Women's Golf


Samantha Postillion
Samantha Postillion

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Burr Ridge, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale Central/Notre Dame Prep

Last College:
Texas

Birthdate:
06/16/1992

Get to Know Samantha Postillion
Best Finish: 2nd - Insperity Lady Jaguar (March 14-15, 2014)
Low Round: 71 - 3x, last Lady Jaguar (March 14-15, 2014)
Low 54-Hole Score: 216 - Ptarmigan Ram Classic (Sept. 9-10, 2013)
Career Stats Individual Results

At Illinois

2013-14 - RS Junior: Preseason Big Ten Player to Watch ... WGCA All-American Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Competed in all 11 tournaments, recording a scoring average of 76.00 ... Scoring average tied the 8th lowest single season average in program history ... Improved her scoring average by 1.06 from a season ago ... Tied the 10th lowest 54-hole total with a 216, even par, at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic in September ...Tallied three top-15 finishes ... Recorded a career best finish at Lady Jaguar when she came in 2nd place with a 221 (+5) ... Tied for 5th at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic ... Tied for 11th at the Diane Thomason Invitational ... Twice tied her career low round of 71 (-1) ... Tied for 49th at the Big Ten Championships with a 238 (+22) ... Finished first amongst her teammates in two tournaments.

2012-13 - RS Sophomore:
One of two Illini to participate in all 11 tournaments ... Finished second on the team with a 77.06 stroke average over 33 rounds ... Led the Illini in the fall, averaging 76.73 strokes in five tournaments ... Posted the best score on the team in six tournaments and never finished lower than third ...Shot a team-low 229 (+13) in her first career tournament, the Colonel Wollenberg's Ram Classic, placing 39th ... Led the team again at the Dale McNamara Invitational, shooting a season-best 226 (+10) and finishing 30th ... Captured her best finish of the fall at the Wolverine Invitational, placing 12th and helping the Illini to a third-place tournament finish ... Led the team for a third time at the Hoosier Fall Invitational, shooting a 231 (+15) and finishing 20th ... Turned in the best Illini score of the year at the Marsh Landing Invitational with a 219 (+3), earning her first career under par total with a 71 in round one and placing 11th.

High School

Played three years at Hinsdale Central High School (coached by Nancy Ahitow) ... Named team MVP in 2008 ... Placed second at the 2007 IHSA state finals as a team ... Placed seventh individually at the 2008 IHSA state championship after firing rounds of 77-74 ... Played her final year at Notre Dame Prep in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... Helped Notre Dame to the state title in 2009 ... Qualified for the Illinois Women's State Amateur in 2011 ... Qualified for the third flight of women's Western Amateur and won her flight ... Tied for first at the 2012 Illinois Women's Open, shooting rounds of 72-74-69, lost in a playoff for the title ... Claimed the 2012 Women's Chicago District Amateur Match Play Championship ... Won the Arizona Women's State Amateur title at Desert Mountain Golf Club after shooting rounds of 67-71-72 ... Placed second at the 2012 Cactus Tour event at Orange Tree Golf Club ... Won the CWDGA one-day event at Evanston Golf Club, firing a 73 ... Won the CWDGA Match Play Championship at Inverness Country Club.

Personal

Born on June 16, 1992 ... Daughter of Victor and Kerry Postillion ... Third oldest of four children, has three brothers, Victor, Vincent and Drew ... Hobbies include yoga ... Named to the honor roll or principal's honor all four year's of high school ... Majoring in Business Management-general.

Career Statistics

YearEventsRds.StrokesAvg.Low Rd.Low Tour.
2013-14 5 15 1,126 75.07 71 216 (E)
2012-13 11 33 2,543 77.06 71 219 (+3)
Totals 16 48 3,669 76.44 71 216 (E)

Individual Results

2013-14TournamentScoreFinish2012-13TournamentScoreFinish
Sept. 9-10 Ptarmigan Ram Classic 72-71-73 = 216 (E)^ T-5th
Sept. 16-17 Minnesota Invitational 77-79-75 = 231 (+15) T-18th
Oct. 12-13 Diane Thomason Invitational 73-78-77 = 228 (+12) T-11th
Oct. 19-20 Hoosier Fall Invitational (Par 71) 76-72-77 = 225 (+12) T-25th
Oct. 27-28 Palmetto Intercollegiate 73-80-73 = 226 (+10) T-22nd
Sept. 10-11 Colonel Wollenberg's Ram Classic 76-77-76 = 229^ T-39th
Sept. 17-18 Dale McNamara Invitational 77-74-75 = 226^ T-30th
Sept. 22-23 Wolverine Invitational (Par 71) 75-81-77 = 233 12th
Oct. 13-14 Hoosier Fall Invitational 78-74-79 = 231^ T-20th
Oct. 28-30 Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite 78-80-74 = 232 T-60th
Feb. 24-25 Westbrook Spring Invitational 77-76-75 = 228 T-31st
March 8-10 Clover Cup 80-77-79 = 236^ T-66th
March 15-17 Insperity Lady Jaguar 85-77-74 = 236 T-50th
April 8-9 Marsh Landing Invitational 71-75-73 = 219^ T-11th
April 20-21 Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational 78-80-78 = 236^ T-26th
April 26-28 Big Ten Championships 77-81-79=237 T-45th
^ Led the team
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