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Texas Tech Fails to Advance In NCAA Women’s Golf

Lady Raiders finishes in a tie for seventh place, extending their NCAA Championships drought to five years

Texas Tech finished in a tie for seventh place after the final round of the Stanford Regional in the NCAA Women’s Golf championships on Wednesday.

The Lady Raiders were one of two Big 12 teams in the regional, the other being Iowa State. The Cyclones finished in ninth place. But, two Iowa State players advanced to the NCAA Championships as individuals. 

The Lady Raiders were making their 21st appearance in the NCAA Tournament.


USC won the regional with a terrific tournament, finishing with a three-round total of 15-under 837. Two other teams — LSU and Stanford — also finished under-par overall, as the Tigers and Cardinal finished in a tie for second at 7-under-par 845. 

Purdue and Northwestern finished in a tie for fourth, but Purdue advanced as a team in a playoff.

Texas Tech rallied to finish in a tie for seventh with Kentucky, as the Lady Raiders shot a final-round 288 to finish with a three-round total of 23-over-par 875.

The Lady Raiders included Anna Dong (76-71-70—217), Amy Taylor (73-70-75—218), Gala Dumez (72-75-72—219), Chiara Horder (74-78-71—223) and Cecilie Nielsen (76-76-77—229).


The Big 12 did have a good regional overall, in addition to the two Iowa State players — Ruby Chou and Taglao Jeeravivitaporn — advanced as individuals. Baylor won the Stillwater Regional, with Oklahoma State also advancing as a Top 4 team.

In the Albuquerque Regional, Texas finished second behind Oregon, while TCU slipped into fourth place, one shot ahead of Florida, to advance to the NCAA Championships from May 20-25 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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