College golf: NCAA women's conference championship results

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College golf: NCAA women's conference championship results

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The road to the NCAA Championships starts here.

Div. I conference championships are now wrapped up in women’s college golf for the season.

The winners of 27 conference tournaments have earned automatic bids for 2019 regional play.

Below you’ll find a complete list of all the tournaments and their champions (Editor’s note: * signifies match play).

MORE: Men’s conference championships | Golfweek rankings

ACC

April 18-20, Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro, N.C. 

Wake Forest claimed its sixth ACC title, winning by eight strokes thanks to individual champion Emilia Migliaccio (-11) and runner-up Siyun Liu.

American Athletic

April 14-16, Hammock Beach Resort, Palm Coast, Fla.

Central Florida was no match for Houston, who claimed their third conference title in the last four years. Senior Leonie Harm led her Cougars to a 30-shot victory, shooting 8-under en route to the individual title.

Atlantic Sun Conference

April 21-23, Chateau Elan, Braselton, Ga.

Kennesaw State won the A-Sun title on Tuesday by 13 shots over Florida Gulf Coast, with Medy Thavong winning medalist honors. Her teammaates Roanne Tomlinson and Clara Aveling finished second and third, respectively.

Big 12

April 14-16, Golf Club of Oklahoma, Broken Arrow, Okla.

The Texas Longhorns, the nation’s No. 5 team, claimed the Big 12 title with a decisive 37-shot victory over Baylor. Parisian Longhorn sophomore Agathe Laisne took the individual championship with a score of 2-over.

Big East

April 19-21, Callawassie Island, Okatie, S.C.

It was a histor ic Big East Championship for Xavier, who claimed its first conference title with ease, besting runner-up Georgetown by 14 strokes. Junior Mikayla Fitzpatrick earned the individual title at even par, nine strokes clear of Seton Hall’s Elizabeth Win.

Big Sky

April 19-21, Boulder Creek Golf Club, Boulder City, Nev.

Sacramento State shot 8-under in the final round to run away with the Big Sky title at 3-over, 20 shots clear of runner-up Idaho. Sacramento State’s Corinne Viden and Northern Colorado’s Beah Cruz each finished at 1-under par, with Cruz claiming the individual title in a playoff.

Big South

April 12-14, The Patriot Golf Club, Ninety Six, S.C.

High Point’s Samantha Vodry claimed the individual title, but Campbell claimed the Big South Conference Championship for the fourth year in a row. It was also the Camels’ eighth conference title.

Big Ten

April 19-21, TPC River’s Bend, Maineville, Ohio

Ohio State earned its 18th Big Ten title with a season-best 7-under par (281) in the final round. The Buckeyes’ Nikolette Schroeder and Purdue’s Melati Putri tied for the individual title at 6-under par.

Big West

April 15-17, Moorpark Country Club, Moorpark, Calif.

Long Beach State senior Haley Tygret won the Big West individual title and propelled her team to consecutive conference titles. The 49ers beat runner-up CSU Northridge by eight strokes with a score of 22-over.

Colonial Athletic Association

April 12-14, St. James Plantation – Reserve Club, Southport, N.C.

Individual champion Phu Khine led her UNC Wilmington Seahawks to a 17-shot victory at the CAA Women’s Golf Championships, their first team title since 2012.

Conference USA

April 15-17, Verandah Club, Fort Myers, Fla.

Texas San Antonio claimed its second consecutive Conference USA title as sophomore Ana Gonzalez earned the individual title. The Roadrunners set a conference championship record by shooting 10-under par.

Horizon League

April 21-23, Mission Inn Resort & Club, Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

IUPUI won the Horizon League conference tournament by 13 shots over Oakland. Marion DeBove finished T-2, while Amelia Svejda and Kara Blair finished T-5 and Nicole Howard was 10th, giving the Jaguars back-to-back league crowns.

Ivy League

April 19-21, The Ridge at Back Brook, Ringoes, N.J. 

After entering the final round 14 shots back and in fourth place, Harvard shot 2-over to complete the comeback and win the Ivy League title six shots clear of runner-up Dartmouth. The Crimson were led by individual winner Elizabeth Wang, who shot 3-under in the final round to finish off a 2-over weekend.

Metro Atlantic Athletic

April 18-20, Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

The University of Albany cruised to a 17 shot victory over Dayton and Quinnipiac to claim the MAAC women’s golf title, led by Helga Einarsdottir, who finished two shots back of individual champion Maria Loza of Hartford.

MAC

April 19-21, Purgatory Golf Club, Noblesville, Ind.

Kent State shot 14 under in Sunday’s final round to win its 21st consecutive MAC title. With a score of 7-under 857 for the tournament, Kent State finished 18 strokes ahead of runner-up Toledo. Karoline Stormo, 2019 MAC Golfer of the Year and All-MAC First Team recipient, won the individual title at 5-under 211. Shooting a 65 in the second round, the new record for lowest 18-hole round in MAC Championship history, pushed Stromo to the top of the leaderboard for the final round.

Missouri Valley

April 14-16, Sand Creek Country Club, Chesterton, Ind.

Southern Illinois won the Missouri Valley Conference title for the first time since 2007 with a wire-to-wire victory seven shots clear of Northern Iowa. It took two playoff holes, but Missouri State’s Abby Cavaiani bested UNI’s Sydney Eaton for the individual title.

Mountain West

April 15-17, Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Calif.

San Diego State earned its second Mountain West title in school history after weathering an epic comeback from Nevada in the final round. The Aztecs last won in 2015. Fresno State sophomore Brigitte Thibault won the individual title at 1-over, completing the tournament’s first wire-to-wire win since 2014.

Northeast

April 12-14, LPGA International-Jones Course, Daytona Beach, Fla.

The defending champions Fairleigh Dickinson (3-over) did it again, winning their league record eighth Northeast Conference title and fourth in five years, beating runner-up Sacred Heart by 23 strokes. FDU freshman Tomita Arejola became the fifth Knight to win the individual title, also at 3-over.

Ohio Valley

April 15-17, Robert Trent Jones at the Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Ala.

Murray State led wire-to-wire to win its third-straight and record 12th Ohio Valley Conference title, this one by 20 strokes. The Racers’ Anna Moore (-5) won the individual title by one stroke over teammate Linette Holmslykke.

Pac-12

April 15-17, Palos Verdes Golf Club, Palos Verdes, Calif.

Arizona State’s Olivia Mehaffey defeated Stanford’s Albane Valenzuela in a playoff to win medalist honors at the Pac-12 women’s golf championship. But it was USC who ran away with the team title, winning by 11 shots of Arizona and 16 over Arizona State. USC had four of the top ten finishers, including Gabriela Ruffels, who finished third. It’s the Trojans seventh conference title and fifth win this season.

Patriot League

April 20-21, Independence Golf Course, Midlothian, Va.

Boston University claimed its second conference title with a wire-to-wire four-shot victory over Navy and 12 shots clear of three-time defending champoin Richmond. Terrier freshman Hanako Kawasaki earned Patriot League Golfer of the Year honors after erasing a two-shot deficit in the final round to claim the individual title.

SEC*

April 17-21, Greystone Golf & Country Club, Hoover, Ala.

Ole Miss was the last team to qualify for match play, and the Rebels did not disappoint. After clinching the quarterfinals and semifinals for the Rebels in extra holes, Macy Somoskey had some magic left for the final. It took 22 holes, but the freshman was finally able to deliver the program its first SEC title. What a moment.

Southern

April 14-16, Moss Creek Golf Club, Hilton Head Island, S.C.

One for the thumb! Furman won their fifth consecutive SoCon title with a dominant 14-shot victory over Chattanooga and East Tennessee State. Chattanooga’s Monica San Juan won the individual title at 1-under par for the tournament.

Southland

April 15-17, High Meadow Ranch Golf Club, Magnolia, Texas

Sam Houston State claimed the Southland title thanks to individual champion and Bearkat freshman Kenlie Barrett, who made par on the final hole to secure the individual and team titles.

Summit League

April 21-23, Sand Creek Station, Newton, Kansas

Denver won by a whopping 27 shot over Oral Roberts to win the Summit League title for the fifth time. South Dakota State, South Dakota and North Dakota State round out the top five in the nine-team league. Mary Weinstein and Sophie Newlove finished 1-2 for the Pioneers. Weinstein shot a course and tournament record 7-under 65. DU had four of the top 11 golfers.

Sun Belt

April 15-17, LPGA International-Hills Course, Daytona Beach, Fla.

The South Alabama Jaguars won its second Sun Belt title at 13-over par, its first since 1997. Georgia Southern’s Ella Ofstedahl earned the individual title, one shot clear of South Alabama’s Siti Shaari.

Western Athletic

April 18-20, Oakbrook Golf Club, Lakewood, Wash.

Entering the final round down one stroke, New Mexico State claimed its fifth Western Athletic Conference Championship in six years, surviving a playoff with Seattle U. Aggies senior Dominque Galloway claimed the individual title at 1-over par, the fourth NM State winner in the last five years to do so. The win also gives the Aggies a conference-best ninth WAC title.


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