News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
Alumnae Christel Boeljon, Maria Hernandez and Paula Reto are set for the Coates Golf Championship.
Paula Reto's tie for 13th earned her first career tour card.
The pair of former Boilermakers were named two of 10 to watch this week in Venice, Fla.
Wednesday marked the fourth straight year the Boilermakers earned preseason recognition.
The Purdue women's golf team is competing in its 13th-consecutive NCAA Championships.
Reto's Career Accomplishments
Senior Season (2012-2013)
>Finished in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, eliminated by eventual champion and world's top-ranked amateur, Lydia Ko.
Junior Season (2011-2012)
>Third team Golfweek All-American
>Honorable mention NCGA All-American
>First team All-Big Ten
>Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree
>Named Golfweek Player of the Week on Oct. 31 after winning individual title at the Landfall Tradition (218), helping team to first victory of the season
>Named Golfweek Player of the Week on March 19 after shooting a school- and tournament-record eight-under 64 in the final round of the Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate to finish with a school-record 207 total, winning the individual title by 10 shots
>Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week on Nov. 3, March 21 and April 12
>Averaged 73.53 strokes per round, nearly 1.5 strokes less than last season
>Recorded a team-best 13 rounds even or under par
>Played in all 11 events and was the low finisher for Purdue in four
>Earned a second-consecutive Dixie Amateur Championship title.
Sophomore Season (2010-2011)
>First team All-Big Ten
>Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week on March 17
>Finished second - a career best - at Administaff Lady Jaguar by recording a career-low 210, including a career and team season-low 66 in the final round
>Earned a ninth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships
>Had team's third-best finish at NCAA Championships, tying for 45th
>Finished in the top 15 in five events
>Averaged 74.9 strokes per round, nearly one stroke less than last season
>Won the Dixie Amateur Championship in Coral Springs, Fla., in early January
>Competed in the 2010 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in Charlotte, N.C.
Freshman Season (2009-2010)
>Competed for Purdue in nine tournaments, including the NCAA Championships
>Best finish of the season was at Big Ten Championships (T-9th)
>Placed in the top 25 of four events
>Averaged 75.8 strokes per round
>Fired a season-low round of 69 twice
High School (J.P. Taravella H.S./Coral Springs, Fla.)
>Competed in the 2009 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship and the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship
>Tied for eighth at the 2008 FWSGA Junior Girls Championship
>Competed for the South for the 2008 Junior Florida Cup
>Finished tied for second at the Santa Lucia River Club in 2007
>Finished third at the Summerfield Crossings Golf Club in 2007
>Shot a 5-under-par 67 to win the District 20-2A medalist honors at Palm Aire Country Club in 2007
>Won the 2007 Broward District Tournament with JP Taravella and finished third in the regional tournament
>Earned a second-place finish at the 2007 Orange Lake Resort Tournament
>Won the Boca Raton Municipal Open and the Weston Hill Invitational Tournament in the Golf Coast Junior Golf Foundation
>Major is law and society
>Born May 3, 1990
>Daughter of Tony and Belinda Reto
>Has two older brothers, Miguel and Lluwellyn, and a younger sister, Monique
>Played field hockey and ran track in South Africa; did not start playing golf until 2005