Kayla Bloor | Feature Writer
The 2015-2016 Southern Miss Golden Eagles' women's golf team was the best in program history.
2015-2016 (Fr.): One of three players to play all 10 events for 29 rounds, averaging 77.14 strokes per round…Tied with Erasmus for team’s lowest round shooting 70 in the opening round of the C-USA Tournament…Shot two par rounds…Recorded four top-10 appearances…Won individual title in the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate with a 228 stroke total… Recorded 36-hole best score of 153 and 54-hole best of 222…Finished 5th twice, coming in the Fred Marx Invitational and Golden Eagle Jam…Named as a WGCA All-American Scholar…Earned President’s List honors with a 4.0 during the Fall 2015 semester and Dean’s List honors during the Spring 2016 semester…Earned a C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal and also was a member of the league’s Honor Roll.
Prep: Earned three second-place finishes on the Junior PGA Tour in Florida this summer, including the South Florida Junior PGA Championship…Finished tied for 12th at the FHSAA 3A tournament her senior season…Named All-County by the Sun Sentinel and the Miami Herald in 2013 while at Cypress High School…Earned team Most Valuable Player in 2012 and 2013, while earning medalist honors at the Florida High School Athletics Association (FHSAA) regional championship both years…Tabbed Player of the Year by the Platinum Tour in 2013, earning victories at the Miami Holiday Classic Open, President's Classic and Spring Break Miami Open, while also taking a top five finish at the Platinum Tour Open…Has extensive experience in international competition, participated in numerous tournaments in Argentina, Peru, Columbia and South American tournaments, earning 11 titles…Most recently played for her native country of Chile in the 2015 Pan American Games this past summer.
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