Women's Golf Places Fourth at NCAA Championships
May 21, 2010
The Arizona State women's golf team earned a fourth place trophy at the 2010 NCAA Women's Golf Championships held at the Country Club of Landfall. The Sun Devils shot 9-over 1161 (288-293-290-290) to finish in fourth place behind winner Purdue, second-place USC and third place Alabama. Caroline Hedwall of Oklahoma State won the individual competition after carding 12-under 276.
Freshman Jennifer Johnson finished runner-up after shooting 8-under 280 (67-70-70-73). This is her highest finish in a tournament this season and is her fifth time placing in the top 10. During the final round, she had a large gallery following her every shot.
Sophomore Carlota Ciganda was the team's next highest finisher. The Spaniard shot 6-over 294 (76-75-70-73) over the tournament. Putting together a nice final round, Jaclyn Sweeney finished tied for 39th at 7-over 295 (75-74-77-69). Juliana Murcia shot 8-over 296 (73-74-73-76) over the tournament while Giulia Molinaro was 13-over 301 (73-76-77-75).
More on awards to come later...