Women's Golf

    Laura Nochta  
    Laura Nochta


    Cortland, Ohio

    High School:


    2008-09 (JUNIOR): Second-team All-Big Ten pick ... earned her first career victory at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic with a 219 (72-74-73) ... shared Big Ten Player of the Week honors for her effort ... tied for fourth at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational (74-72-71) ... placed sixth at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational (74-75-73) ... tied for third at the Mountain View Collegiate (72-71-70) ... also posted a season-low round of 70 at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown ... tied for 18th at the IU Invitational (78-82-79) ... tied for 32nd at the Big Ten Championship (85-79-81-78) ... totaled seven top-25 finishes ... led the team in stroke average (75.58) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... advanced to the round of 16 at the 2009 Western Women's Golf Association National Amateur Championship.

    2007-08 (SOPHOMORE): Tallied five top-25 finishes on the season and led the team with four top-10 showings ... tied for second at the Wolverine Invitational with a score of 221 (75-71-75) ... opened the year by tying for sixth at the Mary Fossum Invitational (76-77-73=226) ... fifth-place finish at the Johnie Imes Invitational (72-78-76=226) ... closed the fall season with a tie for 26th at the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate (79-79-74=232) ... tied four fourth at the Mountain View Collegiate (70-73-76=219) ... her first-round 70 was a season best, as was her three-round total of 219 ... finished tied for 19th at the Big Ten Championship (76-76-76-77=305) ... competed at the NCAA East Regional where she was the top IU finisher in a tie for 55th (81-74-76=231) ... finished the year second on the team in scoring average at 76.47 ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006-07 (FRESHMAN): Tied for 12th at the Badger Invitational with a three-round score of 234 (82-78-74) ... recorded her best finish of the season with a tie for seventh at the Wolverine Invitational ... posted rounds of 71-70-76 to finish 18th at the UNLV Spring Invitational ... the second-round 70 was a season best ... finished in a tie for 33rd at the Big Ten Championships with a four-round score of 318 (78-80-81-79) ... helped IU to a fourth-place finish with rounds of 75-74-80 (T-46th) at the NCAA Central Regional.

    PREP/PERSONAL: Earned four varsity letters in golf while at Lakeview ... was also team captain and Most Valuable Player all four years ... earned medalist honors at both the district and sectional championships in 2005 ... Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Scholar-Athlete Award winner in 2005 ... named first-team All-State in 2005 ... captured the Westfield Junior Northern Ohio PGA Championship in both 2005 and 2006 ... tied for first at the 2005 Ohio Junior Girls Championship ... took second at the 2005 AJGA Memorial Junior Championship and the AJGA Smithfield Junior Championship in 2006 ... in 2004, was a Rolex Junior Honorable Mention All-American after taking first at the AJGA Solutions Consulting Championship and finishing 10th at the Optimist International Junior Golf Championship that year ... was a member of National Honor Society at Lakeview, graduating with honors and the Award of Merit ... was also a majorette for four years and spent 13 years on a competition dance team ... parents are Chuck and Linda Nochta ... born on March 15, 1988 ... majoring in business management.

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