NU ties for best round of the day to finish third at Lady Puerto Rico Classic
2013-14: 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 ... Scored her lowest round of the season during the third round of the contest (74-75-71=220) ... 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).
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).
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
Best Finish: T-9th - 2013 Big Ten Championships (April 26-28, 2013) Low Round: 68 - 2013 NCAA East Regional (May 11, 2013) Low 54-Hole Score: 219 - 2013 NCAA East Regional (May 9-11, 2013)