W. Golf: Megan Kiley

Megan Kiley


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  Hometown: Leo, Ind.
  Previous School: Leo HS/Univ. of Indianapolis
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Business

Florida Southern’s top returning golfer with a career stroke average of 77.14 in her two seasons with the Moccasins, and has played in the last three Division II National Championship Tournaments (two with Florida Southern, one with the University of Indianapolis).

As a junior (2011-12)… NGCA Honorable Mention All-American… Second Team All-Sunshine State Conference… NGCA All-American Scholar… Division II Academic Achievement Award winner… Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Played in all 12 tournaments and was second on the team with a 77.21 stroke average… Team counter in 30 of her 33 rounds, tying her with M.J. Audette for the team lead in that department… Also had the team’s top score in 11 rounds, and had one of the Lady Mocs’ two rounds of under par with a career-best 69 (-3) in the first round of the Tusculum Intercollegiate (Feb. 4)… Florida Southern’s top golfer in three of its five regular season spring tournaments, and was number two in both the SSC Tournament and the NCAA Division II National Finals… Was the Lady Mocs’ #1 or #2 golfer in nine of 12 tournaments overall… Had three top-five finishes and five in the top-10, including third place at the Lady Falcon Invitational (Sept. 24-25) and Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational (March 5-6), and 10th place in the SSC Tournament… Finished in 16th place at the NCAA Division II National Finals with a score of 318 (81-83-78-76) and had Florida Southern’s best score in the final round to help the Lady Mocs secure second place.

As a sophomore (2010-11)… Division II Academic Achievement Award winner… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Joined the Moccasins in January as a transfer from the University of Indianapolis and saw her stroke average drop by nearly 4.0 per round… Played in five tournaments during the spring with the regular lineup as three tournaments with the “B” team… Team counter in 10 of her 15 rounds in the regular lineup and all eight of her rounds with the “B” team… Led the Mocs in scoring three times, and the “B” team five times… Made her first appearance with the Moccasins at the Webber Classic and tied for fourth along with teammate Hannah Duffie as members of the “B” team (Feb. 13-14)… Was the “B” team’s number two golfer at the Lady Moc Classic (Feb. 21-22) and top finisher at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational (March 7-8) with 18th and 16th-place finishes respectively… Moved into the regular starting five for the final five tournaments of the season and posted three top-10 finishes and one top-five… Best finish came at the Bash at the Beach where she placed third with a six-over par 150 (Apr. 9-10)… Followed that with a seventh-place finish in the SSC Tournament when she tied Emily Flanigan for the top position on the team, and had a share of the first-round lead with a career-best one-under par 71 (Apr. 18-19)… Had two other rounds at even par during the season… Was the Moccasins’ top finisher at the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament when she placed sixth (77-72-72 = 221), and had both of her even-par rounds… Ended the season by placing 31st at the Division II National Championships (78-75-73-85 = 311).

As a freshman (2009-10)… NGCA All-American Scholar… Played in all 14 tournaments for the University of Indianapolis in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (12 as a team member and two as an individual)… Helped the Greyhounds win the GLVC championship, finish as the regional runner-up and place ninth at the NCAA Division II National Tournament… Also helped them win four tournaments throughout the season and finish second in five others… Was the Greyhounds’ #2 golfer in four different tournaments… Had five top-10 finishes and three in the top-five… Tied for third at the Trine Fall Invitational in her first collegiate tournament while playing as an individual (Aug. 29)… Also tied for third at the Laker Fall Classic (Sept. 7)… Shot a season’s-best two-over par 74 in the second round of the Midwest Shootout/GLVC Preview (Sept. 26) when she finished with a six-over par 150 and in fifth place… Tied for 12th at the GLVC Tournament, tied for 20th at the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional, and was 59th at the Division II National Championships (83-85-81-85 = 334).

In high school… 2009 graduate of Leo High School in Indiana… Led the team in stroke average three straight years… Two-time qualifier for the state tournament (sophomore and senior)… 3-time all-area selection… Member of the National Honor Society and honor roll student all four years… Finished second at the City Women’s Golf Tournament in Fort Wayne after her senior year… Also played tennis at Leo High School… Personal… Daughter of Richard and Sara Kiley… Has one older sister (Katherine, 28)… Has worked as an instructor at the Dr. Bob Winters-Nike Golf School at Williams College… Born August 20, 1990… Business major.
 

KILEY YEAR-BY-YEAR

YearTourn.Rnd.StrokesAvg.Low
*2009-10*14312,51080.9774 (+2)
2010-118231,77277.0471 (-1)
2011-1212332,54877.2169 (-3)
CAREER34876,83078.5169 (-3)

*2009-10 statistics are from the University of Indianapolis

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