No. 7-seed Marshall to begin play at 8:50 a.m., Monday
Conference USA All-Academic Team selection … No. 1 stroke average for the Herd at 76.43, shaving five strokes off her junior year average … posted Marshall’s top score at three events … played all 30 rounds over 10 tournaments … named C-USA Golfer of the Week after leading Marshall to a 13th-place finish out of 40 teams at the highly competitive Kiawah Island Classic (March 3), the Herd’s highest-ever finish at the event … shot a career-low 70 at the Kiawah Island Classic (March 2) … made the best finish of her career at the Hoya Invitational (March 31) where she placed fifth … had six top-20 finishes, with two in the top 10 … placed 19th at the C-USA Championship as one of two Marshall players to finish in the top 20 (April 22), a first for the program … finished with a 78.60 stroke average for two-year career … named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Played all 22 rounds for the Herd ... team's third-best stroke average of 81.55 ... recorded season-low round of 75 three times (Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate - March 18, EKU Colonel Classic - April 5 & Conference USA Championship - April 23) ... carded best finish of a tie for 10th at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (March 18) at 14-over-par 156 ... finished tied for 44th at the Conference USA Championship (April 23) ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Prior to Marshall
Named NAIA honorable mention All American and to the (SAC) All Conference team in 2012...was part of the Wayland Baptist team that finished in the top 10 in NAIA Nationals in 2012 and 2013...represented Ireland on the U16 team in 2008 and on the U18 team in 2009 and 2010...represented Ireland at the World University Championships in 2012.
Daughter of John and Bernadette Helly...has four siblings...expected to major in marketing.