Women's Golf Earns 14th Straight Trip to NCAA Championships

May 7, 2005

LUBBOCK, Texas - The Arizona State University women's golf team earned their 14th consecutive trip to the NCAA Championships with a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Central Regional, held May 5-7 at the par 72, 6,328-yard Jerry S. Rawls Course.

The Sun Devils carded a 12-over 300 in Saturday's final round and finished with a three-round total of 906. Auburn won the NCAA Central Regional with a three-day total of 896 followed by Texas A&M (903), Missouri (905) and ASU (906). Also earning NCAA bids out of the Central Regional were Tulsa (908), Purdue (908), Michigan State (909) and Arkansas (915).

Individually, freshman Louise Stahle finished second to lead the Sun Devils with a three-day total of 219. She carded a two-under 70 on Saturday to earn her third runner-up showing of the year and her eighth top five finish in nine events this season. Junior Alissa Kuczka matched her best finish of the season with a tie for fourth place after shooting a two-over 74 in the final round for a three-day total of 222.

Senior Erin Tone tied for 42nd with a three-round total of 231, while sophomore Tiffany Tavee (T80th, 238) and sophomore Charmaine Erasmus (T86th, 239) rounded out the Sun Devil lineup.

Auburn's Diana Ramage took home individual medalist honors at the NCAA Central Regional, finishing with a three-round total of four-under 212 (68-77-67).

ASU will wrap up the 2004-05 season on May 17-20, traveling to Sunriver, Ore., for the 2005 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships. Oregon State University will play host to the event at the Meadows Golf Course.

2005 NCAA Central Regional - May 5-7, 2005
Final Results - Jerry S. Rawls Course - Lubbock, Texas

Pos.	Team	Rd 1	Rd 2	Rd 3	Total1.	Auburn	294	309	293	8962.	Texas A&M	293	310	300	9033.	Missouri	291	312	302	9054.	Arizona State	296	310	300	9065.	Tulsa	298	310	300	908	Purdue	295	309	304	9087.	Michigan State	300	307	302	9098.	Arkansas	300	311	304	9159.	Texas	290	317	309	91610.	LSU	298	316	303	91711.	Kent State	305	307	309	921	SMU	310	313	298	92113.	Baylor	302	301	320	923	New Mexico	291	332	300	92315.	Michigan	301	320	305	92616.	Texas Tech	301	318	313	93217.	Wake Forest	302	315	316	93318.	Notre Dame	306	323	305	93419.	TCU	299	328	311	93820.	South Florida	314	317	319	95021.	Long Island	349	343	349	1041

Sun Devil Scores: 2. Louise Stahle 72-77-70=219; T4. Alissa Kuczka 72-76-74=222; T42. Erin Tone 76-75-80=231; T80. Tiffany Tavee 76-82-80=238; T86. Charmaine Erasmus 80-83-76=239.

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