Mandi McConnell
Mandi McConnell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grand Blanc, Mich.

High School:
Grand Blanc

Birthdate:
08/16/1984


Owns the sixth-lowest career average in MSU history with a 77.38 average.

Summer 2006: Was medalist at Michigan Women's Amateur ... Finished runner-up at Michigan Women's Amateur ... Advanced to match play at Western Women's Amateur ... Advanced to match play at North and South Women's Amateur.

2005-2006: Had two top-10 finishes on the season ... Competed in only six events due to injury ... Finished tied for eighth at the Fossum Invitational with a score of 222 (75-74-73) ... Shot 221 (73-75-73) to finish in a tie for ninth place at the Lady Northern Invitational ... At the Big Ten Championships tied for 45th and shot 317 (84-71-81-81).

Summer 2005: Semifinalist in the Women's Western Golf Association Amateur Championship ... Captured the 89th Michigan Women's Amateur Championship ... Tied for the second-lowest amatuer at the Michigan Open with a 14th-place showing.


2004-05: Led State with a 76.97 stroke average ... Her 76.97 average ties her for 13th on MSU's single-season chart ... One of three Spartans to appear in all 12 events ... Four top-20 showings ... Placed 10th at the Lady Northern with a 224 (73-77-74) ... Tied for 16th at the Mary Fossum ... Best showing of the spring was a tie for 11th at the Buckeye Invitational with a 226 (71-74-81) ... Shot a 71 in the opening round of the Buckeye ... Tied for 12th at the Big Ten Championships with a 235 ... Tied for 56th at the NCAA Central Regional ... Shot a 297 (76-73-70-78) at the NCAA Championships en route to a tie for 27th.

Summer 2004: Qualified for U.S. Amateur Championship ... Competed at the GAM Championships.

2003-04: Appeared in five events, posting a 78.94 stroke average ... Placed 31st at the Mary Fossum with a 237 ... Shot a 233 at the Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate ... Best finish was a tie for 17th at the Big Ten Championships with a 310.

Summer 2003: Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Grand Blanc High School ... 2003 Michigan Miss Golf ... Won the individual state title in 2003 ... Placed third at the state tournament in 2002 and was second in 2000 and 2001 ... Had a 73.2 stroke average as a senior ... Received All-State Super Team and All Big-9 Dream team honors for four-straight years ... Posted 10 top-five finishes and 16 top-10 finishes on the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) tour ... Received the AJGA Oreo Award (low round final scorer) ... Played on the Power-Bilt Tour, posting 27 wins and receiving the Player of the Year award for three straight years ... Took medalist honors at the 2001 Michigan Junior Girls Tournament ... Broke Kelly Robins record for the lowest round at the Davison Invitational ... Broke a 38-year record at Flint Junior Golf, becoming the first person to win 5-9-18 hole events, consecutively .... Was the youngest person to ever win the 18-hole event ... Won the 2001 U.S. Girls qualifier.

Personal: Born Aug. 16, 1984 ... Daughter of Mack and Teri McConnell ... A communications major.

McConnell's Career Statistics
Year	Rounds	Strokes	Avg.	18	36	54	Best Finish
2005-06	19	1,448	76.21	71	147	221	T8 - Fossum
2004-05	37	2,848	76.97	70	145	219	10 - L. Northern
2003-04	16	1,263	78.94	76	156	233	T17 - Big Ten
Totals	72	5,559	77.38	70	145	219