Senior Jackie Shepherd Established Multiple Career-Bests, Finished Third
MILESTONES: Will enter her senior season with a career stroke average of 77.62, currently the third-lowest in program history finished her junior campaign with a 76.36 stroke average, the eighth lowest in program history. 2011-12 JUNIOR SEASON: Appeared in all 10 of the Gophers' tournaments finished the season with a stroke average of 76.36, second on the team and the lowest in her collegiate career team counted 28-of-30 rounds played (.933) established career-lows in 18-hole score (70 at the Alamo Invitational) and 54-hole score (220 at Big Ten Championships) this season collected three top-20 and a pair of top-10 finishes on the season, including tying for seventh at the Big Ten Championships named an All-American Scholar by the National Golf Coaches Association letterwinner.
2010-11 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in nine of the team's 12 events on the season, including the NCAA Championships finished the season with a 78.48 stroke average best finish was a tie for 28th at the Pinehurst Challenge posted a season and career-low round of 72 during the Cougar Classic also carded a 72 in the first round of the Mountain View Challenge letterwinner.
2009-10 FRESHMAN SEASON: Appeared in 10 tournaments in her freshman campaign finished the season with a stroke average of 78.03, fourth lowest on the team had a strong opening to her career, averaging 75.75 strokes per round in four tournaments during the fall season, the seventh lowest fall average in program history made a sixth-place finish at the CU Heather Farr Memorial Invitational where she posted an even par 72 in the final round letterwinner.
SUMMER 2009 AMATEUR PLAY: Made it to first flight quarter-final of the Women's Western in Lima, Ohio before losing 1 down in match play finished second at the Wisconsin Women's State Open after shooting a 36-hole score of 147 (73-74) won the Yahara Hills Jr. PGA Tournament with a 36-hole score of 142 (75-67) won the Brown Deer Women's Amateur with a 36-hole score of 145 (72-73) finished seventh at the AJGA Future Legends Tournament with a 54-hole score of 231 (80-76-75).
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Kettle Moraine High School 2008 Classic 8 Conference Player of the Year three-time Wisconsin All-State Team member won the BCH Invite with a two day total of 139 three-time top ten finisher in the AJGA.
70: Alamo Invitational (10/31/11)
3rd: BYU Entrada Classic (3/18-19/13)
219: BYU Entrada Classic (3/18-19/13)
Tour. Score to Par:
+3: BYU Entrada Classic (3/18-19/13)
Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee:
What community service projects have you been involved in this year?
Big Brothers and Big Sisters Holiday Party
Are you a SAAC representative? If so, for how many years?
Yes, this is my first year.
Are you on any of the SAAC committees? If so, which one(s)?
Social Event Committee / Golden Goldys
What is your favorite part about SAAC?
I like getting to know members of different teams and hearing everyone's unique ideas.
How many Maroon Madness events have you attended this year?