RALEIGH, N.C. – The No. 47 GRU Augusta women’s golf team finished 48-over par to take 15th place out of 18 teams at the NCAA East Regional in Raleigh, N.C., at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course on Saturday.
The Jaguars shot a 300 (+12) in the third and final round of 18 holes at the regional. It was their best round of the event and finished them 15th. No. 2 South Carolina won the event at 13-over par, while No. 15 Northwestern (+21) took second, No. 42 NC State third (+23), No. 31 Alabama (+24) and No. 7 LSU tied for fourth, and Campbell rounded it out in sixth. The top six teams advance to the championships.
Sophomore Eunice Yi shot a 76 (+4) in round three and finished in a tie for 43rd to pace the squad. Sophomore Teresa Caballer Hernani finished tied for 48th overall with a 78 (+6) and sophomore Josefine Nyqvist notched a tie for 55th with a 79 (+7) on Saturday.
The regional field is made up of 29 automatic qualifiers – earned by winning a conference championship – and 43 at-large bids, which are determined using Golfstat’s team rankings. The top 6 teams after 54 holes at each regional will advance to the May 22-27 NCAA Championship at Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
JAGUARS AT NCAA EAST RALEIGH REGIONAL (Final)
|T43||Eunice Yi (1)||74||78||76||228|
|T48||Teresa Caballer Hernani (2)||77||74||78||229|
|T55||Josefine Nyqvist (4)||74||77||79||230|
|T63||Sonya Knebel (5)||79||80||73||232|
|T68||Jessica Haigwood (3)||78||82||73||233|