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Kelly Calkin
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Charles, Ill.
High School: St. Charles East HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Fall 2007: Added to her consecutive string of starts, now at 38... Has started every tournament since her freshman year... Finished second on the team in scoring average in five events at 75.9... All 14 of her rounds counted toward the team score... Best finish of the fall was a tie for 4th at the Spider Invitational (74-76--150)... Finished first or second on the team in all but one tournament... Best 54-hole total came with 222 at the Cougar Classic (77-70-75--222), where she also had her best 18 holes of the spring with a 2-under-70 in the second round... Had three top-20 finishes in five events, just missing a fourth with a T21 placing at the Palmetto Intercollegiate.

Spring 2007: ALL-ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE and ALL-ACC ACADEMIC... Became second Terp ever to earn All-ACC honors, joining Kate Stepanek... Posted best scoring average both for Spring season and for 2006-07 overall with 75.5 scoring average... 94 percent of her rounds counted toward team score (32 of 34)... Led team with 9 rounds at or under par for full season... Had 9 top-20 finishes in a dozen team events for the year... Best spring finish was T2nd at the Lady Panther (70-71--141), where she finished 3-under-par for the tournament... Finished first or second on the team in all but one event during the spring and had four top-10 finishes in seven events... Led Maryland with a T8th (77-72-77--226) at the ACC Championship in Charlotte, where the Terps placed sixth as a team... Placed 3rd at the Pat Bradley Women's Championship in Miami (77-71-78--226) and tied for 8th at the USF/Waterlefe (81-74-76--231)... Tied for 77th at the NCAA Central Regional at Michigan (79-83-76--238).

Fall 2006: Won South Atlantic Ladies Amateur event over the Christmas break in Ormond Beach, Fla. (74-76-73-72--295)... Past winners in this event have included Hall of Famer Babe Zaharias and many LPGA stars... Led Maryland in scoring average at 74.3... 10 of her 15 fall rounds were 75 or lower and four matched or broke par... Won the Napa River Grill Cardinal Classic (75-72-70--217) with a 1-over-par total which was her career-best 54-hole total... Terps finished third as a team... Low round of the fall was a final-round 69 to finish T5th at the Georgia State/Pelican Invitational (77-74-69--220)... Third top-10 finish of the fall was a T10th at the Lady Pirate Invitational (74-75-72--221)... Also a T20th at the Cougar Classic in the fall opener (73-75-74--222).

Spring 2006: Finished third on the team in scoring average for the year (77.3) and for the spring season (77.0)... Best finish was a third-place finish to lead the Terps to a team victory at the Lady Herd / El Diablo Classic (76-75-75--226)... Posted her best 18 holes of the season with a second-round 72 in the spring opener at the Pat Bradley Women's Championship... That event also accounted for her best 54-hole total of the year at 73-72-74--219, where her even-par finish tied for third and led the Terps... Finished T32nd at the ACC Championships (79-79-79--237)... Posted rounds of 77-76-81--234 to tie for 92nd at the NCAA East Regional in Browns Summit, N.C.

Fall 2005: Fourth on the team in scoring average at 77.6, playing in all five events... Had the second-best low 18 of the fall, shooting 72 in the second round of the Cougar Classic... Best finish of the fall was a tie for 14th at the Taco Bell Intercollegiate, where she posted her career-best 54-hole total of 6-over-par 222... Had 10 of her 14 rounds count or tie for counting toward the team total.

Spring 2005: Was third on the team in the fall with an 81.3 scoring average, finishing her freshman season third on the team at 80.2... Missed having her round count toward the team score only twice in 28 rounds as a freshman... Tied for second with teammate Kate Stepanek at the Spider Spring Invitational at Richmond as Maryland won team title... Had rounds of 81 and 72 for 9-over total of 153... Finished 3rd on the team and T33rd at the ACC Championships (86-81-83--250)... Was among the top three Terp finishers in seven of 10 events.

Fall 2004: Finished third on the team in scoring average at 79.1 in her first collegiate season... Best finish was a tie for 18th at the Lady Jaguar Invitational, which was won by Maryland... Scored 80-82--162 at the event, held in Augusta, Ga... Lowest round of the fall season was a final-round 75 at the Taco Bell Intercollegiate (77-78-75--230), where she placed 43rd... Was second on the team at the Nittany Lion Fall Invitational, placing T28th with scores of 76-80-79--235.

Before Maryland: Lettered four years in golf at St. Charles East HS... Captain and MVP of the team in her junior and senior years... Set all-time lowest four-year scoring average in high school... Placed fifth in the state as an individual in her junior season... Was All-State in 2002... All-Upstate Conference and Academic All-Conference as junior and senior... Individual conference champion in 2003... Member of National Honor Society... Reached final 16 in match play at the Western Junior Girls tournament, where she shot 74 to qualify... Had top-five finishes at the AJGA Boyne Highlands and Chicago events.

Personal: Parents are Renie and Steve Calkin... Mother is a PGA teaching professional and played golf at Penn State... Brother, Mike, plays golf for Miami, Ohio... Chose Maryland over Rollins, UNC-Wilmington and Xavier.


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