Antonia Von Wnuck and Shu-Yin Liu place among top-10
Antonia Von Wnuck in 14th place after first round
Von Wnuck is coming off fifth-place finish at the Lexus Classic
April 15, 2013, Issue #32
Von Wnuck and Merkle each placed among the top-10 individually
Tulsa - A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in all 30 tournaments . . . has finished among the top-10 in 23 career tournaments . . . also has finished among the top-10 in 15 career events . . . has earned first-team all-conference accolades in her first three seasons.
2011-12 - Played in all 10 tournaments . . . was named the 2012 C-USA Golfer of the Year . . . earned first-team all-conference honors . . . placed fifth at the C-USA Championship to earn all-tournament team accolades . . . was named the Conference USA Golfer of the Week three times in the fall campaign . . . placed among the top-6 in eight of 10 tournaments . . . had a season-best second place finish at the GolfWeek Conference Challenge and placed third at the Dale McNamara Invitational . . . tallied fourth place performances at the Windy City Collegiate and the Clover Cup . . . also had two 5th place and 6th place performances. . . had a 73.0 stroke average in 30 rounds.
2010-11 - Played in all 10 tournaments . . . placed among the top-5 at three events . . . was a first-team all-Conference USA selection . . . finished among the top-15 in seven tournaments . . . had a second-place finish at both the ORU Shootout and the Dale McNamara Invitational . . . had a team-best 75.4 stroke average . . . placed ninth at the 2011 C-USA Championships.
2009-10 - Played in all 10 tournaments . . . was named the 2010 C-USA Freshman of the Year . . . earned all-Conference USA first team accolades . . . had a team-best 74.1 stroke average . . . placed among the top-10 in seven of 10 tournaments, and in 11th place at an eighth, as a true freshman . . . captured her first career medalist title at the Johnie Imes Invitational . . . also had a second-place finish at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational . . . also had two third-place performances at her first collegiate tournament, the Texas A&M "Mo" Morial, and the Texas A&M-CC Classic . . . placed fifth at the Turtle Bay Resort Collegiate and at the C-USA Championship.
Other - Qualified for the 2011 U.S. Women's Amateur . . . played in the 2010 LPGA Safeway Classic ... won the Safeway Classic Amateur Open to earn a sponsor's exemption to the LPGA event . . . "Had a club in my crib when I was a baby" ... favorite professional golfer is Tiger Woods ... parents are Louis and Chaok Ku Merkle.
MERKLE'S CAREER RESULTS 2009-10 RESULTS Texas A&M "Mo" Morial 72-pp-pp=72 (t3rd) Marilynn Smith/Sunflower 78-66-70=214 (2nd) Johnie Imes Invitational 69-74-79=222 (1st) Turtle Bay Resort Collegiate 72-74-70=216 (t5th) TAMUCC Classic 75-75-75=225 (t3rd) UNLV Spring Inv. 77-70-73=220 (t10th) Betsy Rawls Longhorn 79-79-75=233 (t39th) Ping/ASU Invitational 68-69-77=214 (t11th) C-USA Championships 71-74-72=217 (5th) NCAA Central Regional 83-81-74=238 (t45th)
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