UW Women's Golfers Seeded Fifth at NCAA West Regional
April 29, 2002
Seattle - The 16th-ranked Washington women's golf team is seeded fifth in the 21-team field at the NCAA West Regional Championship to be held May 9-11 at the Stanford Golf Course. The top eight teams from three regional sites will advance to the 2002 NCAA Championships May 21-24 at Washington National Golf Club in Auburn.
The Huskies are one of eight teams from the Pac-10 Conference competing at the NCAA West Regional. Last week Washington tied for fifth at the Pac-10 Championships, one stroke out of third place. Arizona, winners of the last three Pac-10 titles, is the No. 1 seeded team in the West Region. Arizona State is second, followed by UCLA and California. Southern California is seeded sixth, Stanford is eighth and Washington State is 18th.
Top-ranked Auburn and second-ranked Duke headline the field at the East Regional at LSU's University Club, while Oklahoma State is the top seed at the Central Regional held at Michigan State's Forest Akers Golf Course.
In addition to 24 teams advancing to the NCAA Championships, the top two finishers from for each regional, not on a qualifying team, will compete at the NCAAs in the individual competition.
The West regional will be played May 9-11 at Stanford Golf Course, Stanford, California, hosted by Stanford University. Conference automatic qualifiers are indicated in parenthesis next to the institution.
1 Arizona (Pacific-10 Conference)2 Arizona State3 UCLA4 California5 Washington6 Southern California7 Pepperdine8 Stanford9 New Mexico (Mountain West Conference)10 New Mexico State (Sun Belt Conference)11 Idaho12 San Francisco13 San Jose State14 UC Irvine15 Denver16 Brigham Young17 Colorado State18 Washington State19 Campbell (Atlantic Sun Conference)20 Oral Roberts (Mid-Continent Conference)21 Northern Arizona (Big Sky Conference)
1 Erin Kerr, Colorado2 Sarah Walter, Portland3 Kathy Cho, Oregon]
The East regional will be played May 9-11 at University Club, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, hosted by Louisiana State University. Conference automatic qualifiers are indicated in parenthesis next to the institution.
1 Auburn2 Duke (Atlantic Coast Conference)3 Georgia4 Tennessee5 Vanderbilt6 Florida7 South Carolina (Southeastern Conference)8 Wake Forest9 Furman (Southern Conference)10 North Carolina11 LSU12 Tulane13 Mississippi State14 Memphis15 Texas A&M16 UCF17 Alabama18 South Florida19 North Carolina State20 Yale (Ivy Group)21 Jackson State (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
1 Katie Futcher, Penn State2 Camilla Hilland, Miami (Florida)3 Jessica Lewis, James Madison
The Central regional will be played May 9-11 at Forest Akers Golf Course, East Lansing, Michigan, hosted by Michigan State University. Conference automatic qualifiers are indicated in parenthesis next to the institution.
1 Oklahoma State (Big 12 Conference)2 Tulsa (Western Athletic Conference)3 Texas4 Ohio State (Big Ten Conference)5 Michigan6 Michigan State7 Purdue8 Oklahoma9 TCU (Conference USA)10 Baylor11 Kent State (Mid-American Conference)12 Indiana13 Northwestern14 Florida State15 Illinois16 Nebraska17 Wisconsin18 Kansas State19 North Carolina-Wilmington (Big South Conference)20 Bradley (Missouri Valley Conference)21 St. Francis (New York) (Northeast Conference)
1 Randi Gauthier, North Texas2 Elin Ohlsson, Missouri3 Alison Hiller, Southern Illinois