Banchalee Theinthong  
Banchalee Theinthong


Bangkok, Thailand

High School:
Niva International School

High School

Will enter her senior season with a career stroke average of 76.66, the second best career average in program history • finished her sophomore campaign with a 75.83 stroke average, the third lowest in program history.

Participated in nine team tournaments this season for 27 rounds of golf • team counted 22 of 27 rounds (.815) • had the second-lowest stroke average on the team with 76.51 • achieved her lowest 54-hole score of 222 twice during the season at both the Las Vegas Showdown and Hurricane Invitational • season-low round of 70 came in the second round of the Hurricane Invitational • had four top-20 finishes and three top-10 finishes • her best finish came at the BYU Entrada Classic where she tied for sixth place • tied for ninth place at both the Las Vegas Showdown and Hurricane Invitational • participated in the Big Ten Championships and recorded a total score of 240.

Played in all 10 of the Gophers' tournaments on the season • led the team in stroke average during the fall (75.25) and spring (76.22) seasons • led the team with an overall stroke average of 75.83, the third lowest single-season average in the history of the program • paced the Gophers in five of the 10 tournaments • carded a career-low three-under par 69 in the second round of the UCF Challenge • collected three top-20 and one top-10 finish on the season, a tie for fourth card at the Lady Buckeye Invitational • named to the All-Big Ten Second Team • letterwinner.

Played in nine of the team's 12 events on the season • finished with a season stroke average of 77.67, fifth-lowest on the team • had two top-20 finishes on the season • played in all seven of the team's eight events during the spring season, including the NCAA Central Regional • best finish has been a tie for 17th at Pinehurst Challenge • played in two events during the fall, finishing with a stroke average of 75.83.

A native of Bangkok, Thailand • graduated from Niva International School • named to AJGA Rolex All-America second team in 2009.

Born June 18, 1991 • daughter of Bancha Theinthong • has a younger sibling, Baralee • plans to major in accounting.


Round: 69 - UCF Challenge (2/13/12)
Finish: T4th - Lady Buckeye Invitational (4/21-22/12)
Tournament Score: 220: twice; last - Cougar Classic (9/11-13/11)
Tour. Score to Par: +4: twice; last - Cougar Classic (9/11-13/11)


Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average Low Round
2010-11 9 28 2175 77.67 72
2011-12 10 30 2275 75.83 69
2012-13 9 27 2066 76.51 70
Total 28 85 6516 76.66 69