2010 Fall:Average (80.5) improved by 2 strokes over last year ... best finish was a 5th in a field of 41 at the Towson Invitational ... posted her collegiate low (77) as a Tiger twice, at the Dartmouth Invitational and Spider Invitational ... carded her 36-hole best of 155 (78-77) at Dartmouth event where she finished 10th in a field of 117 ... tied her 54-hole low with a 240 (77-81-82) at the Spider Invitational.
2009-10:Played all 11 events, averaging 82.1 for 25 rounds ... scored better in the fall with an 80.5 average ... best finish was a 12th place at the ECAC Division I Championships in the fall ... posted a Towson low of 78 twice in the spring, at the Fighting Camel Classic and the Tina Barrett Invite ... tied for 37th at the CAA Championships.
At Redlands: Transferred to Towson from Redlands (Okla.) Community College where she helped the Cougars to back-to-back NJCAA Women's National Championships in 2008 and 2009 ... earned second team NJCAA All-American honors ... tied for 5th overall at the 2009 national championships ... posted a low score of 71 in a qualifying round and 72 in a tournament.
At Bradenton Prep Academy: Attended David Ledbetter's IMG golf academy ... roomed for a year with current Towson teammate Elisabeth Herzfeld who graduated from the Pendleton School ... earned Ledbetter's Most Improved award ... was involved with the student government association ... honored as the IMG Academies' Student of the Year in 2007 ... helped the Patriots to a FHSAA Florida state championship in 2007 ... they were runners up the year before.
Background/Personal: Full name is Emily Kwak ... the people she admires most are her parents ... became the youngest golfer ever to win the Maryland State Amateur Championship when she took the title in 2005 at the age of 16 ... began playing golf when he was six-years-old ... also played on the Maryland State Junior Team ... hobbies include snowboarding, photography, reading and biking ... plays a some guitar too ... favorite meal is sushi ... most memorable experience to date was winning the Maryland State Amateur title at the age of 16 ... has one younger brother ... daughter of Steve and Susan Kwak ... major is Photography.
Collegiate Career Lows:
Dartmouth Invitational, Spider Invitational 2010
Dartmouth Invitational 2010
Tina Barrett Invite, Spider Invite (77-81-82) 2010