CAREER BESTS Best Finish: 1st at Landfall Tradition (Oct. 26-28, 2012) Lowest 18-hole Score: 65 at Texas State Challenge (Nov. 2-3, 2009)* Lowest 54-hole Score: 207 at Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 26-27, 2012)* * indicates school record.
FALL 2012 (SENIOR)
Wrapped the fall ranked as the No. 1 golfer in the country according to Golfweek ... marked the highest individual ranking for a Texas Tech golfer in school history ... was also named the Golfweek Player of the Fall ... recorded three top-five finishes in four appearances ... on pace to snap the Texas Tech single-season stroke average record ... averaged a team-best 71.5 swings per round ... fired a 5-under 211 to open the season with a second-place finish at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic ... finished with a 211 card that marked her lowest of the semester ... marked the third time in her career where she had posted a second-place finish ... was boosted by a 4-under 68 second round ... earned Big 12 Golfer of the Month honors for the performance ... turned around to finish tied for 14th at the Windy City Collegiate ... turned in a fifth-place performance at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic ... broke through with her first career victory at the rain-shortened Landfall Tradition ... recorded a 5-under 67 opening round that was good enough to win the tournament after thunderstorms from Hurricane Sandy caused the final 36 holes to be canceled ... her 67 card was the lowest for any Lady Raider this fall ... tournament victory propelled her to No. 2 in the individual rankings ... moved to the top spot a week later ... now has 15 career top-10 finishes entering the spring season.
SPRING 2012 (JUNIOR)
Recorded one of the top single-seasons in school history ... finished with a 73.0 stroke average that was the second-lowest on the team behind Gabby Dominguez ... stroke average also marked the second-lowest in school history as well ... competed in every tournament during the spring, averaging 73.3 strokes per round ... advanced to the NCAA Championships with Dominguez where they both tied for eighth overall, marking the highest finish for a Tech player in school history ... was named an honorable mention All-American following the tournament by both the NGCA and Golfweek Magazine ... marked the first time a Tech player had earned All-American honors since Brooke Lawrence in 1996 ... qualified for the national tournament after finishing in a tie for eighth at the NCAA West Regional ... was the highest finisher at the regional that was not on a qualifying team ... shot a 1-over 217 over 54 holes at the regional ... marked only the second time a Lady Raider had qualified as an individual in school history ... concluded the spring with six top-10 finishes, including two top-five performances ... was in the top 30 of every tournament during the season as well ... best outing came at the Westbrook Spring Invitational where she finished tied for second after a 9-under 207 ... wrapped the tournament with 66 and 67 cards during the final day ... her 66 second round was a stroke off her career best ... finished tied for second with Dominguez ... their 207 card marked the lowest 54-hole score in school history ... also finished 10th at the Notre Dame Clover Cup and tied for fourth at the Mountain View Collegiate ... struggled at the Big 12 Championships where she shot a 26-over 236 to finish tied for 30th ... wrapped the season in the top 50 of Golfweek's individual rankings ... an All-Big 12 postseason selection with Dominguez, marking the first time a Tech player had been honored since Janie Vannoy in 2000 ... also honored for her work in the classroom as she was named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team ... picked up NGCA All-Scholar Team and Capital One Academic All-District first team accolades as well ... was later named to the Capital One Academic all-America third team ... marked the first time a Lady Raider had been named an Academic All-American in program history.
FALL 2011 (JUNIOR)
Finished among the top 15 in all five tournaments during the fall ... was among the top 10 in each of Tech's first three tournaments, including two top-five finishes ... posted a team-best 72.5 stroke average that is on pace to be the lowest in school history ... enters the spring ranked 44th nationally by Golfweek ... opened the season with a 9th-place showing at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic ... finished 3-over-par following an even-par final round ... came close to first individual title over next two tournaments with a third-place showing at the Windy City Collegiate and second-place finish at Susie Berning Maxwell Classic ... fired back-to-back 1-under 71 cards to conclude the Windy City Collegiate ... wrapped the event just a stroke off the lead ... carried that momentum into the Susie Berning Maxwell Classic with a 4-under 68 opening round ... round was her lowest since opening the 2010 fall season with a 67 card at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic ... combined to shoot 1-over during the final 36 holes ... her 213 final card marked the fifth-lowest 54-hole score in school history ... was ranked 19th in the country following the performance ... finished tied for 13th at the UTSA Alamo Invitational and in a tie for 14th at the Texas State Challenge ... made a final day charge at the Texas State Challenge with an even-par 70 final round.
SPRING 2011 (SOPHOMORE)
Continued her success from the fall ... finished the year with a 75.4 stroke average, second-lowest on the team ... posted a 75.3 stroke average in spring tournaments only ... recorded three top 20 finishes ... lone top 10 finish came at the Baylor Invitational where she finished in a tie for ninth ... other top 20 finishes came at the SunTrust Gator Invitational (tie for 15th) and the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate (tie for 13th) ... was one of three Tech players in the top 10 at the Baylor Invitational, joining tournament champion Alex Gibson and Gabby Dominguez ... helped Tech take first-day lead at Big 12 Championships with 2-over 74 round ... fired a 1-over card the following day to move into a tie for 15th entering final round ... ended the tournament at 7-over and in a tie for 28th ... struggled at the NCAA East Regional, finishing 21-over and in a tie for 100th overall ... Academic All-Big 12 first team selection ... was also one of four Tech golfers honored on the NGCA All-American Scholar Teams.
FALL 2010 (SOPHOMORE)
Wrapped up the fall as Tech's most-consistent player with three top 25 finishes and a 74.6 stroke average ... opened the year with consecutive fourth-place finishes at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic and Windy City Collegiate Championship ... fired a 5-under 67 for the first round lead at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic ... followed with an even-par 72 later in the day and a 1-over 73 final round for first career top-five finish ... her 212 total score tied for the fourth lowest 54-hole score in school history ... had to come from behind in Tech's next outing, firing a 1-over 72 and a 1-under 70 final round to finish 6-over at the Windy City Collegiate ... continued her strong play into the Lady Northern Invitational ... finished 8-over-par for a tie for 25th overall.
SPRING 2010 (FRESHMAN) Posted a solid spring for the Lady Raiders as she competed in all eight spring tournaments ... helped lead her team to a third-place finish at
the Baylor Invitational after finishing 12th place overall for her second top-15 finish of the spring ... ended the year with a 75.5 average per-round.
FALL 2009 (FRESHMAN) Got her Texas Tech career off to a great start as she led the Lady Raiders with a 73.9 average per-round while posting three Top 25 finishes ... set the school record for the lowest 18-hole round at 65 in the third round of the Texas State Challenge ... her round of 65 in the final round of the tournament led her to a tie for 6th place overall which was a season best finish.
AMATEUR EXPERIENCE Qualified three times for the USGA Girls' Jr. Golf Championships, three USGA Women's Amateur Championships, and qualified for two USGA Public Links Championships ... she is a six-time South Dakota Golf Association Junior Champion, whose career-low round is a 66.
HIGH SCHOOL A four-time state champion in South Dakota at Clark H.S. where she was an all-state selection all four years during her prep career.
PERSONAL Born on August 16, 1991, in Huron, S.D., to parents Terry and Teresa Kaufman ... has one older sister, Ashley ... enjoys watching movies, other sports, shopping and fishing ... majoring in political science with a minor in history.