Record-setting Tulane golfer hopes for pro career
Women's Cross Country/Track & Field led the way with 34 honorees
Penttila sports a 3.608 GPA as a business management major
Green Wave advance to third straight NCAA Championship, fifth in last seven years
Senior Gemma Dryburgh finishes third, Junior Silvia Garces is fourth
Final round photos from the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship.
Photos from the second round of the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship at English Turn Golf & Country Club in New Orleans.
Photos from the opening round of the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship at the English Turn Golf & Country Club in New Orleans.
Photos from Tulane's third round of the 2015 NCAA Golf Championships at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
Photos from the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Championship at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
In The NCAA Championships (2013, 2014, 2015): Has three NCAA Championship appearances, including 2013 (Athens, Ga.), 2014 (Tulsa, Okla.) and 2015 (Bradenton, Fla.)...in the 2015 national championship round, she carded a 27-over 243 (82-80-81) but did not qualify for an official individual finish...in her most recent appearance in 2014, she fired a 7-over 287 total (72-74-65-76) for 26th place, carded the lowest round by a Tulane player in the national championship rounds with a 5-under 65 during the third round...in her first appearance in the NCAA Championships in 2013, she posted a 26-over 314 total (78-73-76-87) for 114th place.
Junior (2014-15): A 2015 All-American Athletic Conference and All-Louisiana first team performer and was named the American Golfer of the Week on April 1 and the American Golfer of the Month for October...earned All-America Scholar honors from the Women's Collegiate Golf Coaches Association...played 33 rounds in all 11 tournaments and was second on the team with a 74.52 (2459 strokes) scoring average...her rounds counted 29 times and she had a team-best 12 rounds of par or lower, including two rounds in the 60s...logged four Top-10 finishes and seven total Top-20 efforts...led the team with 88 birdies...finished even for 54 holes at the UCF Challenge (75-70-71=216).
Fall of 2014: Logged a 74.58 scoring average (895), the second-best on the team, in 12 rounds of four tournaments and produced six rounds of par or lower, including a 6-under 66 during the second round of the Windy City Collegiate Championships and also posted her highest finish of year with a sixth-place effort at the same event.
Summer of 2014: Qualified and represented Tulane in the 2014 U.S. Women's Open Championship, June 19-22, at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club's Course No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C...played in the European Ladies Team Championship in Ljubljana, Slovenia...participated in the 2014 World Amateur Team Championships, Sept. 3-6, in Karuizawa, Japan.
Sophomore (2013-14): The C-USA and Louisiana Golfer of the Year and member of the
Fall of 2013: Played 11 rounds in four tournaments and carded a scoring total of 72.18 (796) to lead the team...recorded two 54-hole totals under par and notched four total rounds below par...best round was a 3-under 67 during the second round of the par-70 Dale McNamara Fall Preview and also posted her best finish, sixth place, at the same event.
Freshman (2012-13): Played 33 rounds in all 11 tournaments and had a 74.15 (2447 strokes) scoring average, which ranks fourth among the school's
Fall 2012: Played in all 12 rounds in four tournaments and produced a 74.25 (891 strokes) scoring average...in her first collegiate outing, she fired a 4-under 212 and finished in a career-best third place...her 212 total was the seventh-best 54-hole total in school history.
High School: A right-handed golfer who attended the Riksidrottsgymnasiet Klippan/Ljungbyhed school...among her top finishes, was a first place showing at the Skandia Tour Elite in 2010 and a runner-up effort at the Finnish Championship, where she shot her best score of 5-under...in two years at the European Girls Team Championship, she helped her group to a 10th place finish in 2010 and a
Personal: A business management major...born January 5, 1993, in Orebro, Sweden...one of two daughters of Jukka Penttila and Eija Suutarinen...named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club as a freshman and sophomore.
Emily Penttila's Career Statistics
|2012-13||11||33||2447||74.15||67||211||T3 (Old Waverly Bulldog Inv.)|
|2013-14||12||34||2465||72.50||65*||213||3 (two occasions)|
|2014-15||11||33||2459||74.52||66||216||T6 (Windy City Collegiate Champs.)|
|Total||34||100||7371||73.71||65*||211||3 (three times)|