A four-year member and three-time monogram winner of the Notre Dame women’s golf program … served as team captain during her junior and senior seasons ... finished career with an 83.38 career stroke average in 72 rounds of play … had four top-10 finishes in 29 career tournaments … played a key leadership role throughout her career ... a powerful player with good distance off the tee and a solid short game … also qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur during the summer of 2002 ... selected to the National Golf Coaches Association’s all-Scholar team as a senior (3.5 GPA or higher and played in 66% of team’s tournaments) … Dean’s List student for last five semesters at Notre Dame - spring of 2001, fall of 2001, spring of 2002, fall of 2002 and spring of 2003 … graduated from the University with a cumulative 3.438 grade-point average.
AS A SENIOR: Team captain … played in eight of team’s 12 tournaments ... a National Golf Coaches Association’s all-Scholar team selection … turned in an 81.41 average for 22 rounds of play, the best single-season mark of her career and over seven strokes better than her stroke average her freshman year … had 12 of 17 rounds count in team scoring … finished the spring schedule fourth on the team in stroke average with 80.80 … saw first action in the spring at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational in Orlando, Fla., shooting a pair of 80’s for a 36-hole total of 160 as an individual entrant … had top finish of her career at the Snowbird Invitational, tying for fourth in a field of 121 after firing rounds of 75 and 74 for a five-over par 149, a career best for 36 holes and the second-lowest 36-hole total in school history … second-round 74 was also a career-low round … second among Irish golfers at the Baylor/Tapito Springs Shootout, carding a 238 (79-84-75) to tie for 26th place … made final appearance as a member of the Irish at the Indiana Invitational … shot a 261 (88-84-89) at the Bloomington, Ind., event … played in four fall tournaments and averaged 81.92 for the semester … opened the season as an individual entrant at the Notre Dame Invitational, shooting a 255 (84-86-85) ... shot 242 (81-77-84) at the Legends of Indiana tournament in Franklin, Ind. … had best finish of the fall at the adidas Fall Invitational at the PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, Fla. ... was 38th overall and fourth on the Irish with a 241 after turning in rounds of 82, 80 and 79 ... closed the fall with a tie for 46th at the Pine Needles Invitational with a 245 (82-79-84).
AS A JUNIOR: Served as team’s co-captain along with senior Kristin McMurtrie ... played in eight of Notre Dame’s nine tournaments and finished fourth on the team with an 82.42 average ... had 16 of the 19 rounds she played count to team scoring ... started the spring portion of the schedule strong by tying for 20th at the Islander Spring Invitational with a 244 (81-87-76) ... five-over par 76 was one of three career-best rounds on the season ... shot a pair of 89’s for a 36-hole total of 178 at the Tulane Green Wave Classic in New Orleans ... helped the Irish to a second-place finish in a 22-team field at the Snowbird Invitational ... had best finish of the season at Snowbird (tie for 13th) with an 11-over par 155 (76-79) ... opening round 76 (+4) equaled her best score of the season … tied for 53rd at the Indiana Invitational with a 246 (85-82-79) ... closed the season with a 168 (82-86) at the Ohio State Buckeye Invitational ... during the fall, was fourth on the squad with an 82.14 average after playing in three of the team’s four tournaments ... tied for 25th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 252 total (82-86-84) ... was second on the team and tied for 21st overall in the rain-shortened Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational at the University of Kansas with a seven-over par 79 ... closed the fall in a tie for 17th at the Islander Fall Classic at Corpus Christi, Texas, with a 54-hole total of 244 (83-76-85) ... got junior year off to a fast start by winning the fall Campus Championship by six strokes over Shannon Byrne at the Warren Golf Course ... fired a 72-hole total of 313 (78-78-80-77).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Cut over seven-and-a half strokes off her average during the 2000-01 season ... after playing in just two fall tournaments, came on in the spring to see action in all five tournaments ... turned in an 81.82 average in 17 rounds for the year ... on the season, helped the Irish to a record three tournament titles ... started the spring slowly by tying for 95th at the Carolina’s Collegiate Golf Classic with a 176 total (88-88) ... tied for 12th as an individual entrant at the Snowbird Invitational in Tampa, Fla., with a 14-over par 158 (79-79) ... was second on the team and tied for ninth with Shane Smith in helping the Irish win at the William and Mary Invitational ... fired a 36-hole total of 12-over par 154 (76-78) ... at the time, second-round 76 was the lowest single round of career ... finished 62nd at the Indiana Invitational with a 54-hole total of 253 (89-81-83) ... closed the spring with a tie for 10th to help the Irish to their third win of the season at the Illinois Spring Classic ... shot a 36-hole total of 13-over par 157 (79-78) for the third top-10 finish of her career ... during the fall, saw action in two tournaments with four of six rounds counting towards team scoring ... had an 82.17 average for the fall ... tied for 52nd at the Central District Classic with a 256 (89-86-81), with two of three rounds counting in team scoring ... had the best finish of her career with a fifth-place tie at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished with a 21-over par 237 (78-82-77) for the top 54-hole mark of her career ... tied for 11th at 2000 Campus Championship with a 36-hole total of 175 (88-87).
AS A FRESHMAN: Struggled in the spring (90.90) after a solid fall schedule (84.50) ... averaged 89.64 for the year ... was 93rd at Ohio State Invitational with a 277 (96-92-89) ... followed with a 48th-place finish as an individual entrant at Iowa Invitational with a 265 (88-92-95) ... was 78th with one of two rounds counting towards team total at Indiana Invitational with a 182 (95-87) ... during the fall, competed in two events ... fired a 36-hole total of 169 (90-79) helping Irish to a tournament win at Butler Invitational ... shot rounds of 88-89 (177) as individual at Michigan Invitational ... finished ninth in fall Campus Championship with a 175 (92-83).
PREP & PERSONAL: Four-year member of varsity golf team at Brookfield East High School, where she played for coach Dave Roberts ... posted best state tournament finish in school history, with runner-up showing as a senior (77-77-154) ... posted best career scoring average in school history (81) ... two-year team captain, three-time MVP ... three times all-conference and all-state ... placed seventh in state tournament as a junior ... member of Wisconsin PGA Junior Cup Team (’98, ’99) ... placed fifth at state sectional as a senior ... named to state all-academic team ... received conference MVP, conference scholar-athlete award and ’98-’99 Varsity Club Award (most valuable female athlete) ... her ’99 summer highlights included four top-five finishes in Wisconsin PGA Junior Tour events ... one of 11 Wisconsin girls selected for junior cup matches versus team from Minnesota (Stillwater C.C.) ... won four events in summer of ’98 ... member of National Honor Society ... born June 10, 1981, in Milwaukee, Wis. ... daughter of William and Martha Taibl ... full name is Terri Michelle Taibl ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters as a Spanish and anthropology major.
Taibl's Career Statistics
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