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 Natalia Asensio

2016-17 (Sophomore)
Played in 15 rounds during the fall, posting a 78.67 stroke average … Finished 17th overall at the Starmount Forest Fall Classic with a 235 (81-74-80) … Placed 21st at the William & Mary Invitational with a 232 (78-79-75) … Posted a 24th place showing at the Bill Berg invitational with a 232 (77-78-77) … Carded her lowest round of the fall with a 2-over par 74 in the second round of the Starmount Forest. 

2015-16 (Freshman)
Played in 22 rounds to earn her first letter at UNCG … Recorded an 80.50 stroke average on the year … Tallied her best finish of the season at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate with a 17th place showing at 29-over par 242 (79-83-80) … Carded her low round of the year in the second round of the Clover Cup with a 1-under par 71 … Finished 31st at the Forest Oaks Fall Classic and 32nd at the Southern Conference Championships. 

Prior To UNCG
Spent three years in her native Spain while spending her sophomore season in Brentwood, Tenn., at Ravenwood High School … During her year in Tennessee, finished first in both the district and regional level as an individual while qualifying for the state championship … Finished fourth at the AAJGT Girls High School event in 2012 … In Spain, she placed third overall at the Gran Prix of Madrid in both 2013 and 2014 … Avid painter and has finished first overall in the International Children’s Art Contest of Fundacion Gabarron and at the Junior National Contest of Canal De Isabel II … Took home the 2015 Madrid Youth Championship Match Play at Sociedad Racing Club de Campo … Was the third-seeded golfer in the eight-member field for the U-18 event … Opened the event winning her first match 4 & 3 over sixth-seeded Cristina Del Diego … Advanced to the finals with a 7 & 5 victory over seventh-seeded Ines Alarcon … Took home the championship winning her final match 2-up over fourth-seeded Ana Simon. 

Personal
Full name is Natalia Asensio … Born June 14, 1997 … Daughter of Sergio and Maribel Asensio … Has one sister, Patricia … Majoring in international business. 


Natalia Asensio - 2016-17 Stats
Rounds Strokes Average Low Top Finish
15 1180 78.67 74 17th



Tournament Rounds Total Place/Players (Top 10/25/50)
William & Mary Invitational 78-79-75 232 (+16) T 21st / 63 (-/-/-)
Starmount Forest Fall Classic 81-74-80 235 (+22) T 17th / 65 (-/-/-)
Pinehurst Challenge 77-82-83 242 (+26) T 91st / 96 (-/-/-)
Bill Berg Invitational 77-78-77 232 (+16) T 24th / 66 (-/-/-)
Palmetto Intercollegiate 76-82-81 239 (+23) T 72nd / 105 (-/-/-)

 



 

Natalia Asensio
Rounds Strokes Average Low Top Finish
22 1771 80.50 71 17th
Tournament Rounds Total Place/Players (Top 10/25/50)
Powerade Cougar Classic 79-78-80 237 (+21) T 89th / 107 (-/-/-)
Forest Oaks Fall Classic 80 80 (+10) T 31st / 48 (-/-/-)
Pinehurst Challenge 74-78-85 237 (+21) T 91st / 104 (-/-/-)
Fighting Camel Fall Classic 82-85-87 254 (+38) 71st / 84 (-/-/-)
Kiawah Island Classic 74-85-85 244 (+28) T 162nd / 216 (-/-/5)
Clover Cup 75-71-87 233 (+17) T 55th / 98 (-/-/-)
Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate 79-83-80 242 (+29) T 17th / 74 (-/-/-)
Southern Conference Championships 86-79-79 244 (+28) T 32nd / 45 (-/-/-)

 

 

Height: 5'3"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Madrid, Spain
High School: Cardenal Spinola
Experience: 1 Letter