Women's Golf

Maureen Liddy
Maureen Liddy


Green Bay, Wis.

High School:
Notre Dame Academy


2011-12 - Senior: Did not compete.

2010-11 - Junior: Posted a stroke average of 79.50 in six rounds ... competed in two tournaments for the Illini, the Irish Invitational and the Lady Northern ... Recorded her top finish as an Illini at the Irish Invitational, placing in a tie for 29th, and also tied her career low tournament total of 235, 19-over par at the Irish Invitational.

2009-10 - Sophomore: Played in two tournaments for the Illini in the fall season, the Lady Northern Collegiate and the Windy City Collegiate Classic ... Posted her career low tournament total of 235 at the Windy City Collegiate Classic ... Posted her career low round of 74 in the first round of the Lady Northern Invitational ... Competed in the Big Ten Championships in her home state of Wisconsin ... Had an 80.10 stroke average in 10 rounds.

2008-09 - Freshman: Competed in the season-opening Chip-N-Club Invitational, shooting a 54-hole total of 248 and tying for 69th ... Her career-best single round (79) came in the second round of Chip-N-Club Invite ... Had an 82.67 stroke average in 3 rounds ... Tied for 3rd at Brown County Women's Amatuer (75-78).

High School
Led Notre Dame to back-to-back WIAA Division I state titles in 2006 and 2007 ... Earned First Team All-State honors in 2007 after finishing third overall at the state meet with rounds of 74 and 78 ... Earned medalist honors at conference, regional and sectional meets as a senior in 2007 ... Named Area Player of the Year with a 76.2 scoring average in 2007 ... Finished eighth individually at the 2006 WIAA State Championship ... Four-time All-Area and All-Conference selection ... 2007 high school team captain ... National Honor Society member ... High Honor Roll student 2004-07.

Born June 28, 1990 ... Daughter of Brian and Mary Liddy ... Majoring in Communications (Pre-Law) ... Hobbies include traveling, reading and music ... Watching an underdog win is listed as her biggest thrill in sports ... Plans to go to law school after graduation ... A Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Co-Chair ... Received the Positive Attitude of the Year award from the team.

Liddy's Career Statistics (Through 2011-12)

Year     Events  Rds.  Shots    Avg.   Low Rd. Low Tour.
2008-09   1      3    248    82.67     79       248
2009-10   3      10   801    80.10     74       235
2010-11   2      6    477    79.50     76 (2x)  235
2011-12            Did not compete
TOTALS    6      19   1,526  80.32     74       235 (2x)

Best Finish: T-29th -- Irish Invitational (Oct. 2-3, 2010)
Low Round: 74 (Round 1) -- Lady Northern (Sept. 27-28, 2009)
Low 54-Hole Score: 235 -- Twice (last at Irish Invitational; Oct. 2-3, 2010)
Low 72-Hole Score: 327 -- Big Ten Championships (April 23-25, 2010)

Getting to Know Maureen...
Nickname: Mo
I chose Illinois because: I really liked the girls on the team and the coach
My favorite place on campus and why: Espresso Royale because the people know me by name when I get my daily coffee
My best memory as an Illini is: Dinner at Crystal's grandparents house in Florida during the IL Challenge
Being a Fighting Illini means: You are a part of a family and you get to represent one of the greatest schools in the country
Funniest teammate: Nora Lucas
Pre-round superstitions: Read through note cards my dad made me in high school
Favorite course: Oneida Country Club
Favorite club: 7 wood
Favorite athlete: Charles Woodson
Favorite Illini athlete (not on your team): Caitlin Dombart
Favorite sports team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite movie: No Strings Attached
Favorite TV show: Glee
Favorite book: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Favorite activity outside of golf: Traveling
Favorite band: Dave Matthews
Longest Drive: When I out-drove Sammi Sloan at Nebraska
My dream foursome: Rickie Fowler, My Dad and Dustin Johnson
Actress I would want to play me in a movie about my life: Natalie Portman
Best thing I cook in the kitchen: Grilled cheese
Person I would most like to spend a day with: Libby Lucas
One thing I can't go a day without: Laughing
Something most people don't know about me: I have played the piano since I was 3
One thing I've always dreamt about doing: Living in New York City
Career Plans: Lawyer or working in Public Relations

Updated May 2012