The Michigan State women's golf team heads to Athens, Ga., for the 2013 NCAA Championships, which are set for Tuesday-Friday (May 21-24) at the par 72, 6,372-yard University of Georgia Golf Course. Michigan State qualified for the NCAA Championships by finishing in eighth place at the NCAA Central Regional. Live scoring is available at NCAA.com.
Michigan State senior women's golfer Caroline Powers has been named to the Capital One NCAA Division 1 Academic All-District 5 Women's At-Large Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Powers, who graduated in May with a 3.86 GPA in elementary education, is now eligible to earn Academic All-America honors.
Michigan State senior Caroline Powers qualified for the 2013 U.S. Women's Open by winning a sectional qualifying tournament in Wheaton, Ill., at the Cantigny Golf Course on Tuesday with a score of 1-under-par 143 (71-72). Powers, the 2013 Big Ten Women's Golfer of the Year, won the tournament by two strokes. The 2013 U.S. Women's Open will take place June 27-30 at the Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y.
The Michigan State women's golf team is heading back to the NCAA Championships for the second straight year after a dramatic third and final round of the NCAA Central Regional on Saturday at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club. Needing a top-eight finish, the Spartans edged out North Carolina State by one stroke and Washington by two strokes for the eighth and final spot to nationals.
The Michigan State women's golf team shot a 13-over-par 301 in the second round of the NCAA Central Regional on Friday and is tied for ninth place after 36 holes with a 16-over 592 (291-301). The ninth-seeded Spartans are just three strokes back from third place, however, as the crowded top of the leaderboard features nine teams within four shots of each other from third to 11th place.
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