Ochoa was named the National Golf Coaches Association Player of the Year and a first-team All-American in both of her years as a Wildcat (2000-02). In 2002 Ochoa set the NCAA record for most individual victories in a season (8).
At the conclusion of her sophomore season, Ochoa elected to leave the
“This is a great award for Lorena. She is one of the most famous athletes to come out of
Ochoa’s persuit of excellence has continued since joining the LPGA Tour. In 2003 Ochoa was named the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year. During her three-year career on the LPGA Tour, Ochoa has claimed three victories and is third on the
The 2005 Hispanic Athletes of the Year is awarded to a select group of professional and amateur male and female Hispanic athletes. The awards were selected by a panel of Hispanic sports media, prominent Hispanic athletes and ESPN Deportes representatives.
The “State Farm Presents the Hispanic Athletes of the Year” will air in English on ABC-TV