Taylor Kilponen, a junior women's golfer, is next up in February's Get To Know Your Mean Green Student-Athlete. Click on the video to meet Taylor.
Mean Green women's golf opens its spring season on Feb. 17-18 at the Jim West Challenge in Blanco, Texas. Taylor and the women's golf team are looking to make a run at the conference championship in April after finishing fourth last year.
Saw action in two tournaments last season … Fired a season-low round of 74 at the Texas A&M “Mo”Morial … Finished in 34th place at the event, and also played in the Dick McGuire Invitational, finishing in 93rd place … Named to the Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll and the North Texas Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
Played in five tournaments as a freshman and had three top-20 finishes on the year … Finished in 20th place at the Worldlink North Texas Fall Classic and the Rose City Invitational as North Texas won both tournaments … Had a season-low round of 72 twice, the second time in the Islander Spring Classic where she posted her best finish of the season in a tie for 12th place … Named to the Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll and the North Texas Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
High School Personal
Finished ninth at the Class 5A State tournament her senior season as she led The Woodlands to a third-place finish … Was named second-team all-state her senior season … Was ranked 256th in the nation by golfweek.com … Was named to the Houston Chronicle first-team all-area squad in 2009.
Was born on August 17, 1992 … Daughter of Eric and Terri.