Miami Golf in 15th at the NCAA Cle Elum Regional
CLE ELUM, Wash. – The University of Miami golf team is 15th through two rounds of play at the NCAA Cle Elum Regional, held at the par-72, 6,306-yard Tumble Creek Club. Miami shot 26-over-par 314 as a team on Tuesday, and sit at 37-over 613 after 36 completed holes.
Miami tees off at 12:30 p.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday in the final round and is paired with Old Dominion and Sacramento State. The top six teams and top three individuals not on those teams will advance to the NCAA Championships May 17-22 at Blessings Golf Course in Fayetteville, Ark.
Registering a team-high four birdies on Tuesday, junior Renate Grimstad moved 12 spots up the leaderboard and sits in a tie for 34th at five-over-par.
The Bergen, Norway, native got the morning off on the right foot, collecting a trio of birdies through the first nine holes, posting a two-under 34 on the in. Overall, the junior capped the day with a two-over 74.
Sitting in a tie for 49th, junior Macarena Aguilera heads into the final round of competition at seven-over, after finishing the second round with a pair of birdies and an eight-over 80.
Sophomore Kristyna Frydlova sits in a tie for 64th, scoring a six-over 78 second round to sit at nine-over-par heading into Wednesday.
Graduate student Claudia De Antonio (10-over 82) and freshman Anna Backman (13-over 85) rounded out the Hurricanes lineup.
Making their seventh straight trip to an NCAA Regional under head coach Patti Rizzo, the Canes are attempting to advance to the NCAA Championships for the third time in four years and the 26th time in program history.
Team Standings (Par 72)
1. USC, 281-285=566
2. Washington, 285-293=578
3. San Jose State, 289-293=582
4. Arkansas, 287-296=583
5. Northwestern, 284-302=586
6. UCF, 290-298=588
6. Ohio State, 293-295=588
8. Oregon State, 293-296=589
9. Oregon, 295-296=591
10. San Diego State, 296-298=594
10. South Carolina, 298-296=594
12. Iowa State, 299-301=600
13. Old Dominion, 293-309=602
14. Sacramento State, 302-302=604
15. Miami, 299-314=613
16. Boston University, 307-318=625
17. New Mexico State, 321-305=626
18. Southern Illinois, 322-320=642
T34. Renate Grimstad, 75-74=149
T49. Macarena Aguilera, 71-80=151
T64. Kristyna Frydlova, 75-78=153
T82. Claudia De Antonio, 78-82=160
91. Anna Backman, 78-85=163