University of Iowa Athletics

Manuela Lizarazu

Class Jr.
Hometown Bogota, Colombia
High School Colegio Marymount
Manuela Lizarazu - Women's Golf - University of Iowa Athletics

2021-22 Honors – Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List honoree during the spring semester. 2021-22 – Posted a 77.33 scoring average over 15 rounds… had one round at or below par. Spring 2022 – Competed in three tournaments… tied for 43rd at the Tulane Classic with a 237 (81-77-79) and placed 68th at the Westbrook Invitational, tying a season-low 54-hole total of 227 (73-76-78)… did not compete at Big Ten Championships because of injury. Fall 2021 – Competed in two tournaments… tied for 55th with a 227 (75-79-73) to tie a season-low at the Ron Moore Intercollegiate… fired a season-low 70 (-2) at the White Sands Invitational.

Spring 2021 — Academic All-Big Ten selection… Dean’s List honoree… competed in five tournaments… shot a season-low round of 72 (E) at the BYU Spring Classic… placed in the top-30 at the UNI Spring Invite (T-6), BYU Spring Classic (T-16), and the Chattanooga Classic (T-26)… tied for 60th at the Big Ten Championships with a 233 (+17).

Fall 2020 — Season canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spring 2020 — Competed in two tournaments… tied for 73rd at the Westbrook Invitational with a season-best 54-hole score of 225 (+9)… tied for 30th at the Entrada Classic with a 54-hole score of 234 (+18).

Fall 2019 — Competed in five tournaments… won matchup at UNI Dual (2-1)… tied for 58th at Branch Law Firm Invite with a 54-hole total of 227 (+11)… lost matchup (4-3) at East West Match Play Challenge and tied for 28th with a 36-hole score of 151 (+7)… finished 44th at the Magnolia Invitational with a 54-hole score of 232 (+16)… tied for 62nd at the Battle at the Beach with a 54-hole score of 231 (+15).

Spring 2019 — Competed in all six tournaments… named Iowa’s Most Valuable Player… fired two rounds-at-or below par… posted the best individual finish for Iowa at four tournaments… recorded a career-best 18-hole score (68), 36-hole score (141), and 54-hole score (214; -2) to tie for eighth at the Bruzzy Challenge (April 1-2)… tied for 22nd at the Wildcat Invitational (March 11-12) with a 54-hole score of 227 (+11)… tied for 33rd at the Hawkeye El-Tigre Invitational (March 21-23) with a three-round total of 228 (+12)… tied for 35th at the Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 24-25) with a 54-hole total of 218 (+2)… tied for 42nd at the Big Ten Championships (April 19-21) with a two-round score of 151 (+7).

Fall 2018 — Competed in all five tournaments… recorded two top-20 finishes and two rounds at-or-below par… made her collegiate debut at the Branch Law Firm Invitational (Sept. 10-11), posting a 54-hole total of 230 (+14), tying for 70th… recorded Iowa’s best individual finish at the Battle at the Beach (Nov. 2-4), tying for 19th with a 54-hole score of 219 (+6)… finished with a career-best third-place finish at the Diane Thomason Invitational (Sept. 29-30) with a three-round score of 223 (+7)… tied for 30th at the Edean Ihlanfeldt (Oct. 9-10) with a 54-hole total of 229 (+13).

High School — Ranked third in the 2018 class for all golfers in Colombia… ranked ninth in Colombia by Junior Golf Rankings… won the Rocky Mountain Tee Junior Open… recorded a top-10 finish at the AJGA Lockton Kansas City Junior… finished third at the Midwest Junior Championship at Finkbine Golf Course.

Personal — Born Aug. 8, 2020, in Bogota, Colombia… daughter of Jorge Lizarazu and Hilda Bernhardt… has a younger sister, Paula… majoring in biomedical engineering and neuroscience.

Year  Rounds Strokes  Avg.  Low
2018-19 30 2,255 75.17 68
2019-20 17 1,300 76.47 70
2020-21 14 1,079 77.07 72
2021-22 15 1,160 77.33 70
Career  76 5,764 75.84 68