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Michelle Kleckner
2013-14 Women's Golf
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
New Brighton, Minn.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Irondale
Michelle Kleckner

2012-2013: Competed in 10 events for the Crusaders as a junior ... an All-Horizon League honoree ... posted an 80.0 scoring average, second-best single-season average in program history ... earned her first career victory at the Crusader Spring Invitational, shooting rounds of 80 and 76 ... shot a career-best round of 70 (-1) to open the Dayton Fall Invitational, the third-best round in Crusader history ... finished fifth at Dayton with a 36-hole total of 144, tied for the second-lowest score in a 36-hole tournament in program history ... shot the third and fourth lowest 54-hole scores in program history, posting a 236 at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial and a 238 at the Horizon League Championship ... finished tenth at the league tournament ... member of the Academic All-Horizon League team ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll ... honored as an All-American Scholar by the WGCA.

2011-2012: Participated in all 11 events in her sophomore season ... tallied an 82.8 scoring average, third best among Crusaders ... posted 36-hole scores in the 150s three times ... carded a 164 and placed third at the Loyola Invitational April 21-22 ... Played in all five fall events for the Crusaders ... won the Tennessee State Fall Classic where she posted a career best 18 (75) and 36-hole scores (152) ... her 152 is the best  36-hole score in progam history ... tied for 10th at the U of Dayton Fall Invitational posting a 36-hole total of 156 (78-78) which led the Crusaders ... shot five rounds in the 70s ... posted a team low 79.5 fall scoring average ... named to the Horizon League’s All-Academic Team

2010-2011: Played in all 10 events for the Crusaders ... made collegiate debut at the Green Bay Invitational ... finished ninth at the Chicago State Cougar Classic with a 36-hole total of 156, a season’s best ... carded rounds of 77 to open both the Green Bay Invitational and the Chicago State tournament ... led Valpo in the Chicago State event ... posted a 85.7 stroke average.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Knights ... an All-State selection as a senior ... participated in the Minnesota State Championships as a freshman, sophomore, and senior, placing 31st as a senior ... North Suburban Conference champion as a senior ... won a sectional title as a senior ... led team to three section titles ... team won NSC championship as a freshman, junior, and senior ... team’s Most Valuable Player as a senior ... also lettered in volleyball.

Personal:  Michelle is the daughter of Kirk and Karen Kleckner ... major is meteorology ... born April 21, 1992.