Women's Golf

 
Mary Ellen Jacobs

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Godfrey, Ill.

High School:
Marquette Catholic

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
06/29/1984

Experience:
1L

Major:
Undecided

Mary Ellen Jacobs

- 2004 First Team All-Conference USA
- 2004 Conference USA Freshman of the Year

Fall 2004: Participated in all four fall tournaments as a sophomore ... finished sixth at the UA/Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate with a four-over par 148 (75-73) ... also turned in a Top 10 performance at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship where she tied for 10th with rounds of 75-73-74 ... shot her season-low of 73 twice ... wrapped up the fall season ranked No. 108 in the Golfstat Cup rankings ... her 75.18 stroke average ranked third on the squad.

Summer 2004: Carded a 4-under par 68 to advanced to match play at the Illinois State Amateur, where she lost in the semi-finals on the 21st hole ... earned the second seed and advanced to the semi-finals at Luxembourg after firing 76 and 71 in stroke play.

2003-04: Led the Green Wave with a 75.33 stroke average ... carded four Top 10 finishes ... medalist at the Tulane Invitational after firing a season- and career-low opening round of 69, followed by rounds of 72 and 78 (219) ... paced the squad at the Landfall Traditional Collegiate with a one-over par 217 (72-72-73) ... helped propel Tulane to its first Conference USA Championship when she tied for third at the conference tournament ... named to the All-Conference USA first team ... also tied for sixth at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic with rounds of 78-73-74 ... finished the season ranked 46th by Golfweek Magazine.

Fall 2003: Played in all four fall tournaments as a true freshman, ranking second on the squad with a 75.00 stroke-per-round average...finished the fall ranked 61st by Golfweek Magazine and 63rd in the Golfstat Cup standings...shot par or better three times, including a season-best 71 in the first round of the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship (10/19)...finished second on the team in scoring twice, and paced the squad at the Landfall Traditional Collegiate with a career-low, one-over par 217 (72-72-73) to finish tied for second.

Summer 2003: Participated in two tournaments, finishing sixth at the Illinois Women's Open and ninth at the Rolex Girls AJGA...missed the U.S. Women's Amateur by just three strokes...earned AJGA All-America honors in 2003 after winning in Minnesota.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Marquette Catholic High for coach Jerry Montaque...earned team Player of the Year honors all four prep seasons, made four consecutive trips to the state playoffs and earned a pair of Pepsi Little People's Championships...finished 11th in the state championship as a sophomore, second as a junior, and won the title as a senior...fired a career-best 63 at the Woodland Golf Club to break the former course record set by current Tennessee Titan punter Craig Hentrich...as a senior, honored by the cities of Godfrey and Alton with signs to recognize her athletic achievements, and was also honored that year by the Rotary Club...also lettered twice in soccer and basketball...as a freshman, named St. Louis Area Woman of the Year after lettering in golf, basketball and soccer, leading the conference in goals scored (soccer) and ranking fourth in the state in golf...away from the course, was a member of the Honor Roll and Student Council.

Personal: Born Mary Ellen Jacobs on June 29, 1984 in Alton, Ill...daughter of Anthony and Mary Jo Jacobs...has five brothers John, Mike, Ed, Jerome and Martin...undecided on major.

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