Purdue's Gonzalez-Escallon Named Women's Golfer of the Week

March 23, 2011

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

Laura Gonzalez-Escallon reels in her second Big Ten Golfer of the Week honor this season after finishing first at the Battle at Rancho Bernardo and leading No. 7 Purdue to its second straight tournament win. Gonzalez-Escallon finished the tournament with a score of 209 (-7), marking the best three-round score of her career. The sophomore shot a 2-under 70 in the first round, following with a 1-under 71 in the second. She concluded the tournament with a career-low 68 (-4) to help her tie the second-lowest 54-hole total in Purdue history. The Boilermakers' tournament win came against a field which also included the top two teams in the country.

Last Purdue Golfer of the Week: Paula Reto (March 17, 2011)

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
March 8: Vicky Villanueva, Jr., OSU
March 17: Paula Reto, So., PUR
March 23: Laura Gonzalez-Escallon, So., PUR