2020-21 MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention
2020-21: Named MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention… Posted an 84.73 average over 15 rounds spanning six events, ranking second on the squad in scoring average… Had a pair of sub-80 rounds at the Redbird Invitational in Normal, Ill. (April 9-10), setting her season low with a 79 in Round 1 and matching that in Round 2. Finished that event second on the team with a 241 over 54 holes… Posted the team’s best MVC Championship score at 252 over three rounds on April 19-20 in St. Charles, Mo… Earned Valparaiso University Presidential Academic Honors, MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award and MVC Honor Roll.
2019-20: Golfed eight rounds over four tournaments, posting an 85.25 average… Had a season-best 78 (+6) in the second round of the APSU Intercollegiate on Sept. 30.
2018-19: Golfed 10 rounds over three tournaments in her first season at Valpo… Made her debut with an 81 in the first round of the Loyola Fall Invitational on Sept. 17. That stood as her best 18-hole score of the season.
Prep: Was the county champion all four years of high school and was named an all-county player in 2015, 2016 and 2017… Garnered all-conference honors (HCC) in 2014… Won sectional championships in 2014 and 2015 and qualified for regionals in 2016 and 2017… Qualified for state in 2017 and was named academic all-state that season… Achieved a hole-in-one in 2016… Broke her school’s record for nine-hole team score at 144 (2017) and 18-hole team score at 297 (2015)… Four-year letter winner in golf… Also played one year of high school tennis… Member of National Honor Society… Straight A honor roll (2014-2017)… Finished in the top 4 percent of her graduating class (23rd of 535).
Outside Achievements: Placed second in overall points in Hendricks County Junior Golf (2012-2014)… Competed in Indiana Junior Golf from 2014-2018 and was a member of the Indiana Women’s Golf Association.
Personal: Hobbies include shopping, travel and playing all sports… Favorite music is Spanish music… Polar bears are her favorite animal… Daughter of Roman and Jennifer Kier… Born on May 3, 2000… Majoring in meteorology.