Kari Damron
Kari Damron

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Conway, South Carolina

High School:
Conway Christian School



Junior Season (2001-02)

>Competed in 11 events and averaged a team best 76.1
>Won the Mercedes-Benz Championship, carding a 217 (71-74-72)
>Placed fifth at the shootout at the legends
>Was top finisher for the Boilermakers in four tournaments, which was a team high
>Had six top-20 finishes, including three in the top 10
>Carded the lowest average on the team with a 76.1

Sophomore Season (2000-01)

>Led Purdue with a 74.36 average in 33 rounds
>Was selected second-team All-American
>Was individual medalist in NCAA Central Regional with an even-par 216
>Tied for second in Big Ten Championships with a 303
>Finished in the top 20 in all four fall tournaments
>Tied for second in Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic with a three-round total of 220
>Won the Shootout at the Legends, carding a 212 (71-73-68)

Freshman Season (1999-2000)

>Was named 2000 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
>Was selected to 2000 All-Big Ten Team
>Finished the season with a 75.05 stroke average
>Tied for second at Big Ten Championships
>Led Boilermakers to their first NCAA championship by winning the NCAA East Regional Championships

High School (Conway Chrisitan)

>Ranked 16th by Golfweek/Titleist her senior year
>Selected to East Team in the Canon Cup in 1998-99
>Ranked 20th in the Golfweek/Titleist rankings as a junior
>Was selected as AJGA Honorable Mention All-American as a junior
>Coached by Mike Schroder

Personal

>Majoring in English
>Born Oct. 23, 1981, in Summersville, W.Va.
>Daughter of Mary and Euhl Damron
>Has three older sisters; Kim, Donna and Lisa

Damron?s  Career Statistics 

Season Rounds Strokes Average Low Round 1999-00 37 2,797 75.6 67 2000-01 33 2,454 74.4 68 2001-02 33 2,511 76.1 70 Totals 103 7,762 75.4 67

Damron?s Tournament Results

1999-00 Tournament Date Score Finish

Lady Northern 9/17-19 75-75-72--222 4 Lady Buckeye 10/2-3 75-80-75--230 T-12 Shootout at the Legends 10/11-12 80-69-70--219 T--4 Mercedes-Benz Championship 10/15-17 74-73-84--231 T-18 TRW Regional Challenge 2/7-9 75-81-77--233 T-52 Lady Wildcat Invitational 2/21-23 78-78-75--231 T-66 Ladies Intercollegiate 3/10-11 81-82-80--243 T-27 Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic 3/17-19 78-84-82--244 T-40 Indiana Invitational 4/8-9 83-83--166 T-30 Big Ten Championships 4/28-30 68-73-76-72--289 T-2 NCAA Regionals 5/11-13 68-75-73--216 T-1 NCAA Championships 5/24-27 75-76-77-75--303 T-34

2000-01 Tournament Date Score Finish

Lady Northern 9/29-10/1 75-77-74--226 T-6 Shootout at the Legends 10/9-10 71-73-68--212 1 Merecedes-Benz Championship 10/13-15 75-79-76--230 T-19 Golfworld Intercollegiate 11/3-5 75-72-73--220 T-16 TRW Regional Challenge 2/12-14 75-75-74--224 T-8 Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic 3/12-14 73-75-72--220 T-2 Bryan National 4/6-8 78-73-71--222 T-17 Big Ten Championships 4/27-29 74-75-80-74--303 T-2 NCAA Regionals 5/10-12 71-74-71--216 1 NCAA Championships 5/22-25 76-76-76-77--305 T-56

2001-02 Tournament Date Score Finish

NCAA Preview 9/24-26 79-71--150 T-23 Shootout at the Legends 10/8-9 74-70-75--219 5 Mercedes-Benz Championship 10/12-14 71-74-72--217 1 Lady Paladin Invitational 10/26-28 80-77-78--235 T-46 TRW Regional Challenge 2/11-13 84-77-78--239 66 Central District Invitational 2/25-26 78-71-73--222 8 Lady Gamecock Classic 3/15-17 75-78-79--232 35 Lady Buckeye Spring Inv. 4/20-21 79-74--153 T-11 Big Ten Championships 4/26-28 73-80-78-84--31 T-20 NCAA Central Regional 5/9-11 82-76-73--231 T-11 NCAA Championships 5/22-25 78-71-74-75--298 T-45