Gophers Finish in Eighth Place at Big Ten Championships

Go Gophers! Jackie Shepherd played in her fourth, and last, Big Ten Championships.
Go Gophers!
Jackie Shepherd played in her fourth, and last, Big Ten Championships.
Go Gophers!

April 28, 2013

Final Results

The Gophers posted a combined score of 304 on Sunday during the final round of the 2013 Big Ten Championships in French Lick, Ind. The score was the lowest of the event for Minnesota after posting scores of 312 and 305 in the first two rounds. The Gophers finished in eighth place for the weekend with a 54-hole score of 921.

Sophomore Carmen Laguna registered her, and the team’s, lowest score of the weekend with an even par round of 72 on Sunday. Her 54-hole score of 224 tied her for ninth place, the third top-10 finish of the season for the native of Spain. It marks the second-straight year that a Minnesota player has finished in the top-10 at the Big Ten Championships.

Fellow sophomore Anna Laorr finished in a tie for 26th place with a weekend total of 230 while Jackie Shepherd posted a 233 and finished in a tie for 35th place. Banchalee Theinthong and Sarinee Thitiratanakorn, both natives of Thailand, finished in a tie for 53rd and 56th place, respectively. Taylor Quinn finished in a tie for 64th place.

Northwestern and Purdue tied for the team championship with a score of 884. Michigan State, Penn State and Indiana rounded out the top five.

Gopher Scores (312-305-304--921)

T9th Carmen Laguna 76-76-72--224
T26th Anna Laorr 79-73-78--230
T35th Jackie Shepherd 78-79-76--233
T53rd Banchalee Theinthong 79-77-84--240
T56th Sarinee Thitiratanakorn 82-82-78--241
T64th Taylor Quinn 80-80-86--246