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Susan Kirschenman
Player Profile:
Susan Kirschenman 765407
Height: 5'5"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Huxley, Iowa
High School: Ballard Senior HS
Experience: High School

2014-15-- Finished with a 77.17 scoring average, the third lowest in school history, over 24 rounds and 1852 strokes with a low round of 72… named Second Team All-WAC… finished career with lowest career scoring average in school history (78.12)… named WGCA All-American Scholar... opened the fall tying for 41st at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational (83-77-80=240)… tied for 38th at the Johnie Imes Invitational (76-74-76=226), tied for the 10th best 54-hole tournament score in school history… closed out the fall tying for 58th at the Pat Lesser Harbottle Invitational (84-82-79=245)… opened spring finishing 21st at the GCU Invitational (75-80-74=229) and tied for 13th at the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational (79-74-72=225) with her 225 tying for the eighth lowest score in school history… tied for 39th at the UALR/ASU Women’s Golf Classic (77-81-77=235)… closed out the season with top-10 finishes at the Kansas City Shootout (76-77-73=226) where she tied for 10th and at the WAC Championship (75-73-78=226) where she tied for seventh.

2013-14 -- Recorded a 77.97 stroke average over 30 rounds and 2339 strokes, the fourth best average in school history with a low round of 70… 70 at the Blue Raider Invitational on 10/21 and the Jackrabbit Invitational on 3/17 are tied for the fourth lowest round in school history, while her 72 at the UMKC Kangaroo Fall Invitational on 10/1 is tied for ninth… recorded four top-10 finishes, coming in fourth at the UMKC Kangaroo Fall Invitational (76-76-72=224) on 9/30-10/1, tying for the sixth lowest round in school history and coming in sixth at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial (76-74-73=223) on 10/14-15, tying for the third lowest 54-hole score in school history, finishing second at the Jackrabbit Invitational (80-70-78=228) on 3/17-18 and tying for second at the Gary Crossley Ford Kansas City Shootout (77-77-75=229) on 4/7-8… added top-20 finishes by placing in a tie for 14th to close out the fall season at the Blue Raider Invitational (76-70-80=226) on 10/21-22, tying for the 10th lowest 54-hole score in school history and finishing 17th at the WAC Championship (85-78-80=243) on 4/25-27… opened up the fall tying for 36th at the Chip-N-Club Invitational (79-85-76=240) on 9/9-10 and tying for 56th at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational (86-79-87=252) on 9/23-24… led the team and opened up the spring at the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational (77-79-76=232) on 3/7-9, tying for 28th and at the UALR Golf Classic (81-80-81=242) on 3/24-25… currently holds the second best career scoring average in school history at 78.39 (84 rds., 6585 strks.)… named WGCA All-American Scholar... named Academic All-WAC.

2012-13 -- Averaged a 78.69 over 32 rounds with a low round of 75... named to the First Team All-Summit League… named to The Summit League Academic All-League Team… honored as a WGCA All-American... named to the Summit League Academic Honor Roll and to the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence... season average ranks ninth in school history, while career average ranks second (78.63)… recorded three top-10’s and five top-20 finishes… fired the lowest score on the team in the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational with a 235 (80-75-80) to tie for 16th and the Blue Raider Invitational with a 227 (75-76-76) to finish tied for 20th... recorded three straight top-10 finishes, tying for seventh at the UALR Golf Classic 232 (81-75-76), coming in fifth at the Kangaroo Invitational 229 (75-77-77) and tying for 10th at The Summit League Championship 244 (82-78-84)… finished the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational in a tie for 32nd with a 154 (77-77), tied for the seventh lowest 36-hole score in school history… recorded the low score on the team in the first five tournaments of the spring, including finishing tied for 32nd in the Jim West Challenge (248 (82-82-84), tied for 38th in the Sir Pizza Terrapin Challenge 231 (75-78-78), shot a 245 (80-79-86) at the Golfweek Program Challenge to place in a tie for 51st and a 233 (77-77-79) at the Johnie Imes Invitational to place in a tie for 52nd... finished in a tie for 39th with a 240 (86-75-79) at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial.

2011-12 -- Posted a 78.55 scoring average over 22 rounds… shot a low round of 71… carded one top-10 finish, one top-20 finish and one round at or below par... finished with a team-low score in one event... finished with the 12th lowest scoring average in The Summit League… 78.55 ranks as the eighth lowest singles season average in UMKC history... 71 at the UALR Golf Classic is tied for the fifth lowest round in UMKC history... 225 (71-75-79) at the UALR Golf Classic is the sixth lowest 54-hole score in UMKC history... helped UMKC to five of the 11 lowest single round scores and six of the 10 lowest 54-hole tournament scores in school history… shot a 232 (76-80-76) to tie for 34th at the Golfweek Program Championship… shot a 239 (81-78-80) to tie for 67th at the Johnie Imes Invitational… shot a 235 (77-78-80) to tie for 17th at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial... carded a 235 (78-79-78) at the 2012 Islander Classic to finish tied for 29th... finished with a 247 (84-81-82) at the Jackrabbit Invitational to tie for 35th... finished tied for seventh with a 75 at the Indiana Invitational.  ended the season with a 240 (77-85-78) to finish 32nd at the 2012 Summit League Championships... named Second Team All-Summit League... named a Distinguished Scholar on The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic All-League Team.

High School -- Named the Iowa 3A Player of the Year by the IHSGCA as a sophomore and junior... is the No. 1 ranked junior player in the state of Iowa... 44 time medalist during her three seasons at Ballard Senior High School... was the individual medalist at the Iowa 3A State Tournament in 2007-08 and 2008-09 and the was runner-up in 2009-10 and 2010-11... finished second at the 2008 Iowa Class 1A State Coed and 5th in 2010... was the 2008 Iowa PGA Junior Tour Player of the Year.

Personal -- From Huxley, Iowa... majoring in communicatons with a minor in business.


YEAR Rds. Strokes Avg. Low Top-10's Top-20's
11-12 22 1728 78.55 71 1 1
12-13 32 2518 78.69 75 3 5
13-14 30 2339 77.97 70 4 6
14-15 24 1852 77.17 72 2 2
Totals 108 8437 78.12 70 10 14
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