Sept. 30, 2012
Team Results (Final)
Player Results (Final)
The University of Minnesota women’s golf team combined for a team score of 300 in the final round of the Nittany Lion Invitational in Happy Valley on Sunday. The Gophers, who finished in fifth place, established a season-low 54-hole score of 898 over the weekend.
Sophomores Carmen Laguna and Sarinee Thitiratanakorn registered the lowest cards of the day for Minnesota with a pair of one-over par 73’s. Laguna’s 54-hole score of 223 (77-73-73) ties a career-low and was good for a tie for 15th place. Thitiratanakorn’s weekend score of 224 (77-74-73) is also a career-low and placed her in a tie for 18th place.
Yet another Gopher sophomore, Anna Laorr, tied Thitiratanakorn and also tied a career-low with a 224 (73-73-78) of her own. Junior Banchalee Theinthong finished with a 229 (79-74-76) and in a tie for 33rd place while senior Jackie Shepherd carded a three-day total of 233 (77-77-79) and finished in a tie for 49th place. Sophomore Taylor Quinn finished in a tie for 69th place with a 239 (82-78-79).
All of the awards stayed home in Happy Valley, as Penn State won the team title with a score of 862, 24 strokes ahead of Harvard. The Crimson combined for the lowest score of the day with a 284. PSU’s Ellen Ceresko won medalist honors with her score of 208.
Minnesota will be off for two weeks before traveling to Bloomington, Ind. for the Hoosier Fall Invitational Oct. 13-14.
Peronnin Selected for NCAA Columbus Regional
Senior will compete for a spot in the national championships in two weeks, earning a spot in the Columbus regional.
Get to Know the Golfers
Each week, Gopher Sports will feature different student-athletes on the golf team. This week, get to know juniors Sabrine Garrison and Heather Ciskowski.
Peronnin Places Third as B1G Play Concludes
The senior finished with her best tournament performance in her career Sunday at the Big Ten Championships.