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Kaitlen Parsons
Kaitlen Parsons
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greenacres, Wash.
High School: University
Position: Left

Academic Notes: Majoring in finance and marketing.

2013-14: The Lumberjacks' top player all season, finishing in the top-10 at six tournaments... Scored at an average of 76.0... Finished second at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational following rounds of 73, 72 and 74... Finished tied for fourth at the Mountain View Collegiate after shooting a season-best 69 in round three... Finished tied for sixth at the Big Sky Championships, shooting rounds of 72, 74 and 80...

2012-13: Competed in 11 tournaments scoring an average of 76.53… Finished tied for 12th at the Rose City Collegiate… Finished tied for 12th at the Lumberjack at Ocotillo helping NAU to a second place finish… Finished tied for 12th at the Red Rocks Invitational…  Finished tied for 30th at the Rio Verde Invitational helping NAU to a first place finish… Scored a season best 68 in the first round of the Mountain View Collegiate where she finished tied for 23rd… Finished tied for 14th at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic… Finished tied for second at the Big Sky Women’s Championship helping NAU to a Big Sky Conference Championship…  Competed at the NCAA Women’s West Regional tournament… 2nd Team All Big Sky.

2011-12: Saw action in all 11 tournaments and led the team with a 76.6 stroke average…Team counted all 29 rounds played during the season…Posted six top 20 and four top 10 finishes helped by six even or under par round…Led the team at five tournaments, including a team-best seventh-place finish at the Big Sky Championships…Carded rounds of 75-71-72…Posted a season-best two-under par 70 at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic in the second round…Recorded best finish with a second at the Wyoming Cowgirl Desert Invite.

Summer of 2011: Played in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon…Recorded an 85 in the first round on the Old Macdonald course, rebounding with a three-over par 74 to finish at 159…Only 18 players carded lower scores in the second round and was among nine players tied for 63rd…Eliminated in a playoff for one of the final two spots.

2010-11: Saw action in 11 tournaments…Posted a 77.1 stroke average, the fourth-best total on the team…Top freshman at the Big Sky Conference Championships, tying for ninth at 226 with rounds of 75-75-76…Carded a season-best two-under par 70 in the third round of the Lumberjack Shootout at Wigwam, finishing tied for fifth overall…Had season-best finish at the Circling Raven Collegiate in first college tournament, tying for second overall with rounds of  71-75-73...Named Big Sky Player of the Week for her performance.

Summer of 2010: Won the 2010 Idaho Golf Association (IGA) Junior Championship at Bryden Canyon Golf Course in Lewiston, Idaho.

High School: A 2010 graduate of University High School…Played for Coach Ganey…Four-year letter winner…Four-time Greater Spokane League first-team selection (2007-10)…Named team most valuable player four consecutive years…Inducted into the University High School Hall of Fame in June of 2010…Advanced to the WIAA State Tournament four times, placing fourth in 2008, eighth in 2009 and seventh in 2010… Placed second in the Dropping Invitational, Boise Idaho in June 2010…Qualified for the “Big I” National Tournament played in Ardmore, Oklahoma, in 2009 and New Jersey in 2010…Placed sixth at the PNGA Pub Links at Trysting Tree Golf Course in Corvallis, Oregon…Tied for fourth at the 2009 Pacific Northwest Junior PGA Championship, shooting a one-over 73 in the in the final round…Ranked 157th in her class by the Junior Golf Scoreboard…Helped soccer team to the state tournament in 2009.

Personal: Born Sept. 29, 1991 in Spokane, Wash…Daughter of Penne and Casey Parsons…Twin sisters Haley and Mandy Parsons played college golf at Washington State from 2005-09…Father played professional baseball with the Seattle Mariners, Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians and coached in the Oakland A’s organization from 1989-94… Also considered the University of Montana in the recruiting process.