SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — LSU senior Ingrid Lindblad tied the varsity scoring mark for 72 holes in ending in a tie for fifth place because the Tigers play within the 2023 NCAA Ladies’s Golf Championships got here to an finish at Grayhawk Golf Membership’s Raptor Course Monday.
Meanwhille, on the ultimate day of stroke play for people and groups, South Carolina and Texas A&M had been the 2 SEC colleges to advance to Tuesday’s Match Play, The highest eight groups in stroke play superior, with South Carolina (+1) ending fourth and Texas A&M (+4) ending eighth.
Lindblad posted a 1-under par 71 on the ultimate day of particular person stroke play to complete at 7-under par 281 (70-72-68-71). When stroke play ended, she tied the LSU combination scoring file for 72 holes set initially by freshman Austin Ernst in 2011 when she received the NCAA Championship in 2011 at The Traditions Golf Membership in Bryan, Texas.
Lindblad posted back-to-back top-five finishes after ending in a tie for third a 12 months in the past at 1-under 287. 5 LSU golfers – Lindblad twice, Ernst, Megan McChrystal, Tessa Teachman and Katy Harris – posted below par 72-hole totals of their NCAA play.
Rose Zhang of Stanford was the person winner with a 10-under rating of 278 after a closing spherical of 68. She was one shot higher than Lucia Lopez-Ortega of San Jose State and Catherine Park of Southern California who each posted 9-under 279.
Three different SEC golfers completed inside the highest 20 in particular person stroke play. Julia Lopez Ramirez (-4) of Mississippi State completed in thirteenth, adopted carefully by Andrea Lignell (-3) from Ole Miss in a tie for 14th and Hannah Darling (-2) from South Carolina in a tie for 18th.
LSU (+15) would end seven pictures shy of creating the minimize to the highest eight for match play in a tie for 14th with fellow SEC competitor Georgia. Mississippi State (+13) completed one spot forward of LSU and Georgia and likewise was eradicated.
The match play will begin on Tuesday morning.
LSU, regardless of a little bit of a shaky begin, posted a strong spherical of 2-over par on the day to complete 72 holes at 15-over par 1,167.
The Tigers would additionally set a college mark for combination 72-hole whole with the 1,167, topping the mark of 1,173 set by the 2011 LSU group that completed third within the NCAA Championships. The 2021 group within the NCAA Championships in Scottsdale posted 1,174.
LSU began the spherical eight pictures out of the eighth spot however the Tigers had been solely in a position to get one counting birdie within the first six holes, going to 8-over for the day at that time. However this group, which rallied from eight down with lower than 9 holes to go within the NCAA Regional to get a qualifying spot, started to get its toes below them.
The Tigers on the par-5 seventh gap received birdies from Alden Wallace, Aine Donegan, Lindblad and an eagle three from Carla Tejedo. Latanna Stone and Donegan adopted with birdies on the par 3 eighth gap. At one level early within the closing 9 holes, the Tigers rallied again to 1-under par within the spherical and three pictures out of the eighth spot.
In addition to Lindblad’s 71, the Tigers received a fantastic rebound spherical from sophomore Aine Donegan, who posted a 1-under 71, enjoying the final 12 holes in 4-under par. Carla Tejedo completed at 1-over 73 and Latanna Stone completed out with 3-over 75. Alden Wallace, who was enjoying for the Tigers for the third time within the Championships and for the primary time since September, had a 77 in her closing school spherical.
“We fought again in the present day,” mentioned LSU Coach Garrett Runion. “It was good to see Alden birdie the final gap of her school profession after coming again for her fifth 12 months. I used to be pleased with Aine. She struggled the primary three days and for her to step up for us when she wanted to and shoot 1-under was excellent. Two years in a row high 5 for Ingrid. That is fairly sturdy. It has been a fantastic run for her at LSU.
“We simply received off to gradual begins all 4 days,” Runion mentioned of the group’s third journey in three Championships at Grayhawk. “I used to be pleased with the way in which they fought again and make it shut and provides it a shot. There’s just one group that leaves right here joyful. I am pleased with the truth that we got here right here all three years and made the highest 15 all three years. It is by no means straightforward. We had a fantastic 12 months. We received 4 instances and received the stroke play at SECs. We had been clearly hoping for a particular 12 months, however I am pleased with the way in which the women performed all 12 months lengthy. We performed some good golf and broke some LSU data. We stay up for what the long run holds and what we have to do to get again once more.”
Lindblad birdied the 2 par fives on the entrance facet and turned at 1-under 35 after a three-putt on the par 3 eighth gap. The putter did the Swede no favors as she was unable to drop birdie putts on 9, 10 and 11 earlier than lastly getting one to drop on 13. Lindblad bogeyed the par 4 14th and had an opportunity for the LSU particular person 72-hole file on the 18th gap however her birdie putt stayed simply outdoors the opening giving her 35-36 nines for her 71.
Lindblad did most of her work on the par 5s this week, tying for second within the area at 8-under par for the 72 holes. Stone and Tejedo performed the par 3s for the week at 1-under par to guide the Tigers. Lindblad was greatest for the group on the par 4s at even par.
After three years in Scottsdale, the NCAA Championships will transfer to California as Texas will host the event in 2024, 2025 and 2026 on the reworked La Costa Resort, the previous web site of the outdated PGA Tour Event of Champions.
NCAA WOMEN’S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS
Grayhawk Golf Membership Raptor Course
Last Stroke Play Outcomes for Groups (High 8 Advance To Match Play on Tuesday)
1. Stanford 288-273-29-282 – 1133 (-19)
2. Texas 292-276-290-280 – 1138 (-14)
3. Wake Forest 279-280-299-281 – 1139 (-13)
4. South Carolina 286-276-302-289 – 1153 (+1)
5. Southern California 296-276-290-282 – 1154 (+2)
6. Florida State 288-286-289-292 – 1155 (+3)
7. Texas A&M 287-284-298-287 – 1156 (+4)
8. Pepperdine 295-279-296-290 – 1160 (+8)
(Did Not Advance)
T9. New Mexico 287-288-301-287 – 1163 (+11)
T9. Arizona 292-288-289-294 – 1163 (+11)
T11. SMU 291-295-295-283 – 1164 (+12)
T11. Oklahoma State 280-291-300-293 – 1164 (+12
13. Mississippi State 301-288-291-285 – 1165 (+13)
T14. Georgia 286-290-294-297 – 1167 (+15)
T14. LSU 294-288-295-290 – 1167 (+15)
Particular person High 5
1. Rose Zhang, Stanford – 72-67-71-68 – 278 (-10)
T2. Lucia Lopez-Ortega, San Jose State – 68-69-71-71 – 279 (-9)
T2. Catherine Park, Southern California – 71-64-71-73 – 279 (-9)
4. Maddison Hinson-Tolchard, Oklahoma State – 66-70-74-70 – 280 (-8)
T5. Ingrid Lindblad, LSU – 70-72-68-71 – 281 (-7)
T5. Michelle Zhang, SMU – 72-72-67-70 – 281 (-7)