As a Sophomore (2012-13): Played in 32 rounds and had a 75.72 stroke average...Best finish her career came at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, when she finished in a tie for ninth with a total of 219 (76-68-76)...Also posted a career-low 68 in the second round of the Rucker...In her first round of the season at the Cougar Classic, she carded a 69 and finished the tournament in a tie for 14th with a total of 216 (69-71-76)...Also garnered a top 20 standing at the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate with a 225 (78-70-77, T-19th)...Carded a final-round 71 in the SEC Championship that help vault the Commodores into 4th place; she moved up 28 spots on the individual leader board from 2nd to 3rd round.
As a Freshman (2011-12): Played in 21 rounds and has a 77.2 stroke average...Best finish of the season came at the Vanderbilt/Texas Dual, when she finished third, and at the LSU Golf Classic, when she led the team with a ninth place finish...Her best round of 72 came on two occasions - in the final round of the Stanford Intercollegiate and in the first round of the LSU Golf Classic.
Amateur and High School Highlights: Was ranked 22nd overall as a junior and ninth in the class of 2011 by Golfweek, joined Kendall Martindale in the 2011 class. Martindale, from Jefferson City, Tenn., is also a nationally recognized recruit; Golfweek has Martindale ranked 29th overall and 12th in the class of 2011... Captured the 2010 Bubba Conlee National Junior Championship in Bartlett, Tenn., with a total of 212 (69-71-72)...Also won medalist honors at the 2007 Cris Riley Junior in San Diego, Calif., the 2008 Asean Schools Junior Golf Championship in Bali, Indonesia, the 2008 Santa Lucia Golf Tournament in the Philippines, and won the Philippine Amateur Open Championship in 2010 as a 15-year old...Was a member of the Philippine National Team and an AJGA All-American, Gabasa has numerous other top five finishes on the junior circuit, including second-place finishes at the 2008 Philippine Amateur Open Championship as a 13-year old, the 2009 AJGA Junior All-Star at Penn State and also at Spring Creek, Virginia, as well as a second-place finish at the 18th SICC Junior Invitational in Singapore...Named a CEBU Sportswriter's Association Major Awardee for Golf in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011, and owns the Philippine Ladies Open official competitive course record at seven-under par, 65, in January of 2010.
Personal: Born Oct. 8, 1994...Calls Cebu, Philippines her hometown...Parents are Deo and Rowena Gabasa...Has one brother, Ian, and one sister, Junia...Chose Vanderbilt over SMU, Georgia, TCU, Baylor, Miami, and Pepperdine.
Gabasa's Statistics: Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average 2012-13 | 32 | 2,423 | 75.7 2011-12 | 21 | 1,622 | 77.2 Career | 53 | 4,045 | 76.3