The honor actually covers the past two weeks of competition, including Sanchez Lobato’s co-medalist honors at the FSU Match-Up Tournament on February 17.
A native of Marbella, Spain, Sanchez Lobato led wire-to-wire at the tournament and also helped Georgia capture its first team title of the 2012-13 season.
Sanchez Lobato opened the event with a 6-under 66, a shot off the Bulldogs’ 20-year-old record low round. She was actually 8-under through 16 holes before a double-bogey at No. 17. Sanchez Lobato finished the 54-hole event at 2-under 214.
In the team competition, the Bulldogs posted a four-shot win over No. 6 Oklahoma.
The 2-under tally was Sanchez Lobato’s third under-par tournament finish in 15 events played at Georgia. It also was her fourth top-10 finish but first of 2012-13.
The Bulldogs will return to action next weekend when they travel to HIlton Head Island, South Carolina, to compete in the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate at the Long Cove Golf Club.
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