Oklahoma, Oregon, UNLV, UC Davis, UC Irvine, Fresno State, Oral Roberts, Portland State

Individuals

Mallory Blackwelder, Kentucky

Danielle Cvitanov, San Francisco

Emily Powers, Kansas

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