EUGENE, Ore. – Duke freshman Virginia Elena Carta won the NCAA individual title Monday with a 3-under 69 for an eight-shot victory, and her team was among eight who advanced to match play at Eugene Country Club.
Lilia Vu shot a 67 to lead UCLA to the low team score, three shots better than Stanford. The other six teams advancing to the final eight were Stanford, USC, Washington, Virginia, Duke, South Carolina and Oregon.
Northwestern and Arizona finished one shot behind Oregon in a bid for the eighth spot.
Carta finished at 16-under 272 for the lowest individual score in NCAA history, two shots better than Doris Chen of USC, who shot 274 two years ago at Tulsa Country Club.