University of Iowa Athletics

Kristi Cardwell

Class Sr.
Hometown Kokomo, Ind.
High School Kokomo
Kristi Cardwell - Women's Golf - University of Iowa Athletics

2012-13 — Competed in 10 tournaments, including 30 rounds… posted a 75.53 stroke average (2,266 strokes)… recorded two top-10 finishes, including six top-20 finishes… carded three rounds at or below par… fired a hole-in-one on the eighth hole at the Dick McGuire Invitational during the first round… shot 18-hole score of 70 at Mountain View Collegiate, tied for 11th lowest in Iowa history… shot a 36-hole score of 143 at Mountain View Collegiate, tied for fourth lowest in Iowa history… shot a 54-hole score of 217 at the Challenge at Onion Creek, tied for third lowest in Iowa history… paced the Hawkeyes at four events – – Dick McGuire Invitational (T8), Hurricane Invitational (T13), Westbrook Spring Invitational (T22), and Big Ten Championships (T12).

2011-12 — Competed in 11 tournaments, including 32 rounds… posted a 77.13 average (2,468 strokes)… was named Big Ten Co-Golfer of the Week on April 12, sharing the honor with Purdue’s Paula Reto… recorded three top-10 finishes, including a career best second place showing at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic with a 54-hole score of 213, tying a school 54-hole school-record… fired a career-low 68 (-4) during the first round of Wyoming Cowgirl Classic, setting a personal best that ranks second all-time in Iowa program history… carded a first and second round 36-hole score of 138, a career-best… score set a new school record… posted 70’s during the second rounds of the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic and the Lady Northern Invitational… mark ranks 11th in school history…. had two eagles at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational to lead the 81-participant field… paced the Hawkeyes at three events – – Lady Northern Invitational (T23), Claud Jacobs Challenge (7) and Wyoming Cowgirl Classic (2)… letterwinner.

2010-11 — Competed in 10 tournaments, including 30 rounds… finished in top 15 at five events… best finish came at Hawkeye Invitational (third)… posted low round of 69 at 2010 Challenge at Onion Creek… score was third-best 18-hole mark in school history… also recorded second-best 36-hole score in school history at 2010 Challenge at Onion Creek (143)… recorded ninth-best 36-hole score (145) in school history at Badger Invitational and Jackrabbit Invitational… posted team-low tournament score at Hawkeye Invitational (227), 2010 Challenge at Onion Creek (218), Jackrabbit Invitational (223), Anteater Invitational and Lady Buckeye Invitational (247)… 218 at 2010 Challenge at Onion Creek was third-best 54-hole score in school history… posted 2,312 total strokes…tied for team lead for lowest average (77.1) with teammate Chelsea Harris…letterwinner.

2009-10 — Competed in 10 tournaments, inlcuding 31 rounds… finished 13th and shot a season-low 18-hole score of 72 at the Hawkeye Invitational… competed in six tournaments over the summer…qualified for the 34th US Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship with a score of 76… place 11th at the Pepsi Indiana Women’s Open… finished in the top 10 at the IWGA Indiana State Amateur Championship… letterwinner.

High School — Three-time Kokomo High School team MVP… three-time All-NCC Conference… two-time Conference Low Medalist… NCC All-Academic Team (2008)… two-time IHSAA All State Team… 2008 Indiana Hoosier Challenge champion… tied for 7th in the 2009 Indiana Women[apos]s State Am… the first golfer for the Kokomo girl’s team to go to state all four years of her high school career… holds nine of the 10 individual records for the KHS golf team… best individual placing at state was fifth after carding a 149 in 2008… Indiana’s Top Female Pepsi Junior Golfer of the Year in 2008… winning the Indiana Girls State Junior 2008 at Harrison Lakes… top 15 finish at the Indiana Women’s Open (2008)… top 10 Indiana Women’s State Am (2008)… low medalist PJGT Batavia, OH- Course Record (2006)… Howard Country Jr. Champion (2007, 2008)… high school coach was Andy Carpenter… swing coach is Cary Hungate and John Dal Corobbo.

Personal — Born April 7, 1991… daughter of Byron and Jill Cardwell… recreation management major.

Season Rds. Strokes Avg. Low Round (Tournament)
2009-10 31 2,458 79.29 72 (Hawkeye Invitational)
2010-11 30 2,312 77.07 69 (Challenge at Onion Creek)
2011-12 32 2,468 77.13 68 (Wyoming Cowgirl Classic)
2012-13 30 2,266 75.53 70 (Mountain View Collegiate)
Career 123 9,504 77.27 68 (Wyoming Cowgirl Classic)