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Patricia Sanz
Patricia Sanz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madrid, Spain

High School:
Sek Ciudalcampo

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
09/09/1990

Major:
Microbiology

2012 SEC Tournament Champion
2012 All-SEC First Team
2011 NGCA All-American Scholar
2011 & 2012 SEC Community Service Team
2010 NGCA All-American Scholar
2009 NGCA All-American Scholar
2010-12 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Auburn Top Tiger

Senior Year (2011-12)
SEC Tournament Champion... All-SEC First-Team... Finished ranked 116th in the final Golf Week Ratings... Became the sixth Auburn player ever to earn SEC medalist honors... Finished the season with a stroke average of 75.96... Tied for 37th alongside sister Marta at the NCAA Regionals with a 14-over 230 (74-77-79)... Picked up her first career tournament victory with a 3-over 219 at the SEC Championship... Opened the season with a tie for 23rd at The "Mo" Morial, carding rounds of 76-77-78--231... Finished tied for 44th at the SEC/PAC 12 challenge by carding rounds of 77-68-79--224... Her 68 in the second round ties for 19th all-time at Auburn... Had her best finish of the season with a tie for 16th at The Landfall Tradition, carding rounds of 76-76-78--230... Opened the spring season with a tie for 20th at the Central Florida Challenge, carding rounds of 75-70-76--221... Tied for 30th at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate by carding rounds of 75-76-74--225... Finished tied for 82nd at the SunTrust Women's Gator Invitational, carding rounds of 77-84-79--240... Finished the regular season tied for 66th at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic by carding rounds of 80-76-75--231... Finished her Auburn career with a 75.71 stroke average... Tied for 25th at the 2012 International European Ladies' Amateur Championship at Golf & Country Club Diners Ljubljana in Slovenia with rounds of 70-72-71-73--286... Earned her degree from Auburn in May, 2012.

Junior Year (2010-11)
Named to the SEC Community Service Team... Named NGCA All-American Scholar... Finished ranked 85th in the country according to the GolfWeek ratings... Had a 74.93 stroke average that ranked second on the team and 21st in the SEC... Placed in a tie for 14th at the SEC Championship with rounds of 80-67-75--222... Her second-round 67 tied for the eighth-lowest round ever in the SEC Championship... The 67 was also a personal-best for Sanz and ranks in a tie for seventh all-time at Auburn... Her best regular-season finish this season was a tie for 18th at the AllState Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate after carding rounds of 75-73-71--219... Had three top-20 finishes on the season after also tying for 20th at the Battle at Rancho Bernardo with a 77-76-72--225... Opened the season by tying for 42nd at the NCAA Fall Preview with rounds of 77-75-71--223... Tied for 54th at the Mason Rudolph Championship with a 75-72-76--223... At the Tar Heel Invitational, she tied for 56th after carding rounds of 76-70-78--224... Closed out the fall season by tying for 21st at the Pac 10/SEC Challenge with a 71-74-76--221... Opened the spring by tying for 59th at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic with a 79-78-79--236... Tied for 25th at the regular-season finale, posting rounds of 77-76-72--225 at the Liz Murphey Collegiate... Tied for 69th at the NCAA East Regional (77-76-77--230).

Sophomore Year (2009-10)
Named a NGCA All-American Scholar... Finished the season ranked the No. 134 women's collegiate golfer in the nation... Competed in all 12 tournaments with 27 of her 32 rounds counting toward the team total... Top Fall finish came at the Hooter's Collegiate Match Play Qualifying, carding 76-76--152 to tie for 37th... Posted a 6-over-par 73-77--150 at the Mason Rudolph Championship (T71st)... Tied for 42nd in the Tar Heel Invitational after a 76-74-74--224 weekend... Carded an 80-80-71--231 in the NCAA Fall Preview, tying for 54th... Finished in a tie for 14th at the Arizona Wildcat Invitational after shooting 75-73--148... Best finish of the season came in a tie for second at the Auburn Invitational as she carded a single round of 72... Scored a 73-77-75--235 at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, placing in a tie for 47th... Carded an 80-77-76--233 tournament total at the Bryan National Collegiate... Finished 41st at the SEC Championship with rounds of 78-75-72--225... Tied for 47th at the NCAA East Regional Championship with a 75-74-74--223 total... Finished in a tie for 86th at the NCAA Championship... Held a season stroke average of 76.03... Named an Academic Top Tiger and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Year (2008-09)
Named a NGCA All-American Scholar... Ranked fourth on the team with a 75.90 stroke average... Ranked 113th in the nation in the final GolfWeek ratings... Competed in all eleven tournaments... Her top finish came at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic where she tied for fifth with a 2-over-par 74)... At the NCAA East Regional, tied for 46th with a 14-over 224 (76-73-75--224)... Tied for sixth at the SEC Championships, carding a season-low 69 in the second round (77-69-71--217)... Tied for 36th at The Derby Invitational (82-7-476--232)... Turned in a 56th place finish at the NCAA Fall Preview (81-74-82--237)... Tied for 56th at the Mason Rudolph Championships shooting 78-79-72-229 for a season low... Finished 38th at the Tar Heel Invitational, carding a season low 70 in the second round (78-70-81--229)... Tied for 50th at the Hooter's Match Play Qualifying (78-75--153)... Started off the Spring season by finishing in a tie for 11th (72-70-82--224) at the Central District Invitational - her first career top-20 finish... Finished in a tie for 61st at the Central Florida Challenge, carding an 11-over 227... Picked up her third top-20 finish of the season at the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational, coming in a tie for 19th after rounds of 79-75-77--231... Her low round of the season was a 2-under-par 69 at the SEC Championship.... Teamed up with sister Marta to win a couples tournament in Spain... Made the cut at the British Amateur at 9-over-par, lost in the first round of match play... Won the Madrid Tournament with a tournament-total 7-under-par... Played in the Biarritz Cup in France, finishing third with a 14-over-par total... Placed fourth in the Swisse International in Switzerland with a 2-over-par.

Junior/High School
Ranked first in the Madrid Girls' rankings in 2007-08 and fourth in the Spanish Girls' rankings... Played on the Spanish team that defeated Sweden and France... Her team was a four-time champion at the Madrid Open Team Championships.

Personal
Full name is Patricia Sanz... Parents are Carmelo Sanz and Marina Barrio... Has one sister, Marta, who is a sophomore on the Auburn women's golf team this season... Patricia and Marta are the second set of sisters to ever play at Auburn, joining Candace and Abigale Schepperle... Born September 9, 1990... Majoring in microbiology.