Four Green Wave golfers among top 10 individuals; Rookie Siliva Garces leads TU with 1-under 71
Senior Maribel Lopez Porras is defending individual medalist
Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
Green Wave posts fourth straight Top-5 finish this spring
Freshman Silvia Garces leads Wave with 2-under 70; Opfer in 6th place
Highlights from the final day of the 2012 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship.
Tulane: A two-year letterwinner who has played 62 rounds in 21 tournaments and has a 74.79 (4637 strokes) career scoring average...has two career individual titles, including the 2012 Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational and the 2013 Conference USA Championships (lost in a three-way play-off)...is just the fifth golfer in school history to claimed two or more career tournament titles...has finished par or better 18 times with seven Top-20 finishes...holds the school record for the lowest 54-hole round (208; -8), which came in the 2012 fall opener at the at the Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational.
Sophomore (2012-13): Claimed two victories...was ranked No. 76 nationally by Golfweek.com in the final rankings...logged a 17th place finish with a 5-over 293 at the NCAA Championships, the second-best effort by a Tulane golfer at the event...played 33 rounds in 11 events and sported a 74.18 (2448 strokes) scoring average, which ranks currently ranks fifth among TU's single season leaders...named to the All C-USA second team and the All-LSWA First Team...her score counted in 29 of 33 rounds played...had 11 rounds of par or better, including a career-low 4-under 68 during the first round of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Classic...had two Top-5 finishes and four total Top-20 showings...fired a 2-under 214 for 11th place at the NCAA East Regional.
Fall 2012: Saw action in 12 rounds in all four tournaments and recorded a 73.75 (885 strokes) scoring average...claimed her first career title and established career and school records for the lowest 54-hole total with an 8-under 208 (69-70-69) at the Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational...named the Conference USA Golfer of the Week on Sept. 19.
Freshman (2011-12): A third team All-Conference USA performer and first team All-Louisiana selection...played 29 rounds in 10 events and sports a 75.48 (2189 strokes) scoring average...recorded her best finish with a second place effort at the UCF Challenge...posted four top-20 finishes, including a pair in the top-10...finished par or better seven times.
Fall 2011: Played 12 rounds in four tournaments and produced a 77.50 (930 strokes) scoring average...posted her best round with an even-par performance during the second round of the Mo Morial and also recorded her best finish of 23rd at the same event...her best 54-hole effort was a 223 at the Tar Heel Invitational.
Prior to Tulane: A right-handed golfer who is attended IMG Pendleton Academy in Bradenton, Fla....prepped at Hillingdon in her native homeland where she was a two-sport letterwinner in golf and soccer...as a prep golfer, claimed the 2007 and 2008 ISSA European Girl's Championships and finished third in the Scottish Girls U18 Amateur Championship...she logged a fourth place finish in the AJGA Girl's Championship and chalked up a seventh place effort the Golfweek Junior Invitational...was also the English Golf Women's Association Girls Midlands South Champion, as well as the Bucks County Girls medalist...career low during her high school career was a 67...on the pitch, was a center midfielder and led the Hawks to the semifinals of the ISSA European Championships...a two-year member of the National Honor Society.
Undecided on a major...born Gemma Elizabeth Dryburgh on June 11, 1993 in Aberdeen, Scotland...the only child of John and Marjory Dryburgh...named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and to the Tulane 3.0 Club as a freshman.
Dryburgh's Career Statistics
Year Events Rds Strokes Avg. L18 L54 Best Finish 2011-12 10 29 2189 75.48 70 214 T2-UCF Challenge 2012-13 11 33 2448 74.18 68 208^ 1 (Old Waverly Bulldog Inv./ *T1 C-USA Champs. Totals 21 62 4637 74.79 68 208^ 1 (Old Waverly Bulldog Inv./ *T1 C-USA Champs.) *Lost in a three-way play-off ^School record for lowest individual 54-hole total