Wyoming finishes tied for seventh
Kandler sits in sixth place
Fifth-Annual Tournament in Palm Desert, Calif.
Sophomore Klara Castillo finishes tied 64th
Final round to be played in the morning
2012 Wyoming Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate at The Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Kershisnik was a key part of the Cowgirls lineup during her sophomore season. She played 27 rounds on the season with a stroke average of 80.4. Her best finish came at the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate finishing tied for 25th place with a score of 230 (+14). She also recorded a 230 (+14) in the previous tournament finishing tied for 49th at the Price's "Give `Em Five" Intercollegiate. Kershisnik carded career-best rounds of 75 (+3) three times during the season. Kershisnik recorded the mark in the second rounds of the CSU Ptarmigan Ram Classic and Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate along with the final round of the Mountain View Collegiate. She was again named a WGCA All-American.
2012-13 (Freshman): After playing in just two tournaments in the fall, Kathleen Kershisnik started all seven events in the spring for Wyoming. Her top finish was 38th at the Mountain West Championship with a 257 (+41), while her lowest tournament total was 237 (+21) at the MountainView Collegiate and the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic. She shot a career-low 75 (+3) during the first round of the MountainView Collegiate. She was UW's third scorer in two tournaments during the spring. She averaged 81.8 strokes per round. In the classroom, she was named to the MW Academic-All Conference team and a recipient of the MW Scholar-Athlete Award. She was also named a WGCA All-American Scholar.
High School: Kershisnik was one of the top golfers in the state of Colorado during her prep career for Coach George Miller at Class 4A Regis Jesuit High School. She was a four-time all-state honoree with four individual top-four finishes at the state tournament, including two runner-up finishes, while helping her team win state championships during her sophomore and senior seasons. Kershisnik was also a four-time all-conference honoree and team captain during all four years of her prep career. Her team claimed three regional championships during her time with them. Kershisnik was also an excellent student earning Academic All-State four years of high school. Also in the classroom she was named to the Principal Honor Roll all four years of high school.
Personal: The daughter of Tim and Terri Kershisnik, Kathleen was born April 5, 1994, in Aurora, Colo. She has two older brothers, Thomas and Kevin. Kathleen is majoring in kinesiology and health promotion at UW. She was also recruited by Butler, Dayton, Montana, Richmond and SMU.