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LSU Women's Golf Team Ranked 8 In Opening Coaches' Poll

LSU Women's Golf Team Ranked 8 In Opening Coaches' Poll

BATON ROUGE – The LSU women’s golf team, the defending champions of the Southeastern Conference, and an NCAA Championships participant for the second straight year, opens the 2022-23 college season ranked No. 8 in Division I in the Mizuno WGCA Coaches Poll.

The poll is put together by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.

The Tigers are preparing for their season opener, Sept. 12-13, in New Orleans in the Green Wave Classic at the South Course of Bayou Oaks at City Park.

LSU won three times as a team last year including the Jackson T. Stephens Cup and the Clemson Invitational, both tournaments the Tigers will attempt to defend their title in 2022-23. LSU won three times in match play in Birmingham to capture the school’s first SEC title in 30 years by defeating Vanderbilt, Alabama and Florida.

Stanford is the No. 1 ranked team in the coaches’ poll, getting all 22 first-place votes. One other SEC team is ranked ahead of LSU, South Carolina, ranked fourth.

Other SEC teams in the Top 25 are Texas A&M 11; Auburn 13; Florida 14; Alabama 17; Georgia 19; Arkansas 22; and Kentucky 25. Vanderbilt, Ole Miss and Mississippi State are among others receiving votes.

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points
1 Stanford University (22) 550
2 Wake Forest University 487
3 University of Oregon 477
4 University of South Carolina 456
5 UCLA 421
6 Florida State University 377
7 Arizona State University 366
8 LSU 358
9 San Jose State University 349
10 University of Virginia 336
11 Texas A&M University 334
12 Southern California 314
13 Auburn University 272
14 University of Florida 261
15 Oklahoma State University 256
16 University of Texas 247
17 University of Alabama 225
18 Baylor University 182
19 University of Georgia 150
T20 Duke University 145
T20 University of Michigan 145
22 University of Arkansas 140
23 University of Arizona 83
24 Texas Tech University 55
25 University of Kentucky 47
Others Receiving Votes: Vanderbilt University (36); Texas Christian University (18); Ohio State University (14); University of Central Florida (13); University of Mississippi (13); Mississippi State University (7); Northwestern University (5); Virginia Tech (4); Michigan State University (2); University of Illinois (2); University of Miami (2); Purdue University (1)