Kaylee Knadler finishes as top golfer
Tomorrow’s final round will conclude tournament
Wyoming is in ninth place at 321 (+33)
Tournament will be in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Castillo, Knadler tied fifth to lead UW
2012 Wyoming Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate at The Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif.
2015-16 (Senior): Kathleen Kershisnik played in all but one tournament during her senior campaign • She had the best finish of her career at the Grand Canyon Invite, as she tied for 10th • She helped UW finish in fourth place at the GCU Invite, and was one shot off her career low during the third round before completing play with a 231 (+18) • At the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic, Kershisnik finished tied for 29th after shooting a season-low 74 (+2) and posting a three-round total 226 (+10) • At the MW Championships, Kershisnik finished tied for 40th with a 242 (+26).2014-15 (Junior): Kershisnik played in nine tournaments for the Cowgirls during her junior season • Played a total of 26 rounds and finished with a stroke average of 80.4 • Led the Cowgirls at the CSU Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic with a three-round tally of 234 (+18), where she finished in 60th place • Fired her career best of 74 (+2) in the first and second round • Recorded her best and only top-25 finish during the season at the Matador Invitational where she tied for 24th • At the Price's "Give `Em Five" Intercollegiate, Kershisnik hit her lowest tournament score with a 229 (+13) • Became the first Cowgirl to be named a three-time WGCA All-American and was also named to the spring 2015 Academic All-MW team.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Kershisnik was a key part of the Cowgirls lineup during her sophomore season as she played 27 rounds on the season with a stroke average of 80.4 • Best finish came at the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate finishing tied for 25th place with a score of 230 (+14) • Recorded a 230 (+14) in the previous tournament finishing tied for 49th at the Price's "Give `Em Five" Intercollegiate • Carded career-best rounds of 75 (+3) three times during the season • 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 • 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 • 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 • A four-time all-conference honoree and team captain during all four years of her prep career • Claimed three regional championships during her time with them • An excellent student earning Academic All-State and was named to the Principal Honor Roll all four years of high school.
Personal: The daughter of Tim and Terri Kershisnik • Born April 5, 1994, in Aurora, Colo. • Has two older brothers, Thomas and Kevin • Majoring in kinesiology and health promotion at UW • Also recruited by Butler, Dayton, Montana, Richmond and SMU.