Mary Beth McKenna
Mary Beth McKenna

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort McMurray, Alberta

High School:
Father Patrick Mercredi

Last College:
Univ. of Lethbridge

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
11/10/1987


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2009-2010: Earned a series of accolades throughout her final season at Xavier including being named to the CAA Silver Anniversary Team and the Second Team All-CAA ... Named CAA Golfer of the Week in October ... Second on the team in scoring average with a 78.2 ... Made four appearances in teh top-20 and one finish in both the top-10 and top-5 ... Best event of the season came at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate where she scored season low 72s in the first and third rounds to lead her to a 5-over-par fourth place finish ... Tied for 11th place with teammate Breanna Patz at CAA Conference Championships

2008-09: Led the Musketeers with a 78.33 scoring average while competing in all 11 events for XU ... Won the Lamkin Cup in California by three shots after shooting a one-under par 143. The medalist honor was the first by a Musketeer since 2003 ... McKenna led the Musketeers to a ninth-place finish in the event ... McKenna finished tied for ninth place at the Se Trail Women's Intercollegiate after shooting rounds of 79-75-73 - 227 (+11) ... She finished in the top-30 in five of Xavier's 11 events ... Finished in the top-five in the region seven times and in the top-10 a total of nine times.

2007-08: Led the team or was second in all major statistical categories, including scoring average (77.26), lowest round (73, +1), lowest tournament score (223, +7), and top 10/20 finishes (4/6)... Was named to the All-CAA First Team for the second straight year... Her 77.26 scoring average is the best ever Xavier women's golf season average, besting Kara Manis' 77.41 from last season... Was a top-two Xavier performer in every tournament, including nine where she led XU... Carded a 73 on her way to a fourth-place finish at the Sea Trail Intercollegiate, the best XU individual performance since Kara Manis grabbed third place at the Cardinal Classic in 2005... Tied for fifth the next week at the Nittany Lion Invitational after a final-round 74... Led Xavier at the CAA Championship with rounds of 74, 75, and 76 to finish tied for seventh at nine-over.

2006-07: Second behind Kara Manis last season in scoring average (78.52), lowest round (72, +1), lowest tournament score (223, +10), team-leading tournament performances (3), and top-20 finishes (5)... Tied for the team lead in top-10 finishes with three... Had her best outing at the Bronco Fall Invitational, recording her lowest round and final tournament score of the season, resulting in her best finish at 8th place... Tied her best finish at the CAA Championships, helping to lead Xavier into a third place overall finish.

High School: A transfer from the University of Lethbridge in Alberta ...Will have four years of eligibility at XU... A two-sport athlete at Father Patrick Mercredi Community High School in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, playing both golf and basketball ...In 17 rounds of tournament play this past summer, she posted a stroke average of 77.7... Won both Junior Opens and the Ladies open in Fort McMurray... Finished tied for 23rd at the 2006 Canadian Junior Girls Championship... Missed the cut by a stroke at the 2006 Canadian Ladies Amateur Championship... Was her high school's Athlete of the Year for three consecutive years... Receievd her high school's Alexander Rutherford Scholarship.

Personal: A sport management major... Born November 10, 1987 in Fort McMurray, Alberta.


Year
Events
Rounds
Strokes
Avg.
Low Round
Low Trn.
Top 10/20
U-Par
Titles/R-Up
2009-10 11 30 2,347 78.20 72 (E) 218 (+5) 1/3 0 0/0
2008-09 11 30 2,350 78.33 69 (-3) 143 (-1) 2/4 1 1/0
2007-08 12 34 2,627 77.26 73 (+1) 223 (+7) 4/6 0 0/0
2006-07 11 29 2,277 78.52 72 (+1) 223 (+10) 3/5 0 0/0
TOTAL 45 123 9,601 78.06 69 (-3) 143 (-1) 10/18 1 1/0
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