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 Kali Gottsleben

2012-13 (SENIOR): (fall) did not compete

2011-12 (JUNIOR): Represented the Cougars in all nine tournaments...tallied three top-10 finishes...finished in the top-20 of five contests...began the season strong with a round of 80 to claim the ninth spot of the individual leaderboard at the Labor Day Triangular (9/5)...capped fall season on high-note, carding an 83-80=163 at the fall portion of the NSIC Championship (10/8) to enter spring tied for 11th...placed in top-11 in three of four tournaments played during spring session...poor weather conditions, carded a 78 at the Bob Writz Invite (4/2) to claim fifth...fired season-low round of 75 to lead USF with a eighth (75-78=153) place finish at the Augustana Invite (4/14)...continued to find success in spring portion of NSIC Championship(4/22), where she completed the final round in 84 strokes tying for 11th (83-80-84=247) individually

2010-11 (SOPHOMORE):
Recorded 10 top-10 finishes, including one outright victory at the Mt. Marty Invite, where she shot a season-best, five-over par (77)...was named GPAC All-Conference...claimed 4th place finishes at both the 1st Annual Praire Club Shootout and the Hastings Invite, where she led all USF scorers...fired a team-low 79, which was followed by an 85 to capture 5th overall at the Palace City Classic...also saw top-10 finishes at Briar Cliff Frommelt Classic (6th place) and Morningside Invite (9th place).

2009-10 (FRESHMAN):
Captured her first collegiate victory at the Dana College Invitational with a season-low round of 77 and named the GPAC/Half Mid-American Sports Women's Golfer of the Week...recorded four additional top-10 finishes: tied for fourth at the Dakota Wesleyan Invite (79-86 165)...tied for 10th (83-83-84 250) at the GPAC qualifier #3...tied for sixth (88-84 172) at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invite...tied for eighth (92) at the USF Women's Spring Invite...helped the Cougars notch a 2nd place GPAC finish and earn a berth in the 2010 NAIA Women's Golf National Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Played golf, basketball & volleyball for Watertown HS...named Female Athlete of the Year...won the 2009 State AA Golf tournament title and helped the Arrows claim the 2009 State AA Basketball title...four-time member of the South Dakota All-State golf team and three-time member of the South Dakota All-State basketball squad...named Student of the Month...honor roll student.

PERSONAL:
Daughter of Todd & Cami Gottsleben...has one sister, Kelci...elementary education major...professional goals are to teach grade school and coach in Sioux Falls...member of the FCA and SAAC...enjoys playing intramural sports at USF.


Year: Senior
Hometown: Watertown, S.D.
High School: Watertown