Peronnin Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week
Emie Peronnin

Emie Peronnin

Feb. 12, 2014

Big Ten Release

MINNEAPOLIS ( - Emie Peronnin of the University of Minnesota women's golf program has been named the Big Ten Conference Women's Golfer of the Week after a career-best performance at the UCF Classic this week.

The freshman from Fréjus, France carded an even-par score of 216 (76-71-69) to finish tied for 18th at the tournament - her lowest tournament score, score to par and tournament finish as a Gopher.  Peronnin also shot a three-under-par 69 in the final round for her lowest round of the season.

The Gophers tied the school 54-hole record with an 869 at the tournament and finished tied for fifth in a stacked field at the 6,349-yard, par 72 Eagle Creek Golf Club. Minnesota ended the three-round event with back-to-back scores of 287 as a team - both rounds tied as the third-lowest rounds in school history.

The honor is Peronnin's first as a Gopher while the freshman is the second Gopher to earn conference weekly honors this season after Carmen Laguna on Oct. 23, 2013.

Peronnin and the Gophers return to action next week at the Central District Invitational in Sarasota, Fla.





Records Fall in Las Vegas


All six Gophers finished at par or better during the final round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, with the Minnesota women's golf team placing 13th as the tournament wrapped up...

Garrison's 68 Highlights Day Two at LVCS


Sabrine Garrison fired a second-round 68 to highlight the Gophers' day two at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown.

Gophers Tied For 12th After First Round


After 18 holes at the Boulder Creek Golf Club outside Las Vegas, Minnesota is tied for 12th place at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown.

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics