Wildcat Golfer Finishes Second at Mexican Women's Amateur Championship
Alejandra Llaneza finished the 54-hole event with a 6-over par total of 222.

Johnny Cruz
Jan. 14, 2008

University of Arizona women’s golfer Alejandra Llaneza finished second at the Mexican Women’s Amateur Championship on Saturday in Mexico City.

Llaneza, a freshman from Mexico City, posted rounds of 76, 72 and 74 to finish the 54-hole event with a 6-over par total of 222. She finished four strokes behind tournament winner Carmen Pérez-Narbón.

Llaneza posted a 75.40 stroke average in 15 rounds for the Wildcat squad this fall. She earned one top-10 and one top-20 finish in those five starts, including a tie for fourth place at the Las Vegas Collegiate tournament, held in October.

The lone freshman on the Wildcat squad this season, Llaneza  brings a decorated resume of experience to Arizona.

Her accomplishments include a first place finish at the Junior’s American Cup, a third place finish at the Callaway Junior World Championship and participation in six LPGA tournaments in Mexico.

Arizona opens spring competition Feb. 11-13 at the Northrop Grumman Challenge in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. The Wildcats finished fall competition ranked eighth nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index.




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