Samantha Richdale
Samantha Richdale

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kelowna, B.C.

High School:
Kelowna Secondary

Birthdate:
05/01/1983

• 2004-05: Third-place finish at 2005 State Farm MVC Championship ... Three-time MVC Golfer of the Week, 12 for her career ... MVC All-Conference ... MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team ... First-place finishes at Lady Razorback and Payne Stewart Invitationals ... Tied for 62nd place out of 102 golfers at NCAA West Regional ... Stroke average of 77.036 ... Recorded low round of 72 at Shootout at the Legends, Payne Stewart Memorial, and 2005 State Farm MVC Championship ... 20 rounds in the 70s ... Nine top-20 finishes ... Six top-15 finishes ... Six top-10 finishes ... Four top-five finishes.

• 2003-04: First-place finishes at State Farm MVC Championship, Marilynn Smith Invite, and St. Croix Collegiate ... sixth-place finish at NCAA Central Regional tournament ... NCAA finals placed 57th out of 126 golfers ... five-time MVC Golfer of the Week ... MVC All-Conference Team ... MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... NGCA All-American Scholar Team ... NGCA All-Scholar Team ... NCAA All-Central Regional Team ... Stroke average of 75.7 ... 38 rounds in the 70's ... personal low round of 70 at Shoot-out at the Legends Invitational.

• 2002-03: Medalist at State Farm MVC Championship ... 4-time MVC Golfer of the Week ... MVC All-Conference Team ... medalist at the ISU Redbird Classic with a three-round total of 218 ... 11th place at the Lady Kat Invite ... 12th place at the Lady Razorback Invite ... Stroke average of 77.44 ... 77.50 scoring average ... 18 rounds in the 70's with 10 at 76 or better.

• Before ISU: Finished fifth in the Canadian Junior Ladies' Championship in 2002 and eighth in 2001 ... finished in the top 20 in the same tournament in 2000.

• Personal: Born 5-1-83 ... daughter of Glen and Kathy Richdale ... chemistry major ... AFNI Honor Roll Fall '04, Spring '04, Fall '03, Spring '03, Fall '02 ... her favorite tournament has been the Redbird Classic because it was her first collegiate tournament and the team took first place.