Melanie Walsh
Melanie Walsh
Height: 5-8
Year: Gr.
Hometown: Mt. Prospect, Ill.
High School: Prospect

2013-14: Posted an 83.50 scoring average in two tournaments played … Shot a season-low 164 (78-86) to finish in a tied for 13th place at Washington University Spring Invitational.

2012-13: NCAA Division III Elite 89 Award winner … 21st in the Central Region and 182nd in NCAA Division III with 86.65 scoring average … Recorded a season-best 13th-place finish at the Washington University Spring Invitational (4/6-4/7) after firing a two-day total of 161 (79-82) … Fired a 90 or lower in 16 of 20 rounds, including season-low 76 on day one of Birmingham Southern Colllege Southern Shootout Oct. 7 … WGCA Division III All-American Scholar Team.

2011-12: Spent junior season studying abroad in England.

2010-11: NCAA Division III Elite 88 Award winner … Second-Team Captial One Academic All-District VII … Saw action in all 11 tournaments … Fifth on the team and 175th in NCAA Division III with 86.79 scoring average … Placed 97th at NCAA Division III Championship with three-day score of 291 (107-90-94) … Second place at Illinois College Invitational (9/4-9/5) after firing 78 on day one and season-low 77 on day two … Tied for fourth at Millikin University Spring Classic (4/15) with an 83 … Recorded a 90 or lower in 15 of 19 rounds.

2009-10: Competed in 11 tournaments with 23 completed rounds … Second on the team and 166th in NCAA Division III with a 86.61 stroke average … Shot a 90 or lower in 17 of 23 rounds … Tied for 97th place at the NCAA Championship … Shot a school-record round 73 en route to a second-place finish at the IWU Fall Classic on Sept. 19.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in golf and two-year letterwinner in badminton at Prospect High School … Placed 20th at the 2009 IHSA State Finals … 2009 IWGA Julia H. Dodds Jr. Girls Award … Four-time all-conference … Five-time Illinois Junior Golf Association Regional champion … 2009 Prospect High School Female Athlete of the Year … 2009 English Department Senior Award … 2009 IJGA Kellman Memorial Scholarship winner.

PERSONAL: Majoring in English… Daughter of Patrick and Susan Walsh.