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Kathleen Ekey



College Notes

2006-07 (Sophomore)*

  • An NGCA All-Region honoree and the Southern Conference Player of the Month in May
  • Made a run at the NCAA East individual title, losing in heartbreaking fashion in a playoff  after tying for the lead after 54 holes
  • Southern Conference first team honoree and team MVP
  • NGCA All-East Region team member
  • Recorded six top-10 finishes with three rounds under par for the year
  • Shot a 217 at the Cougar Classic and a 212, her season best, at the NCAA East Regional
  • Earned a third place finish at the Papa John’s Intercollegiate, her best placing in a regular-season event
  • Finished in the top 10 in the individual race at the Southern Conference championship, helping her team to a runner-up finish

2005-06 (Freshman)*

  • Earned Southern Conference Freshman of the Year and first team  All-Conference accolades after leading her team with a 75.24 stroke average
  • Scored six rounds of par or better, including a season-best 69 at the Cougar Classic
  • Recorded a fourth-place finish, her best of the season, at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic

*competed at Furman University

Prep Highlights

  • Led Walsh Jesuit to 2001 and 2004 Ohio Division One state championships
  • Won the individual state title at the 2004 tournament
  • Three-time Ohio All-State honoree (2002-04)
  • A four-time Individual Sectional champion who won her District three times
  • 2004 Ohio High’s Woman Golfer of the Year
  • 2004 Cleveland Plain-Dealer MVP Golfer
  • Competed in the 2003 and 2004 USGA Girls’ Amateur
  • Won the 2005 USGA Women’s Amateur Qualifier in Cincinnati with a 69
  • Shot 3-under par to win the 2005 AJGA Richmond Junior title
  • Captured the championship of the 2005 Ohio Women’s Amateur and won the 2005 Hudson Junior Championship
  • Two-time Akron Beacon Journal Golf MVP (2003, 2004)

Personal Notes

  • Daughter of Sam & Laura Ekey
  • Has one younger brother, Byron
  • 2004 High School Academic All-American
  • Member of the Walsh Jesuit Honor Roll and the Dulles Chapter of the National Honor Society
  • Born on November 8, 1986
  • Communications major
  • Is an avid hockey sister