Katie Jean
Katie Jean

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rantoul, Ill.

High School:
St. Thomas More

Birthdate:
08/02/1990

08/18/2013

Smith, Glover Named 2012-13 Athletes of the Year

Glover and Smith are the first duo in ISU Athletics history to win the prestigious honor of athlete of the year for three years in a row.

04/22/2013

Jean Tied for First Place in Day Two of MVC Championship

The Redbirds finished the day in fifth place with a team score of 650 (335-317).

04/21/2013

Women's Golf in Sixth Place after Round One at MVC Championship

enior Katie Jean led the Redbirds in the first round, posting a five-over-par 77 to place herself in second place on the individual leaderboard.

04/20/2013

Women's Golf Ready for MVC Championship

Illinois State was tabbed in a recent coach?s poll to finish second in the tournament. In the same poll, Missouri State was selected to win the tournament.

04/17/2013

Jean Receives Fifth Valley Golfer of the Week Honor

Jean led the Redbirds to a sixth-place finish with a team score of 928 (314-314-300)

09/14/2012

2012 Redbird Invitational

2012 Redbird Invitational

11/14/2012

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Women's Golf

2012-13: Competed in 33 rounds during her senior season ... 2013 Valley Golf of the Year ... First Team All-Valley honors ... recipient of the Elite 18 Award ... received Valley Golfer of the Week five times ... earned individual medalist honors at the the MVC Championship (April 23) with a score of 233 (77-74-82) ... recorded eight top-ten finishes, four of which she placed in the top five, and two of which she won ... finished in first place at the Redbird Invitational (Sept. 9) with a score of 218 (70-75-73) ... finished tied for third at the Indiana Invitational (April 14) with a score of 223 (76-75-72) ... finished in fifth place at the Hooiser Fall Invitational (Oct. 14) with a score of 221 (73-71-77)

2011-12: Competed in 28 rounds during the 2011-12 seasons ... competed in the 2012 MVC Championship (April 22-24), finishing a three-round season best of 220 (74-74-72) to earn individual medalist honors ... tied for fourth in the Redbird Invitational (Sept. 12) with a three-round score of 224 (78-76-70) ... competed at the Badger Invitational (Sept. 27), finishing fifth with a score of 228 (75-75-78) ... tied for sixth place at the Monterey Bay Invitational (March 18-20) with a score of 230 (80-75-75) ... had a season-stroke average of 76.1, the best amongst the Redbirds.

2010-11: Competed in 26 rounds and held a scoring average of 78.9 ... posted 14 rounds in the 70s, with a low-round score of 72 at the UCF Challenge ... had a season-best performance at the Redbird Invitational, where she placed sixth with a three-round 228 (73-79-76) ... tied for 18th at the 2011 Missouri Valley Conference Championship, with a two-round 157 (81-76) ... honored with the MVC Elite-18 Award ... named to the 2011 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... named to the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Division I All-American Scholar Team ... achieved a 4.0 grade-point-average.

2009-10: Competed in three rounds at the Chip-N-Club Invitational score ... scoring average of 80.0 ... shot one round in the 70s.

Prep & Personal: Four-year high school letterwinner ... four-year team MVP ... finished sixteenth at the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Championship in 2006, fourth in 2007 and second in 2008 ... IHSA regional champion 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... 2007 and 2008 Sangamon Valley Conference champion ... 2007 and 2008 IHSA Sectional Champion ... Sangsmon Valley Conference record holder for final score (71) ... St. Thomas More High School record holder for low nine-(33) and eighteen-hole rounds (70) ... St. Thomas More Female Scholar Athlete Award ... 2007 and 2008 News-Gazette Female Golfer of the Year ... won the second flight of the Illinois Women's Golf Association State Amateur in 2008 ... member of National Honors Society ... 2006-09 IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award winner ... named to the Hugh Cranford All-Scholastic team for the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships ... named an Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) Illinois State Scholar ... Presidential Scholar at ISU ... named a Country Scholar by the Actuarial Science Department at ISU ... born 8-2-1990 ... daughter of Rick and Sue Jean ... majoring in actuary science.