NCAA Names Regional Participants In Women's Golf

April 26, 2011

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The NCAA Division I Women's Golf Committee announced the teams and individuals selected to participate in the 2011 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Regionals on April 25.

Five of the nine ACC teams were selected to advance to regional play and extend their seasons: In the East Regional, being played at the LPGA International, Daytona Beach, Florida are North Carolina (7 seed) and Florida State (10 seed). Miami's Maria Ronderos (Sr., Bogota, Columbia) will be participating as an individual. In the Central Regional, being played at the Warren Golf Course in Notre Dame, Indiana, Duke (2 seed) and Wake Forest (5 seed) will be the ACC representatives. And in the West Regional, being played at the Washington National Golf Course in Auburn, Washington, Virginia (2 seed) and Maryland individual Jessica Hollandsworth (Jr., Floyd, Va.) will be representing the ACC.

    Notes:

  • Duke received its 19 consecutive bid to participate in the NCAA Regional
  • Duke Head Coach Dan Brooks has taken his squads to the NCAA Regionals every year since 1993.
  • -Duke has claimed East Region titles on seven occasions - 1996, 2000, 201, 202, 203, 2004, 207
  • Wake Forest has qualified for and has been selected to the NCAA Regionals every year since the NCAA switched to the regional format in 1993. This will be the Demon Deacons third trip to the Central Regional in addition to 16 trips to the East Regional.
  • Overall, the Deacons have faced 13 of the 24 teams in the region and hold a record of 18-20-1 in the meetings.
  • North Carolina, this year's Atlantic Coast Conference Champion, was one of 72 teams to receive a bid to participate in the NCAA Regionals
  • This marks North Carolina's 18th appearance in the NCAA Regionals
  • Florida State will make its sixth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Regionals, 10th in last 11 seasons and 18th in the last 21 seasons
  • It is the second consecutive year the Cavaliers have been designated for the West Regional
  • Virginia, which fielded it first team in 2004, has qualified for the NCAA regional championships each season since 2005
  • Maryland junior Jessica Hollandsworth will represent Maryland at the West Regional and this is her third consecutive appearance at regionals after competing as an individual her freshman season and as part of the tournament-qualifying team last year.
  • Miami senior Maria Ronderos will participate as an individual in the East Regional
  • The three regional tournaments will be conducted May 5-7 to determine the championships field. Regional tournaments are considered preliminary rounds of NCAA championships competition, and all national championships policies apply.
  • A total of 378 participants have been selected for regional competition. Of these players, 126 will advance to the championships finals. Eight teams and two individuals will advance from each regional.
  • The championships finals will be held May 18-21 at the Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas and will be hosted by Texas A&M University, College Station.