The Lady Mocs will open play at the Scarlet Course at
It is not the first foray into postseason play for
An All-SoCon pick for her second straight season, de Groot leads the Lady Mocs with a 75.75 scoring average. She has two wins in 2008-09 as well for four career titles. Emma was joined on the all-conference squad by SoCon Freshman of the Year Maria Salinas.
Fellow All-Freshman team pick Maria Juliana Loza is third in the lineup in scoring at 77.57. She ranked second to de Groot’s six with five par or better rounds.
Sophomore Christine Wolf was an all-league player as a freshman in 2008. She is just behind Loza at 77.61 strokes per round. Freshman Moa Duf (78.69) rounds out the squad joining the team in January and posting two top 10s in six outings.
WHO: Maria Salinas. The Southern Conference Freshman of the Year is battling an injured elbow. Despite the injury, she still found a way to finish tied for third at the SoCon Championship which included an emergency room visit after round two.
WHAT: NCAA Central Regional – May 7-9
WHERE: The Scarlet Course;
HOW: The top eight teams and two individuals on non-advancing teams move on to the NCAA Finals, May 19-22 at Caves Valley Golf Club in
LINEUP: Emma de Groot (75.75), Moa Duf (78.69), Maria Juliana Loza (77.57), Maria Salinas (75.86), Christine Wolf (77.61). Lineup features two sophomores (de Groot, Wolf) and three freshmen (Duf, Loza,
FIELD (Golfweek/Golfstat): (2/1) UCLA, (4/5) Oklahoma State, (9/9) Purdue, (6/11) Wake Forest, (18/15) Louisville, (19/18), Kent State (23/17) Michigan State, (27/24) Ohio State, (24/26) Stanford, (22/28) New Mexico, (29/33) Georgia State, (33/32) Notre Dame, (30/35) North Carolina State, (45/40) Washington, (44/44) Kentucky, (46/48) Chattanooga, (49/54) Michigan, (126/130) Murray State, (87/86) Illinois State, (81/70) Harvard, (195/NR) Fairleigh Dickinson. Individuals: Kendall Dye,