April 30, 2012
MADISON, Wis. -- The UW women's golf team concluded its season placing ninth at the Big Ten Women's Golf Championships April 27-29 in French Lick, Ind., and set a number of school marks during the season. The following is a summary of the 2011-12 season.
• Wisconsin claimed one tournament title this season: The Badger Invitational at University Ridge in Madison. A 54-hole score of 908 put the Badgers at the top of the 10-team field and gave UW its second consecutive Badger Invitational title.
• Wisconsin had a record-setting day at the Westbrook Invitational. Sophomore Alexis Nelson finished sixth with a 54-hole total 213. That mark tied the record for lowest
54-hole individual score in school history. The team’s score of 883 was the fifth-lowest 54-hole score in school history. Six weeks later the Badgers bettered that mark with an 881 performance at the Knights and Pirates Invitational.
• Nelson turned in a first-round, 68 performance as part of her effort at Westbrook,
the lowest single-round score for the Badgers this season and fifth-lowest all-time.
• Wisconsin set season team lows through 18, 36 and 54 holes all the the Knights and
Pirates Invitational (289-302-290=881). The Badgers finished 3rd at the tournament.
• Senior Jessie Gerry, junior Lindsay Danielson and sophomore Kris Yoo competed in
all 30 rounds for the Badgers this season.
• Danielson finished with the lowest scoring average for UW this season, 75.90. Yoo
trailed Danielson, at 76.40. Both rank in the top-ten all time for season 18-hole averages.
• The Badgers finished the season with a 304.90 18-hole average, the third-lowest
mark in program history and just 1.97 storkes off the record set in 2009-10.
• Wisconsin set six of the top-20 18-hole scores in team history this season.
• Ten different golfers competed for Wisconsin this season, including five who made
their collegiate career debuts.
• Gerry finishes her career as one of Wisconsin's greatest golfers. Her 77.82 career
scoring mark is seventh-best all-time in school history. Gerry also holds the records for lowest 18-hole score (66), lowest 36-hole score (137) and the second-lowest 54-hole score (215). Additionally, Gerry holds the eighth-lowest season average (76.28 in 2010-11).
Sept. 11-13 Cougar Classic (Charleston, S.C.) 20th/22 308-315-293=916
Sept. 25-26 BADGER INVITATIONAL (Madison, Wis.) 1st/ 10 292-303-313=908
Oct. 10-11 Lady Northern Invitational (French Lick, Ind.) 8th/12 309-310-306=925
Oct. 16-18 Maxwell-Berning Classic (Norman, Okla.) 7th/17 297-301-311=909
Oct.31- Nov. 2 Betsy Rawls Invitational (Austin, Tex.) 14th/15 303-315-309=927
Feb. 18 Dual match vs. Indiana University (Parrish, Fla.) W, 10.5-7.5
Feb, 26-27 Westbrook Invitational (Peoria, Az.) 8th/ 12 295-296-292=883
March 5-6 Bruin/ Wave Invitational (Pepperdine, Tarzana, Calif.) 9th/15 328-310-320=958
March 16-18 SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) 13th/17 303-301-308=912
April 9-10 Knights and Pirates Invitational (Melbourne, Fla.) 3rd/15 289-302-290=881
Apr. 27-29 Big Ten Championship (French Lick, Ind.) 9th/12 318-303-307=928
Fall Team Average: 4585/15 = 305.67
Fall Team Bests: 292-595-908
Spring Team Average: 4562/15 = 304.13
Spring Team Bests: 289-591-881
Overall Team Average: 9147/30 = 304.90
Overall Team Bests: 289-591-88
INDIVIDUAL SEASON AVERAGES
Arkin, Ellie Sr./Sr. 745/9 82.77
Busler, Abby So./Fr. 234/3 78.00
Danielson, Lindsay Jr./Jr. 2277/30 75.90
Dinh, Kimberly So,/Fr. 1863/24 77.63
Elliott, Alyssa Jr./Jr. 727/9 80.77
Gerry, Jessie Sr./Sr. 2302/30 76.73
Nelson, Alexis Jr./So. 930/12 77.50
Voss, Dana So./Fr. 951/12 79.25
Yoo, Kris So./So. 2292/30 76.40
Aaren Ziegler Fr./Fr. 1190/15 79.33