EMU's Pickett Named MAC Women's Golfer of the Week

Updated 4/18/2001
MAC Women’s Golfer of the Week

Kelly Pickett Eastern Michigan
Junior, Auckland, New Zealand

Pickett tied for first place, but lost the title in a four-way playoff
at the Lady Hawkeye Invitational.  She shot a career-best 223 (72-71-80)
to lead EMU to a fifth-place team finish (309-300-323--932).

Past Golfers of the Week

April 17 Martina Grillen, KSU (Fr., St. Agness Quebec)
Grillen finished in second place with rounds of 77-73-75 (225) at the
Indiana Invitational.  She led the Golden Flashes to a second-place team
finishe (312-317-304--933).

April 3 Veronique Drouin, KSU (So., St. Agnes, Quebec)
Drouin tied for first place at the Baylor/Iowa San Antonio Shootout
March 26-27.  She shot rounds of 71-75 (146) to lead Kent State to a
second-place team finish (309-305--614).

March 27 Candace Artz, Ohio (Jr., Stow, Ohio)
 Juliee Sovesky, Ohio (Sr., New Castle, Pa.)
Artz and Sovesky tied for fifth place at the Saluki Invitational March
25-26.  Artz shot rounds of 77-78 (155), while Sovesky came from behind
with scores of 81-74 (155).  Ohio finished second at the event with a
score of 640 (323-317).

March 20 Martina Gillen, KSU (Fr., Dublin, Ireland)
Gillen tied for first place at the Spalding/Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational
March 12.  She shot a round of 72, leading Kent State to a tie for third
place (310).

March 13 Martina Gillen, KSU (Fr., Dublin, Ireland)
Gillen tied for fourth at the Green Wave Women’s Golf Classic March
5-6.  She shot 77-77-75--229 to lead Kent State to a fourth-place finish
(317-315-317--946) as a team.

March 6 Veronique Drouin, KSU (So., St. Agnes, Quebec)
Drouin opened the spring season with a tie for fifth place at the Lady
Aztec Spring Invitational Feb. 12-13.  She shot a round of 77.  The
Golden Flashes tied for third place (317) as a team, behind frontrunners
Brigham Young (311) and Michigan (311).

Coming up in MAC Women’s Golf

April
21-22 EMU, KSU, UT at Lady Buckeye Spring Inv. (Ohio State)
 OSU Scarlett G.C., Columbus, Ohio

26-29 Mid-American Conference Women’s Golf Championship
 Walden Ponds, Hamilton, Ohio

This Spring in MAC Women’s Golf

APRIL
14-15 Hawkeye Invitational--12 teams
  Finkbine G.C., Iowa City, Iowa
  Par 73 6000 Yards
 1. Michigan 299-302-301--902
 2. Indiana 297-311-311--919
 3. Iowa State 308-307-305--920
  Iowa 305-303-312--920
 5. Eastern Michigan 309-300-323--932

Top MAC Individuals
 T1 Kelly Pickett, EMU 72-71-80--223
 T6. Andrea Schaffer, EMU 78-73-76--227

13-14 Illini Spring Classic--16 teams
  Stone Creek G.C., Urbana, Ill.
  Par 72 5842 Yards
 1. Notre Dame 306-313--619
 2. Illinois 313-309--622
 3. Ohio 314-322--636
 4. Western Michigan 328-319--647
 5. Bradley 327-323--650
  Illinois State 323-327--650
 9. Bowling Green 324-335--659

Top MAC Individuals
 T12. Aimee Fronczak, OH 77-81--158
  Julee Sovesky, OH 75-83--158
 T16. Katie Yoder, WMU 80-79--159
 T18. Candace Artz, OH 82-78--160
  Megan Dunigan, WMU 81-79--160

12-14  EKU Lady Colonel Classic--15 teams
  Arlington G.C., Richmond, Ky.
  Par 72 6193 Yards
 1. Tenneessee Tech 319-304-299--922
 2. Arkansas State 321-316-308--945
 3. Murray State 323-315-313--951
 4. Eastern Kentucky 326-321-306--953
 5. Toledo 330-319-318--967
 15. Ball State 357-362-352--1071

Top MAC Individuals
 T9. Keli Higgins, UT 81-76-77--234
 T20. Katie Jordan, UT 83-79-80--242

8-9  Bronco Invitational--12 teams
  The Moors G.C., Portage, Mich.
  Par 73 5936 Yards
 1. Eastern Michigan 317-322--639
 2. Bowling Green 341-315--658
 3. Western Michigan 336-326--662
 4. Ferris State 331-338--669
 5. Eastern Illinois 349-321--670
 7. Northern Illinois 347-333--680
 11. Ball State 361-354--715

Top MAC Individuals
 2. Andrea Schaffer, EMU 77-78--155
 3. Jenny Schnipke, BGSU 83-74--157
 T4. Allison Beam, NIU 82-77--159
 T6. Devon Beveridge, EMU 77-83--160
  Shelley Binzel, BGSU 83-77--160
 T9. Erica Bienick, WMU 83-79--162
  Kelly Pickett, EMU 79-83--162

7-8  Indiana Invitational--15 teams
  Indiana University G.C., Bloomington, Ind.
  Par 74 6134 Yards
 1. Michigan State 314-313-295--922
 2. Kent State 312-317-304--933
 3. Northwestern 317-318-304--939
 4. Ohio State 316-312-312--940
 5. Indiana 309-319-315--943
 11. Ohio 330-328-327--985

Top MAC Individuals
 2. Martina Gillen, KSU 77-73-75--225
 T7. Jan Dowling, KSU 76-79-76--231

2-3  Lady Bulldog/Lady Jaguar Inv.--16 teams
  Coffin G.C., Indianapolis, Ind.
  Par 71 5833 Yards
 1. Butler 332-338--670
 2. Western Kentucky 334-345--679
 3. Xavier 334-349--683
 4. Dayton 341-343--684
 5. Lindenwood 333-354--687
 10. Ball State 376-348--724

Top MAC Individuals
 16. Tracy Myers, BSU 94-78--172

31-1 William & Mary Invitational
 Ford’s C.C., Williamsburg, Va.
 Par 71 5821 Yards
 1. Notre Dame 312-314--626
 2.  William & Mary 316-315--631
 3. Elon  College 312-320--632
 4. East Tennessee State 318-319--637
 5. Methodist 328-313--641
 13. Western Michigan 338-338--676

Top MAC Individuals
 T38. Katie Yoder, WMU 86-80--166

31-1  Laker Spring Invitational--6 teams
  The Meadows, Allendale, Mich.
  Par 73 5845 Yards
 1. Bowling Green 323-327--650
 2. Ferris State 333-335--668
 3. Oakland 341-357--698
 4. Grand Valley State 357-361--718
 5. Baldwin Wallace 363-383--746

Top MAC Individuals
 2. Shelley Binzel, BGSU 83-77--160
 T3. Jenny Schnipke, BGSU 80-81--161
 6. Julie Wise, BGSU 77-88--165
 T9. Stephanie Elsea, BGSU 83-90--173
 T20. Kari Evans, BGSU 90-94--184

MARCH
26-27 Baylor/iowa san antonio shootout--11 teams
  Pecan Valley, San Antonio, Texas
  Par 72 5925 Yards
 1. Indiana 308-300--608
 2. Kent State 309-305--614
 3. Missouri 304-315--619
 4. Wisconsin 302-318--620
 5. Baylor 315-314--629

Top MAC Individuals
 T1. Veronique Drouin, KSU 71-75--146
 T7. Jan Dowling, KSU 79-74--153
 T10. Heather Dobbins, KSU 77-77--154

25-26 Saluki invitational--14 teams
  Hickory Ridge G.C., Carbondale, Ill.
 1. Ohio 323-310--633
 2. Bradley 321-313--634
 3. Southern Illinois 314-322--636
 4. Northern Iowa 338-310--648
 5. Eastern Michigan 339-322--661

Top MAC Individuals
 T5. Candace Artz, OH 77-78--155
  Julee Sovesky, OH 81-74--155
 T9. Aimee Fronczak, OH 84-76--160
  Kelly Pickett, EMU 81-79--160
 T14. Ashley McCall, OH 82-80--162
 T16. Andrea Schaffer, EMU 87-77--164

15-16 NIU snowbird intercollegiate--17 teams
  Pebblecreek Golf & C.C., Tampa Fla.
  Par 72 5940 Yards
 1. Arkansas State 305-318--623
 2. Southern Illinois 313-320--633
 3. Idaho 325-310--635
 4. Illinois 324-314--638
 5. Toledo 321-318--639
 11. Northern Illinois 334-328--662
 T12. Bowling Green 333-338--671

Top MAC Individuals
 T12. Angie Kephart, UT 80-78--158
 T15. Katie Schmidt, UT 83-76--159
 T17. Keli Higgins, UT 80-80--160

13-14 North/south women’s collegiate
  Jacksonville Beach G.C., Jacksonville, Fla.
  Par 72 5804 Yards
 1. Tennessee Tech 319-311--630
 2. Eastern Kentucky 315-319--634
 3. Bethune-Cookman 317-319--636
 4. Jackson State 320-327--647
 5. New Mexico State 324-326--650
 6. Western Michigan 324-327--651

Top MAC Individuals
 T13. Brooke Hulsbrook, WMU 78-81--159
  Katie Yoder, WMU 77-82--159

12  Spalding/peggy kirk bell inv--15 teams
  Tuscawilla C.C., W. Springs, Fla.
  Par 72 6031 yards
 1. Michigan State 306
 2. Indiana 307
 3. Kent State 310
  Arkansas State 310
  Florida International 310
 9. Northern Illinois 328

Top MAC Individuals
 T1. Martina Gillen, KSU 72
 T11. Heather Dobbin, KSU 77
 T17. Jamie Kinkead, KSU 79
  Veronique Drouin, KSU 79

8-9  NIU Springlake invitational--16 teams
  Springlake C.C., Sebring, Fla.
  Par 72 5966 yards
 1. Campbell 306-299--596
 2. James Madison 309-302--611
 3. William & Mary 322-301--623
 4. Eastern Michigan 316-308--624
 5. Ohio 316-310--626
 12. Northern Illinois 332-330--662
 13. Ball State 342-326--668

Top MAC Individuals
 T11. Jenny LaRocco, EMU 77-78--155
 T13. Andrea Schaffer, EMU 79-77--156
  Julee Sovesky, OH 80-76--156
  Devon Beveridge, EMU 81-75--156
 T20. Kelly Pickett, EMU 79-78--157

5-6  Green Wave Women’s Golf classic--15 teams
  Lakewood C.C., New Orleans
  Par 73 6025 Yards
 1. Tennessee 306-310-305--921
 2. Vanderbilt 307-317-318--942
 3. Tulane 319-310-317--946
 4. Kent State 317-315-317--946
 5. Louisville 319-315-318--952

Top MAC Individuals
 T4. Martina Gillen, KSU 77-77-75--229
 T12. Jan Dowling, KSU 74-78-83--235
 T20. Heather Dobbin, KSU 81-80-78--239

4-5  Bradford Creek Spring Inv.--20 teams
  Ironwood
Par 72 6093 Yards
 1. Colorado State 301-319--620
 2. UNC Wilmington 315-311--626
 3. James Madison 314-313--627
 4. East Carolina 310-325--635
 5. Coastal Carolina 310-325--635
 15. Toledo 332-329--661
 T16. Western Michigan 329-335--664

Top MAC Individuals
 T13. Sara Boogaard, UT 78-79--157

FEBRUARY
23-25 Midwest classic--18 teams
  Hyatt Bear Creek G.C., Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas
  Par 72 5838 Yards

 1. Oklahoma State 295-308-303--906
 2. Ohio State 302-309-303--914
 3. Oklahoma 299-309-316--924
 4. Baylor 308-317-301--926
 5. Missouri 306-309-312--927
 8. Kent State 312-317-309--938

Top MAC Individuals
 T9. Martina Gillen, KSU 73-77-78--228
 T12. Jan Dowling, KSU 76-76-77--229

12-13 Lady Aztec Spring Inv.--17 teams
  Barona Creek, Lakeside, Calif.
  Par 72 6140 Yards

 1. Brigham Young 311
  Michigan 311
 3. Kent State 317
 4. CSU-Northridge 320
 5. Illinois 322

Top MAC Individuals
 T5. Veronique Drouin, KSU 77

MAC in the Golfstat Rating
(Top-100 as of April 2)
Team Individual
30. Kent State 79.  Martina Gillen, KSU

MAC in the Mastercard Collegiate Rankings
(Top-50 as of April 4)
Team Individual
24. Kent State 72.  martina Gillen, KSU