EMU's Pickett Women's Golfer of the Week

Updated 4/11/2002

April 11, 2002

MAC Women's Golfer of the Week

Kelly Pickett, Eastern Michigan - So. Remuera, Auckland (New Zealand)

Pickett became just the second EMU women's golfer to win an individual tournament when she shot 154 (75-79) to win the Bronco Invitational. Eastern Michigan placed second as a team (321-328--649) at the event.

Past Golfers of the Week

April 3 Erica Bieniek, WMU (Jr., Scottville, Mich.)
Bieniek tied for fifth place at the William & Mary Invitational. She scored a 151 (75-76), leading the Broncos to a fifth-place team finish at the event.

March 27 Martina Gillen, KSU (So., Dublin, Ireland)
Gillen led the Golden Flashes with a final round of 73 to finish in a tie for fourth place (78-76-73--227) at the Dr. Thompson Rainbow Invitational. Kent State finished in fifth place at the 12-team event with a score of 946 (319-318-309).

March 20 Breanne Hall, UT (So., Kentwood, Mich.)
Hall shot a 145 to finish in third place at the 16th Annual Snowbird Intercollegiate. She opened play with a personal-best round of 73 and finished the tournamet with a new career low of 72. She led her team to a fifth-place team finish with a score of 624 (314-310).

March 13 Jan Dowling, KSU (Sr., Bradford, Ontario)
Dowling tied for 10th place at the Central District Invitational in Parrish, Fla. on Feb. 25-26. She shot rounds of 78-73-73 for a total of 224 to lead Kent State to a 10th-place team finish in a tournament that included Ohio State, Michigan State, Texas Christian, Oklahoma and Baylor. Dowling opened the spring season with a score of 156 (78-78) to tie for eighth place at the Lady Aztec Invitational. Kent State finished third (319-314--633) as a team behind Colorado State (308-318--626) and Washington (322-306--628) and ahead of Michigan (324-319--643).

Coming up in MAC Women's Golf

April
11-13 BSU, UT at Lady Colonel Classic
 Richmond, Ky.

12-13 BGSU, NIU, WMU at Illinois Invitational Champaigne, Ill.

13-14 EMU at Lady Hawkeye Invitational Finkbine Golf Course, Iowa City, Iowa

20-21 BGSU, EMU, KSU, OH, UT at Lady Buckeye Invitational Scarlet Golf Course, Columbus, Ohio

Team Notes

Martina Gillen was the team leader for Kent State at the Indiana Invitational. She shot rounds of 76, 76 and 77 (229) to place seventh at the event. Freshman Gabrielle Wedding recorded her second top-25 finish of the season with a score of 233 (80-77-76) and a tie for 15th place. The Golden Flashes placed fifth (316-310-309--935) as a team.

The Toledo Rockets picked up their third tournament win of the season with a first-place finish (323-320--643) at the Bronco Invitational. Breanne Hall led the squad for the third straight tournament. She shot 156 (78-78) to tie for second place.

Shelley Binzel shot a day-two low of 77 to finish fifth (78-77--156) at the Bronco Inviational. She led Bowling Green to a fifth-place team finish (333-327--660) at the event.

This Spring in MAC Women's Golf

APRIL 7-8 Western Michigan Bronco Invitational--10 teams The Moors Golf Course, Kalamazoo, Mich. Par 73 5954 Yards 1. Toledo 323-320--643 2. Eastern Michigan 321-328--649 3. Oakland 326-329--655 4. Western Michigan 328-331--659 5. Bowling Green 333-327--660 8. Ball State 340-337--677 Top MAC Individuals 1. Kelly Pickett, EMU 75-79--154 2. Breanne Hall, UT 78-78--156 5. Shelley Binzel, BGSU 82-77--159

6-7 Indiana University Invitational--14 teams Indiana University Golf Course, Bloomington, Ind. Par 74 5851 Yards 1. Illinois 307-308-308--923 2. Michigan 314-306-304--924 3. Indiana 303-309-313--925 4. Michigan State 313-313-303--929 5. Kent State 316-310-309--925 Top MAC Individuals 7. Martina Gillen, KSU 76-76-77--229 T10. Leigh Ann Griffin, KSU 76-80-75--231 Veronique Drouin, KSU 78-77-76--231

MARCH 30-31 William & Mary Spring invitational--14 teams Ford's Colongy County Club, Williamsburg, Va. Par 71 5851 Yards 1. James Madison 312-301--613 2. Princeton 312-303--615 3. William & Mary 309-314--623 4. Yale 309-315--624 5. Western Michigan 315-310--625 Top MAC Individuals T5. Erica Bieniek, WMU 75-76--151 T17. Stephanie Donkin, WMU 78-78--156

28-29 Baylor-Tapatio Spring Shootout--19 teams Tapatio Springs Resort and Country Club, Boerne, Texas Par 72 6007 Yards 1. Texas Tech 309-304--613 2. Tulane 301-310--614 Baylor 312-302--614 4. Northwestern 315-301--616 5. Wisconsin 317-303--620 9. Kent State 317-320--637 18. Ohio 346-335--681 Top MAC Individuals T15. Martina Gillen, KSU 78-76--154

24-25 Saluki Invitational--12 teams Hickory Ridge Golf Course, Carbondale, Ill. Par 72 6017 Yards 1. Southern Illinois 312-322--641 2. Bradley 316-327--643 3. Murray State 321-324--645 4. Wichita State 331-318--649 5. Illinois State 328-331--659 6. Toledo 333-333--666 Top MAC Individuals T11. Breanne Hall, UT 78-83--161 T24. Sara Boogaard, UT 81-86--167

19-20 Dr. Thompson Rainbow Invitational--12 teams Klipper Golf Course, Kaneahe, Hawaii Par 72 5829 Yards 1. Oklahoma State 307-302-299--908 2. Oklahoma 306-313-301--920 3. Texas Christian 302-319-303--924 4. Tennessee 313-302-311--926 5. Kent State 319-318-309--946 Top MAC Individuals T4. Martina Gillen, KSU 78-76-73--227 T17. Jan Dowling, KSU 80-79-77--236

14-15 16th Annual Snowbird Intercollegiate--22 teams Pebblecreek Country Club, Tampa, Fla. Par 72 5940 Yards 1. Arkansas State 305-295--600 2. Notre Dame 313-304--617 3. Southern Mississippi 307-311--618 4. Southern Illinois 312-308--620 5. Toledo 314-310--624 8. Northern Illinois 329-317--646 10. Bowling Green 327-325--652 17. Ball State 334-341--675 Top MAC Individuals 3. Breanne Hall, UT 73-72--145 T7. Shelley Binzel, BGSU 75-77--152

12 Ball State vs. Youngstown State--Dual Bradenton, Fla. 1. Youngstown State 337 2. Ball State 359 Top MAC Individuals 4. Sara Padgett, BSU 85 7. Stacy Lods, BSU 90 8. Lisa Robertson, BSU 90 9. Natalie Dallas, BSU 94

11-12 spalding/Peggy Kirk bell Invitational--12 teams Tuscawilla, CC, W. Springs, Fla. Par 72 6012 1. N.C. State 308-293--601 2. Miami (Fla.) 305-305--610 3. Arkansas State 308-306--614 4. Florida Southern 310-305--615 5. Rollins College 314-318--632 9. Eastern Michigan 325-331--656 Top MAC Individuals T17. Allison Beam, NIU 74-82--156

11-12 sam houston invitational--18 teams Waterwood National Resort, Huntsville, Texas Par 72 5983 Yards 1. Arkansas-Little Rock 318-317-331--966 2. Nebraska 319-315-337--971 3. Nevada 317-319-341--977 4. Sam Houston State 326-320-335--981 5. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 326-315-341--982 13. Eastern Michigan 329-321-347--997 Top MAC Individuals T15. Kelly Pickett, EMU 81-76-78--243 T22. Kristina Reel, EMU 80-80-87--247

8-9 NIU Springlake invitational--11 teams Springlake GC, Sebring, Fla. Par 72 5966 Yards 1. Lynn 318-307--625 2. William & Mary 318-309--627 3. Ohio 323-314--637 4. Boston College 321-320--641 5. Western Michigan 325-317--642 6. Northern Illinois 326-329--655 Top MAC Individuals 6. Cari Mozingo, OH 80-77---157 T7. Erica Bieniek, WMU 80-78--158 T10. Tara Hawkins, NIU 77-83--160 Allison Beam, NIU 81-79--160 Megan Dunigan, WMU 82-78--160

4-5 Lady MOC Classic--17 teams Imperial Lakes CC, Lakeland, Fla. Par 72 5923 Yards 1. N.C. State 310-317-300--927 2. Miami (Fla.) 310-316-302--928 3. Wisconsin 311-318-309--938 4. James Madison 314-310-315--939 5. Florida Southern 311-320-316--947 13. Eastern Michigan 335-334-337--1006 Top MAC Individuals T32. Kelly Pickett, EMU 81-82-81--244 T44. Devon Beveridge, EMU 80-84-84--248

4-5 Verizon "mo" morial--18 teams Briarcrest CC, Bryan, Texas Par 72 6100 Yards 1. Ohio State 307-309--616 2. Michigan State 317-313--630 3. Texas Christian 315-318--633 4. Oklahoma 324-314--638 5. Baylor 324-316--640 10. Kent State Top MAC Individuals T22. Veronique Drouin, KSU 81-79--160 T25. Martina Gillen, KSU 79-82--161

FEBRUARY 25-26 Central District Invitational--18 teams River Wilderness CC, Parrish, Fla. Par 72 6109 Yards 1. Michigan State 296-292-296--884 2. Ohio State 301-297-297--895 Purdue 302-292-301--895 4. Michigan 303-301-299--903 5. Oklahoma 303-299-302--904 T6. Kent State 310-300-300--910 Top MAC Individuals T10. Jan Dowling, KSU 78-73-73--224 T23. Veronique Drouin, KSU 81-73-73--227

17-18 Lady Aztec Invitational--20 teams Lake San Marcos CC, Lake San Marcos, Calif. Par 72 6078 Yards 1. Colorado State 308-318--626 2. Washington 322-306--628 3. Kent State 319-314--633 4. Michigan 324-319--643 5. UC-Irvine 321-324--645 Top MAC Individuals T8. Jan Dowling, KSU 78-78--156 T14. Leigh Ann Griffin, KSU 81-78--159 Martina Gillen, KSU 78-81--159 T19. Veronique Drouin, KSU 83-77--160

2002 Rankings

Player Yr. School Strokes Rounds Ave. Low Round
Shelley Binzel Jr. BGSU 1185 15 79.00 72
Jenny Schnipke So. BGSU 1219 15 81.27 76
Shannon Smith Sr. BGSU 1265 15 84.33 78
Stephanie Elsea Jr. BGSU 1278 15 85.20 80
Julie Wise So. BGSU 1145 13 88.08 80
Kari Evans So. BGSU 827 9 91.89 82
Emily Hassen Jr. BGSU 352 4 88.00 84
Natalie Dallas Fr. BSU 1070 13 82.31 79
Lisa Robertson So. BSU 1095 13 84.23 79
Sara Padgett So. BSU 1123 13 86.38 80
Laura Adkins So. BSU 1137 13 87.46 80
Hattie Pavlechko Jr. BSU 354 4 88.50 85
Stacy Lods So. BSU 621 7 88.71 81
Vanessa Weimer Fr. BSU 182 2 91.00 89
Lindsey LaRocco Fr. BSU 182 2 91.00 89
Tracy Myers Sr. BSU 816 9 90.67 81
Kelly Pickett So. EMU 1286 16 80.38 75
Kristina Reel So. EMU 1317 16 82.31 78
Devon Beveridge Sr. EMU 1346 16 84.13 78
Jennifer LaRocco Sr. EMU 1371 16 85.69 81
Rachel Stoner So. EMU 1048 12 87.33 81
Lindsey McEwin Fr. EMU 1424 16 89.00 82
Rachel Weese EMU 197 2 98.50 94
Martina Gillen So. KSU 1948 26 74.92 67
Jan Dowling Sr. KSU 1991 26 76.58 69
Veronique Drouin Jr. KSU 1937 25 77.48 71
Heather Dobbin Sr. KSU 1422 18 79.00 68
Leigh Ann Griffin Sr. KSU 1910 24 79.58 72
Gabrielle Wedding Fr. KSU 1036 13 79.69 73
Kim Kaye Sr. KSU 1037 13 79.77 74
Allison Beam Sr. NIU 1363 17 80.18 74
Tara Hawkins Sr. NIU 1393 17 81.94 77
Michelle Hupfer Sr. NIU 1437 17 84.53 80
Janelle Warrick Jr. NIU 1446 17 85.06 75
Amanda Mapley Jr. NIU 1276 15 85.07 80
Candace Artz Sr. Ohio 1383 17 81.35 75
Cari Mozingo Ohio 1315 16 82.19 77
Aimee Fronczac Jr. Ohio 1403 17 82.53 77
Diane Rubin Jr. Ohio 1248 15 83.20 79
Ashley McCall Ohio 1005 12 83.75 79
Sara Ann Palmer Ohio 1105 13 85.00 78
Katie Dixon Ohio 790 9 87.78 83
Keli Higgins Sr. Toledo 1487 19 78.26 73
Breanne Hall So. Toledo 1257 16 78.56 72
Sara Boogaard So. Toledo 1523 19 80.16 73
Angie Kephart Jr. Toledo 1522 19 80.11 73
Stefanie Eifert Jr. Toledo 897 11 81.55 77
Kristin Uhoda So. Toledo 1061 13 81.62 75
Katie Schmidt Jr. Toledo 1311 16 81.94 78
Stephanie Young Jr. Toledo 679 8 84.88 81
Erica Bieniek Jr. WMU 1443 18 80.17 71
Katie Yoder Jr. WMU 1481 18 82.28 78
Megan Dunigan Jr. WMU 1506 18 83.67 76
Nikki Chamberlin Jr. WMU 1520 18 84.44 79
Shannon Ivie Sr. WMU 593 7 84.71 81
Kristen Smith Sr. WMU 173 2 86.50 86
Brooke Hulsbrink Jr. WMU 433 5 86.60 83
Steph Donkin Fr. WMU 1261 15 84.07 77