On Bendler: Only senior on the team … one of the best players over the past two years … had a strong summer … expected to be in the lineup this year.
Fall 2001: Did not compete for the Terps.
Spring 2001: Did not compete for the Terps.
Fall 2000: Did not compete for the Terps.
Spring 2000: Participated in all five tournament during the inaugural spring season … averaged 85.10 strokes per round over 11 rounds … had her best tournament individual finish in the ACC Championships with a tied-19th place finish … led the team with fewest overall strokes (253, +37) in the ACC Championships.
Fall 1999: Participated in all four fall tournaments … one of four Terps to participate in all four tournaments during the fall … finished in a tie for 27th place at the Northern Arizona Lady Lumberjack Invitational … averaged 82.20 strokes per round to rank third on the team during the fall season … achieved her top single-round score of 75 during the third round of the Penn State Nittany Lion Invitational in State College, Pa. … her 75 was tied for the second best individual gross score and tied for fourth best score vs. par during the fall season among all the Terp players … carded a 77 in the second round of the Unlimited Potential/Baytree Classic and shot a 79 in the first round of the Penn State Nittany Lion Invitational … helped the Terps to a fourth-place finish at the Great Smokies Championship as she finished in a tie for 48th place with a two-round total of 167.
Before Maryland: A member of the women's golf team at the University of Mississippi in 1998 but did not earn a varsity letter … graduated from J.M. Bennett High School in 1998 … also attended St. Stephen's Episcopal School in Bradenton, Fla. … earned varsity letters in both golf and field hockey in high school … golf coach at Bennett was John Hulbert.
Personal: Born on Oct. 9, 1980 … daughter of Cynthia and Randy Bendler … majoring in international business … a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society and the Latin Honor Society … named to Who's Who Among American High School Students … favorite golfer is Fred Couples … shot a personal best of 75 at the President's Cup.