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    Kaitlin Park
    Kaitlin Park

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Tustin, Calif.

    High School:
    Beckman



    10/18/2014

    Northwestern Remains in Top 5 at Stanford Intercollegiate

    Wildcats one of five top-10 ranked teams at the top of the tournament standings entering the final round

    10/17/2014

    No. 5 Northwestern Opens in Second at Stanford Intercollegiate

    Fifth-ranked Wildcats are tied with their third-ranked hosts, three shots behind No. 8 UCLA

    10/07/2014

    Northwestern Closes Strong as Runner-Up at Windy City

    Wildcats put together final round charge to place second among strong 15-team field

    10/06/2014

    Northwestern Leaps Up Leaderboard, Is Second at Windy City

    After rough start, Wildcats catch fire with day's best second round

    10/01/2014

    Kaitlin Park Earns Big Ten Golfer of the Week Nod

    Wildcats have now won the conference's weekly award after each of their fall tournaments

    Summer of 2014: Completed the sweep at Q-School Prep Series at the Mission Hills Country Club by winning two events... Defeated 2014 NCAA Champion Doris Chen

    2013-14: First Team All-Big Ten ... Played in all 12 events, ranking second on the team with a 74.63 scoring average, which ranks fourth in NU single-season history ... Had seven rounds under par, including three in the 60's ... Two top-10 finishes and a team-best seven top-20 showings ... Career scoring average of 74.84 is No. 1 on NU's top career stroke average list ... Played at the 2014 NCAA Championships (May 20-23), helping NU tie for 15th ... Part of the NU group of five that played at the NCAA West Regional (May 8-10) and qualified for the 2014 NCAA Championships ... Helped NU finish third at the 2014 Big Ten Championships (April 25-27) ... Led NU at the Silverado Showdown (April 14-15), tying for 13th at 3-over 219 (72-73-74) ... The Wildcats finished third at the Silverado Showdown ... Helped Northwestern set a new single-round program record, carding an 11-under 277 to finish first at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic (April 4-6) ... Finished fourth, scoring a 3-under 69 at Liz Murphey ... Placed in the top 15 at the Hurricane Invitational (March 3-5) to help NU win the team title ... Carded a 4-over 217 (73-69-75) to tie for 13th ... Helped NU finish third at the spring opening Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 16-18) by tying for 20th with a 6-over 222 (76-73-73) ... Scored a 2-over 215, including a 1-under 70 in the second round of the Stanford Intercollegiate (Oct. 25-27) ... Tied for 20th in this contest ... Tied for 18th at the 2013 Windy City Collegiate Classic (Sept. 30-Oct. 1) ... Carded a 3-under 68 in the first round, the second lowest round of her career, and finished at 5-over 218 for the tournament (68-74-76) ... Tied for 24th at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 20-21) ... Scored a 5-over 224 (78-74-72) ... Led Northwestern at the season-opening Mary Fossum Invitational, tying for second at 4-over 220 (73-74-73) ... Second-place finish is the best placement in her Wildcat career.

    2013-14 Results:
    Mary Fossum Invitational • 73-74-73=220 (+4) (T-2nd)
    Dick McGuire Invitational • 78-74-72=224 (+5) (T-24th)
    Windy City Collegiate Classic • 68-74-76=218 (+5) (T-18th)
    Stanford Intercollegiate • 71-70-74=215 (+2) (T-20th)
    Lady Puerto Rico • 76-73-73=222 (+6) (T-20th)
    Hurricane Invitational • 73-69-75=217 (+4) (T-13th)
    Bryan National Collegiate • 73-74-85=232 (+16) (T-42nd)
    Liz Murphey Collegiate • 69 (-3) (4th)
    Lost to Augusta James (NC State), 1-up
    vs. Alex Harrell (Auburn), did not finish
    Def. Elyse Smidinger (Denver), 4-and-2
    Silverado Showdown • 72-73-74=219 (+3) (T-13th)
    Big Ten Championships • 77-77-81=235 (+19) (T-37th)
    NCAA West Regional • 78-75-81=234 (+18) (T-58th)
    NCAA Championships • 86-76-71-74=307 (+27) (T-116th)

    2012-13: 2013 Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... First-Team All-Big Ten ... Played in all 12 events, making 11 starts (played as an individual at the season-opening Dick McGuire Invitational) ... Second on the team in scoring average at 75.06 (ranks fourth in NU single-season history) ... Led NU at four events ... Four top-10 finishes ... Six rounds of par or better ... Played at the 2013 NCAA Championships (May 21-24), carding a 22-over 310 (75-74-78-83 ... T-100th) ... Competed at the 2013 NCAA East Regional (May 9-11), helping NU finish sixth and qualify for the NCAA Championships for just the second time in program history ... Finished with an 8-over 224 (77-74-73) to tie for 51st ... Member of 2013 Big Ten All-Championship Team ... Led NU at the 2013 Big Ten Championships (April 26-28), helping the Wildcats tie for first to claim a share of the first Big Ten title in program history ... Finished sixth at 6-over 222 (71-72-79) for her fourth top-10 finish of the season ... Tied for 37th at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 20-21) ... Scored a 22-over 238 ... Led Northwestern at the SDSU Farms Invitational ... Posted third top-10 finish of the season, tying for eighth ... Finished 7-over 223 (73-72-78) ... Had the best score out of the 14 competitors in NU's dual at SDSU ... Shot a 2-under 70 ... Tied for 38th with a 13 over 229 at the Clover Cup (March 8-10)...Tied for 5th with a 2-over 218 (74-73-71) at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb.10-12) ... Tied for 23rd with a 2-over 74 at the Landfall Tradition (Oct. 28) only played one round due to weather... Was one stroke off NU's program record for 18 holes, scoring a 5-under 67 in the final round of the Mercedes Benz Collegiate (Oct. 12-14) ... Vaulted from a tie for 21st into sixth place for her first career top-10 finish ... Scored a 1-under 214 (74-74-67) at Mercedes Benz Collegiate ... Made first career start for Northwestern at its own Windy City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 1-2) ... Shot a 14-over 230 (75-79-76) to tie for 43rd ... Made collegiate debut at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 17-18), playing as an individual ... Tied for 25th, placing the highest of any individual competitor ... Scored a 5-over 224 (73-75-76).

    2012-13 Results:
    Dick McGuire Invitational • 73-75-76=224 (+5) (T-25th) (played as an individual)
    Windy City Classic • 75-76-79=230 (+14) (T-43rd)
    Mercedes Benz Collegiate • 74-74-67=215 (-1) (6th)
    Landfall Tradition • 74 (+2) (T-23rd)
    Lady Puerto Rico Classic • 74-73-71=218 (+2) (T-5th)
    Clover Cup • 77-75-77=229 (+13) (T-38th)
    SDSU Dual • 70 (-2) (1st)
    SDSU Farms Invitational • 73-72-78=223 (+7) (T-8th)
    Lady Buckeye • 79-75-84=238 (+22) (T-37th)
    Big Ten Championships • 71-72-79=222 (+6) (6th)
    NCAA East Regional • 77-74-73=224 (+8) (T-51st)
    NCAA Championships • 75-74-78-83 = 310 (+22)(T-100th)

    High School: No. 1-ranked recruit in the state of California and tabbed the No. 7 recruit in the country according to Junior Golf Scoreboard ... Posted two AJGA victories in the summer of 2011, one runner-up finish ... Competed at the 2011 U.S. Women's Amateur and U.S. Girls' Junior Amateur ... 2011 Rolex Junior All-American.

    Personal: Major is undeclared.

    Park's Career Statistics

    Season Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Round Top 10/20
    2013-14 12 35 2,612 74.63 68 2/7
    2012-13 12 33 2,477 75.06 67 4/4
    Career 24 68 5,089 74.84 67
    6/11

    Best Finish: T-2nd - Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 14-15, 2013)
    Low Round: 67 - Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championships (Oct. 14, 2012)
    Low 54-Hole Score: 215 (-1) - Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championships (Oct. 12-14, 2012)