Kaci McCartan
Kaci McCartan
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Plano, Tex.
High School: Ursuline Academy
Major: Undeclared Engineering

Watch Kaci Talk about the Fall 2013 Season

2011-12 Action Photos

2013 BSU Fall Invitational Champion

2013 & 2014 WCC All-Academic Team

2012 NGCA Academic All-American

AS A JUNIOR IN 2013-14: WCC All-Academic Team pick for a second straight season ... one of two players to compete in all 31 rounds compiling the second-best average on the team at 76.71 ... won her first tournament with four top-10 and six top-20 finishes ... scored par or better in four rounds ... claimed medalist honors with a career-low round of 69 (2nd) and best 54-hole score (71-69-75=215) for a 2-shot win at 1-under ... tied for 10th at the WSU Cougar Cup (81-71-75=227) ... scored 74-77=151 to tie for 4th at the SCU Colby Invitational ... ended the fall with identical rounds of 82 at the Firestone Grill Invitational ... finished +13 to tie for 6th at Grand Canyon Invitational (79-76-74=229) ... even-par 72 first round and followed with 78 and 76 for a 20th place finish (226) at the Anuenue Spring Break Classic ... rounds of 75-79-73=227 to tie for 17th at +11 at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic ... tied for 21st at the WCC Championship with rounds of 82-79-79=240.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012-13: Named to the WCC All-Academic Team … played 13 rounds in five tournaments … shot a final-round 73, her best score of the season, at the WSU Cougar Cup … shot a second-round 78 at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate … top finish was a tie for 27th at the Long Beach Gold Rush with scores of 80-81-80=241.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12: Competed in eight of nine events for the Broncos as a true freshman and showed marked improvement towards the end of the season … top finish was a tie for 11th place at the 2011 Santa Clara Colby Invitational … tied for 27th at the Firestone Grill Invitational shooting rounds of 81-83-81=246 … shot a season-best round of 72 at Wyoming Cowgirl Classic … finished tied for 22nd at the WCC Championships with rounds of 78-83-82=243.

HIGH SCHOOL: Led Ursuline Academy to three-straight Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) 5A State Championships ... finished among the state's top ten in each of her four prep seasons and was a four-time all-state honoree ... as a sophomore in 2008-09, McCartan's top five finish helped Ursuline win its first state title since 1994 … in 2009-10 Ursuline won it again, this time by 55 strokes ... finished third in the state tournament as a senior, third in the district and fourth in the region … has won several Texas Legends Junior Tour (TLJT) tournaments, was named the 2009 TLJT Player of the Year, qualified for the Trusted Choice Big "I" Tournament in 2010, and played in the Kathy Whitworth Invitational in 2010 and 2011 … she was named an academic all-state honoree as a senior in 2011 and the school’s ‘Scholar Athlete of the Year.’

PERSONAL: Born and raised in Plano, Texas ... daughter of Luan and Mike McCartan ... older brother, Kyle, currently plays golf at Boston College ... an outstanding student, was a National Honor Society member and Ursuline Ambassadors club member ... has enjoyed doing different community service projects, including a three-day walk for breast cancer in 2009 and tutoring at various elementary schools ... will be majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

 

Top Finishes

1st – Bronco Fall Invitational (Sep. 16-17, 2013)

T-4th – SCU Colby Invitational (Oct. 21-22, 2013)

T-6th – Grand Canyon Invitational (Feb. 24-25, 2014)

Lowest Rounds

69 – Bronco Fall Invitational, 2nd Rd (Sep. 16, 2013)

71 – WSU Cougar Cup, 2nd Rd (Sep. 23, 2013)

71 – Bronco Fall Invitational, 1st Rd (Sep. 16, 2013)

Lowest 36-Hole Scores

140 – Bronco Fall Invitational (Sep. 16-17, 2013)

148 – Juli Inkster Invitational (Mar. 3-4, 2014)

150 – Anuenue Spring Break Classic (Mar. 24-26, 2014)

Lowest 54-Hole Scores

215 – Bronco Fall Invitational (Sep. 16-17, 2013)

226 – Anuenue Spring Break Classic (Mar. 24-26, 2014)

227 – Wyoming Cowgirl Classic (Apr. 7-8, 2014)

227 – WSU Cougar Cup (Sep. 23-24, 2013)