The NCAA women’s regionals wrapped up Saturday at four sites around the country. The low six teams and low individual on a non-qualifying team from each regional advance to the May 22-27 NCAA Championship at Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
Here are the final-round results from the St. George, Raleigh, San Antonio and South Bend regionals (click here for Golfstat.com live scoring):
St. George Regional, at Entrada at Snow Canyon in Utah
Winner: USC (+28)
Runner-up: Stanford (+34)
Also advanced: Arkansas (+40), UNLV (+43), Virginia (+46) and California (+48)
Just missed: New Mexico State (+57), TCU (+58) and Vanderbilt (+60)
Medalist: Dana Finkelstein, UNLV (-2)
Skinny: The Trojans advanced to the finals for the 18th consecutive year, the longest streak in the country. The only surprise was Vanderbilt, the fifth seed in the regional, which will not advance after finishing ninth. In its place will be No. 38 Cal.
San Antonio Regional, at Briggs Ranch Golf Course:
Winner: Baylor (-22)
Runner-up: UCLA (-19)
Also advanced: Tennessee (-14), Texas A&M (-10), Washington (-2) and Texas Tech (-2)
Just missed: Texas (E), Oregon (+1), Arizona State (+7)
Medalist: Hayley Davis, Baylor (-16)
Skinny: Davis’ closing 65 helped power the 21st-ranked Bears to the individual title. Texas Tech punched its ticket to Concession for the first time since 1996. Arizona State snapped a streak of 24 consecutive finals appearances with its ninth-place finish.
Raleigh Regional, at Lonnie Poole Golf Course at N.C. State:
Winner: South Carolina (+13)
Runner-up: Northwestern (+21)
Also advanced: N.C. State (+23), Alabama (+24), LSU (+24) and Campbell (+28)
Just missed: Ohio State (+32), Florida (+38), Coastal Carolina (+39) and Mississippi State (+41)
Medalist: Madelene Sagstrom, LSU (-8)
Skinny: The most turbulent regional. Seeded 14th, Campbell earned its second consecutive finals berth. Host N.C. State had a win-loss record less than .500, but that rule doesn’t exist in the women’s game. Instead, the Wolfpack, playing on their home course, were able to advance. That was bad news for 18th-ranked Florida (eighth) and No. 10 Mississippi State, which finished 12th and did not advance. The Bulldogs spent a portion of the fall as the top-ranked team in the country.
South Bend Regional, at Warren Golf Course in Indiana
Winner: Duke (+9)
Runner-up: Wake Forest (+12)
Also advanced: UC Davis (+20), Arizona (+22), Tulane (+24) and Purdue (+24)
Just missed: Kentucky (+28), Notre Dame (+30), Kent State (+32), Oklahoma State (+36)
Medalist: Leona Maguire, Duke (-4)
Skinny: Duke’s Maguire and Celine Boutier – two of the top five players in the country – finished 1-2 on the individual leaderboard to help pace the Blue Devils. The Boilermakers enjoyed the home-course advantage, but they nearly squandered the opportunity with a final-round 306. It still was enough to push out higher-ranked teams such as No. 12 Oklahoma State and No. 23 Pepperdine.