Senior Gemma Dryburgh finishes third, Junior Silvia Garces is fourth
Photos from Monday's second round of the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship.
In the NCAA Championships (2014): In her first appearance in the national championship round, she posted a 36-over 316 for 125th place.
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: Undecided on a 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.
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)