UCLA women finish eighth at NCAA golf finals

The UCLA women's golf team came up short in its national title defense, finishing in eighth place at the NCAA championships Friday at Vanderbilt Legends Golf Club in Tennessee.

The top-ranked Bruins shot five-over 293 in the final round and finished with a total of 29-over 1181, 10 shots back of champion Alabama. USC was second at 1172 and Louisiana State was third at 1173.

Tiffany Lua had the round of the day for UCLA with a two-under 70. Brianna Do shot 73, Erynne Lee had a 74 and Lee Lopez shot 76. Do was the top individual finisher for UCLA with a four-day total of five-over 293 to finish tied for 14th, 11 shots behind champion Chirapat Jao-Javanil of Oklahoma.

Complete results are available here.