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Belen Goicoechea
Belen  Goicoechea

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Necochea, Argentina

High School:
Danish Argentian

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:
03/01/1995

Experience:
2L

Major:
Economics


05/09/2015

Championship Bound! Tulane Golfers Tie for Fifth Place at NCAA Regionals

Green Wave advance to third straight NCAA Championship, fifth in last seven years

02/10/2015

Tulane Golfers Notch Runner-Up Finish at UCF Challenge

Senior Gemma Dryburgh finishes third, Junior Silvia Garces is fourth

05/24/2015

NCAA Golf Championships Third Round

Photos from Tulane's third round of the 2015 NCAA Golf Championships at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.

05/23/2015

2015 NCAA Golf Championship First Round

Photos from the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Championship at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.

05/23/2015

2015 NCAA Golf Championship Second Round

Photos from the second round of the 2015 NCAA Golf Championships at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.

02/23/2015

2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship: Second Round

Photos from Monday's second round of the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship.

Tulane: A two-year letterwinner who has played 63 rounds in 22 events and sports a career scoring average of 76.68 (4831)...owns 11 rounds of par or lower and has four career eagles...her rounds have counted toward the team score a total of 41 times.

In TheNCAA Championships(2014, 2015): Has two NCAA Championship appearances, including 2014 (Tulsa, Okla.) and 2015 (Bradenton, Fla.)...in the 2015 Championship, she logged a 37-over 253 (82-83-88) and did not qualify for an official individual finish...in her first appearance, she finished with a 36-over 316 (81-78-78-79) for 25th place.

Sophomore (2014-15): Played 29 rounds in 10 tournaments and produced a 78.17 (2267 strokes) scoring average...had three rounds of par or lower, including a pair of 1-under 71s...her rounds counted toward the team score 20 times...named the team's most outstanding player.

Fall of 2014: Played eight rounds in three tournaments and tallied a 76.25 (610 strokes) scoring average...her best effort of the season was a 17th place finish at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational...her lowest 54-hole total was a 7-over 223 at the Alamo Invitational.

Freshman (2013-14): A third-team All-Conference USA selection and was also named to the C-USA All-Tournament team following a personal best, fifth-place overall finish and recording the top 54-hole total of her career with a 216...played 34 rounds in 12 events and ranked fourth on the team with a 74.41 (2564 strokes) average...finished par or better eight times, including a season-best 3-under 69 in the final round of the UCF Classic, and her score counted toward the team total 21 times...leads the team with two eagles...had two Top-10 finishes as a rookie.

Fall of 2013: Played 11 rounds in four tournaments and logged a 75.82 (834 strokes) scoring average...collected two rounds of par or better.

High School: A product of the Danish Argentian High School, she has posted three first place finishes and eight top-10 showings 11 tournaments during 2012...she claimed individual medalist honors at the Putter de Oro and two regional tournaments...was the fourth-ranked golfer in her age group according to Argentino De Juveniles in fall 2012...in January 2012, she recorded the lowest round of her career with a 5-under 66 and averaged a 76.6 scoring average for the year...along with her junior ranking, she is also ranked No. 8 in the Argentinian Amateur Rankings...also played field hockey, gymnastics, volleyball, tennis, handball and competed in track & field.

Personal: An economics major...born Naria Belen Goicoechea Ruiz on March 1, 1995 in Necochea, Argentina...one of three children of Mariela Andrea Ruiz and Mario Raul Goicoechea Ruiz...her sister, Sofia, is a member of the Green Wave golf team as well.

Belen Goicoechea's Career Statistics

Year Events Rds Strokes Avg. L18 L54 Best Finish
2013-14 12 34 2564 75.41 69 216 T5 (C-USA Championships)
2014-15 10 29 2267 78.17 71 223 T17 (Betsy Rawls Invite.)
Totals 22 63 4831 76.68 69 216 T5 (C-USA Championships)