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

Fall 2007: Was Maryland's low player for the Fall season with a 75.7 scoring average, edging fellow senior Kelly Calkin... Has appeared in the lineup in all 38 events Maryland has entered since her freshman season... Finished the fall on what may be the best streak of her collegiate career, getting three top-10 finishes out of her seven career top-10s... T5th at the Nittany Lion Invitational and second among the team (79-76-75--230) as the Terps placed second as a team... Second individually at the Spider Fall Invitational (72-74--146) for the best finish of her career and leading Maryland to the team title... Had her best 54-hole total of the Fall with a 77-74-74--225 to tie for 7th at the Edwin Watts / Palmetto Intercollegiate, also lead the team.

Spring 2007: Posted a 78.1 scoring average for the full 2006-07 season, tied for third on the team... Had 68 percent of her rounds count toward the team total... Best finish of the Spring was a T15th at the USF/Waterlefe Invitational (76-76-83 --235), won by Maryland... Low 54-hole total came with 233 postings at the Lady Seahawk Invitational (T29th, 77-80-76--233) and with a T18th at the ACC Championships (83-77-73--233), where she finished second on the team... Her final-round 73 there was her best 18 holes of the Spring season... Tied for team-high honors with a T63rd at the NCAA Central Regional at Michigan (77-78-79--234).

Fall 2006: Finished the fall season with a 77.0 scoring average... Tied for the low 18-hole score during the fall season, as her second-round 69 at the Lady Pirate Invitational matched the scores posted by Kelly Calkin and Kate Stepanek in the fall... Trotter's T14 finish in that event was her best for the fall (75-69-78--222)... Had 10 of her 15 rounds count toward the team total, with six rounds at 75 or better over the five events.

Spring 2006: Finished the 2005-06 season second on the team in scoring average at 76.8... Had two rounds at par or better and 12 of her 32 rounds were at 75 or better... Led Maryland in Spring 2006 season with 76.5 scoring average and three top-10 finishes... Best finish of the spring was a tie for 3rd at the Pinehurst Challenge, where she led the Terps to a team victory with rounds of 74-75-75--224... Posted Maryland's best individual finish ever at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships at Pinehurst with a fifth-place (72-77-75--224) as Terps also got best-ever team placing (4th)... Finished 4th at the Lady Herd / El Diablo Intercollegiate as three Terps placed in top five (73-79-77--229)... Low 18 holes of the spring was a 70 during the second round of the NCAA East Regional... Her 82-70-74--226 tied for 54th overall and helped Maryland to a 14th-place finish as a team.

Fall 2005: Finished third on the team in the fall with a scoring average of 77.2, more than three shots better than the previous fall season... Score counted toward the team total in 13 of 14 rounds during the fall... Had four rounds of 75 or better... Best finish was a 12th at the Wolverine Invitational, where she was third on the team with a 76-79-79--234... Shot her low-18 score of 74 three times, including in the second and third rounds of the Taco Bell Intercollegiate to finish T34th (79-74-74--227) with an 11-over-par total for the tournament... Was second on the team at the fall finale, tying for 29th at the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate (78-79-75--232).

Spring 2005: Best finish of five spring events was a 7th at the Spider Spring Invitational... She was 7th overall, one of three Terps in the top 10 as Maryland won the team title... Shot an 81-78 over two rounds... Second on the team with a T35 placing at the Miccosukee Championship in Miami to open the spring (82-78-78--238, hre best 54-hole total of the spring... Best 18-hole score of the spring was a 76 in the opening round of the Lady Seahawk Invitational... Placed 39th at the 2005 ACC Championship at 86-93-83--262... Finished her freshman year with an 81.5 scoring average and had 23 of 28 rounds count toward the team total.

Fall 2004: Finished fourth on the team during the fall season in scoring average at 80.8... Had 10 of her 14 rounds count toward the team total... Best finish of her first collegiate semester came with a tie for 32nd at the Taco Bell Intercollegiate... She was third on the team with 74-76-76--226 at that event, where she had both her low-18 and low-54 totals of the fall... Tied for second on the team in her collegiate debut with a T67 finish at the Cougar Classic (83-77-78--238).

Before Maryland: Defeated longtime favorite Carol Semple Thompson, 2-and-1, in the semifinals, then earned a similar 2-and-1 win in the championship over Samantha Maust to win the Western Pennsylvania Open women's amateur event in July 2004... Runner-up at the 2003 Pennsylvania State High School Championship at Upper St. Clair HS, the same school attended by teammate Kelly MacWhinnie and men's-team senior Bobby MacWhinnie... Finished with 154 total of 36 holes... Upper St. Clair had won 10 straight district titles through 2003-04... Posted a 36.0 scoring average in her high-school matches... Finished fifth at the WPIAL championship as a junior... Had bests of 32 for nine holes and 69 over 18 holes... Had a pair of top-10 finishes in Summer 2003 events held by the American Junior Golf Association.

Personal: Competed in gymnastics for seven years before deciding to concentrate on golf... Chose Maryland over Penn State.


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