Banchalee Theinthong  
Banchalee Theinthong


Bangkok, Thailand

High School:
Niva International School

High School


Gophers Set for B1G Championships

Michele Redman leads the Gophers into the Big Ten tournament for the third time as Gophers head coach.


Minnesota Finishes Tied for Sixth in Florida

Banchalee Theinthong led the way for Minnesota in a tie for 13th.


Gophers in Fourth in Florida

Sophie Kitchen (68-74--142) is competing as an individual at the event and is currently tied for 10th in the individual competition.


Gophers Set for Intercollegiate

Marsh Landing Country Club will play as a Par 72, 5,967-yard course for the tournament.


Laguna Finishes Tied for Fourth in Arizona

Laguna closed out the competition with a one-over 73 in Saturday's third and final round.

Will enter her senior season with a career stroke average of 76.66, the second best career average in program history • finished her sophomore campaign with a 75.83 stroke average, the third lowest in program history.

Participated in nine team tournaments this season for 27 rounds of golf • team counted 22 of 27 rounds (.815) • had the second-lowest stroke average on the team with 76.51 • achieved her lowest 54-hole score of 222 twice during the season at both the Las Vegas Showdown and Hurricane Invitational • season-low round of 70 came in the second round of the Hurricane Invitational • had four top-20 finishes and three top-10 finishes • her best finish came at the BYU Entrada Classic where she tied for sixth place • tied for ninth place at both the Las Vegas Showdown and Hurricane Invitational • participated in the Big Ten Championships and recorded a total score of 240.

Played in all 10 of the Gophers' tournaments on the season • led the team in stroke average during the fall (75.25) and spring (76.22) seasons • led the team with an overall stroke average of 75.83, the third lowest single-season average in the history of the program • paced the Gophers in five of the 10 tournaments • carded a career-low three-under par 69 in the second round of the UCF Challenge • collected three top-20 and one top-10 finish on the season, a tie for fourth card at the Lady Buckeye Invitational • named to the All-Big Ten Second Team • letterwinner.

Played in nine of the team's 12 events on the season • finished with a season stroke average of 77.67, fifth-lowest on the team • had two top-20 finishes on the season • played in all seven of the team's eight events during the spring season, including the NCAA Central Regional • best finish has been a tie for 17th at Pinehurst Challenge • played in two events during the fall, finishing with a stroke average of 75.83.

A native of Bangkok, Thailand • graduated from Niva International School • named to AJGA Rolex All-America second team in 2009.

Born June 18, 1991 • daughter of Bancha Theinthong • has a younger sibling, Baralee • plans to major in accounting.


Round: 69 - UCF Challenge (2/13/12)
Finish: T4th - Lady Buckeye Invitational (4/21-22/12)
Tournament Score: 220: twice; last - Cougar Classic (9/11-13/11)
Tour. Score to Par: +4: twice; last - Cougar Classic (9/11-13/11)


Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average Low Round
2010-11 9 28 2175 77.67 72
2011-12 10 30 2275 75.83 69
2012-13 9 27 2066 76.51 70
Total 28 85 6516 76.66 69