The Notre Dame women's golf team is spending eight days (Aug. 9-17) enjoying the sights and sounds of Ireland.
IN THE NOTRE DAME RECORD BOOK (as of April 21, 2015): Currently fifth in school history with 75.48 stroke average ... poised to move into sixth on school's career list for percentage of rounds counted to team score (currently 53 of 58, .914 -- need 60 rounds played to qualify).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Stands third on team with 74.67 stroke average and five top-20 finishes in nine tournaments ... tied for second on team with 25 of 27 rounds (92.6 percent) counting to the team score ... has two rounds under par (one in the 60s) and another at even-par this year ... owns one team-leading finish this season ... began season with a tie for 13th place at Mary Fossum Invitational, posting a 15-over par 231 (78-73-80) while helping Irish earn the team title ... showed steady improvement throughout Schooner Fall Classic, tying for 43rd place with career-low six-over par 216 (76-71-69), including career-low 69 in final round, while helping Irish to school-record team gross score of 846 (+6) and two lowest single-round team gross scores in school history (277 and 279 in final two rounds) ... earned first team-leading finish of season (third of career) with 26th-place tie at Mercedes-Benz Championship, firing 12-over par 225 (76-74-75) ... continued late surge in fall season, closing with tie for 16th place at Landfall Tradition following two-over par 218 (72-72-74) ... carried over her strong play into start of spring campaign with tie for 12th place at Westbrook Spring Invitational, matching her season-low score with even-par 216 (74-72-70) ... tied for 13th place at Clover Cup following nine-over par 225 (73-78-74) ... rebounded from tough opening round (first of only two all season that hasn't contributed to team score) by sharing 36th place at LSU Tiger Classic with 16-over par 232 (81-75-76) ... ended in 14th-place tie at Bryan National Collegiate with nine-over par 225 (75-73-77) ... bounced back from slow start at Atlantic Coast Conference Championship to finish in 40th-place tie at 12-over par 228 (79-75-74).
SUMMER 2014: Qualified for U.S. Women's Open in Pinehurst, N.C., by taking medalist honors in sectional qualifier at Rainier Golf and Country Club in Seattle with three-over par 147 (77-70); second-round 70 also set a course record for women ... did not make 36-hole cut at U.S. Women's Open, tying for 141st place at 19-over par 159 (81-78) on the legendary Pinehurst No. 2 course ... won Washington State Women's Amateur Championship by four strokes at Port Ludlow (Wash.) Golf Club, firing a one-under par 215 (72-71-72) en route to the wire-to-wire victory ... named Washington State Golf Association Women's Player of the Year in October 2014, following her U.S. Women's Open qualification and Washington State Women's Amateur title.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in 11 tournaments and 31 rounds to card 75.61 stroke average, third on the Irish squad and (at the time) 15th-best in school history ... posted one top-10 finish and four top-25 finishes over the course of the season ... had one under-par round and two even-par rounds during season ... tied for eighth place in her first collegiate tournament, the IU Fall Kickoff, with a team-best score of five-over par 149 (76-73) ... tied for 14th place (and team-high honors) at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship with two-over par 144 (73-71) ... earned share of 32nd place at The Landfall Tradition with 13-over par 229 (81-75-73) ... tied for 35th place at Central District Invitational with career-best score of six-over par 222 (76-75-71) ... tied for 36th place at Clover Cup with 13-over par 229 (80-77-72) ... shared 20th place at LSU Tiger Golf Classic with 11-over par 227 (79-75-73) ... tied for 22nd in her first-ever ACC Championship at 15-over par 228 (76-75-77) ... finished rookie season in her home state of Washington at NCAA West Regional, tying for 91st place at 24-over par 240 (79-79-82) ... named to the 2013-14 All-ACC Academic Team.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time letterwinner at Bellarmine Preparatory School ... helped guide Bellarmine Prep to three undefeated seasons and three Washington 4A state championships ... overall, had 15 top-10 American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) finishes, seven of which were top-five finishes, and three in which she claimed the runner-up spot ... took home a first-place finish in match play at the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) Girls Junior tournament ... participated at the United States Golf Association (USGA) Girls Junior at Lake Merced and tied for third place in stroke play ... tied for ninth at the 2012 AJGA Polo Golf Invite ... tied for second at the 2013 Washington State Golf Association (WSGA) Women's Amateur ... was a medalist in August 2012 at the 57th Pacific Northwest Junior Girls' Amateur Championship ... cracked the top 10 at the 2012 AJGA Coca-Cola Junior Championship at the Heather Course in Harbor Springs, Michigan, tying for eighth with a 12-over-par 228 (77-73-78) ... participated in the 111th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in 2011, finishing 119th...was ranked 24th by Junior Golf Scoreboard, 30th by Golfweek, and 47th by the American Junior Golf Association in the class of 2013 ... was named a two-time Washington State Golf Association Girls Player of the Year ... was a 2012 HP Scholastic All-American ... involved in The First Tee of South Puget Sound organization ... full name is Jordan Marie Ferreira ... born in Redmond, Washington ... daughter of Michael and Teresa Ferreira ... has two siblings, Elle and Montgomery … enrolled in Notre Dame's College of Science as a science-preprofessional (pre-med) major.