Totaled 28 rounds played ... Posted a 76.57 stroke average ... Lowest round of fall play came in the second round of the Col. Wollenberg Ram Classic when she carded a four-under 68 ... Finished the tournament tied for 24th place ... Finished in 32nd place at the Starmount Fall Classic ... Posted her second top-25 finish of fall play at the Pinehurst Challenge, shooting a nine-over 225 ... Ended the Palmetto Challenge tied for 31st place, shooting a nine-over 225 ... Capped off fall play with her best finish, tying for 16th place at the Idle Hour Challenge, carding a nine-over 225 ... Began spring play finishing seven-over 23 at the Kiawah Island Spring Classic, tying for 45th place ... Completed sophomore season finishing in 28th place at the SoCon Championships at 22-over 238.
Was named a SoCon All-Freshman Team selection ... Played in 26 rounds … Posted a 77.08 stroke average … Recorded a career-best finish of 17th place at the Starmount Forest Fall Classic with a 12-over par 228 with rounds o 75-76-77 … Posted a career-low round of even-par 72 twice in the fall – at the Jim West Challenge and the Pinehurst challenge … Finished 36th at the Pinehurst Challenge with a 4-over par 220 ... Finished the Kiawah Island Classic at 6-over 222 ... Had her best finish of the year at the SoCon Championship, as she tied for 13th with a 19-over 235 (79-79-77).
Prior To UNCG
Four-year letterwinner at Charlotte Catholic High School for coach Lou Stephenson … Two-time team captain and was the state runner-up in the 2016 4A State Championship individually … Recorded scores of 71-72 at the State Championship … Helped the Cougars to a fourth place team finish in the state championship … Named to the All-State team as a senior.
Full name is Keri Lynn Kenkel … Born January 22, 1999 … Daughter of Kurt and Laura Kenkel … Has one brother – Brad … Majoring in accounting.
|Keri Kenkel - 2017-18 Stats|
|Tournament||Rounds||Total||Place/Players (Top 10/25/50)|
|Jim West Challenge||72-77-75||224 (+11)||T 52nd / 71 (-/-/-)|
|Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic||74-80-73||227 (+11)||T 49th / 84 (-/-/-)|
|Starmount Forest Fall Classic||75-76-77||228 (+12)||T 17th / 66 (-/-/-)|
|Pinehurst Challenge||73-75-72||220 (+4)||T 36th / 100 (-/-/-)|
|Palmetto Intercollegiate||79-76-78||233 (+17)||T 56th / 86 (-/-/-)|
|Kiawah Island Classic||72-75-75||222 (+6)||T 27th / 218 (-/-/2)|
|Clover Cup||89-85-81||255 (+39)||/ 85 (-/-/-)|
|Henssler Intercollegiate||81-79||160 ()||WD / 60 (-/-/-)|
|Southern Conference Championship||79-79-77||235 (+19)||(-/-/2)|