UNM 17 shots behind first-place Fresno State
Lone Lobo senior thinks an exceptional effort could produce a Mountain West title
Junior ties for best finish as a Lobo
Lobo junior ties career-low round of 69
Golfers in Fresno Monday and Tuesday
Part of the starting lineup her first two seasons...short game has really improved and she has also become more acclimated to college life...name is pronounced ma-NO DAH-rue...hometown is pronounced SHIL-duh...came to UNM in the fall of 2010 as the No. 1 rated junior in Belgium...has been a member of the Belgian National team since 2008...won the Trophee Anette De Vooght in 2009, signifying the best Belgian player in the world under 18...played in a large number of tournaments around the globe...2011 National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar and twice a Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete Award winner (2011-12)...has a 3.25 cumulative GPA...1 of 4 amateurs invited to play in the 2012 Deloitte Ladies Open, a European Tour event June 1, 2012, in Rotterdam, Netherlands...shot 75 and missed the cut by one shot.
SOPHOMORE (2011-12): 1st on the team with a stroke average of 76.19, which is 1.71 strokes better than her freshman season of 77.90...a team-best 76.05 scoring average in the spring, including 75.31 in her last 16 rounds and 74.56 in the last 9...recorded her best UNM finish of 5th place at the MW Championships in Litchfield Park, Ariz./Wigwam Resort Gold Course...shot 7-over 223 (72-75-76), tying her best score as a Lobo in relation to par...led the 35-player field with 43 pars...UNM's top golfer in two other spring tournaments: Tied for 8th at the UNLV Spring Invitational at the Cascata Golf Club in Boulder City, Nev...had three birdies and two bogeys in the final round to tie her career low of 71..also equaled her low 54-hole total in relation to par at 7-over 223 (78-74-71)...she started the day in a tie for 25th...tied for 26th at the PING/ASU at the Karsten Course (par 71) in Tempe, Ariz...the 222 (72-72-78, 9 over) is her low 54-hole total.
SUMMER 2011: Won the Concentra Securitas Omnium tournament in July at the Limburg Golf and Country Club (par 72, 5,819 yards) in Belgium...in a field comprised of Belgian professional and amateur players, De Roey claimed the top spot in what is considered to be the most prestigious tournament in Belgium...she shot a course record and personal best 66 (33-33) in the second round on her way to a 72-hole total of 3-under 285 (74-66-74-71)...won the tournament by six strokes, beating current professionals Victoria Tomko and Benedicte Toumpsin.
FRESHMAN (2010-11): A 77.90 scoring average playing in all 31 rounds...tied for 36th nationally in sand saves at 42.3% and was 44th in par 3 Greens in Regulation (68.5%)...slow start with a 78.78 average her first 9 rounds, but 1.24 strokes better (77.54) over the final 22...UNM's top finisher at the Las Vegas Showdown, tying for 32nd at 7-over 223...fired a season-best 71 (1-over) twice: the 2nd round in Las Vegas (Boulder Creek GC) and in the 1st round of the Arizona Invitational (Vistoso GC) in Tucson.
BEFORE UNM: Attended SportHumanitora in Hasselt, Belgium...won the Belgian Young Talent trophy in 2007, the Flanders Trophy in 2008 and the Federal Tour Damme in 2009.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 12, 1991, in Antwerp, Belgium...daughter of Walter De Roey and Linda Meeuseh...hobbies include field hockey, snow skiing and scuba diving...older brother, Yannick, played field hockey in the first division in Belgium.