CSU concludes season with a disappointing 8th-place finish
CSU post 6th-place finish leading up to Mountain West Championship
CSU sits in 6th place with 1 round remaining
Spring season officially begins Feb. 27
Rau carded a career-best 3-under 69, tied for 11th place
Women's Golf at the Mountain West Championship (Photos by Justin Tafoya/NCAA Photos)
Day 3 of the 2016 Mountain West Women's Golf Championship - 4/20/16
Day 2 of the 2016 Mountain West Women's Golf Championship in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
2015-16 (JUNIOR): Competed in all 11 tournaments for the Rams, including three events at the No. 1 position… Ranked second on the team with a 75.44 stroke average, ninth-best in school history... In the season-opening tournament, the Ptarmigan Ram Classic (Sept. 14-15), shot a 6-over 222, tied for 15th place… Shot under par in two of the three rounds… Tied for 12th with a 9-over 225 at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational (Oct. 6-7)… Earned her third top-20 finish of the season with a 3-over 219 (T-17th) at the Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate (Oct. 9-11)… Helped CSU set a tournament school record (15-under 849) with a 2-under 214 at the Las Vegas Collegiate Shootout (Oct. 25-27)… Shot under par twice, including a career-low-tying 70 in Round 1… The tournament total of 214 was a career best… Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors for the third year in a row.
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): One of two team members to compete in all 10 of CSU’s tournaments… Led the team with eight birdies over 54 holes at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic (Sept. 8-9), carding a 14-over 230… Was the only golfer to record an eagle at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational (Oct. 7-8)… Shot an even-par 72 on the final day of the MountainView Collegiate Invitational (March 20-21) to finish the tournament with a 2-under 214, earning her first career top-10 finish… Became the first CSU golfer in three seasons to finish a 54-hole tournament under par… Earned Mountain West Golfer of the Week honors… Averaged 77.3 strokes per round… Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors for the second time.
2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Competed in the Rams’ final eight tournaments… Made her collegiate debut in Honolulu at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational (Oct. 29-31), carding a 54-hole total of 243… Shot a season-low 72 in the second round of the Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 23), the lowest single-round score by a CSU true freshman since Betsy Kelly in 2011… Shot a season-best three-round total of 222 (6-over) at the same event… Recorded her first top-20 finish at the 2014 Mountain West Championships (April 24-26), finishing in a tie for 18th place after shooting a 14-over 230… Averaged 78.0 strokes per round… Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Is a 2013 graduate of Ursuline Academy in Dallas, Texas… As a senior, placed third at the Texas 5A state championship with a two-round score of 162… Earned back-to-back All-Texas honors… Was a major part of Ursuline Academy’s to five consecutive state titles… Notched more than 25 top-five individual finishes throughout her career, including victories at the 2011 Allen Samuel Cowboy Jr. Championship, the 2011 Prince of Peace Varsity Invitational, the 2011 Dallas Invitational Tournament, the 2010 Four Seasons Junior Club Championship and the 2010 Oakmont Junior Classic.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 5, 1994 in Chicago, Ill. ... Hometown is Irving, Texas… Parents are Alyson and John Rau... Has an older sister, Mary Cathryn, and a younger brother, Jack... Majoring in geology.
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