Stanford Earns No. 8 Seed At West Regional

April 28, 2008

Stanford women's golf was selected to participate in the NCAA West Regional in Lincoln, Calif. from May 8-10 by the NCAA on Monday. The Cardinal were chosen as the No. 8 seed in the 21 team tournament. The top eight teams from each of the four regions will make up the NCAA Championships field.

The West Regional will be hosted at the Lincoln Hills Golf Club by Sacramento State. The Cardinal are one of six Pac-10 teams in the field, led by Pac-10 Champion and No. 1 seed, USC.

Last season the Cardinal tied for first place at the 2007 NCAA West Regional on their way to a fifth place finish that the NCAA Championships.The Cardinal will be led by Mari Chun who finished with four top-10 finishes this season and was named second-team All-Pac-10.

Coming off her best tournament of the season is Catherina Wang who finished in a tie for tenth at the Pac-10 Championships to lead the Cardinal. Wang was named All-Pac-10 honorable mention.

The NCAA Championships will be held May 20-23 at the University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course, Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by the University of New Mexico.

West Regional
Conference automatic qualifiers are indicated in parenthesis next to the institution.

1. Southern California (Pacific-10 Conference)
2. Arizona State
3. Arkansas
4. Arizona
5. Oklahoma State (Big 12 Conference)
6. California
7. Michigan State
8. Stanford
9. BYU
10. Tulsa (Conference USA)
11. North Carolina
12. Ohio State
13. San Jose State
14. Oklahoma
15. Oregon
16. UNLV
17. UC Davis
18. UC Irvine (Big West Conference)
19. Fresno State (Western Athletic Conference)
20. Oral Roberts (The Summit League)
21. Portland State (Big Sky Conference)
1. Mallory Blackwelder, Kentucky
2. Danielle Cvitanov, San Francisco
3. Emily Powers, Kansas

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