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Kelly MacWhinnie
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Upper St. Clair HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Fall 2006: Finished fall season T4th with 77.0 scoring average, with 13 of her 15 rounds (.867) counting toward team total... Best finish was a tie for 4th at the Lady Pirate Invitational, where she led the Terps with a 73-73-73--219 total... Was 2nd on the team at the Edwin Watts Palmetto Intercollegiate, where her 80-77-75--232 score tied for 44th individually.

Spring 2006: Finished the season 5th on the team in scoring average at 77.5, with 27 of her 32 rounds (.844) counting toward the Terps' team total... Best finish of the spring was a T13th at the Pat Bradley Women's Championship which opened the season (74-75-77--226)... Finished second on the team in that event... Low 18-hole total came in first round of NCAA East Regional, where Terps were making their first appearance ever... Finished T2nd on the team and T54th overall at 72-78-76--226, matching her best 54-hole total of the spring... Led Maryland with a T14th finish at the UNCW Lady Seahawk Invitational at 76-75-78--229... Tied for 26th as an individual as Terps placed fourth at the ACC Championships (82-77-76--235)... 16 of her 18 rounds (.889) counted toward the team total.

Fall 2005: Improved her scoring average from 81.8 from 2004-05 season to 77.8 in Fall 2005... Had solid semester playing in 5th spot for Terps... Had her score count in team total in 11 of 14 rounds during five fall events... First top-10 finish of her career came with 10th at Wolverine Invitational at University of Michigan (82-77-73--232)... Had her low-18 and low-54 totals at that event... Followed two weekends later with 77-75--152 to tie for 11th at Nittany Lion Fall Invitational... 13 of her 14 rounds in the fall were better than her final scoring average from '04-05... Only Terp in fall season other than Kate Stepanek to have top-10 finish.

Spring 2005: Finished 5th on team in spring (82.7) and overall (81.8) scoring average... Had 11 of her 14 rounds count or tie for counting toward team score... Best finish was 16th at Spider Spring Invitational as Maryland earned team title... Finished 16th with rounds of 87-79--166... Finished fourth on the team and 36th overall at ACC Championships with scores of 86-84-83--253 as Terps finished ninth.

Fall 2004: Played in all five events, posting an 80.9 scoring average over 14 rounds... Lowest 18-hole score was a 74 shot in the first round of the fall season, the opening 18 at the Cougar Classic... Finished that event T73rd with 74-88-79--241... Lowest 54-hole total was a 237 shot at the Taco Bell Intercollegiate, where she tied for 58th... Best individual finish was a tie for 40th a the Lady Jaguar Invitational, won by the Terrapins... Shot 87-80--167 at that event, held in Augusta, Ga.

Spring 2004: Played as an individual at the Miccosukee Championship hosted by Florida International University... Tied for 58th with rounds of 87-85-87--259... Finished the 2003-04 season with an 86.2 scoring average in six rounds.

Fall 2003: Participated in one tournament as an individual... tied for 57th at Nittany Lion Fall Invitational with scores of 86-86-86--258 on Penn State's Blue Course.

Before Maryland: Captain of golf team at Upper St. Clair for two years... was nominated for school's Athlete of the Year award... Upper St. Clair was unbeaten during her four seasons there... finished ninth in Pennsylvania state tournament in 2002... Placed third in WPIAL in 2001 and second in 2002... four-year member of the student council and was president of the Latin Club.

Personal: Parents are Val and Bob MacWhinnie... brother, Bobby, played recently on the Maryland men's golf team... plans to major in communications... enjoys yoga... chose Maryland over St. John's, Richmond and Georgetown.


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