Women's Golf

Megan Godfrey
Megan Godfrey

Homewood, Ill.

High School:

Student Assistant Coach


Fall 2005:
The senior represented Illinois in all five tournaments, starting and finishing the fall with her best outings - a tie for sixth place at the Notre Dame Invitational and a tie for 13th at the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate ... Led the Illini with a fall stroke average of 76.67.

2004-05: Competed in all 11 tournaments for the Illini, averaging a team-best 78 strokes and shooting a career-best 71 at the Indiana Invitational ... Top finish came at the Shootout at The Legends where she took first place with a career-low 54-hole total of 222 ... Illinois' top finisher at five tournaments ... Earned third Varsity "I" award.

2003-04: Participated in all 11 tournaments, ranking third on the team with a 78.87 stroke average ... Earned first Top-10 finish of her collegiate career at the Badger Invitational, placing ninth ... Best 54-hole finish came at the Baylor-Tapatio Springs Shootout, where she finished 15th with a season-low 54-hole score of 232 ... Best tournament finish was second place at the Illini Spring Classic, where she shot 3-over par (147) ... Illinois' top finisher at three tournaments: the Badger Invite, Pat Bradley Championship and the East/West Rio Verde Invitational ... Shot a season-low round of 73 at the Illini Spring Classic ... Earned second Varsity "I" award.

2002-03: Competed in four tournaments as a freshman, earning her first Varsity "I" letter ... Top finish came at the Illini Spring Classic where she finished 13th ... Shot a career-low round of 76 at the Illini Spring Classic ... Also competed at the Mission Inn Fall Classic, FIU Golden Panther Invitational and Baylor-Tapatio Spring Shootout.

High School: Earned three varsity letters in golf and two in basketball ... Qualified for the IHSA State Tournament as a junior and senior, finishing 15th individually as a senior ... Three-time All-Conference selection in the SICA East Conference, earning MVP honors as a junior and senior ... Won the Naperville Invitational as a junior ... Finished third at the Future Collegians World Tour (FCWT) Midwest Junior Classic and 10th at the FCWT Mission Inn Masters ... Illinois State Scholar, National Honor Society member, Spanish National Honor Society Member, and member of Mu Alpha Theta.

Personal: Born April 10, 1984 ... Daughter of Peter and Cynthia Godfrey ... Will graduate in December with a bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, with a minor in Spanish ... Two time Academic All-Big Ten and NGCA All-Scholar Team selection and George Huff Award winner ... Inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National Athlete Honor Society in 2004 ... Father played golf at Wisconsin-Eau Claire (1973-75) ... Uncle, Tom Godfrey, played golf at Wisconsin (1967-70) ... Has a younger brother, Andrew ... Lists biggest thrill in sports as winning the Shootout at The Legends ... Member of SAAC in 2004-05 and 2005-06 ... 2002-04 George Huff Award winner for outstanding academics... Lists her father as the person who has most influenced her athletic career; "He introduced me to the game of golf and taught me how to play and compete."

Godfrey's Career Statistics

Year      Rounds    Shots     Avg.    Low 18
2002-2003   9        752     83.56      76
2003-2004   31      2,445    78.87      73
2004-2005   29      2,262    78.0       71
Fall 2005   15      1,150    76.67      73
Totals      84      6,609    78.68      71