No. 19 Northwestern is highest-ranked conference squad in 12-team field
2013-14: Played in four events, compiling a 77.17 scoring average ... Recorded a 76.96 career scoring average which ranked seventh in program history ... Competed at the 2014 Big Ten Championships (April 25-27), helping NU finish third in the 12-team field ... Tied for 55th (81-75-84=240, +24) ... Played as an individual at the Hurricane Invitational (March 3-5) ... Tied for 55th at 16-over 229 (80-74-75=229) ... Competed as an individual at the Stanford Intercollegiate (Oct. 25-27), tying for 78th ... Carded a 19-over 232 and scored a season low 71 (on par) in the second round ... Competed as an individual at the 2013-14 Windy City Collegiate Classic ... Was the highest-placing individual, tying for 46th at 12-over 225 (73-74-78).
2012-13: Played in 10 of 12 events ... Posted a 78.08 scoring average ... Helped NU tie for first at the 2013 Big Ten Championships (April 26-28) to capture its first conference crown ... One of three Wildcats to finish in the top 10 ... Tied for seventh (season-best) with a 7-over 223 (season best) ... Carded a pair of 74s in the first two rounds and a 75 in the third round at Big Ten's ... Played at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 20-21) and finished 45th with a 26-over 242 (82-78-82) ... Competed at the SDSU Farms Invitational from March 31-April 2 (T-71st, 85-88-83=256) ... Played in NU's dual vs. SDSU on March 28 (77, T6) ... Tied for 32nd with 11 over 227 (74-77-76) at the Clover Cup (March 8-10)...Tied for 57th with 18-over 234 (75-79-80) at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 10-12) ... Tied for 78th with a 9-over 81 at the Landfall Tradition (Oct. 28) only played one round due to weather...Tied for 52nd at Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championships (Oct. 12-14) with a 15-over 231 (79-79-73) ... One of five NU starters at its own Windy City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 1-2) ... Posted her best round of the tournament in the final 18 holes, shooting an even 72 ... Scored a 10-over 226 (80-74-72) to tie for 30th ... Competed at season-opening Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invite (Sept. 17-18) ... Scored a 14-over 233 (78-76-79).
2011-12: Wrapped-up the 2011-12 season in third on NU's career stroke average list at 76.52 ... Competed in all 12 events for Northwestern ... Had two top-10 finishes and four top-20 placements ... Led the team in scoring overage at 76.06 ... Led NU at the 2012 NCAA East Regional (May 10-12) ... Had the best score of the five NU competitors, shooting an 8-over 224 (75-75-74) and tied for 41st ... Scored an eagle on the very last hole of the 54-hole east regional, shooting a 3 on the par-5, 446-yard 18th hole of the Penn State Blue Course ... One of six NU competitors at the 2012 Big Ten Championships (April 27-29) in French Lick, Ind. ... Tied for 28th shooting a 16-over 232 ... Improved her score each day at Big Ten's starting at 7-over 79, shot a 6-over 78 in the second and an NU-best 3-over 75 in final 18 holes ... Closed out the regular season with a top-20 finish at Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 21-22) ... Tied for 17th at 17-over 233 ... Second-round score of 1-over 73 was Brown's best at the tournament (79-81 in first and third) ... Tied for the NU lead with Brittany Mai at the Bryan National Collegiate (April 6-8), tying for 25th ... Tournament-best score od 1-over 73 in first round ... Shot 5-over 77 in second and 3-over 75 in third to finish at 9-over 225 ... Competed at the Mountain View Collegiate (March 23-24), tying for 58th ... Shot a 5-over 77 in the first two rounds and improved to 4-over 76 to total 230 (+14) ... Tied for 59th at the Central District Invitational (Feb. 20-21), shooting an 18-over 234 (79-78-77) ... Opened the Spring season at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 12-14) tying for 56th, shooting a 22-over 238 (78-78-82) ... Closed out the Fall season tied for 39th at the 2011 Landfall Tradition (84-75-77=236) ... Led Northwestern at the 2011 Windy City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 3-4) with a 5-over 221 to tie for 11th ... Shot a 1-over 73 in the first and third rounds and a 3-over 75 in the second ... Finished in a tie for ninth at the Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 25-26) ... Shot a 3-under 70 in the first round to tie her career-low round and finished 2-over with a 221 (1-over 74 in the second round and 4-over 77 in the third) ... Top finisher for the Wildcats at the Dale McNamara Invitational (Sept. 12-14, 2011), tying for fourth with a 3-over 219 (75-70-74) ... Her 219 tied her career-low 54-hole score ... Notched a 2-under 70 in the second round of the Dale McNamara Invitational, which tied her career-low for one round.
2010-11: Competed in all 12 tournaments for Northwestern in her freshman campaign ... Finished third on the team in scoring average with her 76.95 average ... Made an impression in her first collegiate tournament, finishing tied for third at the Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 11-12) ... Shot a 1-over 73 in her first collegiate round ... Posted her second career top-20 finish at the Lady Northern Invitational (Oct. 11-12), shooting a career-best 219 (3-over) ... Notched a 1-under 71 in the second round of the Lady Northern ... Finished second for the Wildcats at the Lady Puerto Rico (Feb. 13-15), sparked by her opening round 75 ... Recorded the second even-par round of her career at the Central District Invitational, eventually finishing tied for 25th overall ... Finished strong in the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate (April 4-5) after firing a 1-over 73 in the final round on her way to a 17-over 233 for the tournament ... Her second-round 2-under 70 in the Big Ten Championships (April 22-24) was tied for the best round for a Wildcat in the tournament ... Shot a 9-over 297 at Big Tens, giving her an eighth-place finish ... Finished in the top three on the Wildcat scorecard in seven events.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Cathedral Catholic ... Ranked 25th player in the 2010 class according to Junior Golf Scoreboard and 28th on the Golfweek rankings ... Finished third at the California state championship as a senior following a first-place finish at the CIF Southern Regional championship ... Placed 10th at the California state championship as a freshman ... 2010 Cathedral Catholic Athlete of the Year ... 2009 North County Times Athlete of the Year ... 2009 San Diego Union-Tribune Athlete of the Month ... Won multiple North County Times and San Diego Union-Tribune Athlete of the Week awards ... Four-time All-CIF San Diego section girl's golf team selection ... Four-time team Most Valuable Player ... Led the Dons in scoring and medalists all four years, earning the Cathedral Catholic Career Achievement Award in 2009 ... Coached by Chris Grazier ... Represented the U.S. in the Aaron Baddeley International Junior Championships in both Australia and China ... 2010 AJGA Las Vegas Junior Open Champion ... Tallied three AJGA runner-up finishes ... Also played lacrosse for two years.
Personal: Born Devon Hatfield Brown ... Daughter of Russell and Nancy Brown ... Attended the same high school as PGA star Phil Mickelson and professional baseball players Barry Zito, Carlos Quentin and Mark Prior ... Majoring in history with a minor in legal studies.
Brown's Career Statistics
Best Finish: 3rd -- Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 11-12, 2010) Low Round: 70 -- Big Ten Championships (April 22, 2011) / 70 -- Dale McNamara Invitational (Sept. 13, 2011) / 70 -- Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 25, 2011) Low 54-Hole Score: 219 -- Lady Northern Invitational (Oct. 11-12, 2010) / 219 - Dale McNamara Invitational (Sept. 12-14, 2011) Low 72-Hole Score: 297 -- Big Ten Championships (April 22-24)