No. 5 Stanford women’s golf will compete in the NCAA Championships beginning on May 18 after claiming winning the NCAA Women’s Golf San Francisco Regional Championships last weekend.
Despite a strong start, the Stanford women’s golf team finished their fall season with a runner-up placement, falling 3-2 to USC at the East Lake Cup. The nationally-televised championship match marks the end of the fall golf season for the NCAA women’s golf.
No. 14 Stanford men’s and No. 7 women’s golf were in different parts of the country last weekend, with the women flying to Hawaii to participate in the Pac-12 Preview on Oct. 23-24, and the men in Alpharetta Georgia for the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate from Oct. 20-22.
After a successful stroke play portion of the NCAA Championships and a victory over Baylor in the quarterfinals, the Stanford women’s golf team fell to Arizona State early Wednesday morning in the semifinals of the NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois. The loss marks the first time in three years that the women did not make the NCAA finals.
The No. 1 Stanford women’s golf team dusted the competition at NCAA Regionals in Albuquerque, winning the 54-hole tournament behind four top-11 individual finishes, including a 6-under, medalist performance from freshman Albane Valenzuela.
The Stanford golf teams are in the final stretch, entering the NCAA postseason in the coming week. The women’s team will head into action first, playing May 8-10 in the Albuquerque Regional at The Championship Golf Course at the University of New Mexico. The men have to wait a little longer but get home field…
No. 2 Stanford women’s golf traveled to Sewailo Golf Club in Tuscon, Arizona this past Monday through Wednesday to participate in the Pac-12 Championships. The Cardinal finished in third place, just one shot behind No. 21 Colorado, and 22 shots behind winner UCLA, who finished at an impressive two-under as a team over the 54 hole event.
No.3 Stanford women’s golf travelled to wine country for a three-day stay to compete in the Silverado Showdown, hosted by Oregon and Colorado at Silverado Resort and Spa’s golf course. Stanford freshman Andrea Lee and senior Casey Danielson both placed in the top four, and the the Cardinal poured in birdies en route to a team score of 16 under par, nine shots ahead of second place UCLA, in the 54-hole tournament.