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    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: T-5th - Ptarmigan Ram Classic (Sept. 9-10, 2013)
    Low Round: 71 - 2x, last at Ptarmigan Ram Classic (Sept. 9-10, 2013)
    Low 54-Hole Score: 216 - Ptarmigan Ram Classic (Sept. 9-10, 2013)
    Career StatsIndividual Results

    At Illinois

    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

    Year Events Rds. Strokes Avg. 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

    2013-14 Tournament Score Finish
    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
    2012-13 Tournament Score Finish
    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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