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Morgan Rood

Morgan Rood

YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Lynnwood, Wash.
PREV. SCHOOL Meadowdale HS

HONORS

2018-19 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)
2017-18 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)

2019-20 BESTS
Low Round: 72 (Town & Country Invitational - 1st Round)
Low 36-Hole Tournament: 147 (Town & Country Invitational)
Low 54-Hole Tournament: 251 (MSU Greenbrier Invitational)
Best Finish: 16 (Town & Country Invitational)
Best Tournament Finish: 16 (Town & Country Invitational)

COLLEGIATE BESTS
Low Round: 72 (Town & Country Invitational - 1st Round - Fall, 2019)
Low 36-Hole Tournament: 147 (Town & Country Invitational - Fall, 2019)
Low 54-Hole Tournament: 242 (OVC Championships, Spring 2019)
Best Finish: 4 (Lipscomb Duel – Spring, 2017)
Best Tournament Finish: 16 (Town & Country Invitational - Fall, 2019)

As a Junior
Fired a career low 75 during the first round of the TSU Town & Country Invitational (10/29)... The 152 at the Town & Country Invitational was a career best for a 36-hole tournament... Registered a career best for a 54-Hole tournament with a 242 at the OVC Championships (4/15-17/19)... Finished seven strokes better than her freshman total of 249

As a Sophomore

Scored in 18 of the 19 rounds played… Dropped two scores from her freshman seasons average… Scored a career best round of 78 during the 2nd round of the Town & Country Invitational… The round led to her registering a career best 157 for 36-holes at the same event… Had a career best tournament finish at the Town & Country Invitational, placing 20th.

Before TSU
A four-year letterwinner at MHS for coaches Chris Huddleson and Ryan Koelbl… qualified for Districts all four seasons, winning the District and Divisional Tournaments as a senior… competed at the State Championships over her final three seasons… won the Utah Open at Soldier Hill on the Rocky Mountain Jr. Golf Tour… finished runner-up at the Oregon Masters at Eagle Crest… claimed three other Top 10 finishes… is an avid free skier and competed on an international level on the Junior Freeride World Tour… participated in events in the United States and Canada until junior year of high school… spends summers as a commercial fisherman in Alaska since the age of 14… was very involved in the film program in high school and is majoring in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Film/ TV

Personal
Morgan Marie Rose Rood… born in Tarzana, Calif…. daughter of Robert Rood… has two sisters, Rachelle Gonzales and Randi Hicks; one brother, Wyatt… major is Mass Communications… Birthday: July 9, 1998

SENIOR - 2019-20

 Date  Tournament  Strokes  Score   Finish 
 9/16-17/19  MSU Greenbrier Invitational   84-80-87=251  +35  40th 
 10/7-8/19   Chris Banister Golf Classic  87-84-81=252  +36  51st 
 10/21-22/19   Charles Braun Jr. Intercollegiate  87  +15   57th 
 10/28-29/19  TSU Town & Country Invitational  72-75=147  +7   16th 
 3/15-17/20  Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate  Cancelled      
 3/30-31/20  Colonial Classic  Cancelled      
 4/10-11/20  Jan Weaver Invitational  Cancelled      
 4/19-21/20  OVC Championships (Owens Crossroads)   Cancelled      
   Rounds: 9  737  Average: 81.9   

 

JUNIOR - 2018-19

 Date  Tournament  Strokes  Score   Finish 
 9/23-25/18  Chris Banister Golf Classic   84-95-89=268  +52  33rd 
 10/1-2/18   F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate   90-87-94=271  +55  62nd 
 10/22-23/18   Charles Braun Jr. Intercollegiate  88-89=177  +33   65th 
 10/29-30/18  TSU Town & Country Invitational  75-77=152  +12   23rd 
 3/17-19/19  Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate  90-88-84=262  +49   64th 
 3/24-25/19  Saluki Invitational  87-91=178  +34   62nd 
 4/5-6/19  Jan Weaver Invitational  88-84-82=254  +38   84th 
 4/15-17/19  OVC Championships (Muscle Shoals)   82-82-80=242  +26   34th 
   Rounds: 21  1,804  Average: 85.9   

 

SOPHOMORE - 2017-18

 Date  Tournament  Strokes  Score   Finish 
 9/24-26/17  Chris Banister Golf Classic   86-88-86=260  +44  42nd 
 10/2-3/17   F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate   87-87-92=266  +50  49th 
 10/23-24/17   Charles Braun Jr. Intercollegiate  91  +19   76th 
 10/30-31/17  TSU Town & Country Invitational  79-78=157  +13   20th 
 3/18-20/18  Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate  93-84-87=264  +51   52nd 
 3/23/18  Lipscomb Dual (McCabe Golf Course)  Postponed    
 3/25-26/18  Saluki Invitational  81-82=163  +19   25th 
 4/6-7/18  Jan Weaver Invitational  81-81=162  +25   69th 
 4/16-18/18  OVC Championships (Muscle Shoals)   91-89-83=263  +47   39th 
   Rounds: 19  1,622  Average: 85.4   

 

FRESHMAN - 2016-17

 Date  Tournament  Strokes  Score   Finish 
 9/12-13/16  Jan Weaver MSU Invitational   83-91-92=266  +50  65th
 9/30/16   TSU Fall Tri-Match (McCabe)  89 +17  19th
 10/10-11/16   F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate   92-84=176 +32  31st
 10/24-25/16  Charles Braun Jr. Intercollegiate  90-85=175  +31   50th 
 3/19-21/17  Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate  89-86-84=259  +46   39th 
 3/24/17  Lipscomb Dual (Ted Rhodes)  81 +9   4th
 3/26-27/17  Saluki Invitational  87-83=170  +26   53rd
 4/7-8/17  Murray State Invitational  93-92-87=272  +56   58th
 4/17-19/17  OVC Championships (Hampton Cove)   83-82-84=249  +33   38th
   Rounds: 20  1,747  Average: 87.3