Anderson's Season Ends With 16th-Place Finish at NCAA West Regional
Release: May 12, 2012
ERIE, Colo. - North Dakota State's Amy Anderson shot a 2-over-par 74 in the final round and tied for 16th place at the NCAA West Regional women's golf tournament Saturday, May 12, at the Colorado National Golf Club.
Anderson, a junior from Oxbow, N.D., finished the three-round, 54-hole tournament at 4-over-par 220 and was one shot shy of potentially qualifying for the NCAA national championship.
Texas Tech's Kimberly Kaufman (217) and Gabriella Dominguez (219) were the top two individuals not on the top eight teams advancing to nationals. Dominguez won a playoff over UC Davis' Amy Simanton with a birdie on the first hole.
North Carolina's Catherine O'Donnell won the individual title with a 7-under-par 209, including a final round of 2-under 70. She won by one shot over LSU's Austin Ernst and Baylor's Hayley Davis was third with a 212.
UCLA and LSU tied for the team title at 9-over-par 873, Pepperdine was third with an 875, Colorado was fourth with an 877, Baylor and Stanford tied for fifth at 879, North Carolina was seventh (880) and Oklahoma eighth (890).
Anderson was the Summit League leader and broke the NDSU single-season scoring average record for the third straight year with a 73.05 average over 28 rounds. It was her third straight NCAA regional appearance.
Anderson is scheduled to play for the United States teams in the Curtis Cup in Scotland this June and the World University Golf Championships in the Czech Republic this July.