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Kathy Schafer
Kathy Schafer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bogota, Colombia

High School:
Anglo Colombian

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
12/17/1980

Experience:
3L

Major:
Management


Fall 2002: Played in all five tournaments, tallying a 77.73 stroke average...fired a season-best 228 in Tulane's win at the USF/Beacon Woods Invitational, including a season-low 71 in the second round, where she finished tied for 22nd...also finished tied for 34th in the Green Wave's win in the fall finale at the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate.

Summer 2002: Participated in three tournaments, including a victory at the San Andreas Golf Club Tournament when she fired a two-under 141 (69-72)...finished third at the Militar Open (80-79-78-77) and the Pueblo Viejo Open (73-79-74-72).

Spring 2002: Earned first-team All-Conference USA honors and All-Louisiana recognition after playing in all six tournaments and finishing the year second on the team with 76.71 stroke average as a junior...posted three Top 10 finishes, including a fourth-place finish with a season-best six-over par 152 (79-73) in Tulane's team victory at the Green Wave Women's Golf Classic...led the team in scoring twice with a sixth-place tie at the USF/Waterlefe Invitational while tying for the team lead at the NCAA East Regional with a plus-seven 223 (73-77-73)...fired a season-best even-par 72 in the final round of the USF/Waterlefe Invitational to finish tied for sixth with a plus-eight 224 (78-74-72).

Fall 2001: Competed in all five tournaments, posting four Top 30 finishes and ranking second on the team with a 77.26 stroke average...led the team in scoring in a pair of tournaments, including a season-best ninth-place finish at the USF/Beacon Woods Invitational when she shot a season-best 225 (75-76-74)...also posted a 225 at the Mason Rudolph Championships (77-73-75) to lead the Green Wave, tying for 22nd overall...fired a season-low 73 in the second round of the Mason Rudolph Championships.

Summer 2001: Played in four events, winning both the Pueblo Viejo with a 284 (73-72-70-69) and the Militar Open with a 292 (73-80-70-69)...also participated in the Ibaque Open and the Colombian Open.

Spring 2001: Participated in all five spring tournaments as a sophomore, leading the Green Wave or tying for the team lead twice...best performance of the spring came in the opener at the Green Wave Women's Classic with a season-low 229 (76-76-77) which tied for fourth overall...tied for the team lead at the USF/Waterlefe Invitational with a 232, including a season-low 72 in the second round, which tied for 22nd.

Fall 2000: Played in all five tournaments in the fall...fired a season-low 73 in the Lady Paladin Invitational...posted the team's lowest stroke average of the fall, 78.60...14 of the 15 rounds she played counted toward the team total...had four Top 30 finishes...finished tied for 11th in the Franklin Street Trust/Tar Heel Invitational with a 228 (75-78-75).

Summer 2000: Played in two events in her home country of Colombia...finished second at the Militar Open with a four-round score of 308 (78-76-79-75)...fired a 305 (76-78-74-77) in the Colombian Open for a fourth-place finish...spent the first part of the summer in school and working for the Green Wave Athletic Association.

Spring 2000: Competed in all six tournaments as a freshman...earned second-team All-Conference USA and C-USA All-Tournament honors...finished the year third on the club with a 78.83 stroke average...had a pair of Top 20 finishes, tying for 17th at the Green Wave Women's Golf Classic with a 234 (79-75-80) and finishing tied for ninth at the C-USA Championships with a season-low 230 (74-80-76)...fired a season-best 74 in the opening round of the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic and again in the first round of C-USA Tournament action.

Fall 1999: Appeared in four of five scheduled events, finishing the fall with a 77.83 stroke average...finished tied for third and equaled Pam Buff's Tulane freshman record with a career-low 221 at the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate, including a career-best 69 in the final round of competition...represented Colombia in the South American Championship in Paraguay.

Prep: Attended Anglo Colombian School along with former Green Wave teammate Catalina Lara...had an outstanding amateur career in Colombia where she was the No. 2 ranked player...in 1999, won the Abierto Club Campestine de Cali Open, was runner-up at the Bogota Country Club International Open and finished fourth at the Women's Amateur Golf Championship in Mexico...finished in the top two five times in 1998, including a win at the Bogota Country Club International Open and runner-up finishes at the Deskubra International Open and the Jeans & Jackets Junior Open...ended the year as the No. 1 junior in Colombia...also joined former Tulane teammate Marcela Gonzalez to win the Colombian Four Ball Championship in 1998...in 1997, won the Hato Grande Country Club Open and the Zesrezuela Open, and finished second at the Guatemala Open.

Personal: Born Katherine Schafer on Dec. 17, 1980, in Bogota, Colombia...daughter of Guillermo and Elisa Schafer...father, Guillermo, played basketball on the Colombian national team...has one brother, Bernardo...majoring in marketing and management.