Women's Golf

    Ali Kruse

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Overland Park, Kan.

    High School:
    St. Thomas Aquinas

    Ali Kruse

    04/19/2014

    WOMEN'S GOLF WINS 2014 BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP

    Pirates hold off field by seven strokes to claim their first-ever BIG EAST title.

    04/18/2014

    WGolf Extends BIG EAST Lead to 13 Strokes

    Pirates lead the BIG EAST Championship by 13 strokes entering Saturday's final round.

    04/17/2014

    WGolf Leads BIG EAST Field Following Round One

    In only their fourth year, Pirates are 18 holes closer to their first BIG EAST title.

    04/16/2014

    WGolf Readies for the BIG EAST Championship

    Pirates are one of six teams seeking a title in the new-look BIG EAST Conference.

    04/06/2014

    WGolf Finishes Fifth at Pirate Invite at Trump

    The program's first hosting experience is a success as the team fairs well at Trump National.

    CAREER/SEASON STATISTICS

    2012-13: Competed in all nine tournaments... Led the team with six top-10 finishes andtwo top-five finishes... Posted the Pirates' low score in three tournaments... Led the team with a 76.41 stroke average for the 2012-13 academic year... Led the team with a 75.17 fall stroke average... Rankedthird on the team with a 77.90 spring stroke average... Posted a 2-under-par, 70, in the second round of the Yale Fall Intercollegiate - the lowest single-round in program history... WON the St. John's Intercollegiate with a 4-over-par, 74-74-148, becoming only the second Pirate in program history to claim an individual championship... Tied for 10th at the Bucknell Invitational with a 22-over-par, 80-73-79-232... Placed eighth at the Yale Fall Intercollegiate with a 4-over-par, 77-70-73-220... Tied for seventh (her fifth top-10 finish in five fall tournaments) at the Lehigh Invitational with an 8-over-par, 76-76-152... Opened the spring season with a 10-over-par, 78-76-154, at the Cincinnati Spring Invitational... Tied for 24th at the Hoya Invitational with a 20-over-par, 80-79-77-236... Tied for Seventh with a 9-over-par, 77-76-153, at the Brown Bear Invitational... Tied for 31st with a 20-over-par, 79-76-81-236, at the 2013 BIG EAST Championship... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

    2011-12: Named BIG EAST Academic All-Star...Competed in all 10 events as a freshman... Recorded one top-five finish... Tied for 16th place in her first tournament as a Pirate, shooting a 20-over par 76-76-78-230 at the Bucknell Invitational... Carded a 23-over par 82-80-77-239 to finish tied for 40th place at the Yale Invitational... Placed 47th at the Princeton Invitational after shooting a 33-over par 81-84-84-249... Carded an 18-over par 78-84-162 to tie for 34th place at the Rutgers Invitational... Shot a career-best six-over par 75-75-150 to tie for third place at the Lehigh Invitational, the highest finish by a freshman in program history... Picked up a 12th place finish with a 19-over par 80-83-163 at the Siena Invitational to help guide the Pirates to the first team win in program history... Fired a 21-over par 75-81-81-237 to finish tied for 41st at the Cincinnati Spring Invitational... Carded a 38-over par 81-89-84-254 to finish 46th at the Hoya Women's Invitational... Shot an 80-81-161 (+17) to tie for 26th at the Columbia Roar-ee Invitational... Tied with classmate Erin McClure for the third best score on the team at the BIG EAST Championship, shooting 26-over par 85-79-78-242 to tie for 24th overall... BIG EAST Academic All-star.

    High School/Personal: Has four top-10 and eight top-20 finishes in national junior events from the AJGA, MWJGT and PGA Junior Series tours...Finished ninth and 11th, respectively, at the AJGA-Pre-Season Junior at Emerald Falls and the AJGA-Corse Max/Philly Runner...Shot a 70 in the Kansas State 5A High School Championships to win the individual title that led her team to a fourth straight team title...2010 Missouri Junior Amateur Champion...Winner of the Kenneth Smith Award, presented annually to a Greater Kansas City Area High School female and male golfer who demonstrate excellence on and off the course.

    Derek Jenkins
    Sophomore
    Baseball
    Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
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