Gophers tie for fourth as sophomore claims first medalist honors.
Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.
The Glenview, Ill., native enters his fourth year at Minnesota in 2014-15.
Laorr won the BYU Entrada Classic in March for her first collegiate victory.
Anna Laorr led the Gophers in a tie for 22nd at Karsten Creek Golf Club.
2014-15 | SENIOR SEASON:
Participated in all 10 team tournaments for 30 rounds of golf • Posted a 75.13 scoring average, a team-low and ranking fifth in school history • Concluded her career with a scoring average of 76.34, third all-time among Gophers • Earned two Top 10 finishes on the season, claiming second at the Minnesota Invitational (-1, 70-71-74—215) and tied for eighth at the BYU Entrada Classic (+2, 72-70-76—218) • Tallied three Top 20 finishes (Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, BYU Entrada Classic and Minnesota Invitational) • Finished second overall (70-71-74—215) at one-under at the Minnesota Invitational, recording a new career best tournament score as well as her low 18-hole round of the season • Shot back-to-back tournament scores of 234 at the Windy City Collegiate Classic (76-82-76—234) and the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational (73-84-77—234) • Finished tied for 15th at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown (72-76-71—219) • Tied for 55th at the UCF Challenge at nine-over-par (73-73-79-225) • Tied for 21st at the Hurricane Invitational (+7, 71-73-76—220) • Tied for 22nd at three-over-par (219) at the Web.com Intercollegiate tournament with three consecutive scores of 73 • Finished 70th at the Silverado Showdown (+27, 80-87-76—243) • Tied for 36th at the Big Ten Championships at 11-over-par (78-76-73—227) • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree.
2013-14 | JUNIOR SEASON:
Competed in all 11 tournaments for the Gophers and led the team at three events • Posted a 75.28 scoring average - the fifth-best season average in school history and a career best • Earned her first collegiate title at the BYU Entrada Classic in a scorecard playoff, firing a six-over-par 222 (75-75-72) • Also helped the Gophers to the program's first team win in six years at the event • Posted new career bests for score to par (two-over-par), tournament score (74-69-75--218) and round (69) at the Web.com Intercollegiate, finishing tied for 15th • Led the team with a 13th-place finish at the inaugural Minnesota Invitational to open the year, shooting a 13-over-par 229 (77-76-76) • Tied for 66th at the Windy City Collegiate Classic with a 22-over-par 235 (78-79-78) • Shot a 21-over-par 234 (75-85-74) to finish tied for 62nd at the Hoosier Fall Invitational • Tied for 58th at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown after carding a nine-over-par 153 (76-76) • Helped the Gophers tie the school 54-hole record of 869 at the UCF Challenge with her three-over-par 219 (74-73-72), finishing tied for 33rd • Duplicated the performance at the Central District Invitational with another three-over-par 219 (73-73-73) • Shot 10-over-par 226 (75-76-75) to tie for 35th at the Mountain View Intercollegiate • Finished tied for 23rd at the Big Ten championships with a 15-over-par 231 (78-76-77) • Led Minnesota at the NCAA Central Regional with a seven-over-par 223 (74-73-76) • Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • Earned third letter.
2012-13 | SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Participated in all 10 team tournaments for 30 rounds of golf • Team counted 24 of 30 rounds for an .800 average • Held the third-lowest stroke average on team (76.93) • Season-low rounds of 73 came at the Nittany Lion Invitational and the BYU Entrada Classic • Had best tournament of season at The BYU Entrada Classic with a 54-hole total of 222 • Had three top-20 finishes with one top-10 finish • Finished in fifth place at the BYU Entrada Classic • Tied for 18th at the Nittany Lion Invitational with a 54-hole combined score of 224 • Tied for 19th at the Clover Cup with a score of 223 • Finished with a combined score of 230 in her first appearance at the Big Ten Championships • Earned second letter.
2011-12 | FRESHMAN SEASON:
Appeared in six tournaments on the season, including her collegiate debut playing as an individual at the Alamo Invitational • Finished the season with a 79.22 stroke average, fourth lowest on the team • Recorded one top-20 finish on the season, finishing in a tie for 14th place at the Rebel Intercollegiate • Earned first letter.
Won the Twin Cities Junior Girls' Championship in 2010 and 2011 • Won the 2010 Minnesota State Junior Girls' Championship • Won the 2010 Minnesota Junior PGA Match Play Championship • Runner-up for 2010 Minnesota Golf Association Junior Girls Player of the Year • Recorded two top-10 finishes at American Junior Golf Association tournaments • Member of four Minnesota PGA Junior Cup (Minnesota-Wisconsin) squads • Member of two MGA Minnesota-Manitoba Junior Cup teams.
A graduate of the Breck School • 2011 Minnesota State High School League Class 2A champion • Three-time all-state honoree • Four-time section champion • Six-time All-Tri Metro Conference honoree • Two-time team captain • Six-time letter winner • Cum Laude Society member and AP Scholar.
Born March 6, 1993 • Daughter of Alan and Jill Laorr • Has a twin brother, Eric, who plays golf for Middlebury College • Enjoys rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers • Enrolled in the Carlson School of Management.
|Round:||69 - Web.com Intercollegiate (4/7/14)|
|Finish:||T1st - BYU Entrada Classic (3/17/14 - 3/18/14)|
|Tournament Score:||215 - Minnesota Invitational (9/15/14 - 9/16/14)|
|Tour. Score to Par:||-1 - Minnesota Invitational (9/15/14 - 9/16/14)|
Gophers Finish 15th at Furman
The Gophers finished tied for 15th on Sunday as the Lady Paladin Invitational drew to a close.
Gophers Move Up After Second Round at Furman
After 36 holes of play at the Lady Paladin Invitational, the Minnesota women’s golf team sits tied for 17th.
Gophers Open Play at Lady Paladin
The Gophers finished the first round of their second tournament of the season on Friday in South Carolina.