Heather Rose
Heather Rose

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chillicothe, Ohio

High School:
Chillicothe

Birthdate:
07/10/1985


Holds the ninth-lowest stroke average in MSU history with a 77.55 average.

Summer 2006: Tied for 30th at Michigan PGA Women's Open.

2005-2006: Academic All-Big Ten ... NGCA Scholar-Athlete ... Competed in all 11 events and had a stroke-average of 77.35 ... Had two top-20 finishes ... Had her best tournament at the Fossum Invitational where she finished tied for third at 221 (76-71-74) ... Finished 17th at the Big Ten Championship with a four-round total of 304 (75-82-69-78) ... Shot 243 (84-80-79) at the NCAA Central Regional to finish tied for 79th.

Summer 2005: Academic All-Big Ten ... NGCA Scholar-Athlete ... Took medalist honors in sectional qualifying for the USGA Publinks ... Advanced to the second round of match play at the U.S. Publinks ... Competed at the Western Golf Association Amateur Championship.


2004-05: Fourth on the squad with a 77.43 stroke average ... One of three Spartans to appear in all 12 events ... Earned three top-20 finishes ... Tied for 22nd at the Lady Northern with a 228, including a second-round 71 ... Recorded three straight top-35 finishes at the Mary Fossum (T-34th), the Mercedes-Benz (T-32nd) and the Lady Paladin (T-31st) ... Tied for 30th at the Central District ... Tied for 20th at the Buckeye Invitational with a 230 for her first top-20 finish of the year ... Recorded best finish of her career with a tie for fourth at the Big Ten Championship with a 227 ... Tied for 20th at the NCAA Central Regional Championship with a 226 (79-72-75) ... Competed at the NCAA Championships.

Summer 2004: Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship ...Tied for 26th at the Michigan PGA Open Women's Championship.

2003-04: Carried a 77.84 stroke average ... Only freshman to appear in all 12 events ... Five top-20 finishes, including three in the top 10 ... Top finish was a tie for fifth at the Mary Fossum with a 226 (74-77-75) ... Tied for 17th in her first collegiate event, the Badger Invitational, with a 161 (80-81) ... Shot a 232 at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic ... Placed 16th at the Indiana Invitational with a 234 (78-79-77) ... Tied for sixth at the Boilermaker Invitational with a 230 (74-77-79) .... Tied for 36th at the Big Ten Championships with a 321 ... Tied for 27th at the 2004 NCAA Central Regional Championship with a 231 ... Competed in the NCAA Championships.

Summer 2003: Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship ... Competed in the Midwest Collegiate Amateur Series.

High School: Four-year letterwinner on the boys varsity golf team at Chillicothe ... Served as a co-captain in 2002 ... Earned honorable mention all-league honors in the Ohio Capital Conference (men's league) in 2001 and 2002 ... All-state first-team honors in 2000 ... Averaged a 76 as a senior ... Won the Ohio Girls Junior Championship in 2002 ... Placed fourth at the Ohio Girls High School Championship in 2000 ... Participated in the USGA Girls Junior Championship in 2001 and 2002 ... Made the cut and qualified for match play in 2001 ... Placed third in the UCT International Championship in 1998 and was second in 1999 ... Fourth at the 2002 AJGA Kroger Junior Invitational ... National Honor Society ... National Spanish Honor Society.

Personal: Born July 10, 1985 ... Daughter of David and Nancy Rose ... father ran track at Ohio University ... A marketing major.


Rose's Career Statistics
Year	Rounds	Strokes	Avg.	18	36	54	Best Finish
2005-06	34	2,630	77.35	69	145	221	T3 - Fossum
2004-05	37	2,865	77.43	71	149	224	4 - Big Ten
2003-04	37	2,880	77.84	71	151	222	T5 - Fossum
Totals	108	8,375	77.55	69	145	221