Lucia  Polo

Lucia Polo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Height:
5-3

Experience:
3L

Career Scorecard
Year Trns. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low High Par or Better T10 T25
2013-14 9 26 1,985 76.35 70 81 3 - 2
2014-15 11 31 2,266 73.10 69 80 14 5 7
2015-16 12 35 2,648 75.66 69 85 6 2 3
Total 32 92 6,899 74.99 69 85 23 7 12

Last Updated: July 22, 2016

CAREER EVENTS

Junior (2015-16)

  • Cardinal Fall Kickoff 76-73--149 / T5
  • Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 69-70-74--213 / T5
  • Annika Intercollegiate 75-73-77--225 / 50
  • Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invite 76-75-75-226 / T39
  • Las Vegas Showdown 69-73-71--213 / T37
  • Florida State Match-Up 77-73-75--225 / T23
  • Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 78-73-71-222 / T26
  • LSU Classic 77-73-84--234 / T42
  • Clemson Invite 77-82-75--234 / T69
  • SEC Championship 85-77-77--239 / T66
  • Shoal Creek Regional 79-82-72--233 / T43
  • NCAA Championship 78-75-82--235 / T123

Sophomore (2014-15)

  • Cougar Classic 73-72-72--217 / T22
  • GolfWeek Conference Challenge 74-74-73--221 / T11
  • Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 76-73-72--221 / T10
  • Landfall Tradition 73-72-76--221 / T32
  • Westbrook Spring Invite 71-71-73--215 / T7
  • Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 78-74-71--223 / T23
  • SDSU Farms Invite 4-0 / -
  • Rebel Intercollegiate 71-71-70--212 / T3
  • SEC Championship 71-73-70--214 / T7
  • San Antonio Regional 69-72-71--212 / T6
  • NCAA Championship 80-77-79-74--310 / T49

Freshman (2013-14)

  • Cougar Classic 75-73-79--227 / T59
  • Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 72-74--146 / T19
  • Alamo Invitational 72-76-77--225 / T58
  • Lady Puerto Rico Classic 74-70-78--222 / T20
  • Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 74-75-75--224 / T31
  • Bryan National Collegiate 77-81-83--241 / T83
  • Rebel Intercollegiate 79-74-72--225 / T39
  • SEC Championship 81-74-79--234 / T53
  • NCAA West Regional 81-80-80--241 / T94

Awards and Honors

  • 2016 WGCA Academic All-American
  • 2016 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection
  • 2015 Golfweek All-American
  • 2015 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • 2015 WGCA Academic All-American
  • 2015 All-SEC Second Team selection
  • 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection
  • 2014 WGCA Academic All-American
  • 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection

Junior (2015-16)

  • Finish the season tied for 123rd place at the NCAA Championship with a score of 235 (May 20-25).
  • Shot her sixth round of par or better this season at the NCAA Shoal Creek Regional (May 5-7).
  • Carded 77 in the final round of the SEC Championship (April 15-17) for an overal score of 239.
  • Tied for 26th place at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate with a 54-hole score of 222 (March 4-6).
  • Recorded her third top-25 finish of the season after tying for 23rd place at the Florida State Match-Up (Feb. 12-14).
  • Concluded the fall season with a three-under par 213 performance at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown (Oct. 25-Oct. 27).
  • Shot 226 and tied for 39th place at the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational (Oct. 9-Oct. 11).
  • Carded rounds of 75-73-77 at the Annika Intercollegiate on Sept. 27 through Sept. 29.
  • Finished in a tie for fifth place after shooting 213 at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships (Sept. 21-Sept. 22).
  • Tied for fifth place at the Cardinal Fall Kickoff with a tournament total of 145 (Sept. 8).

Sophomore (2014-15)

  • Finished in a 49th-place tie at the NCAA Championships, posting rounds of 80, 77, 79 and 74.
  • Posted a career low effort at the NCAA San Antonio Regional with a total of 212, which included a career low round of 69.
  • Carded a total of 214 to match her career low after 54 holes at the SEC Championship. Shot under par in two rounds and had the best finish for UT.
  • Shot under par all three rounds of the Rebel Intercollegiate for her best finish of the season in a tie for third place.
  • Won all four of her matches at the SDSU Farms Invite.
  • Placed in seventh-place at the Westbrook Spring Invite where the team won its first tournament of the season.
  • Finished in a tie for 11th place in Wolcott, Colo. after a 22nd-place finish at the Cougar Classic.
  • Competed in the Women's World Amateur Championships for Guatemala in Japan prior to the fall season, finished first in her group.

Freshman (2013-14)

  • Over the winter break, won two international tournament championships (Bolivarian Games in Peru/Central American Open).
  • Had her first Top-25 finish at the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Knoxville, Tenn., where she shot a two round total of 146 (+4).
  • Played in her first collegiate tournament at the Cougar Classic, finishing T-59th.

Prior to Tennessee

  • Qualified for the 2013 US Women's Amateur Championship
  • 2010 and 202 World Amateur Team Championships

Personal

  • Born: July 14, 1995 in Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Parents: Claudia and Marco Ricardo Polo
  • Major/Minor: Marketing/International Business
  • Biggest Influence: "My biggest influence in golf and in life has been my grandfather Hilario Polo. He was a professional golfer from Guatemala. He is remembered for his great attitude and determination as well as for his great game."
  • Interesting Facts: Holds the course single round record of 67 at the San Isidro Country Club in Guatemala. She also has five Chihuahuas.
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Huatulco, Mexico
  • Why she chose Tennessee: "I chose Tennessee because I liked the campus and the golf program. I also liked the coach and the fact that she was willing to help me. Tennessee offered me the best opportunity to grow and help me to accomplish my future goals."
  • Favorite Movie: The Greatest Game Ever Played
  • Favorite Athlete: Rafael Nadal
  • Recipient of the Betty Probasco Scholarship Endowment
 

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