Each week, Gopher Sports will feature different players on the women's golf team. This week, get to know freshman Christine Portillo, a native of Eden Prairie, Minn.
2017-18 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON:
Competed three times, each individually • Tied for 61st at the Minnesota Invitational (79-73-74—226, +10), making her competitive debut with the Gophers • Finished T-79th at the Clover Cup (78-79-91—248, +32) and T-70th at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational (77-83—160, +16).
2016-17 | FRESHMAN SEASON:
Did not compete as she sat out the year with a redshirt.
Three-year letterwinner for the Hornets … was selected All-Lake Conference her junior and senior years after winning the team conference and state titles both seasons … won the junior club championship at Olympic Hills Golf Club … placed multiple times during junior PGA competition ... also earned two letters for community service.
Parents are Britt and Joe Portillo … Has one older brother, Anders … Father played college baseball ... lists most memorable sports accomplishment as shooting 72 at State tournament to tie for fourth and winning team state title twice … hobbies include singing, volunteering and dog rescue … plans to major in business management or marketing.
|Round:||73 - Minnesota Invitational (9/11/17)|
|Finish:||T-61st - Minnesota Invitational (9/11/17 - 9/12/17)|
|Tournament Score:||226 - Minnesota Invitational (9/11/17 - 9/12/17)|
|Tour. Score to Par:||+10 - Minnesota Invitational (9/11/17 - 9/12/17)|
161 Gophers Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors
5/30/2018 - W. Golf
A total of 161 student-athletes were honored by the Big Ten Conference on the Academic All-Big Ten Team.
Eight Gophers Earn Academic All-District Nods
5/17/2018 - W. Golf
The eight Gopher honorees represent six sports with men's gymnastics and women's hockey each having two representatives.
Gophers Show Improvement on Final Day of B1Gs
4/22/2018 - W. Golf
Minnesota posted its best score of the weekend as the Big Ten Championship drew to a close on Sunday at TPC River's Bend.