Ragnhildur Kristinsdottir Begins Play At NCAA Championships On Monday

May 9, 2022 | Featured, Women's Golf

Ragnhildur Kristinsdottir

Kristinsdottir joins Elsa Moberly (2018) as the only women’s golfers in program history to earn an individual bid to the NCAA Championships.

RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s Ragnhildur Kristinsdottir will begin play at the 2022 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships on Monday.

Kristinsdottir was one of just 36 individuals selected to compete at one of six regional championships. She will play at the three-day Ann Arbor Regional at the U-M Golf Course.

The Reykjavik, Iceland native will play a practice round beginning at 8 a.m. ET on Sunday. Her first round on Monday will start at 9:50 a.m. ET. Kristinsdottir will be paired with Jasmine Ly from Northern Illinois and Creighton’s Katherine Lemke for the first round. Tuesday’s second round and Wednesday’s final round will begin at 8:55 a.m. ET for Kristinsdottir.

The U-M Golf Course will have a par of 71 and play to 6,265 yards.

Kristinsdottir joins Elsa Moberly (2018) as the only women’s golfers in program history to earn an individual bid to the NCAA Championships. As a team, Eastern Kentucky has made three trips to the NCAA Championships (2013, 2015, 2016).

Kristinsdottir was chosen as the ASUN Conference Player of the Year, first team all-conference and as the ASUN Women’s Golf Scholar Athlete of the Year. She was first in the ASUN with a 71.86 stroke average and led the conference in tournament wins (3). She was a 5-time ASUN Golfer of the Week.

Kristinsdottir had nine top-5 performances in 12 events. She shot a program record 204 (-12) at Missouri’s Johnie Imes Invitational, including a career-low round of 66.

The NCAA Championship field also includes 72 teams. Each regional site will feature 12 teams and six individuals. From regional competition, 24 teams and 12 individuals will advance to the national championship to be played May 20-25 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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