McNair Fires A 69 On Day 3
Musketeers Are 19 Shots Out Of 1st Place
Musketeers Are Seven Shots Off The Lead
Tournament Play Begins On Thursday
XU Started The Day In Second Place
Xavier women's golfer Shane Crutchfield describes what Xavier means to her and why she's glad she came to Xavier.
Xavier golfers Ariel McNair, Shane Crutchfield, Yuki Kato and Korey Ward talk about the benefits of having a world-class golf facility to call home, the Francis Xavier Homan Golf Center at Maketewah Country Club. The center features an outdoor short-game range with five greens, four indoor hitting bays, a Cobra/Puma regional fitting center, a 3,000 square foot indoor putting surface and locker rooms for both teams.
Fall 2013: Participated in all five events in the fall of her sophomore season ... finished fourth place at the Yale Women's Fall Intercollegiate with scores of 75-70-74/219 ... fired rounds of 72-71-73/216 to tie for fourth place at the Hoosier Invitational ... had a final line of 82-77-72/231 at the Palmetto Intercollegiate ... team-best average score of 74.9 in the fall season.
2012-13: Crutchfield was one of three Musketeers to play in all 11 events and led the team with a 77.0 scoring average ... set a new Xavier record for lowest scoring average as a freshman and second lowest season average in school history ... totalled three top-five finishes and five top-10 finishes ... posted her lowest round at the 2012 Palmetto Intercollegiate 70 (-2) ... had her best finish at the Rio Verde Collegiate Invite, tied for second place with a score of 145 (+1) ... CAA Championship carded a 232 (+16) and ended the tournament in 3rd ... led the team with three rounds of par or under ... earned CAA Women's Golfer of the Week on March 13 for her performance at Rio Verde ... awarded All-Tournament team.
Prior to Xavier:Four-time district champion ... Named to the First Team All-Country roster three times ... Finished sixth at the Bobby Grace Putters Junior Open and sixth at the Amelia National tournament ... Finished second at the Florida high school regionals with a score of 67 in 2011 ... 12th place at the Class 2A state championships in 2011 ... St. Petersburg Times All-Pinellas selection four straight seasons ... Earned 17 Top-10 finishes on the AJGA and Florida Junior Tours during 2010 and 2011, including one win and one top-5 finish on the AJGA Tour ... The AJGA recognized Shane for her combined performance in the classroom and on the golf course by selecting her as a Scholastic Junior All-American. She was one of only 12 girls to receive this honor nationally ... Ranked 44th in the country among all 2012 recruits according to Golfweek.
Personal: Daughter of Colleen and George Crutchfield ... Older brother Knox ... Born June 20, 1994 ... Majoring in business with a Spanish minor.