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    Katie Trachok
    Katie Trachok

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pittsburgh, Pa.

    High School:
    Upper St. Clair

    Birthdate:
    08/04/1985



    2007-08: Senior leader finished her career second on the team in scoring average (78.29) ... Competed in all 10 events for the `Cats ... Placed in the top-10 twice, with her best performance coming in a sixth-place tie at the Challenge at Wolfdancer in helping Northwestern capture the team title ... Also finished 10th at the Lady Buckeye Invitational ... Shot the low round of the season for the Wildcats, shooting a 69 in the second round of the Challenge at Wolfdancer ... One of the top two Wildcat finishers in four events ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006-07: Earned her best individual finish at the Lady Northern Invitational, where she finished in a tie for 19th playing as an individual ... Fired her season-best single-round score of 75 in the opening round of the Lady Northern ... Barely missed a second top-20 finish at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational, finishing in a tie for 21st at 22-over 238 ... Tied for 33rd at the Big Ten Championships ... Closed the season with a 79.43 stroke average.

    2005-06: Finished fourth in team stroke average with a mark of 77.76, nearly two strokes lower than her freshman average of 79.52 ... Fired a season-best round of 73 in the final round of the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational to help propel the Wildcats to the team title ... Along with Alice Kim, led the Wildcat effort at the Mercedes-Benz Championships, finishing in a tie for 18th at 13-over 226 ... Despite battling illness, had the 'Cats' best score in the final round of the Big Ten Championships (76) ... Finished the year strong, shooting better than her scoring average six out of her final nine rounds.

    2004-05: Played in nine events as a freshman ... Best showing came at the Lady Boilermaker where she placed 13th and shot a season-best 227 ... Shot a fall-best 230 at the Lady Paladin, including a second-round, par 72 ... Placed 44th in career-opening event, the Lady Northern, as well as at the Big Ten Championships, her final event of the season.

    High School: Won the 2003 WPIAL individual title, helping Upper St. Clair claim its 10th consecutive WPIAL team championship ... Finished second at the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) State Championship ... Three top-10 finishes in American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) events ... Upper St. Clair went undefeated in all four years she played number one ... On the International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT), Trachok placed in the top-10 on four occasions, including a runner-up finish at the IJGT at The Greenbrier and a third-place finish at the IJGT at Seaview Marriott Resort & Spa ... Member of the National Honor Society.

    Personal: Born Katherine Elizabeth Trachok on 8/4/85 ... Daughter of Kerry and Marianne Trachok ... Sister, Megan, joined the NU program in 2006-07 ... Chose Northwestern over Penn State, Purdue and Michigan State ... Played against current Northwestern golfer, fellow junior Brittany Johnston ... Communication studies major and business institutions minor.

    Trachok's Career Statistics

    Year         Rounds     Strokes      Average     Low
    2004-05        27         2147        79.52       72
    2005-06        29         2255        77.76       73
    2006-07        21         1668        79.43       75
    2007-08        31         2427        78.29       69
    Career        108         8497        78.67       69