The 2022 season will continue for the Alabama women’s golf team.

Fifth-year senior Polly Mack finished first overall in the region as the Crimson Tide placed second, qualifying for the NCAA Tournament. Mack led the way for the Crimson Tide, scoring 65, 73 and 66 to finish 12 under par (204) – good enough for first place overall in the region.

“I’m really proud of Polly [Mack]said head coach Mic Potter. “She overcame adversity by being three over after two holes on day one and finishing 12 under for the tournament. She’s a great player and she works hard. She totally deserves this win.

Alabama finished second at the regional hosted by Vanderbilt on the Legends Club North course with an 8-under score during the tournament. Host school Vanderbilt won the regional with Wake Forest and Texas A&M finishing third and fourth respectively. Wake Forest and Texas A&M will join Alabama and Vanderbilt on the national stage.

“I was really proud of the team’s performance today,” Potter said. “They stayed in the present, they handled adversity when it came and the result was one of their best tournaments of the year. That’s every golf team’s goal at the start. of the year to compete for the national championship. We now have a chance to do so.

Crimson Tide sophomore Benedetta Moresco tied for fourth with a 5-under (211), while junior Emilie Overas scored a respectable 6-over (211).

Mack played what might be his best golf during his time in Alabama. Mack led the tournament in scoring by 4 and by 5. She is the seventh player in the nation and scored some of her lowest scores of her career with day one 65 and day one 66. Mack finished her college career with strong scores and hopes to take it to the NCAA Tournament. .

This is Potter’s 15th time leading the Crimson Tide to the NCAA Tournament. Alabama will compete in the 2022 NCAA Women’s Golf Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club Raptor Course in Scottsdale, Ariz., beginning May 20.