Maria Saavedra
Maria Saavedra
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico
High School: Escuela Sierra Nevada San Mate
Previous School(s): Escuela Sierra Nevada San Mate

Statistics: Freshman | Sophomore | Junior

Photos: Freshman | Sophomore | Junior

Honors and Awards

2014-15 Season (Junior): Earned her third-straight first team all-MCAC honor after finishing in a tie for second at the 2015 MCAC Tournament ... Shot a season-low 6-over par 54-total of 222, while helping the Bruins capture the 2014 Susie Maxwell Berning Classic on Sept. 15-16 ... Finished with a season scoring average of 79.50. 

2013-14 Season (Sophomore): Awarded third team NAIA All-American accolades ... Named to the conference’s first team for the second-straight season ... Played in all 12 events ... Average score was 78.7 ... Named to the all-tournament team at the Bellevue Shootout after placing third on Oct. 18 ... Finished first at the Northwood Bluebonnet Championship (March 31-April 1) ... Registered top 10 finishes in all but two tournaments.

2012-13 Season (Freshman): A first team NAIA All-American ... Named the MCAC Golfer of the Year while earning first team all-conference accolades ... Led the team with a 76.9 stroke average ... Named the MCAC Golfer of the Week on April 15 ... Won five individual titles ... Registered a hole-in-one in the opening round of the Creighton Classic (April 15).

High School: Attended Escuela Sierra Nevada San Mate ... Coached by Genard Ceron.

Personal: Daughter of Gerardo Francisco Saavedra Silva and Margarita Saavetra-Mancera ... Has a younger sibling ... Full name is Maria del Mar Saavedra ... Born on Jan. 23, 1994 ... Majoring in business administration.