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Elise Houtz
 Elise Houtz

Manhattan, Kan.

High School:




As a Junior (Fall 2009 - Spring 2010)
Competed ineightevents througout the season... Started the season off with a 10-over par 54-hole low 226 at the Chip-N-Club Invitational and finished in tie for 17th... Followed that up with a tie for 14th place after carding a 17-over par 234 at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational, also recorded a career low round of 72 (E)... Finished in a tie for 71st after carding a final-round score of 78 (+6)... She finished with a 54-hole score of 240 (+24)... Recorded a 21-over par performance at the Northern Migration, tying for 58th... Tallied a 17-over 233 at the MountainView Collegiate to finish in a tie for 58th... Finished 20th at the Canes/Cards Classic... Recorded a 37-over par 253 and tied for 75th at the Baylor Spring Invite.

As a Sophomore (Fall 2008 - Spring 2009)
Played in all but two tournaments... Started her sophomore campaign off strong, tying for 27th and carding a 75-79-76-230 (+14) at the Chip-N-Club Invitational... Finished in a tie for 24th place in the Susie Maxwell Classic, while carding an 82-75-84-241 (+25)... Recorded her highest career finish in the Big 12 Championship, where she shot an 80-73-82-235 (+16) and finished tied for 15th.

2008 All-Scholar Team selection
2008-09 Academic All-Big 12 First Team

As a Freshman (Fall 2007 - Spring 2008)
Participated in three fall tournaments to begin her Wildcat career... Tied for 28th at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational by shooting 79-77-156 (+12)... Carded a 57-over par 273 at the Bronco Fall Invitational... Recorded a 28-over par 244 in the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate... Had an 84.13 stroke average for the fall... Made the trip to five of six spring tournaments... Shot a 16-over par 232 in the UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational to tie for 68th... Fired a 178 in the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational... Carded her best score of the spring in the Mountain View Intercollegiate, shooting 77-76-75--228 (+12) to tie for 43rd... Tied for 52nd in the Canes & Cardinal Classic... Tied for 27th at the Big 12 Championship to finish her freshman campaign... Was her best finish of the season... Totaled an 81.32 stroke average in her eight tournaments played.

High School Honors
Four-year letter winner for Manhattan High... Coached by Larry Becraft... Member of All-State team as a freshman, junior and senior... Twice named KMAN/McDonalds Student Athlete of the Week... Helped Indians to state titles as freshman, sophomore and senior... Earned 29 top-five finishes in 40 tournaments, including 13 first-place finishes... Shot personal low round of 71 in 2005... Posted a 76.6 stroke average in senior campaign.

Born July 6, 1989... Daughter of Brad and Susan Houtz... Major is accounting... Sister Amanda golfed at the University of Nebraska-Omaha from 2001-2006... Was involved in Student Council and National Honor Society.

Career Bests
•Low round: 72, Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational 2009
•54-hole score: 226, Chip-N-Club Invitational 2009
•Finish: T14th, Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational 2009
•Career Top-20 Finishes: 3