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.
University of Arizona womenâs golfer Alejandra Llaneza finished second at the Mexican Womenâs 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 PÃ©rez-NarbÃ³n.
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, LlanezaÂ brings a decorated resume of experience to Arizona.
Her accomplishments include a first place finish at the Juniorâs 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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