The University of Missouri-St. Louis women’s golf team has earned a bid to the NCAA East Super Regional for the eighth straight year and will be one of 48 schools vying for a spot at the NCAA Championships. The East Regional will be played at Glenmoor Country Club in Canton, Ohio, with Walsh University serving as host. The 54-hole tournament runs May 8-10.
UMSL is among 12 teams participating in the East Regional and is seeded No. 3 in the field, while other teams include Indianapolis, Findlay, Grand Valley State, Northern Michigan, Ashland, Northwood (MI), Illinois Springfield, Lewis, Southern Indiana, Gannon and California (PA).
There will be four regional sites across the country consisting of both team and individual competition being conducted concurrently with 12 teams and six individuals from non-qualifying teams at each site. All participants will compete through 54 holes of competition. The top three teams along with the top three individuals not with a team from each regional will advance to the championships.
The 2017 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championships will be held May 17-10, at the Findlay Country Club in Findlay, Ohio.
The Tritons are coming off a runner-up finish at the GLVC Championships this past weekend and have five team victories, which ties a single season record. As a team, UMSL owns a scoring average of 303.75 and is led by freshman Emma Thorngren‘s 75.00 average. In her first collegiate season, Thorngren has won two individual titles and has eight top-five finishes. Sophomore Maxi Roth and junior Stefaniya Ivanova follow with averages of 76.17 and 76.67, respectively. Roth has one win and six top-five finishes, while Ivanvoa also has six top-five finishes, including a pair of runner-ups.