STEPHENVILLE – No. 13 Tarleton women’s golf is ranked fourth in the first West Regional Rankings released by the NCAA on Thursday.
Dallas Baptist leads sits atop the rankings, followed by Cal State San Marcos in second and California Baptist ahead of the TexAnns in third. Tarleton is the highest seeded Lone Star Conference team in the west region. West Texas A&M (5) and Midwestern State (10) are the other two LSC representatives.
The NCAA West Regional Tournament will be held May 7-9 at the Hillcrest Golf Club in Durango, Colorado.
The NCAA regional tournament is made up of 12 teams. In addition to the 12 teams, the top six individuals from non-qualifying teams will compete in the regional.
The TexAnns have qualified for the NCAA Regional Tournament in 10 of the last 11 years and have won an LSC record nine regional championships.
In other TexAnn golf news, Sarah Gee’s performance at the Mustang Intercollegiate led to the senior being named the Lone Star Conference Golfer of the Week.
Gee led Tarleton with a sixth-place finish at the Mustang Intercollegiate where the TexAnns finished third as a team. Gee shot 1-under par for a total score of 143. Gee had rounds of 70 and 73. In the second round, Gee recorded an eagle on No. 11, a 425-yard par 5. Overall, Gee recorded 22 pars and led the team with six birdies to go with the eagle. It’s the fifth career LSC Golfer of the Week award for Gee.
Gee and the TexAnns will begin postseason play at the Lone Star Conference Championship Tournament at the Diamondback Country Club in Abilene on April 23-24.