Natasha Andrea Oon shot a 3-under 68 on Wednesday to win the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional individual title, and the fifth-ranked San José State women’s golf team shot an even-par 284 to win the regional title and advance to the 2022 NCAA Championships.

  • Oon won the title after shooting a 6-under 207 for the three rounds. After making par on her first hole, she was under par the rest of the round, sinking back-to-back birdie putts on the second and third holes.
  • Despite a bogey on the eighth hole to fall back to 1-under par, Oon did not waiver as she made eight pars and two birdies over her final 10 holes.
  • Oon is just the second Spartan in school history to win a regional individual title, joining Madeleine Ziegert who was the co-medalist at the 2010 West Regional hosted by Stanford.
  • Oon led the field in par 4 (-3) and par 5 (-5) scoring over the week. She also tied for first in birdies made with 11 and made 38 pars over the three rounds.
  • San José State won just the third regional title in school history (1994, 1995) since the format started in 1993.
  • SJSU shot the low round of the day with an even-par 284 and finished the regional at +10, 862.
  • The Spartans will be making their 22nd appearance at the national championships and have won three national titles – 1987, 1989 and 1992.
  • Lucia Lopez Ortega finished tied for third at even-par 213 after shooting a 1-under 70 in the third round. She started the round with a birdie on the third hole and eight pars to be 1-under at the turn. She then birdied the 10th hole before making two bogeys, four pars and a birdie to finish with her 70.
  • Antonia Malate had her best round of the regional with an even-par 71 to finish tied for 13th at 218. She made four birdies and 11 pars over her final round.
  • Kajsa Arwefjäll tied for 26th at 11-over 224 by shooting a 75 in the final round.
  • Louisa Carlbom shot a 76 in the final round to tie for 43rd at 17-over 230.

The NCAA Championships will be played at the Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., from May 20-25. The

NCAA Ann Arbor Regional
U-M Golf Course
Par 71, 6,265 yards
Final Team Results
1. San José State      294-284-284-862          +10
2. Virginia                      294-281-290-865          +13
3. Arkansas                   291-291-298-880          +28
3. Michigan                   293-300-287-880          +28
5. Virginia Tech            302-302-279-883          +31
6. Pepperdine               300-304-289-893          +41
7. North Carolina          299-306-290-895          +43
8. Ohio State                 300-304-298-902          +50
9. Washington              293-305-305-903          +51
10. Xavier                      299-310-296-905          +53
11. UCF                          300-304-305-909          +57
12. Oakland                  316-312-314-942          +90

Final Individual Results
1. Natasha Andrea Oon, SJSU           70-69-68-207           -6
2. Emily Mahar, Virginia Tech                      72-71-69-212           -1
3. Lucia Lopez Ortega, San José State        72-71-70-213           E
3. Jana Melichova, Old Dominion                 69-74-70-213           E

San José State Results
1. Natasha Andrea Oon     70-69-68-207  -6
T3. Lucia Lopez Ortega      72-71-70-213  E
T13. Antonia Malate          74-73-71-218  +5
T26. Kajsa Arwefjäll           78-71-75-224  +11
T43. Louisa Carlbom          78-76-76-230  +17

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