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NMSU women’s golf captures 10th WAC Championship

BOULDER CITY, Nevada - The NMSU women's golf team continues to make history, and now they have their sights on the NCAA Tournament.

Wednesday in Boulder City, Nevada, NMSU captured its 10th WAC Championship in program history.

ABC-7 caught up with the team as they returned to the Borderland Thursday at the El Paso International Airport.

The Aggies have now won six of the last seven WAC Championships and its 10 WAC titles are the most in the conference.

NMSU was able to win the title after firing an 873 (+9) over three rounds at Boulder Creek Golf Club.

After entering the day trailing GCU by two strokes, the Aggies finished the final round nine shots better than the Lopes to claim the WAC crown.  

Over the course of the tournament, the Aggies dominated par-four and par-five scoring, leading the field in both categories as they averaged 4.06 strokes on par-fours and 4.80 strokes on par-fives.

NMSU also led the field with 48 birdies and three eagles.  

The Aggies will find out where they will travel for the NCAA Regional during the NCAA Selection Show on Wednesday, April 28, on the Golf Channel. 

New Mexico Sports / NMSU

Adrian Ochoa

Adrian Ochoa is ABC-7’s Sports Director.


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