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Aruka Felgueroso
Aruka Felgueroso

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madrid, Spain

High School:
Blume

Height:
5-9

Experience:
3L


Enters the spring as the all-time leader in scoring average at 74.8 strokes in 86 rounds... Also holds the school's single round, 36-hole, 54-hole and single-season scoring records...

Fall 2009: Led the Chanticleers and Big Sout Conference with a 73.22 scoring average in the fall, playing in all four events and nine rounds... Finished the fall ranked 46th by Golfstat and 63rd nationally by Golfweek... Posted two top-five and three-top six finishes, including winning the CSU Wendy's Invitational with a 2-under 140 while leading Coastal to the team title by 19 shots over College of Charleston... Shot a school-record 66 in the second round of the Wendy's Invitational, while her 140 tied for the lowest 36-hole tournament score in program history... Earned Big South Women's Golfer of the Week twice during the fall for her play at the CSU Wendy's Invitational and Eat A Peach Collegiate ... Tied for third at the Eat A Peach Collegiate with a 3-over 147... Opened the season with a tie for sixth at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, shooting a 3-over 219... Had four round of par or better...

2008-09: Led Coastal and ranked second in the Big South in scoring with a 75.61 average in 23 rounds played, the fourth best ever at Coastal... Was voted as Big South Co-Player of the Year by the league's coaches... Won the individual title at the Big South Conference Championships by two shots while leading Coastal to the team title by 18 shots and the program's second-ever berth in the NCAA Regionals... Her 69 in the second round of the Big South was the lowest in the conference during the year... Finished the year ranked 140th in the nation by Golfweek...Had five rounds of par or better and 19 of 10 rounds in the 70s, with two of them under par... Had three top-five and four top-20 placings on the year... Also won the USF-Waterlefe Invitational with a 3-under 141, the third-best 36-hole total in school history... Shot a 2-under 70 in the opening round and followed it up with a 1-under 71 for the victory, earning her Big South Golfer of the Week honors... Prior to that tied for third at the CSU Fall Invitaitonal and tied for 14th at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational, earning Player of the Week honors for her play at the Sunflower Invite...

2007-08: Led the Chanticleers and the Big South Conference in scoring, averaging 75.77 strokes per round in 26 rounds and nine events, earning All-Big South honors for the second year in a row despite playing the season with a wrist injury for the entire season... Her scoring average is the fifth-best single season in school history... Finished as the top-ranked golfer in the Big South according to Golfweek and GolfStat... Posted eight top-25 finishes in nine events played, including six top 10s and one top five and led the Chants in scoring in five of eight team events played... Had her top finish at the Big South Conference Championship, tying for fourth... Qualified as an individual for the NCAA Central Regional, the second straight year of accomplishing the feat... Posted a team season-low of 2-under 70 in the first round of the NCAA Central Regional and followed it up with a 1-under 71 in the second round, two of five rounds of par or better on the year... Eventually tied for 10th at the Regional at 2-over 218... Named Big South Player of the Week three times during the season... Got her first league weekly award after finishing sixth at the Lady Paladin Invitational with an 8-over 224... Also earned the honor after tying for 13th at the Qdoba Invitational and again with a tie for 10th at the Pinehurst Challenge... Tied for sixth in her first event of the year at the LPGA International-Xavier Invitational... Also finished in the top 10 at the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate, placing 10th at 227... Posted five of the top six rounds on the year for Coastal Carolina... Had 23 of 26 rounds under 80... Also named to the league's All-Academic Team...

2006-07: Played in nine team events, one tournament as an individual and 28 rounds overall... Led the Lady Chanticleers and the Big South Conference in scoring at 73.79 strokes per round, earning Big South Player and Freshman of the Year honors and was eventually named Big South Female Athlete of the Year in all sports... Became just the second Big South women's golfer in history to earn an individual berth to a NCAA Regional... Tied for 13th at the NCAA East Regional with a 2-under 214, earning All-Region honors... Fired a single-round season low 68 in the first round at the NCAA East Regional... Led Coastal in scoring in all nine team events she played in... Took home the medalist honors at the USF/Waterlefe Invitational, shooting even-par 216... Started her collegiate career with a bang, capturing medalist honors at the Unlimited Potential/Myrtle Beach Classic with a school-record seven-under 212... Was runner-up at the PUPS Big South Conference Championship, helping the Lady Chants to a runner-up team finish... Had 10 rounds of par or better to go with four top-five, seven top-10 and nine top-20 finishes on the season...

High School: Ranked third among juniors in Spain... In 2006, she was first in the medal play of the European 18 Girls Tournament and advanced to the third round of the British Girls... Was a member of Spain's entry in the European Junior Team Championship in 2006, winning a silver medal with the team... Also earned honors for the Madrid Junior Conference, as well as winning her match in the Spain-Sweden competition in 2006... In 2005, advanced to the third round of the Girls British Amateur and was second in the European Amateur Medal Play... Also in 2004-05 captured the silver medal for individuals at the European Amateur Touranment and finished 10th in the Spanish Amateur Championships... As a youth, won the Under 10, Under 11 and Under 12 Spanish Championships...

Personal: Full name: Araceli Covandonga Felgueroso... Daughter of Ernesto Felgueroso and Araceli Huici... Majoring in business administration/finance.