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DePauw Finishes Fifth at NCAA Championships

Larissa Luloff earned All-America honors after tying for fourth at the 2019 NCAA Women's Golf Championships.
Larissa Luloff earned All-America honors after tying for fourth at the 2019 NCAA Women's Golf Championships.

DePauw shot a final-round 312 and totaled 1,247 strokes, placing fifth overall at the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships at the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas. New York University won the team title with a 1,217, just five-strokes ahead of national runner-up Williams College (1,222).

Larissa Luloff (Cary, IL/Cary-Grove) earned All-America honors after tying for fourth as she shot a 74 in the final round for a four-day total of 301 (75-77-75-74). Her final round included three birdies and 10 pars.

Tarinni Sameer Kakar (Gurgaon, Haryana, India/Lotus Valley International School Gurgaon) tied for 18th after shooting a 310 (77-81-76-76). Anna Foley (Toronto, Ontario, Canada/Humberside Collegiate Institute) totaled a 316 with rounds of 78, 81, 80 and 77 to tie for 37th, while Rachele Miller (Princeton, IA/Pleasant Valley) tied for 53rd with a 320 (77-77-81-85) and Allison Miller (Princeton, IA/Pleasant Valley) finished in 78th after posting a four-round total of 347 (84-87-85-91). 

Cordelia Chan from Williams College was the individual champion with a 296 (75-75-74-72).

The Tigers' top-10 finish marked the 14th time they've accomplished the feat in 15 NCAA appearances.

Round 3:

DePauw recorded a 312 on the day and sits in fifth place with a 935 (307-316-312) after the third round of play at the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships at the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas. Williams posted a three-round score of 915 to lead the field, while New York University is in second (923), Claremont Mudd Scripps is in third (926) and Methodist sits in fourth just one stroke ahead of the Tigers (934).

Round three on the Par-72, 5,889-yard course would see Larissa Luloff (Cary, IL/Cary-Grove) continue to lead DePauw as she shot a 75 on the day, totaling a 227 overall (75-77-75). The senior made par 12 times and recorded one birdie, moving her up to sixth place after three rounds.

Tarinni Sameer Kakar (Gurgaon, Haryana, India/Lotus Valley International School Gurgaon) sits in a tie for 20th with a 234 (77-81-76), while Rachele Miller (Princeton, IA/Pleasant Valley) is in a tie for 28th with a three-round total of 235 (77-77-81). Sameer Kakar carded two birdies and 10 pars and Miller recorded par 11 times in the third round.

Anna Foley (Toronto, Ontario, Canada/Humberside Collegiate Institute) sits in a tie for 46th with a 239 (78-81-80) after tallying one birdie and 11 pars on the day. Allison Miller (Princeton, IA/Pleasant Valley) is in 90th with a 256 (84-87-85), after shooting an even score six times in the third round.

Emily Salamy from Rhodes sits in first after she recorded a three-round total of 223 (74-75-74).

Round 2:

DePauw carded a 318 in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships at the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas. The Tigers sit in sixth with a 625 (307-318) after two rounds of play.

New York University totaled a two-round score of 613 (311-302) to lead the field. Methodist sits in second one stroke back (307-307-614), while Williams is in third (309-306-615), Claremont Mudd Scripps is fourth (315-303-618) and Carleton is in fifth three strokes ahead of the Tigers (310-312-622).

Round two on the Par-72, 5,889-yard course would see Larissa Luloff (Cary, IL/Cary-Grove) lead DePauw with a 152 after shooting a 77 on the day with one eagle to sit tied for 11th. Rachele Miller (Princeton, IA/Pleasant Valley) is in a tie for 21st with a two-round total of 154 (77-77), as she carded one birdie and 11 pars on day two. 

Tarinni Sameer Kakar (Gurgaon, Haryana, India/Lotus Valley International School Gurgaon) shot an 81 on day two after a 77 on day one for a two-day total of 158. She recorded seven pars and one birdie on the day, while Anna Foley (Toronto, Ontario, Canada/Humberside Collegiate Institute) sits in a tie for 57th with a 161 (78-83) and Allison Miller (Princeton, IA/Pleasant Valley) is in a tie for 87th with a 171 (84-87). Foley tallied two birdies in the second round, while Miller made par six times. 

Nina Kouchi from Grinnell, Ziyi Wang from Carleton and Emily Salamy from Rhodes sit in a three-way tie for first after they recorded a two-round total of 149.

Round 1:

DePauw shot an opening-round of 307 (+19) and sits tied for second among 25 schools at the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships at the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas.

The University of Redlands shot a 306 to lead the field, while the Tigers are tied with Methodist for second, Williams sits in fourth (309) and George Fox and Carleton are tied for fifth (310).

Larissa Luloff (Cary, IL/Cary-Grove) leads DePauw after shooting a 75 on day one placing her in a tie for sixth out of 131 golfers. On the Par-72, 5,889-yard course, the senior recorded one birdie and 10 pars.

Teammates Rachele Miller (Princeton, IA/Pleasant Valley) and Tarinni Sameer Kakar (Gurgaon, Haryana, India/Lotus Valley International School Gurgaon) each recorded a 77 which has them in a tie for 22nd. Miller tallied two birdies and nine pars, while Kakar posted two birdies and 11 pars.

Anna Foley (Toronto, Ontario, Canada/Humberside Collegiate Institute) carded a 78, as she sits in a tie for 29th after recording one birdie and 12 pars and Allison Miller (Princeton, IA/Pleasant Valley) shot an 84 to tie for 73rd with one birdie and seven pars.

Bailey Plourde from Centre College leads the individuals with a one-under 71.

NCAA Selections:

The NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Committee announced 25 teams and six individuals that will participate in the NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships and DePauw will represent the North Coast Athletic Conference at the 2019 Championships. This will be the 15th NCAA appearance for the Tigers.

The 2019 NCAA DIII women's golf championships will be held at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas with the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and Harris County-Houston Sports Commission serving as hosts.

Twenty-five teams and six individual players make up the field. The championships will consist of both team and individual competition conducted concurrently. Following 54 holes of competition, the field will be cut to the top 15 teams and top six individuals not on one of those teams to compete the final day.  In the team competition, the low four scores from each team for each day will count in the team’s total score. The championship will conclude on Friday, May 17.