Images of the Fighting Irish during the run to another NCAA tournament.
AS A SOPHOMORE (FALL):Competed in three tournaments for the Irish ... finished with a 75.00 stroke average through seven rounds ... racked up two top-25 finishes ... acquired the best 54-hole finish of season at the Mary Fossum Invitational (Oct. 15-16) tying for 12th with a 224 (+8) ... fired the best round of the fall slate with a 72 (E) at the Mary Fossum Invitational and at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic (Oct.15-17) ... did not participate in the Windy City Classic (Oct. 1-2) due to injury ... matched her first tournament scorecard of 224 (+8) at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic tying for 13th place ... concluded the fall schedule with a 77 (+5) at The Landfall Tradition (Oct. 26-28).
AS A FRESHMAN: Made an immediate impact on the Irish squad upon arrival ... finished season with 75.62 stroke average playing in all 29 rounds ... BIG EAST Championship Medlalist ... BIG EAST Rookie of the Year award recipient ... named to all-BIG EAST team ... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Women's Open where she shot a (162/+18) and missed the cut ... in her first round donning the blue and gold and fired opening round 73 at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (Sept. 19-21) ... finished the Challenge with a three-day total, 231 (+15), to tie for 34th ... at the Tar Heel Invitational (Oct. 7-9) recorded her first tournament with three rounds in the 70's (78-74-73) ... her +9 (225) performance in Chapel Hill, N.C., at the Finley Golf Course placed her 55th in a field of 100 ... teed it up at the legendary Crooked Stick Golf Course in Carmel, Ind., in the Hoosier Invitational (Oct. 17-18) ... led tournament after two rounds after firing rounds of 75-71 before running into some trouble on the final day to finish in a tie for 23rd (233/+17) ... in final event on the fall docket in Wilmington, N.C., finished in a tie for 62nd after a +24 (240) showing at the Landfall Tradition at the Country Club of Landfall ... game started to take shape in the spring season, bettering her fall average by over three strokes ... began spring season with a team-leading 148 (+6) total in the rain-shortened Darius Rucker Intercollegiate ... tallied her second-consecutive T-14th finish after firing a three-round total of 225 (+9) at LSU Tiger Classic in Baton Rouge, La. ... recorded lowest round in Irish career with opening round 67 at Notre Dame Clover Cup in Mesa, Ariz. (T-16th) ... fired a team-leading 216 (E) en route to T-13 finish at Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic in Athens, Ga. ... captured individual BIG EAST Championship trophy after a three-round total, 223 (+7) in Orlando, Fla. at the Reunion Resort and Golf Club ... no Irish golfer fared better at the NCAA Central Regional in Columbus, Ohio, firing a 228 (+12, T-26th) ... helped team set academic record for highest-team grade-point average in Notre Dame history (3.776 GPA).
PREP & PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor, Ill. ... selected team MVP all four years ... ranked among the top-50 junior's entering Notre Dame (Jr. Golf Scoreboard Ranking) ... won 2011 Women's Western Golf Association National Junior Championship ... two-time Hewlett-Packard American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) All-American honoree ... earned eight top-10 finishes in AJGA events ... victorious at 2011 AJGA Boyne Championship ... including second-place finishes in 2010 Randy Wise Junior Open, 2009 Flossmoor Junior Open and 2008 Future Legends tournament ... three-time Illinois Junior Golf Association Player of the Year (2006-08) ... led high school to 2009 Illinois State Championship ... Illinois state runners-up in 2008 and 2010 ... accumulated 22 match victories and five rounds under par in her prep career at Homewood-Flossmoor ... ranked fourth out of 707 students in high school graduating class with a perfect 4.0 GPA ... daughter of Dean and Carolyn Armstrong ... enrolled in First Year of Studies at Notre Dame.