Women's Golf

Hailey Koschmann
Hailey Koschmann


Lake Forest, Ill.

High School:
Lake Forest


2011-12 - Senior: Led team in stroke average at 75.92 in 36 rounds, which ranks fifth on Illinois' single-season stroke average list ... Tied for 10th at the Big Ten Championships, marking the best conference finish of her career ... Tallied the second-best 54-hole total in school history with a 210 (-6) at the Westbrook Spring Invitational, where the Illini set school records for single round and overall team scores ... One of three golfers to compete in all 12 tournaments and was the team leader at four events ... Tallied six top-15 finishes, including a T-2nd at the BYU Entrada Classic, fourth-place efforts at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic and Westbrook Spring Invitational, a T-6th at the Hoosier Fall Invitational, a T-10th at the Big Ten Championships and a T-14th at the Fighting Camel Fall Classic ... Twice matched her career-low round with back-to-back 69s at the Westbrook Spring Invitational ... Finished career ranked second on Illinois' all-time stroke average list at 76.74.

2010-11 - Junior: Ranked second on the team in stroke average at 77.00 in 35 rounds ... One of three to compete at all 12 tournaments, including the NCAA Central Regional ... Tallied four top-15 finishes, including placing second at the BYU at Entrada Classic, T-12th at the Eagle Landing Invitational, T-12th at the Memphis Women's Invitational, and T-13th at the Irish Invitational ... Recorded three sub-par rounds on the year, including tying her career low round of three-under 69 in the her second round of the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic, where she also had her season-low tournament total of 219, three-over par.

2009-10 - Sophomore: Ranked first on the team in stroke average at 75.84 in 31 rounds, which places her fourth on the single-season stroke average leaders list ... Won two tournaments in the spring, the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational and the Indiana Invitational ... Was Illinois' top finisher at four of the five spring tournaments and the second top finisher at the fifth tournament ... Had her season-low tournament total twice in the spring, shooting a 214 at the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational and the Indiana Invitational ... Tied her career low round twice in the spring, shooting a 69 in the first round of the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational and in the final round of the Indiana Invitational ... Was the second highest finisher at Big Tens, coming in T-28th.

2008-09 - Freshman: Ranked second on the team in stroke average at 78.50 in 28 rounds ... Fired the fourth-lowest single round (69) in school history at the Badger Invitational where she also turned in the best tournament total by an Illini on the year with a 54-hole score of 224 ... Turned in a career-best performance at the Big Ten Championship by tying for 12th with a 72-hole total of 315 ... Notched five top-25 finishes on the season and was the top Illini finisher in the team's first three events ... Competed in nine of 11 tournaments ... Tied for third at the Illinois Women's Open in the summer.

High School
2007 IHSA Class AA State Champion ... Shattered the IHSA state tournament record of 143 with rounds of 66 and 69 (135) in 2007 ... 2006 IHSA Class AA State Runner-Up ... 2005 IHSA Class AA Third Place Finish ... 2007 USGA Junior Girls Sectional Medalist ... Earned top-four finishes at the 2006 and 2007 Illinois Junior Girls Championship ... Earned All-Conference, varsity letters and team MVP honors all four years ... Pioneer Press Player of the Year in 2006 and 2007 ... Chicago Tribune Athlete of the Month in October 2007 ... Earned All-Academic honors in 2006 and 2007.

Born Dec. 10, 1989 ... Daughter of Robert and Peggy Koschmann ... Her brother, Chad, played golf at Northern Illinois ... Her dad has influenced her athletic career the most because he always encourages her to get better.

Koschmann's Career Statistics (Through 2011-12)

Year	Events	Rds.	Strokes	Avg.	Low Rd.	Low Tour.
2008-09	9	28	2,198	78.50	69	224
2009-10	10	31	2,351	75.84	69 (2x)	214 (2x)
2010-11	12	35	2,695	77.00	69	219
2011-12	12	36	2,733	75.92	69 (2x)	210
Totals	43	130	9,977	76.74	69 (6x)	210

Best Finish: 1st -- Twice (last at Indiana Invitational; April 10-11, 2010)
Low Round: 69 -- 6x (last at Westbrook Spring Invitational; Feb. 26-27, 2012)
Low 54-Hole Score: 210 -- Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 26-27, 2012)
Low 72-Hole Score: 306 -- Big Ten Championships (April 23-25, 2010)

Updated May 2012

Getting to Know Hailey...
I chose Illinois because: It is a great school academically. Also to be in the Big Ten
My favorite place on campus: The Quad
My best memory as an Illini is: Team dinners
Funniest teammate: Nora Lucas
Something I have to bring on every road trip: iPod
Pre-round superstitions: I only use a ball numbered one or two in tournaments
Favorite Course: Knollwood CC
Favorite Athlete: Charles Barkley
Favorite sports team: Chicago Bulls
Favorite movie: Into the Wild
Favorite food: Pizza
Favorite book: Into the Wild
Favorite activity outside golf: Going to the beach
Favorite restaurant: Fuddruckers
Favorite band: Aerosmith
Super power I would most like to have: Teleportation
If I weren't a golfer, I would play: Basketball
One thing I can't go a day without: My iPod
One thing I've always dreamt about doing: Going to New Zealand
Career Plans: Work in Chicago