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Kristina Merkle
  Kristina Merkle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Honolulu, Hawaii

High School:
Moanalua

Height:
5-4

Experience:
3L


04/24/2013

Tulsa Women Golfers Finish in 4th Place Tie at C-USA Championship

Antonia Von Wnuck and Shu-Yin Liu place among top-10

04/22/2013

Tulsa Women Finish Day One in Fifth Place at C-USA Golf Championship

Antonia Von Wnuck in 14th place after first round

04/17/2013

Tulsa's Antonia Von Wnuck Named C-USA Golfer of the Week

Von Wnuck is coming off fifth-place finish at the Lexus Classic

04/16/2013

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

April 15, 2013, Issue #32

04/16/2013

Tulsa Women Golfers Finish Second at the Lexus Classic

Von Wnuck and Merkle each placed among the top-10 individually

Tulsa - A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in all 30 tournaments . . . has finished among the top-10 in 23 career tournaments . . . also has finished among the top-10 in 15 career events . . . has earned first-team all-conference accolades in her first three seasons.

2011-12 - Played in all 10 tournaments . . . was named the 2012 C-USA Golfer of the Year . . . earned first-team all-conference honors . . . placed fifth at the C-USA Championship to earn all-tournament team accolades . . . was named the Conference USA Golfer of the Week three times in the fall campaign . . . placed among the top-6 in eight of 10 tournaments . . . had a season-best second place finish at the GolfWeek Conference Challenge and placed third at the Dale McNamara Invitational . . . tallied fourth place performances at the Windy City Collegiate and the Clover Cup . . . also had two 5th place and 6th place performances. . . had a 73.0 stroke average in 30 rounds.

2010-11 - Played in all 10 tournaments . . . placed among the top-5 at three events . . . was a first-team all-Conference USA selection . . . finished among the top-15 in seven tournaments . . . had a second-place finish at both the ORU Shootout and the Dale McNamara Invitational . . . had a team-best 75.4 stroke average . . . placed ninth at the 2011 C-USA Championships.

2009-10 - Played in all 10 tournaments . . . was named the 2010 C-USA Freshman of the Year . . . earned all-Conference USA first team accolades . . . had a team-best 74.1 stroke average . . . placed among the top-10 in seven of 10 tournaments, and in 11th place at an eighth, as a true freshman . . . captured her first career medalist title at the Johnie Imes Invitational . . . also had a second-place finish at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational . . . also had two third-place performances at her first collegiate tournament, the Texas A&M "Mo" Morial, and the Texas A&M-CC Classic . . . placed fifth at the Turtle Bay Resort Collegiate and at the C-USA Championship.

Other - Qualified for the 2011 U.S. Women's Amateur . . . played in the 2010 LPGA Safeway Classic ... won the Safeway Classic Amateur Open to earn a sponsor's exemption to the LPGA event . . . "Had a club in my crib when I was a baby" ... favorite professional golfer is Tiger Woods ... parents are Louis and Chaok Ku Merkle.

MERKLE'S CAREER RESULTS
2009-10 RESULTS
Texas A&M "Mo" Morial	        72-pp-pp=72 (t3rd)
Marilynn Smith/Sunflower	78-66-70=214 (2nd)
Johnie Imes Invitational	69-74-79=222 (1st)
Turtle Bay Resort Collegiate	72-74-70=216 (t5th)
TAMUCC Classic	                75-75-75=225 (t3rd)
UNLV Spring Inv.	        77-70-73=220 (t10th)
Betsy Rawls Longhorn	        79-79-75=233 (t39th)
Ping/ASU Invitational	        68-69-77=214 (t11th)
C-USA Championships	        71-74-72=217 (5th)
NCAA Central Regional	        83-81-74=238 (t45th)

2010-11 RESULTS Susie Maxwell Berning 72-73-74=219 (T4th) ORU Shootout 76-72-78=226 (2nd) Dale McNamara Invitational 68-73-75=216 (2nd) Alamo Invitational 74-77-78=229 (T35th) Claud Jacobs Intercoll. 83-81-76=240 (T38th) UNLV Spring Invitational 77-70-70=217 (T12th) BYU Entrada Classic 80-71-75=226 (T6th) Ole Miss Rebel Intercoll. 78-71-74=223 (T12th) C-USA Championships 77-76-73=226 (9th) NCAA West Regional 81-77-81=239 (T89th)

2011-12 RESULTS Dale McNamara Invitational 77-70-68=215 (3rd) GolfWeek Challenge 79-70-71=220 (T2nd) Windy City Collegiate 71-71-74=216 (T4th) Betsy Rawls Intercollegiate 70-74-74=218 (T6th) Allstate Sugar Bowl 77-72-74=223 (T21st) UND Clover Cup 68-70-79=217 (T4th) UALR Women's Golf Classic 73-71-75=219 (5th) Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate 75-73-71=219 (T6th) C-USA Championships 78-73-73=222 (5th) NCAA West Regional 75-73-73=221 (T26th)