Christine Portillo
Christine  Portillo

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Edina


04/04/2017

Get to Know the Golfers: Christine Portillo

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.

HIGH SCHOOL:

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.

PERSONAL:
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.

CAREER BESTS

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)


CAREER STATS

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average Low Round
2017-18 3 8 634 79.25 73
Totals 3 8 634 79.25 73

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