NCAA women's regional bids released

USC players and coaches celebrate after winning the 2011 Pac-10 Women's Championship.

USC players and coaches celebrate after winning the 2011 Pac-10 Women's Championship.

Women's Rankings »

RankNameSchoolRating
1Alison LeeUCLA  69.59 
2Annie ParkUSC  69.73 
3Yu LiuDuke  69.81 
4Stephanie MeadowAlabama  70.00 
5Gaby LopezArkansas  70.01 

Women's Team Rankings »

RankNameRatingEvents
1Southern California 70.32 
2UCLA 70.60 
3Duke 70.79 
4Stanford 71.49  10 
5Arkansas 71.52 

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Podcast episode

The Lance & Asher Show

Breaking down NCAA women’s regional bids

Asher Wildman and Lance Ringler break down the NCAA women's regional bids, and try to identify a few potential Cinderellas.

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USC enters NCAA regional action as the nation’s overall No. 1 seed. The Pac-10 champs will headline the West Regional field, UCLA is the top team in the Central Region in Notre Dame, Ind., and Alabama will be the team to beat in the East at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla. 

Fourth-ranked Purdue returns all five starters from last year’s NCAA Championship team. The Boilermakers will try to advance to this year’s championship through the East Region. 

Morehead State, Butler, Texas-El Paso, Texas-San Antonio and Alabama State will play in the postseason for the first time in school history as each received a bid by winning the automatic qualifying spot out of their respective conferences. North Texas also will play in the postseason for the first time in school history after receiving an at-large bid.

Eight teams from each region will advance to the NCAA Championship May 18-21 at Texas A&M’s Traditions Club in College Station, Texas. 


EAST REGIONAL

Site: LPGA International, Daytona Beach, Fla.

Host: Stetson

Teams:

Individuals:

  • Shena Yang, South Florida
  • Charlotte Lorentzen, Georgia State
  • Stefanie Kenoyer, Furman
  • Kelly Shon, Princeton
  • Maria Ronderos, Miami (Florida)
  • Leigh Whittaker, College of Charleston

• • •

CENTRAL REGIONAL

Site: Warren Golf Course, South Bend, Ind.

Host: Notre Dame

Teams:

Individuals:

  • Harin Lee, St. Johnís (New York)
  • Lindsay Gahm, Indiana
  • Bonnie Hu, Harvard
  • Nina Muehl, East Tennessee State
  • Brittany Kelly, Ball State
  • Britney Hamilton, Western Michigan

• • •

WEST REGIONAL

Site: Washington National Golf Club, Auburn, Wash.

Host: Washington

Teams:

Individuals:

  • Kayla Mortellaro, Idaho
  • Teo Poplawski, Idaho
  • Amy Anderson, North Dakota State
  • Brianna Espinoza, Colorado State
  • Jessica Hollandsworth, Maryland
  • Chelsey Cothran, Baylor
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