South Carolina posted a final round of 2-over-par 290 Saturday to win the NCAA Women's Golf East Regional in Greenville.
The Gamecocks fired a three-day total of even-par 864 at the 6,325-yard, par-72 Ironwood Gold and Country Club to claim their first regional championship.
Southeastern Conference teams claimed four of the top five spots. Tennessee (866) was second, Auburn and Duke tied for third at 868, and Vanderbilt (871) was fifth.
Third-ranked Duke, the second-round leader, earned its 13th consecutive berth in NCAA Championships by finishing among the top eight teams. Rounding out the qualifiers were Tulane (873), Pepperdine (877) and TCU (880). The NCAA championships will be held at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington on May 18-21.
South Carolina sophomore Katie Burnett led the individual standings with a 6-under 210 after a closing 71. Carlie Yadloczky of Auburn was second at 70-211.
Texas Tech's Rosalyn Kim and East Tennessee State's Nina Muehl earned berths to the NCAA Championships as individuals. Kim was third at 212, and Muehl tied for fourth at 213 with Tennessee's Erica Popson.
Also Saturday Men's Lacrosse
No. 4 UNC 19, Ohio State 13: Sophomore attackman Thomas Wood matched his career high with five goals to lead a balanced offense as fourth-ranked North Carolina rallied past Ohio State at UNC's Fetzer Field.
The Tar Heels (12-2) will await Sunday night's NCAA tournament selection show (ESPNU, 8:30 p.m.), when bids, seeds and host sites will be announced.
Ten UNC seniors were honored in pregame ceremonies before their final regular-season home game.
Senior attackman Gavin Petracca added three goals and three assists for UNC, senior midfielder Sean DeLaney had two goals and two assists, and freshman attackman Marcus Holman had two goals and an assist.
Freshman attackman Logan Schuss paced Ohio State (7-8) with seven goals.
UNC 13, Cornell 7: Corey Donohoe scored five goals, and Kristen Taylor had two goals and three assists as North Carolina won its regular-season finale at Alexandria, Va.
Jenn Russel added three goals and an assist for UNC (15-2). Cornell (5-10) was led by Jessi Steinberg with two goals and two assists.