Moments of Excellence: Women’s Golf Qualifies for First-ever NCAA National Championship

As the 2021 calendar year draws to a close, Virginia Tech Athletics will spend the month of December celebrating the Hokies’ outstanding achievements over the past 12 months in a campaign titled “Moments of Excellence.”

The “Moments of Excellence” campaign will serve as feedback on historical highlights and memorable achievements of Tech Athletics in 2021. Every varsity athletic program will have an exceptional moment featured in December on the official Virginia Tech Athletics website and media. social @HokieSports Properties.

The women’s golf program qualified for its first-ever NCAA National Championship last spring, serving as Moment.

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Women’s Golf 05/12/2021 19:00:00
STANFORD, Calif .– In just its sixth season of intercollegiate competition, the Virginia Tech women’s golf team qualified for its first-ever national championship in program history after placing fourth at Stanford Regional, which ended Wednesday. afternoon on Stanford par 71 golf course, 6,291 yards. .

The 14theHokies, seeded four in the region, finished with a total of four of 856 days (282-283-291). Host and fifth seed Stanford fled the field, finishing 28 under 824. Seeded Wake Forest took second place with 2 of 854, while second seed Oklahoma State took the lead. third place with 3 of 855, one stroke ahead of the Hokies. Arizona (857) and Southern California (860) won the last two places to qualify for the nationals.

Tech was run by a trio of Hokies who finished Au Pair or better. Emilie Mahar punctuated the Maroon and Orange at 2 under 211 to finish sixth. All-ACC golfer friend Becca DiNunzio tied for 10e at 1-under 212. The second year recorded the team’s six best birdies in his final round, including three consecutive on holes 15-17.

Keerattriya Foocharoen finished at par 213 to tie for 12e, while Alyssa montgomery tied for 45e to 221. Jessica spicer completed the Tech lineup with a 230 tied for 78e.

Stanford’s Rachel Heck shot an under-11 202 to beat teammate Angelina Ye with a medal-honors shot.

The 2021 NCAA Women’s National Golf Championship is scheduled for May 21-26 at the Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Tech is one of four ACC teams that will advance to the national championships – Duke, Wake Forest and Florida State will also be in Scottsdale.