Duke Women's Golf BIO
Career: Led Duke to team National Championships as a sophomore, junior and senior ... 2005 NCAA Individual Champion and East Regional Champion ... 2005 Honda Award winner as the National Player of the Year ... 2005 & 2006 NGCA First Team All-America ... 2007 NGCA Second Team All-America ... earned 2004-05 Blue Devil of the Year award from Blue Devil Weekly ... a four-time All-ACC honoree ... selected Words Unlimited Rhode Island Female Athlete of the Year in January of 2004 ... finished her career with 45 rounds of even or under par to rank third on Duke’s career list ... her 26 career top 10 finishes ranks fourth all-time at Duke.
2006-07: Received the Weaver-James Corrigan Honorary Award from the ACC ... second team NGCA All-America ... NGCA All-East Region ... All-ACC ... collected a 73.77 stroke average to go along with five top 10 and seven top-20 finishes ... totaled 15 rounds of even or under par, which ranked second on the Blue Devil squad ... turned in her second top 10 finish in a NCAA Championship as she was sixth with rounds of 80, 70, 72 and 70 for a total of 292 ... was sixth in the ACC Championship with a total of 222 ... finished the season ranked 24th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... listed seventh in the preseason players to watch by Golf World.
2006 Summer Action: Won the New England Women’s Golf Association Championship (NEWGA) and the 17th Massachusetts Women’s Open Championship.
2005-06: First team All-America and All-ACC selection ... collected a 73.55 stroke average, three top-five, six top-10 and eight top-20 finishes ... missed one tournament due to playing in the LPGA Kraft Nabisco, missing the cut with rounds of 80, 76 ... finished the season ranked No. 14 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index.
2005 Summer Action: Missed most of the summer resting an injured wrist.
2004-05: Came on strong at the end of the season winning her final two tournaments - NCAA East Regional and NCAA Championship ... All-ACC selection ... had rounds of 73-75-65-73=286 to become Duke’s third NCAA Individual Champion ... for the season, had a 73.88 stroke average to go along with four top-five, five top-10 and nine top-20 finishes ... concluded the season with two first place and two second place finishes out of her last five tournaments ... ranked 10th in the final Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index.
2004 Summer Action: Led the U.S. to a 32-28 win at the Collegiate Golf Championship in Japan ... won the New England Women’s Golf Association (RIWGA) Championship.
2003-04: A NGCA Honorable Mention All-America and All-ACC selection ... one of the top freshmen in the nation posting a 73.61 stroke average, which was the fifth-best freshman stroke average in school history ... posted three top-five, four top-10 and seven top-20 finishes ... finished the season ranked 17th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... had her best finish of the season at the ACC/SEC Challenge with scores of 69-71 to place second ... had a career-best round of 68 on three different occasions in the final round of competition.
2003 Summer Action: Won the RIWGA title in a sudden-death playoff, after carding a final round 65.
Prep: Attended Narragansett High School in Narragansett, R.I., where she was a three-year letterwinner ... a three-time winner on the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) ... registered 20 top-10 finishes on the AJGA ... won the 2002 AJGA Greater Hartford Jaycees Junior Classic with rounds of 72-68-72 (212) ... a 2002 Honorable Mention Polo Golf Junior All-America ... medalist at the 2002 AJGA Polo Junior with scores of 68-70 and then lost in the quarterfinals of match play ... a two-time HP Scholastic All-America Team selection ... ranked 24th in the final 2001-02 Golfweek/Titleist Performance Index ... a 2001 second team Polo Golf Junior All-America ... won back-to-back AJGA events in 2001 at the Marsh Junior at Bethpage State Park and the Lessing’s AJGA Classic ... the win at the Marsh Junior marked the third year in a row a member of her family had won the tournament as her sisters Mary Ellen and Lauren won the two years before ... won the 2001 Rhode Island Interscholastic Girls State Championship ... lost in the second round of the 2001 AJGA Polo Golf Junior Classic to teammate Liz Janangelo (2 & 1) ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2000 U.S. Women’s Amateur.
Personal: Born April 29, 1985 ... daughter of Tom and Marnee Grzebien ... has two sisters, Lauren and Mary Ellen ... Lauren and Mary Ellen graduated from Northwestern and were members of the golf team ... member of National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, nominated for the Heisman Scholarship and nominated to the National Leadership Conference ... began playing golf at age five at the Point Judith Country Club in Narragansett, R.I. ... majored in psychology.