Nobilio Leads UCLA to 4th at Pac-12s
EUGENE, Ore. – The No. 17 UCLA women's golf team finished in fourth place (+17, 881) at the Pac-12 Championships hosted by Eugene Country Club on Wednesday. Alessia Nobilio led the Bruins' lineup, tying for third place at 1-over 217 in the first postseason tournament of her career.
Nobilio, who picked up her fourth top-5 finish of the season, shot a 1-over 73 in the final round with a pair of birdies on both the front and back nine.
Congratulations to Alessia Nobilio on her T-3rd finish at the Pac-12 Championships! 👏🥉
— UCLA Women's Golf (@UCLAWomensGolf) April 20, 2022
Junior Emilie Paltrinieri tied for ninth (+4, 220) to improve by 29 placings from her last Pac-12 Championships in 2020-21 where she tied for 38th (+16, 229). Each of Paltrinieri's top-10 finishes this season have come in three of her last four tournaments.
Paltrinieri shot a 1-over 73 on day three with three birdies scattered throughout her round.
Freshman Caroline Canales was the only other Bruin to finish in the top 20, tying for 19th with a tournament score of 6-over 222. Canales sunk three birdies between holes seven and 11 after bogeying three of her first six holes. She finished the third round at 3-over 75.
Junior Emma Spitz tied for 26th at 8-over 224 following a 3-over 75 in her final round.
Zoe Campos, who entered in as a substitution for Ty Akabane in the second round, scored a 6-over 78 in round three.
Now, the Bruins await their regional selection expected on April 27. The NCAA Regionals are scheduled for May 9-11. Twelve teams will be featured at each regional site.
NCAA REGIONAL SITES
Stanford, Calif. (Stanford Golf Course)
Franklin, Tenn. (Vanderbilt Legends Club)
Albuquerque, N.M. (The Championship Course at UNM)
Ann Arbor, Mich. (University of Michigan Golf Course)
Stillwater, Okla. (Karsten Creek Golf Club)
Tallahassee, Fla. (Seminole Legacy Golf Club)
The NCAA Championships will be held at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., from May 20-25.