ABOUT THE EVENT 2014 NCAA Central Regional Championship Karesten Creek Golf Club, Stillwater, Oklahoma Par 72, Yards 6200 Seventy-two teams and 18 individuals received bids to the NCAA Regionals. The top eight teams and the top two individuals from non-qualifying teams will advance to the 2014 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships that are set to take place May 20-23 at the Tulsa Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.
ABOUT ARKANSAS The @RazorbackWGolf team played to a third-place finish at the 2014 SEC Championships in Birmingham, Ala., in their last outing. Sophomore Gabriela Lopez tied for second overallleading the team with a 217 (73-72-72). Senior Emily Tubert was also inside the top 10 tying for 10th overall with a 222 (73-73-76). Arkansas has risen as high at No. 4 in the Golfstat.com rankings and enters the NCAA Central Regional Championship with a program-best tying three team titles this year. Arkansas picked up wins at the Mercedes Benz, the Lady Puerto Rico Classic and the LSU Golf Classic this year.
PROBABLE LINEUP Name Year Hometown Stroke Ave. Gabriela Lopez So. Mexico City, Mexico 71.45 Emily Tubert Sr. Burbank, Calif. 72.83 Regina Plasencia So. Guadalajara, Mexico 73.58 Emma Lavy Sr. Fayetteville, Ark. 74.83 Summar Roachell Fr. Conway, Ark. 75.58
2013 NCAA EAST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP The fifth-ranked University of Arkansas women’s golf team tied for third place at the 2013 NCAA East Regional Championship qualifying for the NCAA Championship. Arkansas finished with a final round 287 to tie for third place with an 864. The tie for third is the program’s best NCAA Regional finish bettering the fourth-place finish two seasons ago. This will be the sixth NCAA Championship team appearance in program history and the third consecutive for the Razorbacks. Emma Lavy paced Arkansas and finished tied for 11th overall. The Fayetteville, Ark., native shot 214 with rounds of 67-75-72. Junior Emily Tubert and senior Victoria Vela tied for 18th overall shooting 216. Tubert shaved three strokes off her previous rounds shooting a two-under 70 in the second round to go with her 73-73 from the first two days. Vela posted her best-ever NCAA Regional finish and shot 71-73-72 for her 216. Freshman Gabriela Lopez tied for 26th overall with a 218. Lopez carded 72-73-73 in her first-ever collegiate postseason appearance. Freshman Regina Plasencia tied for 60th overall shooting a 225 with 73-75-77 for the Razorbacks.
ABOUT THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP May 20-23 – Tulsa Country Club – Tulsa, Oklahoma Hosted by the Tulsa Sports Commission and The University of Tulsa The University of Tulsa, Tulsa Sports Commission and Tulsa Country Club are proud to serve as hosts for the 2014 NCAA® Division I Women’s Golf Championships. It’s the second time that this event has been held at Tulsa Country Club. Duke University captured the 1999 NCAA title at TCC. The field of 24 teams will compete for the team championship, while 126 select individuals will also be competing for the individual title. The championship course plays to a par 70 and measures 6,194 yards.
Download: 1314 ArkWGF Notes – NCAA Regional.pdf