Maria Kjelldorff, Taylor Allison honored by coaches' association
2004-2005: Competed in nine events and tied for 16th at the SoCon Championship ... Finished second in season scoring average, just above 77 strokes ... Shot a season-low 70 at the Lady Pirate Fall Invitational to record her highest finish of the fall, T-13th ... Continues to rank atop the Western Carolina career scoring average list entering her senior year ... One of two Catamount golfers named to the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Division I All-American Scholar team, joining teammate Bianca Melone.
2003-2004: Led the Catamounts in five of the six fall events ... Paced Western in six of the 10 events during the season, including a first place finishes at the Sea Trail Women's Intercollegiate (71-77=148) as well as the Wachovia-Great Smokies Intercollegiate (71-74=145) ... Nearly broke her own individual school record at the Bradford Creek-Lady Pirate tournament as she shot a 69 in the final round and carded a 215 in the three-round event to take home the title.
2002-03: Named the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year and Western Carolina's Female Athlete of the Year, Andersen won the SoCon individual title with a school and tournament record 212 as WCU played host to the championship at the Waynesville Country Club... Was additionally named to the All-Conference team for her outstanding performance throughout the year... Andersen played in all 10 events for the Catamounts as a freshman, finishing in the top 20 in five events... Won the Wachovia-Great Smokies Intercollegiate in Waynesville in the fall, recording a WCU record low round of 66 on day one and finishing with a Catamount record two-round score of 141... Posted the third-lowest single-season stroke average in WCU history at 77.00 in 26 rounds, which also notched the record for lowest career stroke average (min. 25 rounds)... Named the Golf World National Player of the Week after her SoCon Championship performance... Appeared in Sports Illustrated's "Faces In The Crowd" feature in May... Led the Cats and tied for 18th overall in the NCAA East Regional Tournament with a 219 (75-71-73)... Named a National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Athlete with her 4.0 GPA.
High School: Senior: Was a first team all-county selection... Finished fourth in districts, second in regionals and 18th in the state out of 100 players... Won the Most Valuable Award... Junior: Won Most Valuable Award... Finished third in regionals... Named second team all-county... Received the Doug Cowan Memorial Award for outstanding achievements on the golf course, good sportsmanship and team leadership skills... Sophomore: Won the Burger King / Coaches Achievement Award... Freshman: Was named Rookie of the Year.