Katie Willenbrink

Katie Willenbrink

Yr. So.
Hometown Mishawaka, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Penn

2016-17: Competed in 20 rounds over eight events and led the Crusaders in scoring average at 79.70... Matched a career best with a 73 in the third round of the Cougar Cup on Sept. 20, tying for seventh in program history... Finished that round one stroke under par, tying for sixth-best score in relation to par in program history... Carded a 229 over three rounds at the Fort Wayne Classic April 2-3, setting a personal best and achieving fifth best in program history... Also earned the sixth-best mark in program history this season, scoring a 229 at the Golfweek Program Challenge Sept. 11-13... Posted +16s in both the Fort Wayne Classic and the Bulldog Florida Invitational (March 8-9), tying for the fifth best score in relation to par in program history... Owns three of the top nine scores in relation to par in program history as her +17 at the Golfweek Program Challenge ranks ninth... Single season scoring average ranks third in program history, while she enters her senior season fifth in program history in career scoring average at 82.41. 

2015-16: Shot a total of 20 rounds over nine events for Valpo during her sophomore year ... ranked third on the team with a scoring average of 82.90 ... shot best round of her career to open the Benbow Invitational Mar. 7, posting a round of 73 (+1) ... tied for the seventh-best round by stroke count and sixth-best in relation to par in program history ... used opening-round 73 to propel herself to a fourth-place finish ... shot a 36-hole score of 154, tied for tenth-best in program history for a two-round event ... shot rounds of 77 in middle round of Rocket Classic (Oct. 5) and to open Bulldog Florida Invitational on Mar. 9, and recorded rounds of 79 in the opening round of the Chi-Town Classic (Aug. 30) and the Horizon League Championship (Apr. 22) ... tied for 10th at the rain-shortened Braun Intercollegiate Oct. 26 with a round of 81 ... also finished in a tie for 10th at the Crusader/Jaguar Challenge (Apr. 10) and placed 19th at the Horizon League Championship ... recorded her best 54-hole score of the year at the Rocket Classic Oct. 5-6, shooting a 245 (87-77-81) ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2014-15: Saw action in eight events for the Crusaders as a freshman, shooting 18 rounds ... posted a scoring average of 84.89, ranking fifth on the team ... opened career at Golfweek Program Challenge Sept. 7-9, shooting a season-low round of 78 to cap the 54-hole event with a score of 243 ... shot best 36-hole tournament score of the season at the Cardinal Classic Sept. 22-23, posting rounds of 84 and 83 for a 167 ... earned an 18th-place finish at the Horizon League Championship Apr. 24-26 with a 54-hole score of 248 (84-80-84).

Prep: Led the Kingsmen to a #1 ranking and runner-up finish in the 2013 state tournament...finished 22nd individually in tournament...multiple First-Team All-Conference honoree...helped lead Penn to four straight conference, sectional, and regional championships over her career.

Personal: Major is physics.