A naturally gifted golfer … 2008 BIG EAST and 2010 Alamo Invitational medalist … just the second four-time all-BIG EAST honoree in program history … graduates with the fourth best career stroke average in program history with a 76.60 mark … 110 of her 126 rounds were counted towards Notre Dame[apos]s team score … collegiate-best round was a three-under par 69, which she achieved this past season in the opening round of the Windy City Collegiate … her top 54-hole mark is an even par 216, which has been reached twice … a good teammate and leader who served as one of the team[apos]s captains during her senior season … four-time monogram winner.
AS A SENIOR: Competed in all 11 events on the year … 28 of a possible 30 rounds were counted towards the team score … registered a 75.44 scoring average on the season … All-BIG EAST … named BIG EAST Golfer of the Week (April 14) … finished in a tie for 26th at the Mary Fossum Invitational (229, 76-76-77) to open the year … continued her strong start at the rain-shortened Bettie Lou Evans Invite by finishing in a tie for 14th (149, 74-75) … season low round came at the Windy City Collegiate where she fired a 69 (-3) … her low round helped position herself for a sixth place finish (217, 69-73-75) … tied for the medalist honors in the weather-shortened Alamo Invitational where she carded a 2 under par 70 … tied for 11th at the SunTrust Gator Invitational after carding a 219 (72-73-74) … after a tough opening round, rebounded to finish in a second place at the BIG EAST Championship by carding a ten over par 226 (80-72-74) total … saw all three of her rounds counted toward team scoring at the Mary Fossum Invitational, the Windy City Collegiate, the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship, the Central District Championship, the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational, the SunTrust Lady Gator and the BIG EAST Championship.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in each of Notre Dame[apos]s 11 events on the season … posted a career-best 76.91 stroke average … had 29 of a possible 33 rounds counted … shot the best round of her Fighting Irish career (at the time) in the second round of the Lady Northern Invitational when she carded a 70 (-2) … opened the season with a 227 (75-74-78) at the Cougar Classic … tied for 11th at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a 225 (80-74-71) … had her first and second rounds counted at the Heather Farr Memorial (72-71-76), helping the Irish notch their only team win of the season and the lowest 54-hole team total in program history (-6/858) … in that tournament, her second round minus-one (71) helped Notre Dame record the lowest team round in program history (281) … had her best finish of the season at the Lady Northern, carding a 222 (75-70-77) to finish fourth in the 82-person field … her second round 70 was her best round with the Irish … closed out the fall with a 238 (83-77-78) at the Landfall Tradition … opened the spring with a 240 (85-83-72) at the Northrop Grumman … shot a 226 (76-74-76) at the LSU Classic … followed with a 236 (75-78-83) at the Betsy Rawls Invitational … finished with a 233 (78-77-78) and had all three of her rounds counted at the Bryan National Collegiate … earned her third top-15 finish of the season at the BIG EAST tournament after shooting a 224 (77-73-74) … finished the season with a 248 (82-78-88) at the NCAA Central Regional.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Became first outright BIG EAST medalist in program history … ranked fourth on the team with a 77.03 stroke average … teed it up in all 11 tournaments … had 26 of 32 rounds scored for the team … top round was a one-under par 71, while best 54-hole mark was an even par 216 … opened the season with a 222 (+6, 75-74-73) to tie for 27th in the Irish win at the Cougar Classic … aided Notre Dame[apos]s victory effort at the Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup as she posted a 226 (+10, 77-73-76) and tied for 21st … helped the Irish to their third straight win by firing a 235 (+22, 77-78-80) at the Wolverine Invitational … tied for 49th at the Lady Paladin Invitational by carding a 237 (+21, 84-79-74) … in the final event of the fall campaign, she shot a 232 (+19, 75-76-81) to tie for 47th at the Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate … commenced the spring season with a 239 (+23, 84-75-80), which tied her for 50th at the Central District Invitational … runner-up at the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational by matching a career-best 54-hole total of 216 (E, 71-73-72) in helping the Notre Dame to its fourth victory of the season … her first round total of 71 (-1) tied her top collegiate mark … in the weather-shortened Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational, she carded a 36-hole total of 168 (+24, 80-88) to tie for 61st … tied for 37th at the Canes & Cards Classic by firing a 228 (+12, 80-74-74) … won the BIG EAST championship with a six-over par 222 (74-74-74) to lead the Irish to the third BIG EAST title in program history … shot a 240 (+24, 84-78-78) to tie for 84th at the NCAA Central Regional … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Came on strong towards the end of her rookie campaign … major contributor all season long as she was a part of the scoring lineup in all 10 events, registering a 77.04 scoring average, which ranked second on the team and sixth in program history … had 24 of 28 rounds counted towards the team score … led the Fighting Irish with a third-place finish at the BIG EAST Championship en route to garnering all-conference accolades … carded a three-round even-par score of 216 (72-73-71) at the conference tournament … that was the team[apos]s top 54-hole score of the season … her third round one-under par 71 at the BIG EAST Championship was her top round of her freshman campaign … shot a two-over par 74 in her first collegiate round at the season-opening Cougar Classic … finished that tournament with a 13-over par 229 (74-79-76), which was her best 54-hole score of the first semester, and in a tie for 45th … her top finish of the fall season came at the Lady Irish Invitational as she shot a 235 (+19, 77-79-79) to place in a tie for 23rd at the Warren Golf Course and help Notre Dame to a second-place finish … registered a 240 (+24, 81-83-76), which tied her for 34th overall, as the Irish notched another runner-up finish at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational … posted an 11-over par 155 (78-77) to tie for 35th at the 36-hole TaylorMade Aztec Fall Classic … concluded the first semester by firing a 237 (+21, 82-77-78) to finish tied for 67th at the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate … opened the spring season with a 15-over par 231 (79-76-76), which tied her for 36th, at the Central District Classic … at the UNLV Spring Invitational, she shot a 14-over par 230 (76-81-73) to place in a tie for 68th … recorded her first collegiate top-20 finish as she tied for 20th at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational with a 17-over par 233 (78-79-76) … notched a top-10 finish at the Indiana Invitational at Crooked Stick Golf Club with a seven-over par 151 (77-74) to tie for ninth at the 36-hole event … earned a monogram.
PREP & PERSONAL: Hails from Spokane, Wash. … a four-time letterwinner in golf at Gonzaga Preparatory School … the younger sister of former Irish co-captain and standout golfer Katie Brophy … placed fourth in the Washington Class 4A State Championship with an eight-over par 152 (76-76) … as a senior, she tied for first at the state championship yet lost in a playoff … enjoyed a successful summer in 2005, which included her qualifying for match play at the U.S. Junior Girls Championship in a sudden-death playoff … in July of 2005, she placed 25th out of a field of 132 at the Girls[apos] Junior Americas[apos] Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico by carding a 225 (79-77-79) … was fifth at the AJGA Lockton Kansas City Junior event this past August as she carded a 13-over par 223 (76-70-77) par 70, 5,787-yard Kansas City Country Club in Mission Hills, Kan. … finished sixth at the AJGA Trophy Trophy Lake event with a 231 (79-76-76) … daughter of Michael and Nancy Brophy … father is a 1973 graduate of Notre Dame … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major with a supplemental major in sociology … earned Notre Dame[apos]s 2010 Rockne Scholar Student-Athlete award after finishing with a cumulative GPA of 3.067.
Brophy[apos]s Career Statistics
|Year||Tournaments||Rds/Tm Rds||Count||Strokes||Avg.||Top Rd||Top 36||Top 54||Top Finish (Field)- Event (Score)|
|2006-07||10||28/28||24||2,157||77.04||71 (E)||144 (E)||216(E)||3rd (34)- BIG EAST Championship (216)|
|2007-08||11||32/32||26||2,465||77.03||71 (-1)||144 (E)||216 (E)||1st (35)- BIG EAST Championship (222)|
|2008-09||11||33/33||29||2,538||76.91||70 (-2)||143 (-1)||219(+3)||4th (82)- Lady Northern Invitational (222)|
|2009-10||11||30/30||28||2,188||75.44||69 (-3)||142 (-2)||217 (+1)||T-1st (60)- The Alamo Invitational (70)|
|Totals||43||126/126||110||9,575||76.60||69 (-3)||142 (-2)||216 (E)||1st (35)- 2008 BIG EAST Championship (222)|