The Gophers Travel to French Lick for B1G Championships
April 25, 2013
It’s been three weeks since the Gopher women have competed in a tournament, but this weekend the Gophers will travel to French Lick, Ind. to compete in the Big Ten Championships. Competition will take place at the Donald Ross Course at French Lick Resort April 26-28.
Live Scoring will be available at golfstat.com.
The Gophers last tournament was April 5-6 at the Rebel Intercollegiate. Minnesota finished in 15th place with a team total of 920. Sophomore Carmen Laguna carded a 54-hole total of 225 and led Minnesota for the fifth time this season.
The Course: The Donald Ross Course at French Lick Resort plays at a par 70 and 7,000 yards.
The Field: The Gophers, ranked 66th in the country, will compete against fellow Big Ten teams (Golfweek Rankings): Illinois (119), Indiana (56), Iowa (77), Michigan (90), Michigan State (27), Nebraska (129), Northwestern (19), Ohio State (47), Penn State (42), Purdue (10) and Wisconsin (57).
Gopher Lineup: Senior Jackie Shepherd will be making her fourth and final appearance in the Big Ten Championships. She tied for seventh last season as a junior.
Up Next: The NCAA Regionals will begin on May 9 at several locations around the country. Minnesota last qualified for the NCAA Regionals following the 2010-11 season. That team finished third at the NCAA Central Regional at Warren Golf Club in South Bend, Ind. and went on finish 19th at the NCAA Championships at Texas A&M.