BYU finishes NCAA Lubbock Regional in 12th place


The BYU women’s golf team ended its season after finishing in 12th place at the NCAA Lubbock Regional with a total team score of +29.

Alexandra White tied for ninth individually with a total score of 215 (-1) and will advance as an individual to the NCAA Championships.

During the second round, the Cougars lost some of their momentum dropping from fifth place after the first round to ninth place with a score of 301 (+13).

The Cougars were four strokes behind No. 30 San Diego State and Arizona State led all team at -6.

BYU shot +6 through the first nine holes and +7 on the back nine to finish the day with +22 overall.

At the end of the second round, White was tied for second place with Furman’s Haylee Harford at -3. Monica Vaughn of Arizona State led all competitors at -5.

“I am very proud of how Alex (White) is playing,” said BYU coach Carrie Roberts.

For the third round, BYU finished with a final team score of 295 claiming 12th place overall.

The top six teams from each regional advance to the NCAA Championships.

Arizona State maintained first place throughout the third round and finished strong at 22-under par.

White’s total individual score at the end of the third round was 215 (-1) advancing her to the NCAA championships as one of the top three individuals of non-qualifying teams who continue to compete in the postseason play.

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Alexandra White will compete at the NCAA Championships May 19-24 (BYU Photo)

Julienne Soo of Oklahoma and Susie Cavanagh of Oregon State will also move on from the regional to compete individually at the NCAA championships.

BYU’s Brooklyn Hocker tied for 45th place with a +5 in the final round on Wednesday.

Kendra Dalton played her best round of the tournament, tying for 53rd place with a score of +10 through 54 holes.

Rose Huang carded 73-70-74 in three rounds in the tournament. She tied for 59th place at +11 overall. Lauren Atkinson placed 92nd.

White will compete as an individual and represent No. 28 BYU women’s golf at the NCAA Championships held at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois May 19-24.

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