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 20th in WGCA GPA Rankings
The Maroon and Gold were recognized for having the 20th best team GPA among all NCAA teams.
Women's Golf Announces 2016-17 Schedule
Minnesota will once again open its season at home, as the Gophers unveiled their schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 season on Tuesday.
Five Gophers Named WGCA All-American Scholars
Earning the honor from the Gophers were Emie Peronnin, Sabrine Garrison, Celia Kuenster, Niamh Ward and Muyu Wu.