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May 5, 2015

Virginia at NCAA Regional
Dates May 7-9
Location St. George, Utah | Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club
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Charlottesville, Va. – The No. 9 Virginia women’s golf team opens play at the NCAA Regional in St. George, Utah on Thursday at Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club. The 54-hole tournament runs May 7-9. The Cavaliers are the No. 3 seed in the field.

The top six schools from each of four 18-team regional sites will advance to the NCAA Championships along with the top two individuals not advancing from a team from each site. The NCAA Championships are scheduled for May 22-27 at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.

Virginia will be looking to advance to the NCAA Championships for the eighth time in the program’s 12-year history.

The field for UVa’s regional site includes: 1. USC, 2. Arkansas, 3. Virginia, 4. Stanford, 5. Vanderbilt, 6. UNLV, 7. San Diego State, 8. Miami, 9. Colorado, 10. California, 11. SMU, 12. TCU, 13. Denver, 14. Wisconsin, 15. Middle Tennessee State, 16. New Mexico State, 17. Northern Arizona, 18. Albany

Live scoring of the tournament will be available at

NCAA Regional History
This year’s NCAA Regional marks the 11th straight year the Cavaliers have earned a postseason berth. Virginia has advanced through the regional to the NCAA Championships in six of the last seven seasons and also in 2005. UVa’s top regional finish was a third-place showing in 2011. Last year the Cavaliers finished sixth at the East Regional in Talahassee, Fla. Lauren Coughlin led UVa by finishing 15th overall. In 2010, at the NCAA West Regional at Stanford, Calle Nielson took medalist honors by shooting 1-over 214. She is the only Cavalier to win a NCAA regional. Leah Wigger was the runner up at the 2005 East Regional held at the University of Florida Golf Course.

The UVa Lineup

Name                Year   Hometown               Stroke Avg.Lyberty Anderson    Fr.    Chesterfield, Va.      76.50Lauren Coughlin     Jr.    Chesapeake, Va.        73.70Lauren Diaz-Yi      So.    Thousand Oaks, Calif.  72.26Briana Mao          Sr.    Folsom, Calif.         73.11Elizabeth Szokol    Jr.    Winnetka, Ill.         73.89="http:>="http:>="http:>="http:>="http:>

The ACC Sends Nine
Virginia is one of nine ACC teams to receive an invitation to this year’s national championship. Also qualifying were Duke, Florida State, Louisville, Miami, NC State, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Wake Forest. The nine selections equals the most ever for the ACC, matching the total for last season.

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