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    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

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