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UNCG Women's Golf BIO
 Natalia Asensio

2016-17 (Sophomore)
Played in all 29 rounds to earn her second letter at UNCG … Second on the team with a 78.45 stroke average … Recorded four top-25 finishes on the season … Posted the best finish of her career at the Southern Conference Championships, placing ninth overall in the rain-shortened event with a 5-over par 149 … Tied her season-best round with a 74 in round one of the SoCon Championships before recording a 75 in round two … Finished 17th at the Starmount Fall Classic with a 235 score, including a 74 in round two … Placed 21st at the William & Mary Invitational with a 232 score, finishing the week with a 75 … Notched a season-low 229 in the Clover Cup with rounds of 77-77-75.  

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
29 2275 78.45 74 9th



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 (-/-/-)
Kiawah Island Classic 81-77-81 239 (+23) T 153rd / 232 (-/-/-)
Clover Cup 77-77-75 229 (+13) T 54th / 83 (-/-/2)
Bryan National 79-77-79 235 (+19) T 71st / 96 (-/-/4)
Brickyard Collegiate 79-83-81 243 (+27) 67th / 83 (-/-/3)
Southern Conference Championships 74-75 149 (+5) 9th / 45 (-/-/3)



 

Natalia Asensio - 2015-16 Stats
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: Junior
Hometown: Madrid, Spain
High School: Cardenal Spinola
Experience: 2 Letters
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