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Florida State Women’s Golf will face Texas A&M in match play

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Florida State will face Texas A&M in the quarterfinals of match play on Tuesday as the Seminoles opened the door and finished sixth in the team standings after four rounds of stroke play at the division’s Women’s Golf Championships. I of the NCAA at Grayhawk Golf Club.

Florida State’s sixth-place finish in stroke play marks its best result to date and propels head coach Amy Bond and her team into match play in the national finals for the first time in Florida State history. ‘school.

“It’s huge. I’m just excited for the girls to have the opportunity. Now the fun really begins,” Bond said. just excited for them and looking forward to seeing what happens over the next few days.

“I don’t have enough words to describe what they (the players) did. They played for each other; they played as a family, they were super brave. Friday’s round was one of the best rounds I’ve ever seen from one of our teams. For them to drop it on a person was unreal. I’m just extremely proud of them and really excited for them and for the state of Florida to have this opportunity.

Florida State started the final day in sixth place and played its best round of the first four days of the tournament with a team score of 3 of 291. The Seminoles were in the top 10 of the team standings throughout stroke play. the first lap tied for fourth, were seventh after the second lap and sixth after the third of four laps. Florida State’s four-round team score of 26 of 1,179 is the third-highest NCAA Tournament team score in school history.

Stanford finished in first place in the team standings and is the No. 1 seed in match play. The Cardinal will face Georgia in the 1-on-8 game starting at 10:10 a.m. ET. Oregon is the No. 2 seed and will face No. 8 San Jose State at 9:20 a.m. ET from hole No. 1, No. 3 Texas A&M will face Florida State at 9:20 a.m. ET of the 10th hole, and No. 4 UCLA will face No. 5 seed Auburn starting at 10:10 a.m. of the 10th hole.

Rose Zhang of Stanford won the individual championship with a 6-under par score of 282. She beat Natasha Andrea Oon of San Jose State by three strokes.

Florida State senior Beatrice Wallin tied for 13th place with scores of 75-73-73-71 for a total of four rounds of 4 on the par 292. She had her best round of the tournament with a 1-under score of 71 in the final round and clinched the Seminoles berth in match play with a par putt on hole no. 18.

“That’s why I wanted to come back,” Wallin said. “It means a lot, after all of our hard work over the past year. I feel like the team has really put in the time and effort all year and I’m so happy that it shows. We are so ready for that next step tomorrow.

Wallin birdied three of her last 12 holes of the round to finish with her score of 71. She had scores of par or better on 16 of her 18 holes with three birdies.

Sophomore Charlotte Heath went 1-over-par 73 and tied for 21st with 7-over-par 295. She birdied on two of her last six holes, including one birdie on his last hole of the afternoon.