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Kristen Schelling
Kristen  Schelling


Mesa, Ariz.

High School:
Red Mountain HS





Great Grads 2012

60 UNLV student-athletes eligible for May 12 commencement ceremonies.

A talented player who made an immediate impact in her first two years on the team who returns following an injury that required her to sit out the spring season ... Will compete for a spot in the starting lineup this coming year.

Started the first four tournaments of the year before suffering an injury in the final round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown that ended her season ... Carried a 75.00 stroke average in 11 rounds of action on the year ... Helped the Rebels to a sixth place finish at the prestigious Golfweek Conference Challenge, shooting a 224 (75-77-72, +8) ... Shot a season low 71 in the opening round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown ... Named to the Academic All-MWC team and chosen as a MWC Scholar-Athlete for the third consecutive year.|

Played in 29 rounds as a sophomore, carrying a 76.52 average ... Shot a season-low 69 in the opening round of the UNLV Spring Invitational ... Finished eighth overall after carding a tournament-low 219 (69-71-79, +3), helping the Rebels to a first-place team finish at the spring invitational ... Captured three straight top 20 finishes entering the NCAA West Regional ... Tied for fifth at the Mountainview Collegiate after shooting a 221 (74-72-75, +5) ... Rebounded after an opening-round 82 at the Mountain West Conference Championship to claim 19th place ... Named to the Academic All-MWC team and chosen as a MWC Scholar-Athlete for the second consecutive year.

Stepped in right away as a true freshman and was one of only two Rebels to play in all 32 rounds ... Her scoring average of 76.97 was fourth on the team and 18th in the MWC ... Posted two top-10 and one top-20 finish ... Ended the fall season by finished tied for 22nd at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown with a three-round total of 214 (-2),which included a sensational opening round 4-under 68 and a closing round of 1-under 71 ... Recorded her best finish by tying for ninth at the MountainView Collegiate with a total of 217 (+1) ... Had her third sub-par score of the season at the MountainView, a 3-under 69 in the second round ... Tied for 10th at the MWC Championships with a 231 (+15) ... Advanced to the third round of the 2009 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship.

A 2008 graduate of Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Ariz. ... Lettered four years for the Mountain Lions under coach Steve Rushing ... Named the team's MVP four straight years ... Won the 5A Arizona State Championship as a sophomore and came in second as a junior ... Led RMHS to three East Valley Regional championships ... Was a four-time qualifier for the USGA Women's Amatuer Public Links championship ... Qualified five times for the USGA Girls Junior Championship ... In 2006 she qualified to be on the Junior Ryder Cup Team.

Kristen F. Schelling was born on Sept. 13, 1989, in Evanston, Ill. ... The daughter of Carol and Ken Schelling ... Made the honor roll all four years of high school and was a six-year member of the National Honor Society ... Majoring in communications.

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