Illini defeat Redbirds, 6-3, to Open 2013 Season
Photos from the women's golf team's 2013 end-of-the-year banquet.
Photos from the Illini's 6-3 victory over Illinois State at the Illinois Challenge in Venice, Fla.
Photos from the Illini women's golf team's luncheon in January, 2013.
2012-13 - Sophomore: Joined the team following fall competition ... Did not participate in any spring events.
Reached the IHSA State Tournament as both a junior and senior, placing 15th in 2010 (junior) and 14th in 2011 (senior) ... Helped lead the Red Devils to third at the state meet as a senior ... Made a hole-in-one during the 2010 state tournament ... Won the IHSA Regional as both a junior and senior ... Named the Doings Girls Golfer of the Year in 2010 ... As a senior, won the Hinsdale Central Scholar-Athlete Award and the IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award and was named to the West Suburban Silver Conference Athletic Academic Team ... Fired a 68 in the final round of the IJGA-CDGA Junior Amateur at Mill Creek Golf Club ... During the summer of 2012, tied for 37th at the Illinois Women's Open and qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links and the U.S. Women's Amateur ... In 2010, won the Team Soy Decatur Junior Open and two IJGA Regional events ... In 2011, won the IJGA-CDGA Junior Amateur ... High School golf coaches were Nancy Ahitow and Janelle Marconi ... Competed for the water polo team as a freshman, earning the team's Rookie of the Year Award.
Born on May 23, 1993 ... Daughter of Mike and Cathy Ahern ... Majoring in aerospace engineering ... Named a Stamps Scholar ... Enrolled in the Campus Honors Program .. Named a James Scholar ... Member of the Illinois Space Society, the Society of Women Engineers and the Engineering Council ... Career plans are to help build airplanes/rockets or even golf clubs.
Favorite Athlete: Paula Creamer
Favorite Sports Team: White Sox
Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight
Favorite TV Show: Modern Family
Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Restaurant: Osteria Via Stato (Chicago)
Favorite Bands: Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean
Longest Drive: 250 yards
Most Memorable Putt: 4-footer to shoot in the 60s for the first time
Dream Foursome: Me, my grandfather, Rory McIlroy, Steve Stricker
Dream Job: To design airplanes, rockets or golf clubs
Actress I would want to play me in a movie: Emma Stone
Cartoon Character the Best Describe Me: Velma from Scooby Doo
Super power I would most like to have: Time-Travel
Best Thing I Can Cook: Taco dip
Person I would most like to spend the day with: NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden
If I was on a reality show, it would be: The Amazing Race
If I weren't a golfer, I would play: Volleyball
One thing I can't go a day without: Chocolate
Something most people don't know about me: I have never broken a bone
One thing I've always dreamt about doing: Traveling the world
Three words that describe me are: Dedicated, energetic, driven
Career plans: Working in the aerospace or golf industries
I chose Illinois because: it has a great engineering program
Favorite place on campus: The Quad, because there's always something going on/interesting things to see
Being a Fighting Illini means: Giving it your all 100 percent of the time and never giving up
Something I have to bring on every road trip: LUNA bars