Ragga Kristinsdottir begins playing at the NCAA Championships on Monday

Ragga Kristinsdottir begins playing at the NCAA Championships on Monday

Kristinsdottir joins Elsa Moberly (2018) as the only female golfers in program history to earn an individual NCAA Championship bid.

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RICHMOND, Ky. –

Eastern Kentucky University Ragnhildur Kristinsdottir will begin playing at the 2022 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships on Monday.

Kristinsdottir was one of 36 people selected to compete in one of six regional championships. She will play the three-day Ann Arbor Regional at UM Golf Course.

The Reykjavik, Iceland native will play a practice round starting at 8 a.m. ET on Sunday. Its first round on Monday will begin at 9:50 a.m. ET. Kristinsdottir will be paired with Jasmine Ly from northern Illinois and Katherine Lemke from Creighton for the first round. Tuesday’s second round and Wednesday’s final round begin at 8:55 a.m. ET for Kristinsdottir.

The UM golf course will have a par of 71 and play to 6,265 yards.

Kristinsdottir joins Elsa Moberly (2018) as the only female golfers in program history to earn an individual NCAA Championship bid. As a team, Eastern Kentucky has made three trips to the NCAA Championships (2013, 2015, 2016).

Kristinsdottir was selected as ASUN Conference Player of the Year, All-Conference First Team, and ASUN Women’s Golf Scholar Athlete of the Year. She finished first in ASUN with an average of 71.86 and led the conference in tournament wins (3). She was 5 times ASUN Golfer of the Week.

Kristinsdottir had nine top-5 performances in 12 events. She broke a program record 204 (-12) at Missouri’s Johnie Imes Invitational, including a career-low round of 66.

The NCAA championship field also includes 72 teams. Each regional venue will feature 12 teams and six individuals. From the regional competition, 24 teams and 12 individuals will advance to the national championship which will be played May 20-25 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.