Hometown: Clear Lake, Iowa
Previous School: St. Francis (Ill.)
First year at Mount Mercy; business/sports management major; transferred at mid-year in 2012 from St. Francis in Joliet, Ill.; outstanding academic record; freshman scoring average of 81.56 at St. Francis through five events and nine rounds of golf ranked her first on that team and among the Top 100 players nationally in the NAIA; strong 83.4% head-to-head winning percentage; won medalist honors at both the Robert Morris Invitational and at the Bethel (Ind.) Invitational at challenging Blackthorn G.C.; also finished with a runner-up performance at her conference tournament last year; four-time first-team 3A all-state high school player in Iowa, leading Clear Lake to two state championships in a three year period; parents are Greg and Paula Monson.