June 15, 2011
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Katie Brophy, a former member of the University of Notre Dame women’s golf team, was recently named the head women’s golf coach at Georgetown, it was announced by Georgetown Director of Athletics Lee Reed Tuesday.
The Spokane, Wash., native graduated from Notre Dame in 2006 with a degree in sociology. Brophy was a two-time captain who recorded three medalist honors. She was victorious at the Jeannine McHaney Invitational in 2005, the 2003 BIG EAST Championship and the 2002 Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational.
The three-time Monogram winner totaled 126 rounds for a 76.60 stroke average during her Irish career. She has a three-way tie for her best round as she carded a 69 (-3) during the second round of the Lady Northern Invitational, the first round of the Jeannine McHaney Invitational and the third round of the Lady Razorback Invitational, all of which came in the fall of 2004.
Brophy was named to the all-BIG EAST team in 2003, 2004 and 2006, while also being named the team’s Most Valuable Player by the Monogram Club in 2003 and 2005.
A well-rounded student-athlete, she was a four-time member of the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) All-Scholar team and a two-time Dean’s List member in addition to being named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star team.
Prior to being named the Georgetown women’s head coach, Brophy served as an assistant coach at Indiana for the past five years where in her first season she helped the Hoosiers to their first appearance in the NCAA Championship since 1998. She also guided freshmen Kellye Belcher, Laura Nochta and Anita Gahir, who were selected by Golfstat’s Freshman Class Impact Rating as the top-ranked freshman class in the country.