Flames begin the fall season at the Chi-Town Classic (Sept. 1)
Flames set to host two events at Cog Hill Country Club
Student-athletes were honored in both the fall and spring semesters
Season featured the team's first individual title and the best Horizon League finish
Elizabeth Curtiss tied for 15th following a 54-hole total of 243
Kayla Stueland, Caitlan Smollen & Ryann Gilley
TOP 5 ROUNDS
2013-14 (Junior): Played in five spring tournaments ... Carded a final round score of 83 at the Horizon League Championships (April 27).
2012-13 (Sophomore): Played in all 11 tournaments during the fall and spring seasons ... Named to the Horizon League's spring All-Academic Team ... Carded 12 rounds in the 80s, including eight during the fall season ... Shot a six-over-par 79 in the opening round of the Detroit Titans Fall Classic (Sept. 9-10) at Hartland Glen Country Club in Hartland, Michigan ... On the weekend, shot 79-83, her best two-round score of the 2012-13 season ... Shot 85-82 (167) at the WIU Autumn Invitational at Henry Mussatto Golf Course in Macomb, Illinois ... Carded a two-round total of 169 (85-84) at the Loyola Invitational (April 20-21) at the Golf Club of Illinois ... Season scoring average was 90.05.
2011-12 (Freshman): Took 14th in the Detroit Titans Invitational, April 9-10, at Western Golf & Country Club in Redford, Mich. ... placed 14th at the Loyola Invitational on April 21-22 ... assisted the Flames in their 10th place finished in the Spring Sunshine Classic on March 8-9 ... finished fifth at the Detroit Fall Invite on October 8-9 where she posted one of the first-two sub-par rounds (along with Perez) in program history, leading UIC women's golf team to consecutive school-record team rounds.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four time letter winner in golf at St. Francis (Ill.)... three time state qualifier ... regional winner ... first team All-Area sophomore, junior, and senior year ... Kane County Chronicle Player of the Year sophomore year ... named a State Scholar for 2011-2012 ... three time student of the month ... received high honor roll recognition all four years ... team captain during her junior and senior campaign ... named MVP all four years ... biggest athletic thrill to date is getting a hole in one in summer 2011 ... born April 10, 1993 in Indianapolis, Ind. ... daughter of Dave and Nancy Stueland ... has one brother, Daniel ... currently enrolled as a Communication major.