After a month off from competition, the University of Minnesota women's golf program returns to action at the Entrada Classic in St. George, Utah.
Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
The Gophers Finished 15th as a Team in Mississippi
Senior Jackie Shepherd Contributed a Second Round 74 to lead Minnesota
Finished her career with a career stroke average of 77.49, currently the third-lowest in program history finished her junior campaign with a 76.36 stroke average, the eighth lowest in program history.
2012-13 SENIOR SEASON:
Participated in all 10 team tournaments for 30 combined rounds of golf finished the season with a stroke average of 77.1 her lowest 18-hole score of 71 came at the BYU Entrada Classic finished with a combined 54-hole total of 219 in the BYU Entrada Classic posted two top-20 finishes and one top-10 finish this season finished in third place at the BYU Entrada Classic finished 18th at the Hoosier Fall Invitational participated in her second Big Ten Championships, where she finished with a total score of 233 named an All-American Scholar by the National Golf Coaches Association letterwinner.
2011-12 JUNIOR SEASON:
Appeared in all 10 of the Gophers' tournaments finished the season with a stroke average of 76.36, second on the team and the lowest in her collegiate career team counted 28-of-30 rounds played (.933) established career-lows in 18-hole score (70 at the Alamo Invitational) and 54-hole score (220 at Big Ten Championships) this season collected three top-20 and a pair of top-10 finishes on the season, including tying for seventh at the Big Ten Championships named an All-American Scholar by the National Golf Coaches Association letterwinner.
2010-11 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Played in nine of the team's 12 events on the season, including the NCAA Championships finished the season with a 78.48 stroke average best finish was a tie for 28th at the Pinehurst Challenge posted a season and career-low round of 72 during the Cougar Classic also carded a 72 in the first round of the Mountain View Challenge letterwinner.
2009-10 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Appeared in 10 tournaments in her freshman campaign finished the season with a stroke average of 78.03, fourth lowest on the team had a strong opening to her career, averaging 75.75 strokes per round in four tournaments during the fall season, the seventh lowest fall average in program history made a sixth-place finish at the CU Heather Farr Memorial Invitational where she posted an even par 72 in the final round letterwinner.
SUMMER 2009 AMATEUR PLAY:
Made it to first flight quarter-final of the Women's Western in Lima, Ohio before losing 1 down in match play finished second at the Wisconsin Women's State Open after shooting a 36-hole score of 147 (73-74) won the Yahara Hills Jr. PGA Tournament with a 36-hole score of 142 (75-67) won the Brown Deer Women's Amateur with a 36-hole score of 145 (72-73) finished seventh at the AJGA Future Legends Tournament with a 54-hole score of 231 (80-76-75).
A graduate of Kettle Moraine High School 2008 Classic 8 Conference Player of the Year three-time Wisconsin All-State Team member won the BCH Invite with a two day total of 139 three-time top ten finisher in the AJGA.
|Round:||70: Alamo Invitational (10/31/11)|
|Finish:||3rd: BYU Entrada Classic (3/18-19/13)|
|Tournament Score:||219: BYU Entrada Classic (3/18-19/13)|
|Tour. Score to Par:||+3: BYU Entrada Classic (3/18-19/13)|
Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee:
What community service projects have you been involved in this year?
Big Brothers and Big Sisters Holiday Party
Are you a SAAC representative? If so, for how many years?
Yes, this is my first year.
Are you on any of the SAAC committees? If so, which one(s)?
Social Event Committee / Golden Goldys
What is your favorite part about SAAC?
I like getting to know members of different teams and hearing everyone's unique ideas.
How many Maroon Madness events have you attended this year?
Gophers Head to Idaho Tourney
Minnesota will take part in the 18-team Coeur d'Alene Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Gophers Finish Ninth at Minnesota Invitational
Muyu Wu led the way with her second career top-20 finish on Tuesday at Prestwick Golf Club.
Three in Top 25 After Day One of Invite
Minnesota sits ninth in the team standings at 2-under-par after 36 holes at the Minnesota Invitational.