Jim Quist @ACCTheQ –
Wake Forest polished off their competition in the final round of play to take home the ACC Women’s Golf Championship team trophy. Overall, the Deacons finished at 14 under par with a score of 850 to win the title. It’s the sixth ACC Championship in program history and first since 2010. The winning didn’t stop there as Emilia Migliaccio delivered an 11 under par, 205 to win the individual title. Her performance included 12 birdies and 2 eagles.
In team play, Florida State came in second with a 6 under par, 858 with Duke coming in third with a 4 under par, 868 final score. Rounding out the top 5 were Virginia and Louisville. The Cavaliers turned in a team score of 870 while the Cardinals carded 890.
In individual play, Migliaccio was joined by teammate Siyun Liu in putting together a solid finish in the third round. Liu finished with a 9 under par, 207 which included 7 birdies to claim second in overall individual competition.
Duke’s Ana Belac came in third in individual play with a 4 under par, 212. The Blue Devils Jaravee Boonchant finished fourth with a 3 under par, 213. Wrapping up the top 5 are Virginia’s Beth Lillie and Anna Redding who tied at even par, 216 along with Florida State’s Frida Kinhult.
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Head coach Kim Lewellen joins former Wake Forest coach Mary Beth McGirr as a conference head coach winning the title in their first year. McGirr set that ACC mark in 1985.
The NCAA Women’s Golf Championship selection show will air on The Golf Channel, Wednesday, April 24 at 5:30pm ET.
Regional play will get underway May 6-8 at one of four sites. The NCAA Regionals will be hosted by Auburn, Washington, Oklahoma and Michigan State. Eighteen teams and six individuals will compete at each location. The low six teams and low 3 individuals (not on teams) will advance to the NCAA Championship hosted by Arkansas, May 17-22.