AS A SENIOR: Named team captain as a senior at Notre Dame … led the team in scoring average (75.34), rounds in the 70[apos]s (27), top-10[apos]s (4) and wins (1) … carded 29 rounds on season … all-BIG EAST honoree … named BIG EAST Sport Scholar-Athlete Award recipient … qualified for the 2012 U.S. Women[apos]s Open where she shot a (161/+17) to miss the cut … turned pro following her senior year … finished second in first pro tournament -the Health One Colorado Women[apos]s Open (215/-1) … started the season strong with a 34th-place finish (231/+15) among a talented field at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (Sept. 19-21) in Wolcott, Colo. … followed up with a team-leading 224 (+8) at the Tar Heel Invitational at the Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill, N.C. (Oct. 7-9) … brought home the only Irish medalist finish of the fall (220/+4) after firing a closing, one-under par, 71 at the Hoosier Fall Invitational at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind. (Oct. 17-18) … wrapped up the fall season with another solid performance after carding a team-best 73 in the final round of the Landfall Tradition (227/+11), finishing in a tie for 10th at the Country Club of Landfall (Oct. 28-30) … tallied a top-45 finish at rain-shortened Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in Hilton Head, S.C. after firing a 13-over par 155 … finished in a tie for 23rd at the LSU Tiger Classic after shooting a 229 (+13) … carded a team-leading 221 (+5) at Notre Dame Clover Cup in Mesa, Ariz. … registered three rounds in the mid 70[apos]s (76-73-75) en route to an eight-over par finish (224) at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic … tallied third top-10 finish in senior campaign at BIG EAST Championship, finishing fifth (226, +10) … capped off Irish career with T-26th finish (228, +12) at NCAA Central Regional in Columbus, Ohio … received Monogram Club MVP award … honored as Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete award recipient … helped team set academic record for highest-team grade-point average in Notre Dame history (3.776 GPA).
AS A JUNIOR: Collected four top-10 finishes during the 2010-11 season while carding a 74.9 average on her way to earning all-BIG EAST honors … played as part of the starting five in all five of Notre Dame[apos]s fall tournaments … recorded a 74.8 stroke average during the fall … shot a 226 (76-77-73) and finished tied for 10th in leading the Irish to a first-place finish in the season opener at the Mary Fossum Invitational … carded a 231 (77-75-79) and helped the Irish claim first place at the William K. Warren Irish Invite … registered a 222 (76-76-70) at Mercedes-Benz Championship where the Irish finished in fifth place … carded a 218 (72-73-73) and had the sixth-best 54-hole total as Notre Dame earned a sixth-place finish at the Landfall Tradition … led Notre Dame to a third-place finish in the final event of the fall campaign at the Alamo Invitational while shooting a 231 (79-72-80) … opened the spring season with back-to-back 229[apos]s at the Central District Invitational (75-78-76) and Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational (75-79-75) … posted her best score of the season at the John Kirk/Panther Invite, carding a five-under 211 (70-71-70) that was good for second place … finished tied for 63rd at the regular season finale, the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, with a 232 (78-76-78) … finished fourth at the BIG EAST Championships with a 223 (72-76-75) … fired rounds of 75, 77 and 74 at the Warren Golf Course in the NCAA Central Regional, helping the Irish advance to the NCAA Championship … finished tied for 24th at the NCAA Championship with a 296 (80-71-73-72).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Participated in all 11 events for the Irish on the season … Notre Dame[apos]s most consistent golfer throughout the 2009-10 campaign as evidenced by her team best 74.90 stroke average … saw all 30 of her rounds counted towards team scoring, becoming just the sixth player in program history to have every round of a season counted towards team scoring … finished in the top-20 in 10 of 11 events … earned her second all-BIG EAST honor … named BIG EAST Golfer of the Month (October) … began the season with a 14th-place finish (223, 76-75-72) at the Mary Fossum Invitational … fired a two-round total of 149 (T-14th, 76-73) at the Bettie Lou Evans Invite … shot an even par 216 to claim fifth place at the Windy City Collegiate … continued her string of top-20 finishes by claiming 15th (223, 75-74-74) at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship … carded a 74 (T-13th) at the Alamo Invitational … shot a 222 (T-14th, 76-73-73) at the Central District Invitational … carded an even par 70 in the second round (T-18th, 221, 74-70-77) at the SunTrust Gator Invitational … fired a three-day total of 234 (81-78-75) for a seventh-place finish at the BIG EAST Championship to earn All-BIG EAST honors … capped off her all-conference season with a 16th-place finish (231, 75-79-77), at the NCAA Central Regional, where she narrowly missed individual qualification for the 2010 NCAA Championship field … BIG EAST Academic All-Star … spent the summer of 2010 playing in various USGA events … advanced to the round-of-32 at the `10 Women[apos]s Amateur Public Links Championship … advanced to the round-of-64 at the `10 U.S. Women[apos]s Amateur Championship … placed ninth with the second-lowest score by an amateur at the Colorado Open … Notre Dame Monogram Club MVP award recipient.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all of Notre Dame[apos]s 11 events … led the team with a 75.55 stoke average, the fifth best single-season mark in program history … had 31 of a possible 33 rounds counted towards the team score … earned all-BIG EAST honors while also being named the BIG EAST Rookie of the Year … opened her Irish career with a 37th-place showing at the Cougar Classic with a 223 (73-77-73) … finished 10th at the Mary Fossum Invitational after shooting a 224 (80-73-71) … her final round 71 marked her first career under par round … carded a 223 (75-74-74) at the Heather Farr Memorial … had all three of her rounds counted at the event, helping the Irish to the win and record the lowest 54-hole team total in program history (-6/858) … also helped Notre Dame to its lowest single round team score in program history at the event, as the Irish combined to card a 281 in the second round … shot a 228 at the Lady Northern (77-75-76) to finish ninth, marking her best career finish … tied for 12th with a 228 (82-73-73) at the Landfall Tradition to close out the fall season … opened the spring with a 237(82-78-77) at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge … tied for 16th at the LSU Classic by carding a 217 (72-74-71) … carded a 227 (73-77-77) at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational … closed out the regular season with a 231 (75-77-79) at the Bryan National Collegiate … shot a 225 (75-74-76) to finish tied for 11th at the BIG EAST Championship to earn All-BIG EAST honors … carded a 230 (76-73-81) to tie for 27th at the NCAA Central Regional … she was Notre Dame[apos]s top-finisher at that event … BIG EAST Rookie of the Year … earned a monogram.
PREP & PERSONAL: Named Colorado[apos]s 2008 high school Female Athlete of the Year by the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame (in Jan. of 2009) … a four-year letter winner at Littleton (Colo.) … captured the 2008 Colorado championship by shooting a five-under par 139 (72-67) … her 13-stroke victory is a state record … won the 2006 5A state champion by posting a class record with a six-under par 138 total (68-70) … selected as the 2006 all-Colorado Player of the Year according to the Denver Post … a three-time Denver Post all-Colorado selection and was tabbed as the 2006 Colorado Sportswoman of the Year for golf … The Rocky Mountain News honored her as its all-Colorado player of the year in 2006 … a three-time all-Colorado selection by The Rocky Mountain News … in the spring of 2008, she won the Colorado Public Links Qualifier by three shots after carding a 73 … low amateur, and second overall, at the Colorado Women[apos]s Open in May of 2008 with a 221 (75-71-74) … named to the Colorado Junior Golf Association (CJGA) all-star team for 10-straight seasons … qualified for five USGA Girls[apos] Junior Championships, two USGA Women[apos]s Amateur Public Links Championships and one USGA Women[apos]s Amateur Championship … qualified for match play four times and three times she has earned qualifier medalist honors by shooting 70 and 74 twice … in 2007, she was one of only seven women to qualify for the Girls[apos] Junior, Women[apos]s Amateur Public Links and Women[apos]s Amateur USGA Championships … qualified for eight USGA Championships from 2003-07 in addition to qualifying for the USGA US Women[apos]s Open sectional qualifier on two occasions … a three-time Colorado Women[apos]s Golf Association (CWGA) junior player of the year (2005-07) … one of four girls to receive the 2007 USGA Girls[apos] Junior Championship medal for qualifying five times … in 2003, she became the youngest individual to qualify for the USGA Girls[apos] Junior Championship … captured the CWGA Women[apos]s Match Play Championship and the CWGA Junior Stroke Play Championship in 2005 … named the Denver Post student-athlete of the week on two occasions … Littleton High School academic letterwinner as she was on the school[apos]s highest honor roll (3.8 GPA and above) from 2004-07 … in addition to being a member of the National Honor Society, she was the recipient of the 2007 Masonic Lodge Award for outstanding achievement in the junior class for her character, integrity, leadership and scholarship … daughter of Gary and Mary Singer Huffer … her mother is a 1979 graduate of Notre Dame and was a member of the first Fighting Irish varsity tennis team … has two brothers, Christopher (a 2009 graduate of Notre Dame) and Zach … graduate with a degree in industrial design from Notre Dame in May of 2012.
Huffer[apos]s Career Statistics
|Year||Tournaments||Rds/Tm Rds||Count||Strokes||Avg.||Top Rd||Top 36||Top 54||Top Finish (Field)- Event (Score)|
|2008-09||11||33/33||31||2,493||75.55||71 (-1)||149 (+5)||217 (+4)||T-9th (82)- Lady Northern Invitational (228)|
|2009-10||11||30/30||30||2,247||74.90||70 (-2)||144 (E)||216 (E)||5th (81)- Windy City Collegiate (216)|
|2010-11||12||37/37||34||2,774||74.97||70 (-2)||141 (-3)||211 (-5)||2nd (81)- John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate (211)|
|Totals||44||129/129||123||9,699||75.19||70 (-2)||141 (-3)||211 (-5)||1st (65) – Hoosier Invitational (220)|