Cavaliers Set to Open Play at NCAA Championships
May 19, 2014
|Virginia at the 2014 NCAA Championships|
|Location||Tulsa, Okla. | Tulsa Country Club|
|Team Stats||2013-14 UVa Stats|
|Live Scoring||Tee Times & Results|
|Additional Information||Twitter | Facebook | Tournament Central | Golfstat Rankings|
Tulsa, Okla. – The No. 18 Virginia women’s golf team opens play at the NCAA Championships Tuesday at the par-70, 6,194-yard Tulsa Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. The 72-hole tournament runs May 20-23. The Cavaliers tee off starting at 8:36 a.m. and are paired with Kansas and Iowa State.
A field of 24 teams will compete for the team championship, while 126 select individuals will also be competing for the individual title over four days in Tulsa. Thirteen of the nation’s top-20 ranked teams, according to Golfstat, advanced to the finals.
It’s the second time that the national championship has been held at Tulsa Country Club. Duke University captured the 1999 NCAA title at TCC.
UVa advanced to the NCAA Championships after finishing sixth at the East Regional. Virginia is making its seventh appearance at the NCAAs in the 11-year history of the program. In the program’s most recent NCAA outings, the Cavaliers finished fourth in back-to-back appearances in 2011 and 2012. UVa failed to advance from the regional last season.
Live scoring for the tournament will be on NCAASports.com. Rounds three and four will feature live streaming of holes 16, 17 and 18 at www.ncaa.com.
Virginia’s lineup for the NCAAs will include seniors Portland Rosen and Elizabeth Brightwell, junior Briana Mao, sophomore Lauren Coughlin and freshman Lauren Diaz-Yi. Rosen, Brightwell and Mao were all in the UVa lineup for its last NCAA Championships appearance in 2012.
NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship Participants
East Region1. Vanderbilt2. South Carolina3. NC State4. Duke5. Stanford6. Virginia7. Tulane8. Campbell
Individuals1. Hayley Davis, Baylor2. Gabriella Wahl, East Tennessee State
Central Region1. UCLA2. Alabama3. Mississippi State4. California5. Ohio State6. Kansas7. Arizona8. Florida
Individuals1. Wad Phaewchimplee, Kent State2. Dana Finkelstein, UNLV
West Region1. Southern California2. Washington3. Arizona State4. Oklahoma5. Michigan State6. Iowa State7. Texas A&M8. Northwestern
Individuals1. Clariss Guce, CSU-Northridge2. Tonje Daffinrud, Denver