Rogers, Ark. – Arkansas freshman All-American Maria Fassi will tee it up at the Walmart NWA Championship this weekend after earning the sponsor’s exemption for her play during her first semester as a Razorback.

Fassi competed with her teammates trying to earn the guaranteed spot in this week’s LPGA event at the Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers.

Also joining Fassi will be teammates Regina Plasencia and Alana Uriell who Monday Qualified with scores of two under and seven under respectively to get into the event.  Joining these Hogs will be pros Stacy Lewis, the 2007 and 2014 winner of the event, and Gaby Lopez who is in her rookie year on the tour.