Valentina Fontaine

Valentina Fontaine

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santiago, Chile

04/23/2013

Knights' Celebration Honors Soon-To-Be Graduates

More than 60 UCF student-athletes will graduate in May or August

04/15/2013

UCF Honors Student-Athletes at 2013 Swords Awards

Knights hold annual awards banquet.

04/11/2013

C-USA Honors 227 Knights with Commissioner's Honor Roll Distinction

UCF has second-highest total in conference.

02/12/2013

Knights Finish Third at UCF Challenge

UCF hangs on for top-three finish in warm, windy conditions at RedTail.

02/11/2013

Knights Finish Strong on Day 2 of UCF Challenge

UCF tied for second after two rounds.

Spring 2013: Recorded a 223 (+16) for the Knights at the UCF Challenge & Took part in the Florida One-Day Shootout as an individual, scoring 20+ with scores of 19 and 83.

Spring 2012: Participated in five events during the season... As an individual, finished in a tie for 25th with a 6-over 222... Tied for 57th at the Central District Invitational recording a 248 (+32)...Competed as an individual at the Knights and Pirates Invitational and finished tied for 21st after carding 9-over 225.

Fall 2011: Tied for 57th at the Bettie Lou Evans Invitational...Recorded a 235 (+19) in the Dale McNamara Invitational.

Spring 2011: Finished in second place with a 145 (+1) in the dual match vs. Kent State...Led the Knights at the UCF Challenge finishing in a tie for fifth place overall recording a 215 (-1) including a first-round 69...At the Kinderlou Forest Challenge finished with a 233 (+14)...Participated for UCF at the SunTrust Gator Women's Golf Invitational...Tied for 35th at the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate.

Fall 2010: Finished 19th at the Labor Day Shootout...Participated in the Cougar Classic for the Knights...Recorded a 243 (+30) for the Knights at the Windy City Collegiate.

Spring 2010: Named All-Conference USA and an NGCA All-America Scholar...Helped lead the Knights to first tournament top finish since 2002 at the Hurricane Invitational by shooting 223 (+7), placing seventh overall...Tied for first on team at the Tiger/Wave classic...Led the Knights as the team's top finisher at the Liz Murphey Classic in Athens recording a score of 236 (+20)...Tied for 46th at the SunTrust Gator Women's Invitational and third amongst the Knights...Finished the C-USA Championship 36th with a score of 234 (+21).

Fall 2009: By far led the Knights with a 74.6 stroke average, including four rounds of par or better and a pair of top-10 finishes...Was one of the Knights who won her match to give UCF a 3-2 win over Colorado at the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship...Was UCF's top shooter in three out of four events, including her 211 at the FIU/Pat Bradley Invitational, a 54-hole UCF record for a par-72 course...Led UCF in stroke play at the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championships, including a second-round 72...Placed sixth overall at the Eat A Peach Collegiate and topped the Knights with a 149...Shot three-straight under-par rounds, a sizzling 69-71-71=211 (-5), to place second at the FIU/Pat Bradley Invitational...Was named the Conference USA Female Golfer of the Week for her performance in Fort Myers.

Prior to UCF: A native Chilean who lived in Hilton Head, S.C. attending the International Junior Golf Academy...A member of Chile's National Team since 2003...A 2008 honorable mention Rolex Junior All-American...Ranked No. 40 in the Polo AJGA junior rankings...The 2008 Chilean National Match Play Champion and the 2008 Chilean Junior International Champion.

Personal: Fontaine was born in Santiago, Chile, and is the daughter of Paul Fontaine and Marcela Nahum...A psychology major.

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