NIU women's golfers look for improvement in final round
2013-14: Appeared in eight tournaments, averaging 79.1 strokes per round, third best on the team...Scored a 74 in the second round of the Redbird Invite which tied for her career-low...Shot a 163 (84-79) at the 2013 Preview to tie for 35th place...Shot a 228 over three rounds and finished tied for 16th to lead the Huskies at the Islander Classic in her best individual finish of the season...Her 228 (76-77-75) at the Islander Classic was her lowest three round score of her career and the eighth lowest score in school history...Led the Huskies and broke 80 in all three rounds at the MSU Invite (76-75-79) on her way to a tie for 25th place with a 230...Scored a 157 (81-76) at the Bradley Spring Invite and earned her second-best finish of the season, a tie for 17th...Shot a 162 across two rounds (79-83) at the Black Falcon Invite, which earned her a tie for 21st place, her third-best individual finish of the year.
2012-13:Competed in all 10 of NIU's tournaments during her freshman season ... Golfed her way to a season-best fifth-place finish at the Cardinal Classic by posting a total score of 153 strokes ... Started her collegiate career strong with a 156 stroke effort at the Green Bay Invite, good for a ninth place finish, in her Huskie debut ... Posted a fall-best 76 at the Cardinal Classic ... Rebounded from a 91 stroke first round performance at the Cougar Golf Classic to score 81 in the second round ... Opened the spring with her third top-20 performance at the Gary Freeman Invitational, scoring an 11th-place finish ... Shot a career-best 74 en route to a tie for 20th at the Lady Bison Classic ... Followed that performance up with a a tie for 10th at the IPFW Spring Classic ... Tied for 38th at Longaberger GC in her first MAC Championships appearance ... Finished second on the team with an 80.6 scoring average.
High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Led Hampshire HS as a team captain in her junior and senior seasons ... Made three trips to the Illinois 2A state tournament, improving each time ... Finished 25th, 23rd, and 2nd at state in 2009, '10, and '11, respectively ... Four-time all-conference selection ... Named the Northwest Herald Player of the Year in 2009 and '11 ... Two-time individual regional champion ... Helped Hampshire HS to three straight conference championships.
Personal: Daughter of Susan and Doug Ellett. Major: Business.