Purdue's Gonzalez-Escallon Takes Home Women's Golf Honor

March 2, 2011

Women's Golfer of the Week
Laura Gonzalez-Escallon, Purdue
So. - La Hulpe, Belgium - College du Christ-Roi

Purdue's Laura Gonzalez-Escallon collects her first Big Ten Women's Golfer of the Week award after tying for seventh at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate over the weekend. Gonzalez-Escallon posted a 1-under 215 at the tournament, helping the sixth-ranked Boilermakers tie for fifth. The sophomore opened the event with a 3-over 75 on Sunday but followed with a 4-under 68 on Monday. She shot an even-par 72 on Tuesday to remain at 1-under for the tournament.

Last Purdue Golfer of the Week: Maude Aimee-LeBlanc (March 31, 2010)

2011 Women's Golfers of the Week
Feb. 2: Samantha Sloan, Jr., ILL
Feb. 17: Teresa Puga, Sr., MINN
Feb. 23: Christine Meier, Fr., MSU
March 1: Laura Gonzalez-Escallon, So., PUR