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Kris Yoo recognized as Big Ten Women's Golfer of the Week


Sept. 25, 2013

MADISON, Wis. -- Senior Kris Yoo earned her first Big Ten Conference weekly golf honor when she tied the school record and led the Badgers to a record-setting first place finish at the Lady Paladin Invitational in Greenville, S.C., Sept. 20-22.

Yoo averaged a 1-under par 71.0 for the three rounds and shot a career-best 3-under 73-70-70--213 to set the Lady Paladin 54-hole individual record. The 213 tied three other school-record holders, most recently Lindsay Danielson in October of 2012

The Badgers were crowned tournament champion with a 1-over par 290-294-281--865. After shooting the fifth best 36-hole score in school history on Saturday with an 8-over par 290-294--584, UW closed out the competition on Sunday with a third-round score of 281 to set the school and tournament 18 and 54-hole record. The previous school record of 870 was set in 2009 at the Challlenge of Onion Creek in Austin, Tex. The 281 bested a 282 shot at the Badger Invitational in 2010.

Yoo, from Schaumburg, Ill., led the Badgers last season with 74.96 strokes per round which ranks second for a season all-time. Her best finish of last season came at the BYU Entrada Classic, March 18-19, in which she shot a season-best 1-over par 71-72-74--217 to finish runner-up in the individual standings. She matched that score and tied for 11th at the NCAA Regional. Her 1-over par 72-80-65--217 included a school and course-record 65.

She earned second team All-Big Ten honors last season, and was Academic All-Big Ten selection for a second year.

Wisconsin's last three Big Ten Golfers of the Week
Kris Yoo, Schaumburg, Ill., Sept. 25, 2013
Kimberly Dinh, Midland, Mich., March 20, 2013
Lindsay Danielson, Osceola, Wis., Oct. 17 , 2012

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