Golf Finishes 21st at NCAA West Regional
STANFORD, Calif. – Miami’s season came to a close Saturday as the Hurricanes women’s golf team finished 21st at the NCAA West Regional held at Stanford Golf Course.
The Canes posted their best round of the weekend with a 305 to finish the three-day tournament at 75-over 927. Miami’s second round score was adjusted Saturday after freshman Lauren Riehle was disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard for her second round.
No. 1 USC won the NCAA West Regional at 7-over 859, one stroke ahead of No. 12 Purdue. Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Stanford, Arizona, Oregon and San Jose State also advance to the NCAA Championship in Athens, Ga. Georgia’s Emilie Burger and Kent State’s Jennifer Ha are the top two individuals advancing to the finals.
Sophomores Leticia Ras-Anderica and Rika Park, who each competed as individuals at the 2012 NCAA Central Regional, finished tied for 65th at Stanford. Ras-Anderica shot a final-round 75, while Park shot 74 as the pair finished at 14-over 227.
After carding her best round of the regional with a 77, Junior Carina Cuculiza tied for 96th at 21-over 234. Freshman Christina Ocampo tied for 108th at 26-over 239. Riehle shot a final-round 85.
Miami advanced to the NCAA postseason for the first time since 2005 with its trip to the NCAA West Regional. It was also the first postseason trip for third-year head coach Patti Rizzo.
|NCAA WEST REGIONAL|
|4.||(36) South Carolina||296-285-293=874||+22|
|t6.||San Jose State||301-304-284=889||+37|
|t12.||(24) Texas A&M||300-302-295=897||+45|
|t15.||(37) Ohio State||301-299-299=899||+47|
|19.||(49) Florida State||310-305-295=909||+57|
|23.||North Dakota State||309-315-323=947||+95|
|MIAMI INDIVIDUAL RESULTS|