Huskies move up two spots in final round, finish eighth
2013-14: Competed in four tournaments, submitting an average score of 81.5 strokes across 11 rounds of golf...Tied her second-best single round score (76) in the first round of the Redbird Invite...Led the Huskies with a 13th place finish at the UMKC Invite, tying her second-best round, a 76 in the first round and her career low at 74 in the second round.
2012-13:Competed in all ten of NIU's tournaments ... Had her top fall performance at the Cougar Golf Classic where she posted a score of 165, good for 36th place ... Earned her first top 20 at the Gary Freeman Invitational, psting a tie for 18th ... Turned in her best finish of the season at the IPFW Spring Classic ... Tied for 13th in that event while breaking 80 for the first time with her final-round 77 ... Fired a final-round 79 en route to a tie for 30th at the Falcon Invitational ... Tied for 29th at the MAC Championships ... Recorded an 83.2 season scoring average.
2011-12: Played in eight tournaments for the Huskies, beginning her freshman year, averaging 86.6 for 17 rounds ... Finished the SIUE Intercollegiate tied for 33rd, shooting a 177 (88-89) ... Placed 39th at the Snowbird Intercollegiate with a season low of 81 ... Tied for 74th at the Saluki Invitational shooting 172 (84-88) ... Named to National Golf Coaches Association Team.
High School: First-team All-Conference sophomore, junior, and senior years... All-Area junior year... All-State Academic Team sophomore, junior, and senior years... Qualified for state junior and senior years... Placed 19th in state senior year... Ranked 1st in graduating class of 163 with a 4.0 GPA all four years... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of Drew LaBarbera and Justine Braatz... Both parents played golf at NIU. Major: Biology. Birthday: November 6, 1992.