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Women's Golf Advances to Play in NCAA Championships
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 05/13/2007
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. ?- The Arizona women’s golf carded their lowest score of the NCAA Central Regional in the final round to finish fifth, good enough to advance to the NCAA Championships, which begin on May 23 in Daytona Beach, Fla.  The Wildcats shot a 293 (+9) on Saturday, bringing their tournament total to 885 (+33), sixteen strokes behind winner USC.  The Trojan’s score of 869 (+17) set a new University of Michigan Golf Course Women’s tournament record by 12 stokes.


Vanderbilt’s Jacqui Concolino won the individual title with a score of 208 (-5).


Junior Alison Walshe grabbed her seventh top-10 finish after carding a one-under par 70 in the final round to finish sixth.  The Westford, Mass., product recorded four birdies on Saturday to bring her total to 11 birdies throughout the tournament.


Junior Mary Jacobs recorded her seventh top-20 finish with a total score of 220 (+7), good enough to tie for 12th place.  Also adding another top-20 finish to the season was sophomore Amanda Wilson, who carded a two-over par 73 in the final round to tie for 18th place, giving the Hilo, Hawaii native her third finish among the top-20.


Sophomore Adriana Zwanck tied for 24th place with a total score of 226 (+13).


Freshman Brittany Benvenuto finished in 101st place with a score of 252 (+39) after 54 holes of play.


The Wildcats will next be in action at the NCAA Championships, which will be held May 23-25 in Daytone Beach, Florida.


Top Eight Teams

1. Southern Cal                         283-288-298= 869 (+17)

2. Georgia                                 292-296-292= 880 (+28)

3. TCU                                      289-291-303= 883 (+31)

4. Indiana                                  289-295-300= 884 (+32)

5. ARIZONA                              297-295-293= 885 (+33)

6. Vanderbilt                             290-295-301= 886 (+34)

7. Tennessee                             294-293-306= 893 (+41)             

8. Michigan State                      295-295-311= 901 (+49)


Arizona Individual Finishes

6. Alison Walshe                    72-73-70= 215 (+2)

T12. Mary Jacobs                      76-71-73= 220 (+7)

T18. Amanda Wilson                  74-77-73= 224 (+11)

T24. Adriana Zwanck                  75-74-77= 226 (+13)

101. Brittany Benvenuto             84-80-88= 252 (+39)

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