Balbina Guajardo
Balbina Guajardo
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Monterrey, Mexico
High School: American School Foundation of Monterrey
Previous College: Houston Baptist

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2011 Lamkin Grip Invitational Champion
Santa Clara's scoring leader in 2011-12

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011-12:
Competed in all nine events for the Broncos after starring for Houston Baptist in two previous seasons … led Santa Clara in scoring average (77.1) and won the 2011 Lamkin Grip Invitational with scores of 77 and 73 … had eight top 16 finishes in nine events ... placed 2nd at the 2011 Santa Clara Colby Invitational with two rounds of 75 … tied for 13th at Peg Barnard Stanford Invitational shooting rounds of 76 and 75 … tied for 15th at the Fresno State Lexus Classic with rounds of 71, 78, and 80 … posted a 69 in the second round of the Anteater Invitational, the Broncos’ best score of the season … tied for 16th at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic with rounds of 78, 74, and 73 … finished 14th at the WCC Championships with rounds of 77, 76, and 79.

2009-10 & 2010-11: Led Houston Baptist to back-to-back Great West Conference (GWC) titles, finishing fourth overall at the 2011 GWC Championships, where she was named the GWC 'Player of the Year' and First Team All-GWC ... led the team in scoring average throughout her sophmore season ...  as a freshman in 2009-10, she was the league's 'Newcomer of the Year' ... earned the GWC 'Player of the Week' award numerous times ... posted 12 top 10 finishes during her two seasons at HBU ... nominated for an NCAA Sportsmanship Award as a freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL/AMATEUR: A native of Monterrey, Mexico, is one of the country's most talented young players ... three-time Mexican National Champion, member of the Mexican Team, and was named the 'International Player of the Year' on the 2008-09 Texas Junior Golf Tour ... was an honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Born in Monterrey, Mexico … daughter of Alejandro Guajardo and Martha Ibarra … has one brother, Alejandro, and two sisters, Catalina and Daniela.