Kristen Polanski
Kristen Polanski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Livonia, Mich.

High School:
Livonia Stevenson

Birthdate:
09/12/1985

Experience:
1 Letter


Summer 2006: Advanced to match play at Michigan Women's Amateur...Finished seventh at Michigan PGA Women's Open ... Competed in Western Women's Amateur.

2005-2006: Academic All-Big Ten ... Competed in the Mary Fossum Invitational.

2004-05: Academic All-Big Ten ... NGCA Scholar-Athlete ... Appeared in seven events, recording a 79.19 stroke average ... Registered two top-20 finishes ... Best outing of the season came at the Mary Fossum Invitational where she tied for sixth with a career-best 230 (75-76-79) ... Tied for 22nd at the Lady Northern ... Tied for 16th at the 2005 Big Ten Championship, with a 237 (78-76-83).


Summer 2004: Competed in the Midwest Collegiate Amateur Series ... Lost in the quarterfinals of the Michigan Women's Amateur Championship ... Tied for 29th at the Michigan PGA Women's Open Championship ... Competed at the Tournament of Champions and the GAM Championships.

2003-04: Redshirted.

Summer 2003: Qualified for the Michigan Tournament of Champions ... Played on the Powerbilt Junior Tour ... Won two tournaments -- at the Meadows in Allendale, Mich., and at Boulder Point Golf Club in Oxford, Mich.

High School: Earned four letters at Livonia Stevenson ... Placed third at the state tournament in 2003 ... Team finished third at state championships in 2003 ... Was the regional medalist ... Two-time all-state, four-year all-area and three-year all-metro ... 2003 All-State Super Team ... Four-time team MVP ... Also earned three letters in gymnastics where she served as a co-captain in 2003 ... Won LSHS's James Brieske Award as the top female athlete of the year ... Took medalist honors at the 2003 G.A.M. Girls Junior Championship ... Three-time winner of the Westfield PGA State Championship (2000-02) ... Graduated summa cum laude ... Honorable mention Academic All-State (2003) ... MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award Finalist ... National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Sept. 12, 1985 ... Daughter of John and Kathy Polanski ... Brother Stephen played golf at Texas Christian ... A finance major.


Polanski's Career Statistics Year Rounds Strokes Avg. 18 36 54 Best Finish 2005-06 2 164 82.00 - 1 - NA 2004-05 21 1,663 79.19 73 151 228 T6 - Fossum Totals 23 1,827 79.43 73 152 228