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Women's golf makes 21st consecutive NCAA Championship appearance

May 21, 2012


2011-12 Statistics | NCAA Record Book

ASU NCAA Championships | ASU Individual NCAA Championships

The fourth-ranked Arizona State women's golf heads to Franklin, Tenn. for the program's 21st-consecutive NCAA Championship appearance, May 22-25 at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.  The Sun Devils' 21-straight appearances are an NCAA record. ASU also holds the NCAA record for total appearances with 30.

This season the Sun Devils have recorded seven top-five finishes including taking second place at the PING/ASU Invitational over a field that featured nine teams ranked in the top-25. Arizona State, who is paired with Ohio State and Stanford for the first two rounds, tees off starting at 8:36 a.m. CT on Tuesday and 12:59 p.m. CT on Wednesday.

The Sun Devils are led by senior Giulia Molinaro, who is currently ranked fourth in the nation by the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. Molinaro, one of the favorites to win an NCAA title, holds a 72.28 scoring average for the third-best total in the NCAA.  The senior earned first-team All-Pac-12 honors in April after finishing in a tie for second at the 2012 Pac-12 Championships in Pullman, Wash.

Live scoring for all four rounds of the tournament is available at For the third and fourth rounds of the tournament, the NCAA will provide a live webcast from holes nine and 18.

Arizona State is a name synonymous with dominance in collegiate women's golf. In addition to holding records for the most championship appearances, Arizona State holds a monopoly on the NCAA Records book with a total of seven records.

Arizona State NCAA Records

Team Championships


Individual Championships


Best Score after One Round

65, Grace Park - 1st & 2nd round, 1998

Best Score after Two Rounds

130, Grace Park - 1998

Best Score after Three Rounds

207, Grace Park - 1998

Number of NCAA Championship Appearances


Number of Consecutive NCAA Appearance


The Sun Devils have won the most national championships in NCAA history with seven, including six in a span of eight years in the 1990's.