Navy ties for ninth place at the 43-team Edwin Watts / Kiawah Island Classic.
Navy will be one of 42 teams competing at the three-day event.
McDonnell is Navy’s top finisher for the third straight tournament.
Navy has posted back-to-back second-place team finishes.
Navy places second in the seven-team field.
Photo gallery of the Navy Spring Invitational.
Navy women's golf fall photo gallery.
Photo gallery of the Navy Spring Tournament from April 9-10 at the Naval Academy Golf Club.
Photos of the Patriot League Women's Golf Championship.
2017 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2016 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2015 All-Patriot League Second Team
2016-17 - Junior: Averaged a team-best 80.1 ... broke her own single-season program record for the second straight season ... had three top-10 finishes and two top-five finishes ... was Navy's top finisher at three events ... played in all 23 rounds in Navy's 10 tournaments, plus the Navy-Citadel dual match ... placed third individually at the Sacred Heart Invitational with a two-round score of 155 (77-78; +11) ... placed fourth at the Navy Spring Invitational with a 157 (81-76; +13) ... her 4-over par 76 in the second round of the Navy Spring Invitational was her lowest single round of the season ... placed 10th at the Quinnipiac Classic with a 243 (83-82-78; +33) ... was Navy's top finisher and placed 21st at the Lehigh Invitational with a 161 (81-80; +17) ... shot a 158 (77-81; +14) at the season-opening Navy Fall Invitational, placing 22nd ... shot a 238 (80-81-77; +22) to tie for 65th at the William & Mary Intercollegiate ... fired a 159 (79-80; +15) to place 34th at the Towson Tignanelli Invite ... placed 19th at the Low Country Intercollegiate with a 161 (79-82; +17) ... shot a 162 (78-84; +18) at the Seahawk Spring Invitational, placing 24th ... played at the No. 1 position and earned a 1 up win in Navy's 5-1 dual match victory over The Citadel ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... finished her junior season with a three-year career scoring average of 80.6, the best in school history.
• 2016-17 Statistics
2015-16 - Sophomore: Averaged a team-best 80.4 as a sophomore ... broke her own program record for lowest single season scoring average ... had two top-10 finishes and one top-five finish ... played in all 10 events in 2015-16 ... was Navy's top finisher or shared top finisher honors in four events ... broke 80 in a team-best 12 rounds ... placed second at the Navy Spring Tournament with a two-round total of 158 (77-81; +14) ... the second-place showing was the best of her career ... she led the field at the Navy Spring Tournament after the first round with her score of 77 before dropping to second on day two ... tied for eighth place at the Chesapeake Bay Invitational with a three-round score of 231 (75-78-78; +15) ... the 75 (+3) Walker shot in the opening round of the Chesapeake Bay Invitational was Navy's lowest individual round of the season ... the 231 at the Chesapeake Bay Invitational set a new Navy record for lowest 54-hole tournament score ... tied for 16th place at the Low Country Intercollegiate with a 155 (78-77; +11) ... the 155 was the lowest two-round total in her career and the second-lowest in program history ... placed 18th at the Patriot League Championship with a three-round score of 237 (78-77-82; +27) ... shot a 164 (77-87; +20) at the Bulldog Invitational to tie for 33rd place ... fired a 165 (82-83; +21) to place 26th at the Lehigh Invitational ... shot a 167 (80-87; +23) at the Tignanelli Towson Invite and a 167 (82-85; +23) at the Princeton Invitational ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
• 2015-16 Statistics
2014-15 - Freshman: Named to the All-Patriot League Second Team ... led Navy with a stroke average of 81.2 ... helped Navy place third at the Patriot League Championship by shooting a 243 (79-84-80; +27) to tie for 10th place individually ... was named to the all-league second team due to her top-10 finish at the league championship ... Walker was one of four Navy freshmen to place in the top-15 at the league championship ... placed fourth at the Delaware State Invitational with a 159 (78-81; +15) to help Navy place second as a team ... the fourth-place showing was Walker's best finish of the season ... shot a team-best 238 (81-79-78; +22) to tie for 45th place at the River Landing Classic ... the 238 equaled Navy's lowest three-round total of the season and tied the program record ... shot a team-best 243 (86-76-81; +27) to place 49th at the Princeton Invitational ... shot a 4-over par 76 in her first round of the season at the Tignanelli Towson Invite ... placed 44th at Towson with a 161 (76-85; +17) and was Navy's second-best finisher ... was Navy's second-best finisher at the Chesapeake Bay Invitational and the Kiawah Island Classic ... shot a 239 (80-77-82; +23) at the Chesapeake Bay event and a 249 (91-80-78) at Kiawah Island ... placed 32nd at the Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate with a 241 (77-87-77; 25) ... shot a 168 (83-85; +24) at the Low Counter Intercollegiate ... her season average of 81.2 was Navy's lowest in its first three years as a varsity program ... was Navy's top finisher at three tournaments ... broke 80 in a team-best 10 rounds in 2014-15 ... was one of Navy's top-two finishers in seven of 10 events ... one of four players to play in each of Navy's 27 rounds in all 10 events during the 2014-15 season.
Personal: A 2014 graduate of Carmel High School, where she earned four letters on the boy's varsity golf team ... was the only girl on the boy's golf team ... ranked #2 on the team as a senior and #3 as a junior ... served as a team co-captain as a senior ... was the overall women's champion at the 50th annual Charlie Culver Junior Masters Tournament in Salinas, Calif. ... placed second at the 85th annual San Francisco Junior Tournament ... learned how to play golf from her four older brothers ... served as the Junior & Senior Class Social Commissioner ... California Scholarship Federation President ... Link Crew Leader ... Music Student Council Leader ... plays the flute and was a four-year member of high school band ... daughter of Andy and Becky Walker ... majoring in ocean engineering.
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