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    Elizabeth Szokol
    Elizabeth Szokol

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Winnetka, Ill.

    High School:
    New Trier



    06/03/2014

    2013-14 NU Women's Golf Year in Review

    A look back at the highlights from the 2013-14 season

    05/28/2014

    NU Ends Year With School-Record 220 Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Fully 64 percent of eligible Northwestern student-athletes are Academic All-Big Ten

    05/23/2014

    'Cats Secure Another Top-15 Finish at NCAA Championships

    Back-to-back top-15 showings for NU, Suchaya Tangkamolprasert finishes in top 20

    05/22/2014

    'Cats Make Improvements on Day Three of NCAA Championships

    NU records its low round of the tournament, moves into a tie for 10th

    05/21/2014

    Strong Round by Szokol Leads NU at NCAA Championships

    Sophomore records an eagle, goes 4-under on final six holes

    2013-14: Second Team All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in all 12 events, compiling a 75.17 scoring average, which ranks ninth in NU single-season history ... Had six rounds under par, one top-10 finish and three top-20 showings ... Competed at 2014 NCAA Championships (May 20-23), helping NU tie for 15th ... Carded a 3-under 67 during the second round for her new career-low for 18 holes, which was a stroke off the program record ... Second-highest NU finisher at the NCAA West Regional (May 8-10), helping the Wildcats finish eighth and qualify for the 2014 NCAA Championships ... Placed in the top 15 at the 2014 Big Ten Championships (April 25-27), helping NU finish third ... Was second-highest NU finisher, tying for 13th with a 12-over 228 (80-74-74) ... Second top-20 finish of the year, trying for 16th at the Silverado Showdown (April 14-15) ... Second-highest NU placer, helping the Wildcats finish third in the 15-team field ... Carded a 5-over 221 at the Silverado Showdown (74-75-72) ... Helped Northwestern set a new single-round program record, carding an 11-under 277 to finish first at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic (April 4-6) ... Had her best finish of the season at the Liz Murphey, placing fifth with a 2-under 70 ... Helped Northwestern win the 2014 Hurricane Invitational (March 3-5), placing in the top 30 ... Carded an 8-over 221 (73-73-75) to tie for 26th ... Helped NU finish third at the spring opening Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 16-18), tying for 24th with an 8-over 224 (76-74-74) ... Carded a 7-over 220 at the Stanford Intercollegiate (Oct. 25-27), tying for 39th ... Tied for 22nd at the 2013 Windy City Collegiate Classic (Sept. 30-Oct. 1) ... Finished at 6-over 219 for the tournament (72-72-75) ... Competed at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 20-21) and tied for 51st (79-73-81=233, +14) ... Made season debut at the Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 14-15), tying for 30th (75-79-77=231, +15).

    2013-14 Results:
    Mary Fossum Invitational • 75-79-77=231 (+15) (T-30th)
    Dick McGuire Invitational • 79-73-81=233 (+14) (T-51st)
    Windy City Collegiate Classic • 72-72-75=219 (+6) (T-22nd)
    Stanford Intercollegiate • 74-75-71=220 (+7) (T-39th)
    Lady Puerto Rico • 76-74-74=224 (+8) (T-24th)
    Hurricane Invitational • 73-73-75=221 (+8) (T-26th)
    Bryan National Collegiate • 80-77-81=238 (+22) (T-76th)
    Liz Murphey Collegiate • 70 (-2) (5th)
    Lost to Brittany Marchand (NC State), 4-and-3
    vs. Marta Sanz (Auburn), DNF
    vs. Tonje Daffinrud (Denver), DNF
    Silverado Showdown • 74-75-72=221 (+5) (T-16th)
    Big Ten Championships • 80-74-74=228 (+12) (T-13th)
    NCAA West Regional • 79-72-78=229 (+13) (T-31st)
    NCAA Championships • 76-67-77-77=297 (+17) (T-77th)

    2012-13: Played in eight of 12 events on the year ... Key part of the starting lineup in the final four events of the season ... 76.70 scoring average with three rounds of par or better ... One top-10 finish and two top-20 standings ... Played at the 2013 NCAA Championships (May 21-24) and had NU's low round of the tournament at 2-under 70 during the third round ... Tied for 80th (82-78-70-76=306, +18) ... Registered career lows at the 2013 NCAA East Regional with a third-round score of 4-under 68 and 54-hole total of 3-over 219 ... Carded a 75 and 76 in the first two rounds ... Second in the NU standings (32nd) at the regional and helped Northwestern finish sixth to qualify for just the second trip to the NCAA Championships in program history ... One of three Wildcats to finish in the top 10 at the 2013 Big Ten Championships (April 26-28), helping NU tie for first and claim a share of the first conference title in program history ... Tied for ninth for her first career top-10 finish ... Carded a career-low score of 8-over 224 (74-75-75) ... Was part of the NU group of six at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 20-21), playing her first tournament as a non-individual ... Set career bests tying for 13th for her first top-20 placement ... Second-round score of 1-under 71 was a career-low for 18 holes and the best NU round of the tournament ... Posted a 16-over 232 (77-71-84) and was one of four Wildcats to finish in the top 20 ... Competed as an individual at the SDSU Farms Invitational (March 31-April 2) ... Tied for 54th (89-76-78=243) ... Played as an individual in NU's dual vs. San Diego State, shooting a 6-over 78 to finish eighth out of the 14 competitors ... Played as an individual in the Clover Cup (March 8-10), tying for 24th with a 9 over 225 (76-73-76)... Played as an individual in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 10-12), tying for 66th with a 21-over 237 (76-81-80).

    2012-13 Results:
    Lady Puerto Rico • 76-81-80=237 (+21) (T66th)
    Clover Cup • 76-73-76=225 (+9) (T-24th)
    SDSU Dual • 78 (+6) (8th)
    SDSU Farms Invitational • 89-76-78=243 (+27) (T-54th)
    Lady Buckeye • 77-71-84=232 (+16) (T-13th)
    Big Ten Championships • 74-75-75=224 (+8) (T-9th)
    NCAA East Regional • 75-76-68=219 (+3) (32nd)
    NCAA Championships • 82-78-70-76 = 306 (+18)(T-80th)
    * Italics indicates Szokol played as an individual

    High School: Four-year letterwinner at New Trier High School ... All-State and All-Conference honoree ... New Trier won the 2010 Illinois State Championship ... During her four years at New Trier, the team finished third (2008), second (2009), first (2010) and second (2011) at the state meet ... 2012 Illinois Women's Amateur Champion ... Qualified for the championship flight at the Women's Western Amateur ... Was ranked second in her 2012 class within the state of Illinois by Junior Golf Scoreboard ... Posted top-10 finishes at the Illinois State High School Championships the last two years ... Had four top-20 finishes, in as many starts, during the summer of 2011 in AJGA events ... Honor Roll recipient.

    Personal: Born Elizabeth Nicole Szokol ... Daughter of Pam and Joseph Szokol ... Major is undeclared.

    Szokol's Career Statistics

    Season Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Round Top 10/20
    2013-14 12 35 2,631 75.17 67 1/3
    2012-13 9 23 1,764 76.70 68 1/2
    Career 21 58 4,495 75.78 67
    2/5

    Best Finish: 5th - Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic (April 4, 2014)
    Low Round: 67 - 2014 NCAA Championships (May 20-23, 2014)
    Low 54-Hole Score: 219 - 2013 NCAA East Regional (May 9-11, 2013) • 219 - Windy City Collegiate Classic (Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2013)