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Laura Lonardi
 

Laura  Lonardi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Verona, Italy

High School:
Liceo Scientifico Fracastoro

Height:
5-4

Experience:
3L

07/06/2016

Five Women’s Golfers Named WGCA All-American Scholars

Baylor’s five selections tied for fifth-most nationally

06/09/2016

Duo Named Big 12 Scholar-Athletes of the Year

Women’s golfer Laura Lonardi and women’s tennis player Blair Shankle honored

05/24/2016

Lonardi Named WGCA All-American

Senior becomes third All-American in program history

05/22/2016

Lonardi Finishes tied for 27th at NCAA Championship

Senior missed cut to advance to final round through tiebreaker

05/21/2016

Lonardi Remains tied for 19th at NCAA WG Championship

Senior shot even-par 72 in Saturday's second round

Senior, three-year letterwinner, enrolled at BU during semester break during 2012-13 season ... Has played in 29 tournaments over first three seasons, recording 74.78 stroke over across 84 rounds ... Went 5-1 in match play during 2014-15 season, including wins in NCAA Championship quarterfinals and semifinals ... Posted seven top-10 finishes and 20 rounds of par or better ... Named 2015 Big 12 Women's Golf Scholar Athlete of the Year ... Two-time Big 12 Championship All-Tournament selection ... Three-time WGCA All-American Scholar Team member ... Five-time member of Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

SPRING 2015 (JUNIOR)
Big 12 Women's Golf Scholar Athlete Of The Year
Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team
WGCA All-American Scholar Team
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (spring 2015)
Dean's List (spring 2015)

Played in 12 tournaments during 2014-15 season, posting 74.00 stroke average over 34 rounds ... Recorded three top-10 finishes and six top-25 finishes, played 10 rounds at par or better ... Appeared in all nine spring tournaments as part of Baylor lineup ... Opened spring season playing No. 2 at Northrup Grumman Regional Challenge, where she shot 7-over 220 to tie for 16th place, helping Baylor win tournament title over difficult 16-team field ... Played in No. 4 spot at Bruin-Wave Invitational, shot 15-over 231 to tie for 30th place ... Moved up to No. 3 spot at Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational, finished tied for fifth place at even-par 216 ... Climbed to No. 2 spot in lineup at Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, tied for 40th in stroke play at 10-over 82, but went 3-0 in match play ... Defeated Duke's Lisa Maguire, 1-up ... Helped Baylor knock off UCLA 3-2 with 7-and-6 victory over Erin Choi ... Led BU to 3-2 win over South Carolina with 5-and-4 win over Sarah Schmelzel ... Played in No. 5 spot at UTSA Tri-Match, finished third at 1-under 143 ... Moved back to No. 2 spot for Ping ASU Invitational, shot 6-over 222 to tie for 39th ... Played in No. 3 spot in final three tournaments of season ... Led Baylor to first-ever conference title by shooting 4-under 212, finishing in second place to earn All-Tournament honors for second consecutive season ... Helped Baylor claim first NCAA Regional title by shooting 3-over 219 to finish tied for 40th at NCAA San Antonio Regional ... Finished in 21st place in stroke play portion of NCAA Championship after shooting 12-over 300 across four rounds ... Helped Baylor advance by defeating Tennessee's Lucia Polo 3-and-2 in NCAA Championship quarterfinals, which Bears won 3-1-1 ... Defeated Duke's Gurbani Singh 2-and-1 in NCAA Championship semifinals, as Bears won 3-2 to earn spot in national title match ... Fell to Stanford's Casey Danielson 2-up, as Bears fell 2-3 in championship match.

FALL 2014 (JUNIOR)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall 2014)
Dean's List (fall 2014)

Played three fall tournaments, all as part of Baylor lineup ... Played No. 2 in Baylor lineup at Schooner Fall Classic, shot 21-over 231 to finish in 85th place ... Played in No. 5 spot at Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational, shot 13-over 229 to tie for 25th place and help team to third-place finish ... Returned to No. 2 spot in lineup at Alamo Invitational, shot 5-under 211 to tie for eighth place, including final round career-best 7-under 65.

SPRING 2014 (SOPHOMORE)
Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team
WGCA All-American Scholar Team
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (spring 2014)
Dean's List (spring 2014)

Finished 2013-14 season with 74.62 stroke average over 29 rounds played, both second-best on team ... Recorded seven rounds at par or better and three top-10 individual finishes ... Counted 24 of 29 rounds toward team score ... Played in one of top three spots in Baylor lineup in all six spring tournaments ... Opened spring season at playing No. 1 at Northrup Grumman Regional Challenge, where she shot 18-over 231 to tie for 63rd place ... Played No. 3 at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate, shooting 5-over 221 to tie for 45th place ... Moved up to No. 2 spot and tied for 53rd at LSU Tiger Classic with 20-over 236 ... Played No. 3 and helped Baylor to tournament title at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational by shooting 3-over 147 to tie for seventh place ... Played No. 2 at Big 12 Championship, led team to third-place finish and tied for fourth individually at even-par 216, earning All-Tournament honors ... Closed out season playing No. 1 at NCAA East Regional, where she shot 12-over 228 to tie for 89th place as Bears finished in 10th, narrowly missing NCAA Championship berth.

FALL 2013 (SOPHOMORE)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall 2013)
Dean's List (fall 2013)

Played in one of top two spots in Baylor lineup in all four fall tournaments ... Opened fall season playing No. 2 at Cougar Classic, where she shot 5-over 221 to tie for 37th place ... Again played No. 2 for Baylor in Mason Rudolph Championship, shooting 15-over 231 to tie for 58th place ... Tied for 27th with 4-over 220 while playing in No. 2 spot at Tar Heel Invitational ... Played No. 1 in final fall tournament, Alamo Invitational ... Shot then-career-best 67 in second round, finished tied for seventh at 3-under 213.

SPRING 2013 (FRESHMAN)
WGCA All-American Scholar Team
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (spring 2013)
Dean's List (spring 2013)

Appeared in all eight spring tournaments after enrolling at semester break ... Opened spring season and made collegiate golf debut playing as an individual at Hurricane Invitational, where she shot 12-over 225 to tie for 16th place ... Represented Baylor in Northrup Grumman Invitational, shooting 23-over 236 to tie for 60th place ... Tied for 66th at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate with 11-over 155 ... Shot 19-over 229 to tie for 49th at SunTrust Gator Invitational ... Placed 17th with score of 13-over 84 at Texas Triangular Match ... Secured first top-10 finish at Rebel Intercollegiate when she tied for eighth place after shooting 2-over 218 ... Tied for 17th after shooting 17-over 233 at Big 12 Conference Championship ... Closed out first season at NCAA West Regional, where she shot 10-over 223 and tied for 39th place.

INTERNATIONAL
Attended Liceo Scientifico Fracastoro in Verona, Italy ... Placed first at under-18 Italian matchplay in 2011 ... Also placed first at Coppa D'oro citta' di Roma in 2012 ... Won Italian International championship in 2012 ... Came in second at Italian national stroke play.

PERSONAL
Full name is Laura Lonardi ... Born Feb. 4, 1993, in Verona, Italy ... Daughter of Attilio Lonardi and Barbara Azzini ... Applied mathematics major.

BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS  
Lowest round:
65, Alamo Invitational (fall 2014)
Lowest 18-hole score: 65, Alamo Invitational (fall 2014)
Lowest 36-hole score: 140, Alamo Invitational (fall 2014)
Lowest 54-hole score: 208, Alamo Invitational (fall 2014)
Best finish: 2nd, Big 12 Championship (spring 2015)
Top 5 finishes: 3, last at Big 12 Conference Championship (spring 2015)
Top 10 finishes: 8, last at Big 12 Conference Championship (spring 2015)
Top 25 finishes: 9, last at Big 12 Conference Championship (spring 2015)

CAREER STATS
Scorecard
Year Events Rds Strokes Avg Par +
Top 5
Top 10
Top 25
2012-13 7 21 1,603 76.33 3 0
1
3
2013-14 10 29 2,164 74.62 7 1 3 3
2014-15 12 34 2,516 74.00 10 2 3 3
Career 29 84 6,283 74.78 20 3 7 9
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