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Isabella Loza, Medalist Agathe Sauzon, Porsche Campbell, Emily McLennan and Jordan Britt of the Tennessee-Chattanooga Mocs after their 2013 Southern Conference tournament win.

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Southeastern Conference

The Alabama women's golf team after winning the 2013 SEC Championship.

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The Duke women defended their ACC Championship title.

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James Madison won its first CAA title since 2005.

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Oklahoma State held off Baylor to win the Big 12 Championship on April 21.

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Notre Dame won the Big East Championship at Reunion Resort's Watson Course in Orlando, Fla.

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Illinois State after winning the 2013 Missouri Valley Conference Championship.

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Northwestern tied Purdue for the Big Ten Conference Championship crown. It's the first conference victory in Northwestern women's golf history.

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Purdue shared the Big Ten Championship title with Northwestern.

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UC Davis won a fourth consecutive Big West Title on April 23.

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Detroit with the Horizon League Conference trophy.

Southern Conference

Moss Creek (Devil's Elbow), Hilton Head, S.C., April 14-16: Chattanooga won its fourth consecutive Southern Conference title with a six-shot victory over Furman. The Mocs’ 31-over 895 total is the lowest team score from the five years the tournament has been played at Moss Creek’s Devil’s Elbow course, and the second-lowest in conference history. Chattanooga sophomore Agathe Sauzon won the individual title after a one-hole sudden-death playoff with College of Charleston’s Mary Chandler Bryan. Scores

Big South Conference

The Patriot Club at Big Harbor, Ninety Six, S.C., April 14-16: Coastal Carolina won its sixth Big South Championship on April 16, and the third under current head coach Katie Quinney. The Chanticleers this year shot a 54-hole conference record 16-over 880, and were led by senior Brittany Henderson, the individual medalist. Scores

Atlantic Sun Conference

Jekyll Island (Ga.) GC, April 15-17: East Tennessee State, the highest ranked team (No. 58 by Golfweek) in the conference, won its first Atlantic Sun team title since 2008. ETSU, which has finished no worse than third in the conference since 2006, shot 16-over 880 to beat defending champion Kennesaw State by six shots. Kennesaw State’s Ines Lescudier was the individual champion. Scores

Sun Belt Conference

RTJ Golf Trail at The Shoals (Fighting Joe), Muscle Shoals, Ala., April 15-17: Florida International won its first Sun Belt title in program history with an 8-over 872 total. The Panthers won wire-to-wire, and also claimed the individual champion, freshman Meghan MacLaren. Scores

Southland Conference

Frisco (Texas) Lakes GC, April 15-17: Lamar won its fourth Southland Conference title on April 17, and the first since 2006, by finishing seven shots ahead of runner-up Oral Roberts. It’s the fourth victory this season for Lamar. With Texas-San Antonio and Texas State now out of the conference, Lamar leads all current league members in Southland Conference victories. Sam Houston State’s Shelby Hardy won the individual title by six shots. Scores

West Coast Conference

Gold Mountain GC, Bremerton, Wash., April 15-17: Chalk up another West Coast Conference title for Pepperdine. The Wave won wire-to-wire, and finished seven shots ahead of runner-up Gonzaga. It’s the 12th consecutive conference title for Pepperdine, and in that span of time, Pepperdine has averaged a 25-shot margin of victory. The team now has won 15 of the past 17 WCC titles. Junior Grace Na was the individual medalist with a 3-under 213 total. Na also won this tournament as a freshman. Scores

Southeastern Conference

Greystone G&CC, Birmingham, Ala., April 19-21: Alabama won its first SEC Championship title since 2010. The Crimson Tide finished 14 shots ahead of runner-up Georgia after battling cold and wet conditions at Greystone. Alabama now has won four consecutive titles this spring, and is ranked No. 2 by Golfweek. Junior Stephanie Meadow was the individual medalist with an even-par 216 total. Story | Scores

Big 12 Conference

The Harvester, Rhodes, Iowa, April 19-21: Oklahoma State held off Baylor and won an eighth Big 12 title on Sunday – the Cowgirls’ first since 2009. Oklahoma State finished at 41-over 905 and placed four players inside the top 10 on the individual leaderboard. Kelsey Vines, No. 3 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, was the low Cowgirl. Baylor freshman Lauren Taylor won the individual title. Story | Scores

Colonial Athletic Association

The Reserve Club at St. James Plantation, Southport, N.C., April 19-21: James Madison earned the automatic qualifying spot out of the Colonial Athletic Association. The Dukes faced high winds in the final round, but benefited from an 11-shot lead to start the day. James Madison shot a final-round 35-over 323 to finish the tournament at 78-over 942, eight shots ahead of UNC-Wilmington. This is James Madison’s first league crown since 2005, and sophomore Shabril Brewer became the first Duke in program history to win the CAA title. Her 9-over 225 total left her five shots ahead of Wilmington’s Lori Beth Adams, and meant a maiden career victory. Scores

Atlantic Coast Conference

Sedgefield CC, Greensboro, N.C., April 19-21: Duke defended its ACC title with a 24-shot margin of victory. The Blue Devils won their 18th conference title in program history with a 54-hole total of 30-over 882. Virginia’s Brittany Altomare won the individual title with a 4-over 217 total. Story | Scores

Missouri Valley Conference

The Club at Porto Cima, Sunrise Beach, Mo., April 21-23: Illinois State won its fifth Missouri Valley title in the past six years on Tuesday. It was a comeback victory for the Redbirds, who finished the tournament at 113-over 977. Illinois State’s Katie Jean won the individual title by five shots, and three of her teammates also finished within the top 25. Scores

Big East Conference

Reunion Resort (Watson), Orlando, Fla., April 21-23: A pair of Irish freshmen earned co-medalist honors as Notre Dame earned its fifth Big East title. Lindsey Weaver and Talia Campbell were named co-medalists as the team won its third conference title in the past six years. Notre Dame trailed Louisville after the first round, had a one-shot lead entering the final round and ended the event at 3-under 861, 14 shots ahead of Louisville. Weaver and Campbell set a new Big East scoring record with 54-hole totals of 6-under 210. Scores

Big Sky Conference

Ocotillo GR, Chandler, Ariz., April 21-23: Northern Arizona held off a late charge by Portland State to claim the league title by four strokes with a 54-hole total of 18-over 882. Northern Arizona trailed Portland State by nine shots after Round 1, had pulled even at the 36-hole mark and came out strong in the final round. This is the Lumberjacks’ seventh Big Sky title, which is a new league record. Montana State’s Paige Crawford was the individual medalist with an 8-under 208 total. Scores

Ohio Valley Conference

Greystone GC, Dickson, Tenn., April 21-23: Eastern Kentucky narrowly edged Jacksonville State for the automatic qualifier out of the Ohio Valley Conference. It’s only the second conference title in program history, and the first since 1996. When the Colonels travel to an NCAA Regional later this month, it will be a maiden voyage. Eastern Kentucky had a five-shot lead entering the final round, and led by as many as 13 strokes throughout the day. When the final group teed off on the 18th hole, the Colonels were tied with Jacksonville State. Eastern Kentucky’s Kristen Dorsey parred No. 18 as Jacksonville State’s Ornella Arrizon bogeyed to give the Colonels the title. Dorsey also was the individual medalist. Scores

Big West Conference

San Luis Obispo (Calif.) CC, April 21-23: UC Davis continued its Big West dominance Tuesday with a fourth consecutive conference victory. The Aggies, ranked No. 27 by Golfweek, led wire to wire on their way to a 29-shot victory over Long Beach State. It was the most dominant of the Aggies’ four straight championships, eclipsing a 19-stroke victory two years ago. Each of UC Davis’ four conference championship victories have been by at least 13 strokes. UC Davis also claimed the top four players on the leaderboard, starting with tournament medalist Demi Runas, who shot 1-under 218. Scores

Pac-12 Conference

Valencia (Calif.) CC, April 22-24: USC, Golfweek's top-ranked team, won the Pac-12 title with a 24-stroke victory at Valencia (Calif.) Country Club on Wednesday. The Trojans’ Annie Park became the Trojans' third consecutive freshman to win the conference individual title, as well. Story | Scores

The Summit League

Sky Creek Ranch GC, Keller, Texas, April 22-24: North Dakota State swept the team title and the individual title at the Summit League Championship. The team won by 11 strokes over Missouri-Kansas City with a total of 85-over 949 to take home its first conference championship. All five Bison placed in the top 20. Story | Scores

Conference USA

The Peninsula G&RC, Gulf Shores, Ala., April 22-24: Tulane won its fifth Conference USA Championship in program history, and its third in the last five years, with a 27-stroke victory Wednesday after a final-round 3-over 291. All five Green Wave golfers finished in the top 10, including sophomore Gemma Dryburgh, who tied for first before falling in a playoff. East Carolina's Nico Engstroem Skaug won the three-way playoff. Story | Scores

Western Athletic Conference

Longbow GC, Mesa, Ariz., April 22-24: Denver added a 10th consecutive conference title to its resume with its first victory at the Western Athletic Conference Championship. The Pioneers are in their first year in the conference after leaving the Sun Belt Conference. Denver shot an 18-over 882 total, and finished 12 shots ahead of runner-up San Jose State. Denver’s Tonje Daffinrud shot 7-under 209, and won by six shots. Scores

Mountain West Conference

Mission Hills CC (Dinah Shore Tournament Course), Rancho Mirage, Calif, April 25-27: UNLV won its first Mountain West Conference title since 2006, and its fourth conference title since the league was created in 2000. The Rebels shot 40-over 904 on a course that earlier this month hosted the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first LPGA major. Demi Mak led the team, and won a playoff for individual medalist honors with New Mexico’s Manon DeRoey. Three other Rebels finished inside the top 15. Scores

Southwestern Athletic Conference

Links on the Bayou, Alexandria, La., April 22-24: Alabama State won its second Southwestern Athletic Conference title in the past three years after finishing 25 shots ahead of runner-up Jackson State. Alabama State’s Jenelle Kraakman tied Texas Southern’s Kassandra Rivera at the top of the leaderboard. Both shot 16-over 160. Three other Alabama State players were within the top 10.

Big Ten Conference

French Lick (Ind.) Resort (Donald Ross), April 26-28: Northwestern and Purdue were named co-champions at the Big Ten Conference Championship on April 28. The Boilermakers gained five shots on Northwestern in the final round, climbing into the tie. For Northwestern, it’s the first conference title in program history. Purdue’s Paula Reto won the individual title by seven shots. Story | Scores

Ivy League

Trump National, Bedminster, N.J., April 26-28: Harvard won the Ivy League Championship with a 54-hole score of 45-over 909. The team edged Princeton by a single shot, and the individual race was similarly tight. Princeton’s Kelly Shon, who won the South Atlantic Amateur earlier in the year, finished 54 holes tied with Harvard’s Christine Lin, 2012 Ivy League Rookie of the Year. Shon won on the first playoff hole. Scores

Horizon League

Mission Inn Resort (Las Colinas Course), Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., April 26-28: Detroit added a Horizon League title to its historic season. The Titans cruised to a 20-shot victory over Youngstown State. The win gave the Titans the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Regional Championships, and it will be their second trip to the NCAA’s in school history. It also was Detroit’s ninth victory this season - in just 11 events - and those nine team titles also match the Titans’ all-time victory total entering this season. Youngstown State’s Allison Mitzel won the individual title with a 5-over 221. Scores

Mid-American Conference

Longaberger GC, Nashport, Ohio, April 26-28: Kent State continued its streak of Mid-American Conference success Sunday by capturing a 15th consecutive MAC championship. The team posted 45-over 909 to beat Eastern Michigan by 28 shots. This is the first title the Golden Flashes have won without longtime coach Mike Morrow at the helm. Morrow announced his retirement earlier in the season. Sophomore Jennifer Ha came away with individual medalist honors after shooting 222. Scores

Northeast Conference

LPGA International (Legends), Daytona Beach, Fla., April 26-28: Long Island held off a hard-charging Central Connecticut State to win its second consecutive Northeast Conference title. The Blackbirds led wire-to-wire, and finished at 78-over 942. Fairleigh Dickinson’s Mariana Juaristi was the individual medalist. Juaristi shot 3-over 219. Scores

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