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2009-10 indiana WOMEN'S GOLF

2008-09 SEASON IN REVIEW

HOOSIERS FINISH SIXTH AT BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIP

? Sitting in 10th after one round, the Hoosiers made a furious rally to earn a sixth-place finish at the Big Ten Championship, April 24-26 at Purdue University-Kampen Course in West Lafayette, Ind. ? Battling fierce winds and a tough course, the Hoosiers shot 332 as a team in the first round with not a single player breaking 80. ? Round two was a different story as the first day closed with a round of 317, led by a 74 from Anita Gahir. Laura Nochta also posted a round of 79. ? The Hoosiers showed improvement on day two with a round of 315, this time led by a round of 77 from Kellye Belcher. Amber Lindgren shot a 78, with Gahir posting a 79. The 315 was tied for the third lowest round of the day. ? Indiana closed out play with its best performance of the weekend, posting a 302 in the fourth round. Cecilia Orevik posted the low round of the tournament for IU with a 72, while Belcher added her best round with a 75. Lindgren had a 77, with Gahir and Nochta each recording scores of 78. ? Gahir was the top Hoosier finisher, placing ninth with a total of 311 (80-74-79-78). ? Belcher tied for 32nd (85-86-77-75=323), as did Lindgren (82-86-78-77=323) and Nochta (85-79-81-78=323). ? Orevik finished tied for 42nd at her first Big Ten Championship (86-82-85-72=325), while Lauren Giesecke tied for 61st in her first championship apperance (85-82-92-81=340).

GAHIR, NOCHTA EARN SECOND-TEAM ALL-BIG TEN RECOGNITION

? At the conclusion of the Big Ten Championship, it was announced that Anita Gahir and Laura Nochta were selected to the All-Big Ten second team. ? This is the second-straight year that Gahir has been named to the second team, while it is the first Big Ten honor for Nochta. ? Gahir finished the year with a stroke average of 78.23 over 30 rounds, ranking second on the team. ? Her top finish of the year came at the Mountain View Invitational where she tied for third, including a career-best round of 67. ? Nochta led the Hoosiers with a stroke average of 78.10 over 30 rounds of play. ? She picked up her first career victory at the Lady Puerto Rico Invitational in February.

FIVE NAMED ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN

? Hoosiers Kellye Belcher, Anita Gahir, Lauren Giesecke, Amber Lindgren and Laura Nochta were named to the Academic All-Big Ten team for the 2008-09 season. ? Lindgren earned the honor for the third time in her career, while Belcher, Gahir and Nochta are now two-time honorees. Giesecke earned the award in her first season of eligibility. ? In order to be eligible for the Big Ten honor, a student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in her second year at the institution.

HOOSIERS HAVE RECORD-SETTING PERFORMANCE AT LAS VEGAS COLLEGIATE SHOWDOWN

? The fall ended on the right foot for the Hoosiers as they shot a schoolrecord 277 in the final round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, where they finished 10th as a team. ? That beat the old mark of 284 set at the NCAA Championships in 1998. In addition, the team also set the record for two-round (568) and threeround (860) scores. ? Individually, Anita Gahir tied the school record with a 67 in that final round. Teammate Kellye Belcher became the 13th Hoosier to record a round under 70 with a 69 in the final round.

NEWS AND NOTES

? Indiana posted top-10 finishes in nine of 10 tournaments this year. ? The top team performance came at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational, March 16-18 in Hawai'i where they placed third with a score of 917. ? The Hoosiers' second of two tournament scores under 900 came at the Mountain View Collegiate, where they finished fourth with a score of 884. ? Two freshmen made their debut for Indiana this year, with Sara Poppas competing in three events, and Emily Habbel taking part in the IU Invitational. ? Poppas' low round of the year came in the third round of the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational when she fired a 77. ? Senior Amber Lindgren tied her career best with a round of 73 at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown and the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational. ? Indiana was No. 55 in the final regular season GolfWeek poll.

NOCHTA FINISHES FIRST AT LADY PUERTO RICO CLASSIC

? It was an historic performance for Laura Nochta at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in February as she picked up her first career win, finishing tied for first. ? Nochta's 73 in the third round tied her for the low round of the day with six other golfers. Her three-round total of 219 (72-74-73) gave her a share of the individual tournament title along with Purdue's Maria Hernandez, the two-time Big Ten and 2009 NCAA champion. ? The Hoosiers finished 14th as a team with a total of 937 (318-311-308). ? For her efforts, Nochta was named the Big Ten Women's Golfer of the Week on Feb. 11.



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2009-10 indiana WOmen's GOLF

SEASON REVIEW

2008-09 TEAM RESULTS

DATE

Sept. 18-20

Sept. 27-28

Oct. 18-19

Oct. 27-29

Feb. 1

Feb. 8-10

March 16-18

March 28-29

April 6-7

April 18-19

April 24-26

Player Laura Nochta Anita Gahir Kellye Belcher Amber Lindgren Ceclia Orevik Lauren Giesecke Sara Poppas Emily Habbel

TOURNAMENT/HOST

Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational New Mexico Badger Invitational Wisconsin Lady Northern Invitational Purdue Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown UNLV vs. Wisconsin Wisconsin Lady Puerto Rico Classic Purdue Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational Hawai'i Mountain View Collegiate Colorado IU Invitational Indiana Lady Buckeye Invitational Ohio State Big Ten Championships Purdue

LOCATION/COURSE

FINISH/TOP HOOSIER

Albuquerque, N.M.

9th (303-308-303=914)

UNM Championship Course

Laura Nochta (T-4th; 74-72-71=217/-2)

Madison, Wis.

6th (304-314-311=929)

University Ridge Golf Course

Anita Gahir (T-5th; 73-73-74=220/+4)

West Lafayette, Ind.

4th (306-304-314=924)

Purdue University-Kampen Course Anita Gahir (T-12th; 73-76-81=230/+14)

Boulder City, Nev.

10th (292-291-277=860)

Boulder Creek Golf Club

Kellye Belcher (T-9th; 70-71-69=210/-6)

Phoenix, Ariz.

L, 8-10

Westbrook Village Golf Club

Laura Nochta (71)

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

14th (318-311-308=937)

Coco Beach Golf Club

Laura Nochta (T-1st; 72-74-73=219/+3)

Kane'hoe, Hawai'i

3rd (309-309-299=917)

Kane'hoe Klipper Golf Course

Laura Nochta (6th; 74-75-73=222/+6)

Tucson, Ariz.

4th (297-298-289=884)

Mountain View Golf Club

Laura Nochta/Anita Gahir (T-3rd)

Columbus, Ind.

T-6th (320-318-321=959)

Otter Creek Golf Club

Anita Gahir (T-10th; 80-76-78=234/+18)

Columbus, Ohio

5th (299-310-310=919)

Ohio State University-Scarlet Course Anita Gahir (T-6th; 74-77-74=227/+9)

West Lafayette, Ind.

6th (332-317-315-302=1266)

Purdue University-Kampen Course Anita Gahir (9th; 80-74-79-78=311/+23)

INDIVIDUAL SEASON STATISTICS

Rds.

Strokes

Avg.

Best 18

Best 36

Best 54

31

2343

75.58

70

141

213

31

2347

75.70

67

141

213

31

2397

77.32

69

140

210

28

2222

79.35

73

147

223

28

2248

80.28

71

148

224

13

1080

83.07

77

159

243

9

771

85.66

77

159

244

3

275

91.66

90

181

275

Top 10 4 5 1 0 0 0 0 0

Top 25

Top Finish

7

T-1st/Lady Puerto Rico

8

T-3rd/Mountain View

4 T-12th/Dr. Donnis Thompson

1 T-25th/Dr. Donnis Thompson

1

T-17th/Lady Buckeye

0

T-32nd/IU Invitational

0 65th/Badger Invitational

0

83rd/IU Invitational

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SEASON REVIEW

2009-10 indiana WOmen's GOLF

Tournament Kellye Belcher, Jr. Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational Badger Invitational Lady Northern Invitational Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown Lady Puerto Rico Classic Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational Mountain View Collegiate IU Invitational Lady Buckeye Invitational Big Ten Championship

Anita Gahir, Jr. Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational Badger Invitational Lady Northern Invitational Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown Lady Puerto Rico Classic Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational Mountain View Collegiate IU Invitational Lady Buckeye Invitational Big Ten Championship

Lauren Giesecke, So. Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational IU Invitational* Lady Buckeye Invitational Big Ten Championship

Emily Habbel, Fr. IU Invitational*

Amber Lindgren, Sr. Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational Badger Invitational Lady Northern Invitational Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown Lady Puerto Rico Classic Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational Mountain View Collegiate IU Invitational Big Ten Championship

Laura Nochta, Jr. Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational Badger Invitational Lady Northern Invitational Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown Lady Puerto Rico Classic Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational Mountain View Collegiate IU Invitational Lady Buckeye Invitational Big Ten Championship

Cecilia Orevik, So. Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational Badger Invitational Lady Northern Invitational Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown Lady Puerto Rico Classic Mountain View Collegiate IU Invitational Lady Buckeye Invitational Big Ten Championship

Sara Poppas, Fr. Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational* Badger Invitational* IU Invitational*

* Competed as an individual

2008-09 INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

PlaceRounds

T-26th T-32nd T-15th T-9th T-56th T-12th T-44th T-41st 16th T-32nd

72-77-78 77-77-80 77-76-78 70-71-69 83-77-79 78-75-76 75-77-76 80-81-85 73-75-82 85-86-77-75

T-39th T-5th T-12th T-22nd T-47th T-19th T-3rd T-10th T-6th 9th

78-78-75 73-73-74 73-76-81 73-74-67 83-77-77 78-77-77 71-74-68 80-76-78 74-77-74 80-74-79-78

T-55th T-32nd 64th T-61st

85-85-81 84-79-80 77-83-86 85-82-92-81

83rd

94-90-91

T-73rd T-50th T-50th T-63rd T-69th T-25th T-60th T-46th T-32nd

80-81-79 78-81-81 86-81-75 76-74-73 80-83-79 79-82-73 79-77-75 82-83-82 82-86-78-77

T-4th T-22nd T-15th T-29th T-1st 6th T-3rd T-18th T-26th T-32nd

74-72-71 78-77-75 74-77-80 73-72-70 72-74-73 74-75-73 72-71-70 78-82-79 78-78-78 85-79-81-78

T-79th T-55th T-62nd T-68th 87th T-84th T-35th T-17th T-42nd

80-81-79 83-77-82 82-75-89 76-77-71 84-88-84 82-76-79 83-79-82 75-80-76 86-82-85-72

T-81st 65th 81st

85-82-77 90-84-80 96-88-89

Total (Above/Below Par)

227 (+8) 234 (+18) 231 (+15)

210 (-3) 239 (+23) 229 (+13) 228 (+12) 246 (+30) 230 (+14) 323 (+35)

231 (+12) 220 (+4) 230 (+14) 214 (+1) 237 (+21) 232 (+16) 213 (-3) 234 (+18) 225 (+9) 311 (+23)

251 (+35) 243 (+27) 246 (+30) 340 (+52)

275 (+59)

240 (+21) 240 (+24) 242 (+26) 223 (+7) 242 (+26) 234 (+18) 231 (+15) 247 (+31) 323 (+35)

217 (-2) 230 (+14) 231 (+15) 215 (+2) 219 (+3) 222 (+6)

213 (-3) 239 (+23) 234 (+18) 323 (+35)

243 (+24) 242 (+26) 246 (+30) 224 (+8) 256 (+40) 237 (+21) 244 (+28) 231 (+15) 325 (+37)

244 (+25) 254 (+38) 273 (+57)



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2009-10 indiana WOmen's GOLF

CAREER RESULTS

history

KELLYE BELCHER

Tournament

PlaceRounds

Junior- 2008-09

Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational T-26th

72-77-78

Badger Invitational

T-32nd 77-77-80

Lady Northern Invitational

T-15th

77-76-78

Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

T-9th

70-71-69

Lady Puerto Rico Classic

T-56th

83-77-79

Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational

T-12th

78-75-76

Mountain View Collegiate

T-44th

75-77-76

IU Invitational

T-41st

80-81-85

Lady Buckeye Invitational

16th

73-75-82

Big Ten Championship

T-32nd 85-86-77-75

Sophomore - 2007-08 Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 8-9) Lady Northern Invitational (Sept. 22-23) Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 29-30) Johnie Imes Invitational (Oct. 8-9) Central District Invitational (Feb. 18-19) UNLV Spring Invitational (March 10-12) Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invit. (March 17-19) Mountain View Collegiate (March 29-30) Indiana Invitational (April 7-8) Big Ten Championship (April 25-27) NCAA East Regional (May 8-10)

T-12th T-16th T-21st T-11th T-34th T-35th T-72nd T-49th 54th T-16th T-80th

76-73-79 77-76-75 80-75-78 78-72-83 75-78-81 71-75-76 82-88 75-76-78 83-76-80 77-74-73-79 79-81-78

Freshman - 2006-07

Badger Invitational (Sept. 10-11)

T6th

Lady Northern (Sept. 16-17)

T2nd

Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 30-Oct. 1)

T20rd

New Mexico State Invitational (Oct. 16-18) T23rd

Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate (Oct. 30-31) T41st

Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 23-25)

55th

UNLVSpring Invitational (March 12-14) T34th

Mountain View Collegiate (March 24-25) T19th

IUInvitational (April 9-10)

T22nd

Big Ten Championships (April 27-29)

28th

NCAA Central Regional (May 10-12)

T24th

NCAA Championships (May 22-25)

T101st

77-76-76 74-41-74 73-77-78 75-78-75 77-76-78 79-76-81 71-74-77 75-72-72 76-78 84-78-77-77 72-75-79 84-75-84-78

ANITA GAHIR

Tournament

PlaceRounds

Junior - 2008-09

Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational T-39th

78-78-75

Badger Invitational

T-5th

73-73-74

Lady Northern Invitational

T-12th

73-76-81

Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

T-22nd 73-74-67

Lady Puerto Rico Classic

T-47th

83-77-77

Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational

T-19th

78-77-77

Mountain View Collegiate

T-3rd

71-74-68

IU Invitational

T-10th

80-76-78

Lady Buckeye Invitational

T-6th

74-77-74

Big Ten Championship

9th

80-74-79-78

Sophomore - 2007-08 Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 8-9) Lady Northern Invitational (Sept. 22-23) Palmetto Intercollegiate (Oct. 29-30) Central District Invitational (Feb. 18-19) UNLV Spring Invitational (March 10-12) Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invit. (March 17-19) Mountain View Collegiate (March 29-30) Indiana Invitational (April 7-8) Big Ten Championship (April 25-27) NCAA East Regional (May 8-10)

T-12th T-42nd T-21st T-9th T-42nd T-47th T-7th T-13th T-14th T-61st

78-76-74 74-80-81 83-73-75 74-76-75 73-76-75 80-84 76-76-68 73-77-73 75-74-78-75 76-80-77

Total (Above/Below Par)

227 (+8) 234 (+18) 231 (+15)

210 (-3) 239 (+23) 229 (+13) 228 (+12) 246 (+30) 230 (+14) 323 (+35)

228 (+12) 228 (+12) 233 (+20) 233 (+17) 234 (+18) 222 (+6) 170 (+26) 229 (+13) 239 (+23) 303 (+15) 238 (+22)

229 (+13) 219 (+3) 230 (+17) 228 (+12) 231 (+15) 236 (+20) 222 (+6) 219 (+3) 154 (+10) 316 (+28) 226 (+13) 321 (+33)

Total (Above/Below Par)

231 (+12) 220 (+4) 230 (+14) 214 (+1) 237 (+21) 232 (+16) 213 (-3) 234 (+18) 225 (+9) 311 (+23)

228 (+12) 235 (+19) 231 (+15) 225 (+9) 224 (+8) 164 (+20) 220 (+4) 223 (+7) 302 (+14) 233 (+17)

Laura Nochta and Anita Gahir have been exceptional leaders for the Indiana women's golf program, with both earning All-Big Ten honors in 2009.

Freshman - 2006-07 Badger Invitational (Sept. 10-11) Lady Northern (Sept. 16-17) Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 30-Oct. 1) New Mexico State Invitational (Oct. 16-18) Palmetto Intercollegiate (Oct. 30-31) Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 23-25) UNLVSpring Invitational (March 12-14) IUInvitational (April 9-10) Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 21-22) Big Ten Championships (April 27-29) NCAA Central Regional (May 10-12) NCAA Championships (May 22-25)

T10th T37th T30th T35th T15th T52nd T16th T46th T37th T15th T21st T81st

80-76-77 80-76-79 79-77-79 78-74-80 76-76-73 79-80-76 70-72-74 81-77 79-82-82 75-76-79-80 70-71-84 81-79-78-75

233 (+17) 235 (+19) 236 (+22) 232 (+16) 225 (+9) 235 (+19)

216 (E) 158 (+14) 243 (+27) 310 (+22) 225 (+12) 313 (+25)

LAUREN GIESECKE

Tournament Sophomore - 2008-09 Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational IU Invitational* Lady Buckeye Invitational Big Ten Championship

Freshman - 2007-08 Indiana Invitational*

PlaceRounds

T-55th T-32nd 64th T-61st

85-85-81 84-79-80 77-83-86 85-82-92-81

Total (Above/Below Par)

251 (+35) 243 (+27) 246 (+30) 340 (+52)

T-64th 77-78-88

243 (+27)

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