L. Patipaksiri Earn’s Scholar Athelete Status

Lalita Patipaksiri, a sophomore at the University of California, Irvine, has earned “Scholar Athlete” status by maintaining a 3.0 or higher grade point average (gpa). Lalita, is majoring in Sociology and has selected Public Health as a minor.

Lalita has been the anchor on the UCI Women’s golf team since her roommate and teammate, Joy Trotter has decided to turn pro following the Women’s Amateur. ” Lalita has been very consistent with her ball striking and short game skill’s” said her long time coach George Pinnell. Lalita is also leading the NCAA Division 1, Par 3 Scoring Average, with an average of 2.96 strokes.

Joy Trotter is currently 4th in Par Scoring Average with an average of 3.03 per hole played.

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