Jackie Shepherd
Jackie Shepherd

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Delafield, Wis.

High School:
Kettle Moraine

Experience:
High School


03/15/2014

Gophers Return to Action at BYU

After a month off from competition, the University of Minnesota women's golf program returns to action at the Entrada Classic in St. George, Utah.

07/10/2013

Big Ten Conference Honors 49 Gophers as Distinguished Scholars

Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.

05/29/2013

Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals

04/07/2013

Carmen Laguna Fires a Final Round 74 to Pace Minnesota at Rebel Intercollegiate

The Gophers Finished 15th as a Team in Mississippi

04/06/2013

Gophers will Head into Final Round of Rebel Intercollegiate in 12th Place

Senior Jackie Shepherd Contributed a Second Round 74 to lead Minnesota

MILESTONES:
Finished her career with a career stroke average of 77.49, currently the third-lowest in program history • finished her junior campaign with a 76.36 stroke average, the eighth lowest in program history.

2012-13 • SENIOR SEASON:
Participated in all 10 team tournaments for 30 combined rounds of golf• finished the season with a stroke average of 77.1• her lowest 18-hole score of 71 came at the BYU Entrada Classic • finished with a combined 54-hole total of 219 in the BYU Entrada Classic • posted two top-20 finishes and one top-10 finish this season• finished in third place at the BYU Entrada Classic • finished 18th at the Hoosier Fall Invitational • participated in her second Big Ten Championships, where she finished with a total score of 233 • named an All-American Scholar by the National Golf Coaches Association • letterwinner.

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.

CAREER BESTS:

Round: 70: Alamo Invitational (10/31/11)
Finish: 3rd: BYU Entrada Classic (3/18-19/13)
Tournament Score: 219: BYU Entrada Classic (3/18-19/13)
Tour. Score to Par: +3: BYU Entrada Classic (3/18-19/13)

CAREER STATS:

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average Low Round
2009-10 10 31 2419 78.03 72
2010-11 9 29 2276 78.48 72
2011-12 10 30 2291 76.36 70
2012-13 10 30 2313 77.10 71
Total 39 120 9299 77.49 70

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?

One

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