March 30, 2004
Athlete: Luke Ridnour
Professional Team: Seattle Sonics
TV Show: One Tree Hill
Movie: Sweet Home Alabama
Class At WSU: Teaching and Learning 483 (Integrating Health & Fitness into K-8 Curriculum)
What is the best thing about Pullman? I love the small town atmosphere.
Where is your dream vacation spot? Hawaii
If you could meet anyone dead or alive, who would it be? Luke Ridnour, but I already met him at the Eugene Airport.
What do you do the evening before a tournament? Sleep uneasily.
What was the last book you read? Fit of Fat
If you had the opportunity to play on any course, what would it be? Augusta Nationals
Most confident shot on the course: Driver
Most difficult shot on the course: Sand Shot
What do you do when you're not playing golf? Hang out with friends.
If you could be on any reality show, what would it be? The Bachelor
If you could be paired up against any golfer for a round, who would it be? Annika Sorenstam
Where do you see yourself in ten years? Teaching second grade.
Advice for aspiring golfers: Practice, practice, practice, and always believe in the impossible.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played volleyball, basketball, and golf for the Goats...lettered three years in basketball under Head Coach Mike Haerling...2001 GWAC Girls Golf Player of the Year recipient.
Freshman (2002-03): Made collegiate debut at Ram Fall Classic and shot a 3-over 75 in the second round...excelled during fall season, finished tied for 13th, Oct. 1 at the Vandal Classic for her first career top 25 finish...missed two other top 25 finishes by one-stroke, finishing tied for 26th at the Shanico Invitational and tied for 27th at the Heather Farr Invitational...second lowest scoring average on the team for the fall at 78.5... posted consecutive top eight efforts to begin spring season...tied for fourth at Inland Collegiate and tied for eighth at Lady Moc Classic...opened NCAA West Regional with a season-best 74 in the first round, which was second-best first round score on the team.
Sophomore (Fall 2003): Opened her season at the Northwest Invitational Sept. 15, 2003...finished tied for 12th, at the Lady Vandal Invitational...matched her personal best of 74 at the 22nd annual Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 27, 1983 at Chelan, Wash....parents Troy and Suzanne...has one brother, Steven, who graduated from WSU Vancouver in 2001...father played football for Wenatchee Valley College...carried a 3.8 GPA throughout high school...was a "Who's Who In American High Schools"...three-year member of the band and 4H Swine Project...six-year member of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)...one-year member of WJGA and four-year member of AJGA...plans to major in elementary education.