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Morgan Gonzales

Freshman
Class
Chandler, AZ
Hometown
Phoenix Country Day
High School

Virginia

2018–Fall (Senior)
• Played in all four fall tournaments and helped UVA to a No. 16 ranking in the final fall standings
• Top outing was Landfall Tradition where she was 21st overall and second for UVA

2017-18 (Junior)
• Finished fourth on the team with 74.97 stroke average
• Named VaSID second-team all-state
• Played in all 11 tournaments
• Was UVA’s top finisher at NCAAs, placing 42nd after 54-holes of stroke play
• Equaled her low tourney score by shooting even par 216 at the Florida State Match-Up
• Also matched her best 18-hole score by shooting 2-under 69 during the final round at the Battle at the Beach
• Led Virginia in scoring at the Bryan National Collegiate, finishing 29th
• Top tournament showing was 15th-place finish at FSU Match-Up• Named to ACC Honor Roll

2015-16 (Sophomore)
· Finished third on the team with a 75.29 stroke average
· Played in all eight tournaments
· Top outing was Tar Heel Invitational where she placed 17th
· Led UVA in scoring at that event and the Rucker Intercollegiate
· Placed 28th at the ACC Championships
· Named to ACC Honor Roll

2015-16 (Freshman)
· One of three Cavaliers to play in all 11 tournaments
· Finished 33rd at NCAA Regional (Stanford) at +10, 223
· Finished 53rd in the NCAA Championships
· Tied for 14th at ACC Championships at +5, 221
· Was team’s No. 2 scorer in Cougar Classic, Tar Heel Invitational and FSU Matchup
· Top finish was 11th place at Cougar Classic where she shot even par 216
· Posted team’s No. 5 scoring average at 75.00 that ranked No. 23 in the ACC

Junior / Amateur Golf
· Played in 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship
· Won AJGA at Forest Lake in 2014
· Took top honors at AJGA Randy Wise Open
· Ranked as 31 on Polo Golf Rankings
· Finished eighth at Yani Tseng Invitational 2014
· Was 14th at Rolex Girls Championship 2014

High School/Personal
· Played for coach Ben Sullivan on boys team at Phoenix Country Day
· Team MVP from 2011 to 2015
· Won the Boy’s State Division III Regional Champion in 2012, 2014 and 2015
· Parents are Monica and John
· Has a younger brother (Jaxon)
· Born in San Diego, Calif.
 

Morgan Gonzales’ Career Statistics

YEAR ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW
2015-16 34 2550 75.00 69
2016-17 24 1807 75.29 71
2017-18 31 2399 74.97 69
2018-19 12 907 75.58 73
Totals 102 7663 75.13 69

Morgan Gonzales’ Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 11th, Cougar Classic, Sept. 13-15, 2015
Career Top-10 Finishes: 0
Career Best 54-Hole Score: 216, FSU Match-Up, Feb. 9-10, 2018 & Cougar Classic, Sept. 13-15, 2015
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 69, Battle at the Beach, Nov. 5, 2017, NCAA Championships, May 23, 2016 & Cougar Classic, Sept. 14, 2015