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Lani Elston-Marshall Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: August 15, 2005
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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General: Coach Greg Allen will look for Elston-Marshall to lead the team in her final season as a Wildcat ... Possesses all-around talents and can contribute to the team academically and athletically...A redshirt during the 2002-03 season...A former junior golf All-American who transferred from the University of Idaho after one season as a Vandal... Possesses all-around talents and can contribute to the team academically and athletically.


Junior (2004-05): Finished the season Ranked second on the team with a 75.25 stroke average...Pac-10 honorable mention selection... Pac-10 All-Academic selection...Named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII University Women’s Team...Placed in the Top 10 once and in the Top 20 twice during the season...Shot under-par or even-to-par in four rounds during the season...Ranked as high as 50th on the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index during the season...Tied for 23rd at the Pac-10 Championships after carding a 229 (+13)...Tied for 20th at the PING/ASU Invitational after carding an 8-over-par 224...Tied for fifth at the UNLV Spring Invitational by carding a 9-over-par 225...Collegiate-low tournament at the 2005 Wildcat Invitational with a score of 212 (-1)...Career-low round during the first round of the Wildcat Invitational (68)...Was 3-1 at the Hooters Collegiate Match Play...Fired a low round of 72 in the final round of the Mason Rudolph Invitational...Tied for 16th at the Mason Rudolph Invitational after carding a 221 (+5)...Shot 73 in rounds one and three of the NCAA Fall Preview... Shot a 229 (+13) to place 21st at the Topy Cup.


Sophomore (2003-04): Pac-10 Honorable Mention...First Team All-Pac-10 Academic...Consistently contributed to the team...Tied for 5th at the Pac-10 Championship...Best career finish at the Pac-10 Championship...Shot a 225(+9) at the Pac-10 Championship...Career low-round of 69 at the PING/ASU Invitational...Had her best tournament performance at the PING/ASU Invitational where she shot 219 (+3) to tie for 12th...Shot a 222 (+6) at the Stanford-Pepsi Invitational...Tied for 28th at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational...Was 11-over-par 227 at the NCAA Fall Preview.


Redshirt Sophomore (2002-03): Sat out the season as a redshirt freshman


Idaho (2001-02): Played one season at the University of Idaho where she led the team with a 76.00 scoring average... Named to the Big West all-conference first team... Named to the school’s athletic honor roll in both of her semesters at Idaho... Also on the Dean’s List for two semesters... Inducted into the National Honors Society of Collegiate Athletes.


Junior Golf: Won the American Junior Golf Association’s 2001 Thunderbirds Invitational in Phoenix, Ariz.... Also took first place at the AJGA Las Vegas Legacy tournament... Named most valuable player at the 2001 Canon Cup, the AJGA’s Ryder Cup-style event... Compiled a record of three wins, zero losses and one tie in the 2001 Canon Cup... Finished fourth at the 2000 AJGA Betsy Rawls Girls National Championship... Reached the Round of 16 at the 2000 USGA Girls Junior Championship.


High School: Was home-schooled, but competed for Ferris High School in interscholastic high school golf... Earned four varsity letters under coach Clarence Hough... Named to the all-Washington state first team on four occasions... Named team most valuable player four times in high school... Four-time all-city most valuable player... Set scoring record for Washington state high school championships in 2001, shot 71-72+143... Scoring average in her senior year of high school was 70.0... A two-time American Junior Golf Association All-American.