Gophers Finish Eighth at 2013 Clover Cup
Carmen Laguna shot a team-low 74 in the final round in Arizona.

March 10, 2013

The University of Minnesota women’s golf team shot a second consecutive combined round of 304 and finished in eighth place at the 2013 Clover Cup at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona. The Gophers’ 54-hole score of 904 was just eight shots shy of seventh play Florida International and 12 shots shy of fifth place Notre Dame.

Oklahoma won the event going away with a team total of 862, 18 shots better than second place SMU. The Sooners were the only team to finish the tournament under par. Texas Tech finished third with a team score of 882, nine shots ahead of fourth place Tulsa.

Gopher sophomore Anna Laorr captured her second career top-20 finish with a career-low 54-hole score of 223 (73-74-76) and finished in a tie for 19th place. Junior Banchalee Theinthong shot a closing round 78 to finish with a 54-hole score of 226 (74-74-78) and finish in a tie for 28th place.

Sophomore Carmen Laguna paced the Gophers on Sunday with a two over par 74. Her 54-hole score of 227 tied her one other player for 32nd place. Senior Jackie Shepherd finished alone in 53rd place while sophomore Sarinee Thitiratanakorn finished in a tie for 59th place.

Up next for Minnesota will be a trip to St. George, Utah on March 18-19 to take part in the BYU Entrada Classic.

Gopher Scores

T19th Anna Laorr 73-74-76--223
T28th Banchalee Theinthong 74-74-78--226
T32nd Carmen Laguna 75-78-74--227
53rd Jackie Shepherd 74-78-79--231
T59th Sarinee Thitiratanakorn 80-78-76--234
T83rd Taylor Quinn * 79-82-81--241

* Playing as an individual




Peronnin in Top 20 as Gophers Improve in Texas


The Gophers had their best round of the tournament Tuesday at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational.

Gophers Open Play at Betsy Rawls


After 36 holes Monday at the University of Texas Golf Club, the Minnesota women’s golf team stands in a tie for ninth place at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational.

Gophers Head to Betsy Rawls Invitational


Minnesota will compete in two day tournament hosted by University of Texas.

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