Emory women’s golf wins 2022 NCAA Division III Championship

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Emory University shot 8 over in the final round to finish 23 over for the week to win the 2022 NCAA Division III women’s golf championship on Friday at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston.

The Eagles also had the individual champ as Ellen Dong outlasted Alison Takamiya of George Fox University, winning medalist honors on the first playoff hole after each golfer finished the championship tied at 1 over. Dong’s second-round 68 tied the record at the NCAA championships.

Led by head coach Katie Futcher, Emory, located in Atlanta, won the women’s golf title for the first time in program history. Futcher was hired July of 2018. She played collegiate golf at Penn State and competed on the LPGA for nine years.

The University of Redlands came in second. George Fox was third.

Emory’s 26-stroke victory is the largest margin of victory at the Div. III women’s golf championships since 2013.