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Friday, October 24, 2014 | Last updated: 3:16am

Arizona women's golf travels to Oklahoma for NCAA tournament



The postseason will continue for the Arizona women’s golf team on Thursday at the NCAA Central Regional Championships.

The NCAA Central Regional Championships will be hosted by Oklahoma State and held at the Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla.

The field at the Regionals will feature some of the nation’s best, including No. 3 UCLA, No. 4 Arkansas and No. 9 Alabama.

The Wildcats earned a four-seed for the Regional Championships and will play alongside LSU and Oklahoma State during the opening round.

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File Photo / The Daily Wildcat Arizona freshman Wanasa Zhou works on putting during golf practice on Oct. 11. The Wildcats begin NCAA play this weekend at Oklahoma State.

The Wildcat lineup will feature junior Manon Gidali, junior Kendall Prince, sophomore Lindsey Weaver, freshman Jessica Vasilic and freshman Wanasa Zhou.

The teams’ involvement in this weekend’s Regional Championship is the Wildcats’ 22nd season playing in the regional championships. The team has been able to advance to the NCAA championships 18 times.

There are two other NCAA Regional tournaments taking place this weekend: One is being hosted by Florida State, and the other is being hosted by Washington. The NCAA Championship field will be made up of eight teams and two individuals from each regional site.

In the Wildcats’ last tournament, the team finished second at the Pac-12 Championships. The Wildcats’ best individual finish was Weaver, who was also second place.

The NCAA Regional Tournament will begin on Thursday and come to an end on Saturday.

Men’s team sending pair to NCAA tournament
Two Arizona men’s golfers will compete in the NCAA tournament from May 15 to May 17.
Senior Erik Oja and junior Alex McMahon will compete in the NCAA San Antonio Regional.

—Follow Fernando Galvan @fgalvan35


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