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.
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.