University of Iowa Athletics

Alison Cavanaugh

Class Sr.
Hometown Littleton, Colo.
High School Heritage

2009-10 as a Senior… played 29 rounds, recording a 82.1 average… set a season best and tied a career best by firing a 73 (+1) during the second round of the Jackrabbit Invitational on March 16… set career bests for 54-hole score (227) and 36-hole score (149) at the Jackrabbit Invitational… finished tied for 20th at the Jackrabbit Invitational, a season and career low… letterwinner.

2008-09 as a Junior… competed in nine tournaments… recorded career-low 18-hole score (73) and 54-hole score (244) at Hawkeye Invitational… lowest career finish (T-29) and low 36-hole score (156) at Johnnie Imes Invitational… scoring average 82.1 includes 29 rounds… letterwinner.

2007-08 as a Sophomore… competed in five tournaments, playing 15 rounds… scoring average on the year was 83.85… reached four new career bests at the 2007 Hawkeye Intercollegiate, including low scores for 18-holes (78), 36-holes (159) and 54-holes (246), as well as lowest career finish (T35th)… letterwinner.

2006-07 as a Freshman… recipient of the Tigerhawk Award, given to the team member who works the hardest… competed in one tournament… finished 48th at the Hawkeye Intercollegiate… fired a season-low 18-hole score of 88 at the Hawkeye Intercollegiate.

High School… two time All State First Team…two time All League…runner up at 2005 and 2006 5A West Regional Competition…placed 7th at the 5A State Championship as a Junior…placed 8th at the 5A State Championship as a Senior…two time team captain…two time team MVP…three year letter winner…three time Continental League team champions…three time 5A West Regional team champions…Heritage High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductee…Colorado Junior Golf Association Academic All Star…placed 3rd in 2005 State Junior Stroke Play Championship…competed nationally in P.G.A. Junior Series, I.J.G.T., A.J.G.A., The Junior Tour, and the Women’s Western Junior Championships with 5 top ten finishes…also lettered in volleyball…member of National Honor Society…graduated with high honors.

Personal… born July 1, 1988… daughter of Mark and Valerie Cavanaugh… Finance major… competed for Heritage High School… high school coach was Jill Schrader.

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low Round (Tournament)
Fall ’06 3 283 94.3 88 (Hawkeye Invitational)
2006-07 3 283 94.3 88 (Hawkeye Invitational)
Fall ’07 9 759 89.6 78 (Hawkeye Invitational)
Spring ’08 6 500 83.3 80 (Gainesville Shootout)
2007-08 15 1259 83.3 78 (Hawkeye Invitational)
Fall ’08 15 1209 80.6 73 (Hawkeye Invitational)
Spring ’09 14 1279 83.6 79 (Baylor Spring Invitational)
2008-09 29 2488 82.1 73 (Hawkeye Invitational)
Fall ’09 15 1209 80.6 75(Lady Northern Invitational)
Spring ’10 14 1171 83.6 73(Jackrabbit Invitational)
2009-10 29 2380 82.1 73 (Jackrabbit Invitational)
Totals 76 6410 84.3 73 (Jackrabbit Invitational)

THE CAVANAUGH FILE
LOW 18-HOLE SCORE: 73, twice
LOW 36-HOLE SCORE: 149, 2010 Jackrabbit Invitational
LOW 54-HOLE SCORE: 227, 2010 Jackrabbit Invitational
BEST CAREER FINISH: T-20th, 2010 Jackrabbit Invitational

WHAT’S IN HER BAG?
Driver: Cleveland Launcher Comp
Woods: Cleveland
Irons: Titleist 690CB
Ball: Titleist Pro V1
Glove: Titleist
Favorite Club: Newport 2 Putter
Favorite Course: Challenge at Manele
Superstitions: None