De Antonio Earns NCAA Regional Golf Bid

by Judy Willson
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De Antonio Earns NCAA Regional Golf Bid

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU senior women’s golfer Claudia De Antonio was selected as one of 24 individuals to advance to 2018 NCAA Women’s Golf regional play on May 7-9. De Antonio will compete in Tallahassee, Florida at the Don Veller Seminole Golf Course & Club.

De Antonio will be battling for a chance to advance to the NCAA Championship at Karsten Creek Golf Club on May 18-23 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. She will need to be one of the top three finishers not on an advancing team out of the Tallahassee Regional to earn a slot in Stillwater.

“This is a great opportunity for Claudia following the outstanding semester she had on the course this Spring,” said LSU head coach Karen Bahnsen. “We are excited that she earned a spot to compete for a national championship and to represent LSU one last time.”

De Antonio participated in all nine LSU tournaments this season and picked up two top 10 finishes during the season. She has a stroke average of 74.46 over 26 rounds in 2017-18 with a low round of 4-under 67 in the first round of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate on March 2.

Another highlight of the season for De Antonio was winning the 2018 LSU Lady Tiger Golf Classic on April 25 at the University Club in Baton Rouge. She posted a round of 3-under 69 in the final round of the tournament for the victory. Overall, De Antonio shot even or under par in seven rounds during her senior season.

 

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