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 Colleen Estes
Colleen Estes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cary, N.C.

High School:
Green Hope

Experience:
3L


As a Junior: Participated in all 13 events posting a 79.17 stroke average ... Recorded a pair of top-20 finishes ... Season-best finish was during the ECU, Duke & South Carolina Tri-Match (13th) ... Carded a season-low 226 (74-76-76) at the C-USA Championships to finish tied for 22nd ... Recorded five rounds of 75 or better with a season-low 73 at the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate ... Closed out the season ranked 633rd by Golfweek after posting a 322-740-16 overall record ... Named to 2009-10 NGCA Division I All-Scholar Team.

As a Sophomore: Played in all 11 events posting a 78.67 stroke average ... Recorded a pair of top-20 finishes ... Posted a 236.0 tournament scoring average ... One of 33 rounds were par of better (.030) ... Lone top-10 placement came at the C-USA Championships (t-6th) after posting a score of 238 (80-82-76) ... In first event of the season finished tied for 14th at the Chip-N Club Invitational (77-75-74=226), which was also her low score of the season ... Tied career-low round of 72 at the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational ... Recorded seven rounds of 75 or better ... Finished season ranked 406th by Golfweek after posting a 366-450-32 record ... Named to 2008-09 NGCA Division I All-Scholar Team.

As a Freshman: Participated in all 11 events posting a 78.63 stroke average ... Recorded a pair of top-20 finishes ... Lone top-10 placement came at the Qdoba Invitational where she carded a season-low 225 (74-72-79) ... Posted six rounds of 76 or better with a season-low 72 coming at the Qdoba Invitational ...Other top-20 came at the 2008 Conference USA Championships (78-83-77=238) ... Posted a 236.0 tournament average ... Finished rookie campaign ranked 472nd by Golfweek after posting a 359-516-33 record ... Named to 2007-08 NGCA Division I All-Scholar Team.

High School: Earned seven letters for the Falcons (4-golf and 3-soccer) ... Four-time team MVP, Tri-Eight All-Conference and all-region selection ... During senior campaign was named Green Hope High Most Valuable Athlete ... Named Tri-Eight Conference Player-of-the-Year in 2006 ... Claimed 2006 Eastern Regional individual title ... Placed second in the 4A N.C. High School State Championships in 2006 ... Named Raleigh News & Observer Women's Golf Athlete-of-the-Year (2007) ... Guided Green Hope to 2006 Tri-Eight Conference Championship and Eastern Regional Championship as the team captain ... Medalist winner at the Roy Jones/Clarence Rose Classic ... Also played soccer where she was an all-conference performer, team MVP and team captain ... Finished second at the Dogwood State Championships (2006) and fifth at the Hudson Memorial Tournament (2007) as an amateur ... Two-time participant in the North/South Junior Tournament (2006-07).

Personal: Majoring in health fitness with a minor in business administration ... Daughter of Paul and Alison Estes ... Sister Andrea (freshman) is a member of the ECU golf team ... Four-time Beta Club Member and Honor Roll Student that maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school ... Volunteered at Glacier National Park and with the American Cancer Society ... Six-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll recipient ... Three-time C-USA Commissioners Honor Roll recipient (2007-10) ... Two-time C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal Winner (2008-10) ... Three-time National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Scholar All-American (2007-10).