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09/19/2015

From The First Tee: Irish at Schooner Fall Classic

Notre Dame looks to go low as Oklahoma tournament tees off at 9 a.m. (CT) Saturday.

An all-BIG EAST performer during her sophomore season ... concluded her career with a 78.69 career stroke average, which ranks ninth in program history ... played 99 rounds for the Irish ... had 67 of a possible 96 rounds scored for the team ... boasts a collegiate-best round of 71 (-1) and career-best 54-hole score of 221 (+5) ... registered both of those marks during her sophomore season ... earned a monogram during each of her four seasons with the Irish ... a member of the Academic Honors Program ... named to the NGCA All-Scholar Team (3.60 GPA and played in 60% of team events) in 2008 ... had a perfect 4.0 GPA in the fall semester of 2008 to earn a Director's Chair ... graduated with an impressive 3.925 cumulative GPA.

AS A SENIOR: Competed in nine events for the Irish ... carded a 80.79 stroke average on the year ... shot a three-day total of 243 at the Mary Fossum Invitational to open the season and finish in a tie for 67th (80-80-83) ... carded a 162 in the rain-shortened Bettie Lou Evans Invite to finish in a tie for 62nd (86-76) ... tied for 66th in the Windy City Collegiate by shooting a 237 total (74-78-85) ... her finish was aided by firing her season best round of 74 ... stayed hot by finishing in a tie for 22nd at the weather shortened Alamo Invitational (76) ... tied for 72nd at the Central District Invitational when she posted a 245 (80-82-83) ... shot a 237 in the LSU Tiger/Wave Classic to a tie for 74th (81-80-76) ... in her last tournament of the season she carded a 246 to finish tied for 73rd at the SunTrust Gator Invitational (81-78-87).

AS A JUNIOR: Played in four tournaments for the Irish, including one appearance as an individual entrant ... shot a 231 (76-76-79) at the Cougar Classic ... tied for 36th at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a 235 (79-78-78) ... played the Lady Northern as an individual, shooting a 243 (81-81-81) ... returned to the Irish lineup at the BIG EAST Championship where she shot a 235 (76-80-79) to finish in 23rd-place and to help the team to a runner-up finish ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned all-BIG EAST honors ... was a member of the team's starting lineup in all 11 tournaments ... produced a 77.16 scoring average in 32 rounds of play ... had 26 rounds scored ... began her sophomore campaign with a nine-over par 225 (76-75-74) to tie for 42nd in helping Notre Dame win the Cougar Classic ... shaved two shots off that total in the next event as she carded a 223 (+7, 75-71-77), which tied her for 13th, in another Irish victory at the Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup ... her second round 71 (-1) was a career-best ... helped Notre Dame to its third straight victory by shooting a 235 (+2, 79-78-78) to tie for 26th at the Wolverine Invitational ... tied for 17th at the Lady Paladin Invitational by registering a 230 (+14, 81-75-74) ... at the Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate, she fired a 234 (+21, 75-79-80) to tie for 54th in the last event of the fall ... opened the spring semester by carding a 243 (+27, 85-78-80) at the Central District Invitational ... recorded her first top-10 finish by placing sixth with a five-over par 221 (74-72-75) to help the Irish win the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational ... shot a 169 (+25, 85-84) to tie for 67th at the weather-shortened Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational ... tied for 30th with a 10-over par 226 (78-75-73) at the Canes & Cards Classic ... tied for fourth with a 227 (+11, 75-76-76) and helped Notre Dame win the program's third BIG EAST title ... at the NCAA Central Regional, she produced a 236 (+20, 76-83-77), which placed her in a tie for 74th ... earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Was in the Fighting Irish lineup during all 10 events ... posted a 78.82 scoring average ... 22 of her 28 total rounds counted towards the team score ... opened her collegiate career with a three-round total of 239 (+23, 83-75-81) to tie for 73rd overall at the Cougar Classic ... registered her top 54-hole score of the season at the Lady Irish Invitational to help Notre Dame place second ... fired a 16-over par 232 (81-72-79) at the home event, which was held at the Warren Golf Course ... her even-par 72 in the second round tied her low-round of the season ... carded a 241 (+25, 80-76-85) at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational, where she placed 38th en route to helping the Irish to a second-place finish ... recorded a 36-hole score of 157 (+13, 81-76) to place in a tie for 49th at the TaylorMade Aztec Fall Classic ... concluded her first semester of play with a 239 (+23, 79-80-80) at the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate ... opened the spring season with a 234 (+18, 79-79-76) at the Central District Classic to finish tied for 46th ... top 54-hole score of the second semester occurred at the UNLV Spring Invitational, where she carded a 17-over par 233 (81-80-72) to place in a tie for 81st ... shot a 242 (+26, 80-79-83) at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational to tie for 54th ... tied for 30th at the Indiana Invitational at the Crooked Stick Golf Club as she shot a 36-hole total of 155 (+11, 81-74) ... helped Notre Dame to a runner-up finish at the BIG EAST Championship by placing 15th with a 19-over par 235 (75-82-78) ... earned a monogram.

PREP & PERSONAL: Hails from Middletown, N.Y. ... a four-year letter winner in golf at Hilton Head Preparatory School, in Hilton Head, S.C. ... racked up two victories and one runner-up finish in national tournaments during 2004 ... placed first at the AJGA Hargray Junior Classic by firing a 222 (74-75-73) and shot a 234 (77-75-82) to win the Hudson Junior Invitational ... carded a 223 (72-79-72) to earn a second-place finish at the IJGT Tournament of Champions ... claimed a victory at the 2004 New York City Women's Amateur by shooting a nine-over par 153 (79-74) ... daughter of Gerhard and Bobbie Wetzel ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business ... majored in finance with a supplemental major in philosophy.

Wetzel's Career Statistics

Year Tournaments Rds/Tm Rds Count Strokes Avg. Top Rd Top 36 Top 54 Top Finish (Field)- Event (Score)
2006-07 10 28/28 22 2,207 78.82 72 (E) 151 (+7) 232(+16) T-11th (73)- Lady Irish Invitational (232)
2007-08 11 32/32 26 2,469 77.16 71 (-1) 146 (+2) 221(+5) T-4th (35)- BIG EAST Championship (227)
2008-09 4 12/9 6 944 78.67 76 (+4) 152 (+8) 231 (+15) 23rd (35)- BIG EAST Championship (235)
2009-10 9 24/24 10 1,939 80.79 74 (+2) 152 (+8) 237 (+21) T-22nd (60)- Alamo Invitational (76)
Totals 34 99/96 67 7,790 78.69 71 (-1) 146 (+2) 221 (+5) T-4th (35)- 2008 BIG EAST Championship (227)

Kristin Wetzel
Kristin  Wetzel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Middletown, NY

High School:
Hilton Head (SC) Prep School

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:
01/05/1988

Event Calendar

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September 24
All Day
U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)
September 25
All Day
U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)
September 26
All Day
U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)
October 9
All Day
Texas State Jim West Challenge Invite
The Woodlands, Texas (Carlton Woods Club)
October 10
All Day
Texas State Jim West Challenge Invite
The Woodlands, Texas (Carlton Woods Club)
October 17
All Day
U. of Texas Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational
Austin, Texas (UT Golf Club)
October 18
All Day
U. of Texas Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational
Austin, Texas (UT Golf Club)
October 28
All Day
UNC-Wilmington The Landfall Tradition
Wilmington, North Carolina (C.C. of Landfall)
October 29
All Day
UNC-Wilmington The Landfall Tradition
Wilmington, North Carolina (C.C. of Landfall)
October 30
All Day
UNC-Wilmington The Landfall Tradition
Wilmington, North Carolina (C.C. of Landfall)
February 10
All Day
Florida State Match-Up
Tallahassee, Florida (Seminole Golf Club)
February 11
All Day
Florida State Match-Up
Tallahassee, Florida (Seminole Golf Club)
February 12
All Day
Florida State Match-Up
Tallahassee, Florida (Seminole Golf Club)
February 26
All Day
U. of Wisconsin Westbrook Spring Invitational
Peoria, Arizona (Westbrook Village Golf Club)
February 27
All Day
U. of Wisconsin Westbrook Spring Invitational
Peoria, Arizona (Westbrook Village Golf Club)
March 17
All Day
Clover Cup
Mesa, Arizona (Longbow Golf Club)
March 18
All Day
Clover Cup
Mesa, Arizona (Longbow Golf Club)
March 19
All Day
Clover Cup
Mesa, Arizona (Longbow Golf Club)
March 31
All Day
Wake Forest Bryan National Collegiate
Greensboro, North Carolina (Bryan Park Golf Course)
April 1
All Day
Wake Forest Bryan National Collegiate
Greensboro, North Carolina (Bryan Park Golf Course)
April 2
All Day
Wake Forest Bryan National Collegiate
Greensboro, North Carolina (Bryan Park Golf Course)
April 8
All Day
Indiana Invitational
Bloomington, Indiana (Indiana University GC)
April 9
All Day
Indiana Invitational
Bloomington, Indiana (Indiana University GC)
April 21
All Day
ACC Championship
Greensboro, North Carolina (Sedgefield Country Club)
April 22
All Day
ACC Championship
Greensboro, North Carolina (Sedgefield Country Club)
April 23
All Day
ACC Championship
Greensboro, North Carolina (Sedgefield Country Club)
May 8
All Day
NCAA Regional
TBD
May 9
All Day
NCAA Regional
TBD
May 10
All Day
NCAA Regional
TBD
May 18
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 19
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 20
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 21
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 22
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 23
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 24
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)

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