Women's Golf


Erin Ahern
Erin Ahern

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hinsdale, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale Central

Birthdate:
05/23/1993

Experience:
4th Season

Get to Know Erin Ahern
Best Finish: T-27th - Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 19-20, 2014)
Low Round: 72 - Big Ten Championships (April 25-27, 2014)
Low 54-Hole Score: 224 - Westbrook Spring Invite (Feb. 23-24, 2014)
Career Stats Individual Results

At Illinois

2013-14 - Junior: WGCA All-American Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Competed in seven tournaments throughout the year ... Recorded a 79.24 stroke average ... Shot a personal best 224 (+8) at the Westbrook Spring Invite, an improvement of 11 strokes from her previous low ... Produced a career low round of 72 (E) at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished Big Ten's tied for 44th with a 237 (+21) ... Best finish came at the Lady Buckeye Invitational where she tied for 27th with a 234 (+18).

2012-13 - Sophomore: Joined the team following fall competition ... Did not participate in any spring events.

High School

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.

Personal

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.

Career Statistics

YearEventsRds.StrokesAvg.Low Rd.Low Tour.
2013-14 7 21 1,664 79.24 72 224 (+8)
Totals 7 21 1,664 79.24 72 224 (+8)

Individual Results

2014-15TournamentScoreFinish
Oct. 4-5 Diane Thomason Invitational* 83-85-75 = 243 T-43rd
2013-14TournamentScoreFinish
Sept. 16-17 Minnesota Invitational 81-80-83 = 244 T-46th
Oct. 12-13 Diane Thomason Invitational* 77-79-79 = 235 T-34th
Oct. 19-20 Hoosier Fall Invitational (Par 71) 80-80-80 = 240 T-82nd
Feb. 23-24 Westbrook Invitational 74-75-75 = 224 T-51st
Mar. 14-16 Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate 83-82-85 = 250 71st
April 19-20 Lady Buckeye Invitational 79-76-79 = 234 T-27th
April 25-27 Big Ten Championships 90-72-75 = 237 T-44th
* Competed as individual
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