Competed in 25 of Marshall's 28 tournament rounds...her 82.40 stroke average for the year was third-best on the team...averaged 79.75 strokes per round in the fall and 83.65 in the spring...placed fourth at the season-opening Lady Herd Fall Invitational with a 230 (74-74-82) to aid Marshall in its first team title since the program was re-launched in 2002...her two opening 74s at the event proved to be her low rounds of the year and gave her the 36-hole lead...highest Herd finisher at the Conference USA Championships (t-30) with a 237 (76-81-80).
Named the Mid-American Conference Sportswoman of the Year...80.16 stroke average was third best on team...best finish came at the Draper Valley Invitational when she placed 4th...scored a top-10 finish at the Lady Herd Fall Invitational when she fired a two-round 154 for 10th place...low round of 72 came at Draper...placed 12th at the Lady Herd/El Diablo Intercollegiate with a 234 (74-78-82)...played 25-of-28 tournament rounds (tie for second most on team)...team play winner at the Kentucky Open, placed fourth individually at the Kentucky Open...placed sixth at the Kentucky Women's Amateur.
Returned to college after one-year stint at Central Arkansas in 1980...began competing for the Lady Herd in the spring of 2004...survived team qualifying by maintaining a large lead to attend the first tournament of the spring in Arizona...fired a 158 (80-78) in her first collegiate event to play a prominent role in the team's top-10 finish...posted 15 rounds for the spring with 13 counting towards the team total...garnered a top-15 finish at the Snowbird Invitational...in the summer of 2004, she shot a 74 in the State Team Championship at Glade Springs Country Club for the Spring Valley Team...she was also a quarterfinalist in the Kentucky State Amateur.
Prior to Marshall:
Attended Central Arkansas for one year (1980)...school did not sponsor women's golf at that time and the NCAA did not offer a championship in women's golf until 1981-82 ... left school to pursue a family.
Born on May 13, 1962...married to Richard Mahar, a PGA Golf Professional...the couple has two daughters, Melissa (24), a nursing major at Eastern Kentucky, and Brandi (19), a basketball player at Thomas More College...majoring in sport management and marketing.