Mendizabal to Compete at the World Amateur Team Championships

Mendizabal to Compete at the World Amateur Team Championships

El Paso, Texas - UTEP women's golf represent her home country of Guatemala at the World Amateur Team Championships (WATC) hel on Aug. 9 through Sept. 2, in Maynooth, Ireland.

Teams are represented by three players from each country. The WATC is one of the 12 international events designated as elite category by the World Amateur Golf Raking (WAGR), thus they receive the highest level of points available and significant attention from around the world.

During her first season with the Miners, Mendizabal played in all 10 tournaments and compiled a 75.6 scoring average. She led the team at the Wyoming Classic where she finished tied for fifth with scores of 70-73-73 for a season-low of 215. The sophomore recorded four top-20 finsihes over the 2017-18 campaign. The Guatemala native was a recipient of a Conference USA Academic Medal for a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

The WATC will lead up to the season opener on Sept. 10 when the Miners travel to Springfield, Mo.

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