Sarah Burnham finishes tied for fourth place – best regional finish by a Spartan since 2012.
MSU is six shots back of the top six.
Katie Sharp and Sarah Burnham are tied for sixth place.
Spartans are making their 19th NCAA Regional appearance in the last 20 seasons.
Three Spartans earn First Team All-Big Ten honors.
2018 NCAA Austin Regional, May 7, 2018 Photos: John Weast
2018 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships April 22, 2018
2017 Women's Golf NCAA Championships, May 19-22, Sugar Grove, Illinois
2017 Women's Golf NCAA Athens Regional, May 8-10, 2017, Athens, Ga.
2017-18 -- Sophomore
First-team All-Big Ten ... Posted the third-lowest single-season average in program history at 72.29 ... Recorded the second-lowest rounds in program history with 64s at both the Tar Heel Invitational and Minnesota Invitational ... Had three top-5 finishes and placed in the top-20 in eight of the Spartans' 11 tournaments ... Had consecutive second place finishes at the Mary Fossum Invitational (1-over-par 217) and Windy City Collegiate Championship (4-under-par 209) ... Placed fifth at the Minnesota Invitational, helping the Spartans to a second place finish ... Ranked second on the team in birdies (115) and birdies per round (3.71) and was third in rounds under par (13) ... Recorded two eagles.
2016-17 -- Freshman
WGCA All-America Scholar … Posted a 77.08 scoring average as one of two Spartans to have played all 36 rounds … Ranked third on the team in birdies (69) … Had her best tournament finish and lowest three-round total at the NCAA Athens Regional (May 8-10) by placing 10th with an even-par 216, which included a pair of 1-under-par 71 – her lowest rounds of the year … Took 25th at the Big Ten Championships (April 21-23) with a 12-over-par 228 … Shot an even-par 72 in the third round of the Tar Heel Invitational (Oct. 14-16).
Ranked one of the top women's golf amateurs (No. 171) in the world by World Amateur Golf Ranking ... Won the 2016 Spanish Amateur Championship by four strokes with a 284 (70-70-73-71) ... Posted a season-average score of 74.74 in 2015 ... Tied for 14th at the 2015 World Junior Girls Championship at The Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa, Ontario with a 7-over 297 (72-75-71-79) and helped Spain to a sixth-place team finish ... 2015: Took third during the stroke-play stage at the British Girls Amateur Championship ... Placed fifth at the Grand Prix des Landes ... Won the under-18 European Girls Team Championship ... Finished runner-up in the Catalonia Amateur Championship (regional) ... Placed ninth in the Spanish Amateur Championship (national) ... Won the Catalonia Amateur's Grand Prix Ranking (Regional League) and the under-18 Catalonia Girls Championship ... Placed fifth at the Madrid Championship (El Encin) ... Two-time member of the amateur women's technical committee (2014-15) ... member of the Girls Spanish Team ... 2014: Second-ranked in Doral Publix Junior Classic ... Placed third in the under-16 Spain Championship ... Winner of the under-16 Catalonia Cadet Championship (regional), the Catalonia Doubles Amateur Catalonia Championship, and the under-16 Catalonia Cadet Grand Prix Ranking (regional league) ... Finished second in the under-18 Catalonia Girls Championship (regional) . . . Placed 13th in the British Girls Amateurs Championship (stroke play stage) ... 2013: Winner of the under-16 Catalonia Cadet Championship (regional) and the Catalonia Doubles Amateur Catalonia Championship ... 2012: Finished runner-up in the under-14 Catalonia Championship (regional) and the under-16 Catalonia Cadet Championship (regional) ... Placed fourth at the under-14 Spain Championship (national).
Born Dec. 28, 1998 ... Daughter of Judith and Ignacio.
GETTING TO KNOW PAZ MARFA SANS
What would your walk out song for the first tee be?
Let Me Love You by DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber
What is your dream car?
Mini convertible What's your favorite place to go on vacation?
Dogs or cats?
Coolest place you've gotten to play golf?
Wenworth Golf Club
What is your proudest accomplishment?
Winning the Spanish Am Do you have any superstitions?
How do you mark your golf ball?
With 2 dots between "Titleist" or with a clover
What's the most unexpected thing in your golf bag?
My emoji teddy
What's your favorite color?
If you could be anyone, who would you be for a day?
If you had a superpower, what would you pick?
To be able to fly