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

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2013 First Team All-WCC
Santa Clara's scoring leader in 2012-13
2011 Lamkin Grip Invitational Champion
Santa Clara's scoring leader in 2011-12

AS A SENIOR IN 2012-13: Named to the All-WCC Team … competed in 10 of the team’s 11 events playing 27 rounds … shot at or below 75 in 11 rounds and had a score in the 70s in 22 rounds played … Santa Clara’s stroke average leader (76.89) for a second straight season … had two top 10 and seven top 20 finishes … tied for 19th at the WSU Cougar Cup with scores of  75, 77 and 73 … had scores of 72 and 75 for a 4th place finish at the Santa Clara Colby Invitational … shot a par 73 in the first round and 74 in the second to tie for 2nd place at the Lamkin Grip Invitational … tied for 17th at the UCI Anteater Invitational with a 14-over-par 230 (81, 74, 75) … had the team’s only below par round of the season shooting a first-round 71 (-1) at the Juli Inkster Invitational where she finished with a +9 235 and a 14th place tie … tied for 12th at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic with scores of 77, 78 and 75 … shot rounds of 78, 81 and 78 for a 14th place tie at the WCC Championship.

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. 

AT HOUSTON BAPTIST IN 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.