Green Wave advance to third straight NCAA Championship, fifth in last seven years
Senior Gemma Dryburgh finishes third, Junior Silvia Garces is fourth
Mandelbaum and Doss named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Schelske and Schmidt earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Magee and Walker receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award
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
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.
Photos from the second round of the 2015 NCAA Golf Championships at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
Photos from Monday's second round of the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship.
Tulane:A three-year letterwinner and the 2014 Conference USA and Louisiana Golfer of the Year...a three-time first team all-conference selection...has played 100 rounds in 34 events and sports a career scoring average of 73.71 (7371 strokes), which is currently as the top average in school history...has produced 38 rounds of par or better, including a school record low 7-under 65 during the opening round of the 2014 NCAA East Regionals and her rounds have counted toward the team score on 87 occasions...has 13 Top-10 finishes and 20 total Top-20 showings...owns the school record for the lowest single-season average by a freshman with a 74.15 in 2013...has shot in the 60s six times.
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 2014 All-American Athletic Conference first team performer and was named the American Golfer of the Week on April 1 and the American Golfer of the Month for October...has played 30 rounds in all 10 tournaments and leads the team with a 73.87 (2216 strokes) scoring average...her rounds have counted 26 times and she has a team-best 12 rounds of par or lower, including two rounds in the 60s...has logged four Top-10 finishes and seven total Top-20 efforts...leads the team with 86 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 ninth place total in 2011...also participated in the 2011 Girls' British Open Amateur Championship and helped Finland to a 10th place finish.
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)|