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Ohio State's Susana Benavides and Purdue's Laura Gonzalez-Escallon are competing in the 2010 World Amateur Team Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The four-day, 72-hole tournament began yesterday and will conclude on Saturday, with the winning team receiving the Espirito Santo Trophy.
Benavides, a top-15 finisher at the 2010 Big Ten Championships, is representing her native Bolivia in the tournament. The Buckeye sophomore put together four top-20 finishes and three top-10 marks in her rookie season.
The reigning Big Ten Champion and Freshman of the Year, Gonzalez-Escallon is competing for Belgium in the tournament. She shot a tournament-record 280 at the Big Ten Championships to lead Purdue to its third-straight conference crown.
To follow the Women's World Amateur Championships leaderboard, click here.
Purdue, Ohio State and Michigan State have been tabbed as top-30 teams in Golfweek's preseason women's golf rankings. The defending NCAA and Big Ten Champion Boilermakers enter the season as the No. 1 team in the country, while the Buckeyes hold No. 21 and the Spartans check in at No. 23.
Three Purdue golfers also earned preseason laurels as Maude-Aimee LeBlanc, Numa Gulyanamitta and Laura Gonzalez-Escallon enter the season ranked in the individual top 30.
To read the complete release from the Big Ten, click here. Click here for Golfweek's team rankings and here for their individual rankings.