Spartans Finish Fifth At Regional, Advance to NCAA Championships Final Site

CLE ELUM, Wash.—Lucia Lopez Ortega and Rebecca Gyllner each shot a 1-under to lead the San José State women’s golf team to a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Cle Elum Regional at the Tumble Creek Golf Club. With the fifth-place finish, the Spartans advance to the NCAA Championships final site for the 24th time in school history.

  • Four Spartans finished in the top-30 individually, led by Kajsa Arwefjäll who finished tied for ninth at 3-over 219. She had a 3-over 75 in the final round, making four birdies on the day.
  • Lopez Ortega finished 18th at 6-over 222, after shooting a 71 in the final round. She made six birdies in the final round and played the final 10 holes under par.
  • Louisa Carlbom and Gyllner tied for 30th at 10-over 226. Carlbom shot a 3-over 75 and sank back-to-back birdies on 14 and 15.
  • Gyllner was under par for her entire round, making a birdie on her first hole of the day (10) and was 3-under for her first nine holes. She finished with four birdies during her round.
  • Moa Andersson moved up one place and tied for 35th at 12-over 228. She made two birdies on the day including on her final hole of the day.
  • The Spartans shot the third-lowest team score of the day with a 4-over 292, and made 18 birdies during the round.
  • San José State was third in the field in birdies made with 39.


UP NEXT –The Spartans will head to Southern California for the NCAA Championships at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad May 17-22.


NCAA Cle Elum Regional

Tumble Creek Club, Cle Elum, Wash.

Par 72, 6,306

Final Team Standings

1. Stanford                         284-274-289-847              -17

2. Duke                               282-288-295-865              +1

3. Virginia                           289-296-291-876              +12

4. Arizona State                288-303-294-885              +21

5. San José State              298-297-292-887              +23

6. Kansas                            294-304-310-899              +35

7. Washington                   302-297-303-902              +38

8. Long Beach State         292-303-311-906              +42

9. Virginia Tech                 308-301-302-911              +47

10. Alabama                      303-308-305-916              +52

11. Sacramento State     300-305-314-919              +55

12. SeattleU                      310-305-324-939              +75


Individual Standings

1. Rachel Heck, Stanford                              72-65-71-208     -8

2. Kelly Xu, Stanford                                      70-69-73-212     -4


SJSU Results

T9. Kajsa Arwefjäll           74-70-75-219     +3

18. Lucia Lopez Ortega   74-77-71-222     +6

T30. Louisa Carlbom        74-77-75-226     +10

T30. Rebecca Gyllner       76-79-71-226     +10

T35. Moa Andersson       79-73-76-228     +12