Each week, Gopher Sports will feature different student-athletes on the women's golf team. This week, get to know Muyu Wu, Niamh Ward and Maggie Heggerston.
Record-breaking performances and honors highlight season.
Gophers tie for fourth as sophomore claims first medalist honors.
2017-18 | JUNIOR SEASON:
Competed in six tournaments, including three in the lineup • Finished the season fifth on the team in scoring average (77.94) • Competed in one fall tournaments as an individual, placing 78th at the Minnesota Invitational (80-75-77—232, +16) • Posted her best career finish at the Meadow Club Women’s Collegiate, tying for 41st at 8-over-par as an individual (80-72—152) • Earned a spot in the lineup for the final three tournaments of the season, including a T-60th finish at the Big Ten Championship (79-78-74—231, +15).
2016-17 | SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Competed at six tournaments • Averaged 79.00 strokes per round • Finished 57th at the Minnesota Invitational to begin the season (80-81-82—243, +27) • Tied for 70th at the Lady Paladin Invitational (76-78-77—231, +15) • Competed individually and finished 68th at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational (74-82-73—239, +23) • Best finish of the season came at the Cardinal Cup, tying for 56th (76-80-82—238, +22) • Ended fall season with a 79.25 scoring average • Competed at the Florida State Match Up, finishing 64th (80-871-78—239, +23) • Tied for 60th at the Clover Cup (78-78-76—232, +16).
2015-16 | FRESHMAN SEASON:
Competed in six tournaments • Finished the season with a 77.06 stroke average • Began college career with a T-52nd finish competing individually at the Minnesota Invitational (76-81-79—236, +20), her best finish of the season • Also competed individually during the fall at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, finishing T-94th with her best score to par (77-76-71—224, +8) • Was a member of the lineup for four spring tournaments • Placed T-72nd at the Hurricane Invitational (74-76-79—229, +16) • Recorded back-to-back 18-over-par, T-73rd finishes at the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational and the Silverado Showdown • Finished 74th at the Big Ten Championships (74-80-76—230, +14).
|Round:||71 - Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown (10/27/15)|
|Finish:||T-41st - Meadow Club Ladies Intercollegiate (3/5/18 - 3/6/18)|
|Tournament Score:||224 - Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown (10/25/15 - 10/27/15)|
|Tour. Score to Par:||+8 - twice; last - Meadow Club Ladies Intercollegiate (3/5/18 - 3/6/18)|
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.
Gophers Tied for 12th After Second Round
4/21/2018 - W. Golf
Garrison in top-15 as Minnesota prepares for the final round of the conference championship Sunday.