Women's Golf

Carmel Sielicki
Carmel Sielicki


Modesto, Calif.

High School:

Last College:
Washington State



Fall 2002: Competed in three tournaments during the fall ? Highest finish was 42nd place at the Pat Bradley Championship ? Low 54-hole score of the fall was a 246 at the Mary Fossum Invitational.

2001-02: Competed in five tournaments on the year, ranking sixth on the team in stroke average ? Earned second Varsity ?I? letter ? Highest individual finish of the season came in tying for 21st at the Illini Spring Classic ? Shot a season-low round of 77 during the second round of play at the Big Ten Championship ? Academic All-Big Ten.

2000-01: Participated in nine tournaments, earning her first Varsity ?I? letter ? Ranked fourth on the Illini in stroke average ? Finished 27th individually and second on the Illini at the Arkansas-Little Rock Lady Trojan Invitational, carding a career-low 54-hole score of 226, 10-over par ? Shot career-low round of 75 twice, during the first and third rounds of play at Arkansas-Little Rock ? Was Illinois? second finisher at the Big Ten Championship with a score of 326 ? Academic All-Big Ten ? NGCA All-Scholar Team.

Washington State: Participated in all 10 tournaments as a freshman at Washington State before transferring to Illinois after her sophomore year.

High School: Earned three letters in golf on the boys? team ? Did not compete senior year because of a broken leg ? Earned two letters in soccer ? Won sectionals as a junior ? Won the Northern California medalist honors in 1996 ? Academic all-conference for three years ? Founded and served as president of the Modesto Young Environmentalists Society ? Completed the International Baccalaureate Program of Modesto High School.

Personal: Born Dec. 31, 1979 ? Nickname is ?Carmie? ? Daughter of John and Hilda Sielicki ? Double majoring in media studies and rhetoric and composition ? Two-time George Huff Award Winner ? Has two brothers, Daniel and Gabes ? Enjoys cooking, reading, biking, hiking and jogging ? Annually runs with her entire family in the Modesto Turkey Trot ? Lists favorite job as shop attendant at the U of I Golf Course in Savoy ?because of the wonderful people? ? Favorite thing to do is spend time with her parents and brothers because, ?There can never be enough hours to spend with them.? ? Lists Champaign as ?one of the best places on Earth? and looks forward to coming back after teaching abroad.

Sielicki's Career Statistics:

Year       Rounds    Shots    Avg.    Low Round
2000-2001    22      1,783    81.05      75 (Twice)
2001-2002    15      1,241    82.73      77
Fall 2002    9        747     83.0       79
Total        46      3,771    81.98      75 (Twice)