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.
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.
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Minnesota is tied for 12th with junior Muyu Wu leading the way after the first 18 holes at the Clover Cup.
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