Duke Women's Golf BIO
2011-12: Saw action in nine tournaments, including all five in the spring campaign ... notched a tied for 29th finish at the NCAA East Regional with rounds of 76, 72 and 74 for a total of 222 ... on the season, had a 76.96 stroke average ... collected a top 20 finish at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate with rounds of 74, 76 and 72 for a 54-hole ledger of 222 ... notched two rounds of even or under par ... closed the season with a 75.43 stroke average in her final two tournaments.
2010-11: Competed in seven tournaments as a sophomore, while posting a 76.81 stroke average ... had a season-best finish at the Tar Heel Invitational as she placed tied for 24th and shot even par ... had three rounds of even or under par for the year ... opened the season with a two-under-par, 70, at the NCAA Fall Preview.
2009-10: Closed out her freshman campaign with a tied for 18th place finish at the NCAA Championship, which was a team best ... notched rounds of 74, 73, 69 and 74 for a total of 290 ... on the season, totaled a 75.00 stroke average to go along with one top five, two top 10 and five top 20 finishes ... turned in a season-best fourth place finish at the Tar Heel Invitational with rounds of 70, 73 and 70 for a three-under-par, 213 ... tied for sixth at the Tri Match at Ironwood (74-74=148) ... tied for 16th at the ACC Championship ... her round of 69 at the NCAA Championship marked just the 12th round in the 60s during the NCAAs for a Duke golfer ... counted 86.0 percent of her rounds on the season, which was second best on the Duke squad ... finished 92nd in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index.
2009 Summer Action: Finished second in the AJGA Championship at the Virginian with rounds of 75, 75, 75 for a total of 225 ... advanced to match play at the Women’s Western.
Prep: A 2007 first team Rolex Junior All-America and 2008 Honorable Mention Rolex Junior All-America … two-time Women’s U.S. Open qualifier and three-time Women’s U.S. Women’s Amateur qualifier (2007, 2006, 2005) … owns three career American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) titles by winning the 2007 TomatoBank Northern California Classic, 2007 Rolex Tournament of Champions and the 2007 Mizuno Junior at Chateau Elan in 2007 … since 2004, has recorded 23 top 10 finishes in AJGA events … played in nine AJGA events in 2008, posting a best finish of third at the Horseshoe Bend Junior Classic with rounds of 75-71=146 … participated in the 2008 U.S. Women’s Open and missed the cut with rounds of 79, 79 … notched five top 10 finishes in 11 events … played in the 2008 Canon Cup on the East Team … tallied six top five finishes and 10 top 20 finishes in 2007 … notched back-to-back wins at the Rolex Tournament of Champions and the Tomato Bank Northern California Classic … her lowest competitive score is 65, which she shot at the 2007 Scott Robertson Memorial … member of 2007 Junior Solheim Cup Team … played in the 2007 U.S. Women’s Amateur before falling in the first round of match play …qualified for the 2007 U.S. Women’s Open at Pine Needles and missed the cut with rounds of 74, 75 … in 2006, posted five top 10 finishes in 11 tournaments … had her best finish in 2006 at the Bridgestone Golf Junior Classic and the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior … totaled a second place (Nike Golf Junior at Jacksonville), third place (AJGA Andover Open) and third place (Lessing’s AJGA Classic) to open the 2005 AJGA campaign … in three AJGA Tournaments in 2004, placed eighth at the Nike Golf Junior at Jacksonville, fifth at the Nike Golf Junior at Lee County and second at the Nike Golf Junior at Louisville … lettered all four years on the boys’ golf team at Blacksburg High School … led her team to two state championships as a sophomore and junior … in the state championship, placed second as a sophomore, third as a junior, fourth as a senior and seventh as a freshman, individually … she has had two holes-in-one -- one when she was 11 in a local tournament from 121 yards with a 7-iron and one at the sectional qualifying for the 2006 U.S. Women’s Open from 180 yards with a 7-wood.
Personal: Born December 28, 1990 in Blacksburg, Va. … daughter of Bill and Janet Ellenbogen … has one brother, Matt (22) … her father, Bill, played college football at Virginia Tech and graduated in 1973 … her father went on to play in the NFL from 1973 to 1980 with the New York Giants … her grandmother, Wilma, graduated from Duke in 1941 … plays the classical piano ... a three-time ACC Honor Roll selection ... majored in economics.
Ellenbogen By The Numbers
Bryan Collegiate (75-80-72=227, T47, +11)
PING/ASU Invitational (75-71-77=223, T48, +7)
ACC Championship (82-75-77=234, T25, +21)
NCAA Central Reg. (73-75-67=215, T8, -1)
NCAA Championship (74-72-74-81=301, T50, +13)
Cougar Classic (81-77-77=235, T92, +19)**
Landfall Tradition (80-76-81=237, T45, +21)
Northrop Grumman (75-80-83=238, T62, +25)**
Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercoll. (74-76-72=222, T16, +6)
SunTrust Gator Invite (78-75-76=229, T48, +19)
Bryan National Colleg. (77-75-77=229, T43, +13)
ACC Championship (77-80-80=237, T36, +24)
NCAA East Reg. (76-72-74=222, T29, +6)
NCAA Championship (75-79-78-74=306, T91, +18)
NCAA Fall Preview (70-80-77=227, T59, +11)
Mason Rudolph (77-75-82=234, T84, +18)
Tar Heel (73-71-72=216, T24, E)
Landfall Tradition (77-73-80=230, T40, +14)
Allstate Intercollegiate (81-77-74=232, T70, +16)
Bryan National Collegiate (78-77-85=240, T60, +24)
Liz Murphey Collegiate (82-77-75=234, T78, +18)
Mason Rudolph (77-74=151, T76, +7)
Tar Heel Invitational (70-73-70=213, 4, -3)
NCAA Fall Preview (77-76-73=226, T36, +10)
Northrop Grumman Reg. (74-74-76=224, T17, +11)
Arizona Wildcat Invitational (74-79=153, T36, +11)
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic (79-77-75=231, T28, +15)
Bryan National Collegiate (80-79-76=235, T72, +19)
ACC Championship (79-75-73=227, T16, +14)
Tri Match at Ironwood II (74-74=148, T6, +4)
NCAA East Regional (78-73-76=227, T65, +11)
NCAA Championship (74-73-69-74=290, T18, +2)
2008 U.S. Open (79-79=158, MC)
2007 U.S. Open (74-75=149, MC)