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2006-2007 Women's Golf Roster


Taryn Durham

Class: Jr.
Height: 5-6
Previous School: Glasgow HS
Hometown: Glasgow, Ky.

2006 Fall: Participated in all four spring tournaments with a stroke average of 75.17, which was 11th among Sun Belt golfers in the fall ... Finished fourth at the NAPA River Grill Cardinal Cup ... Finished sixth at the Unlimited Potential Myrtle Beach Classic ... Eleven of her 12 rounds during the fall were in the 70s, including a fall-best 71 in the second round of the Cardinal Cup.

2006 Spring: Became first Blue Raider - male or female - to earn low medalist at the Sun Belt Championships when she beat Denver's Katie Kempter on the second playoff hole at the PGA Village. Shot a 221, including a final-round 70, to win the SBC Championship ... Earned second All-SBC honor ... Participated in all six spring tournaments with a 76.18 stroke average ... Was sixth overall among SBC golfers for combined fall and spring season with a 77.75 stroke average ... Turned in six Top 10 finishes, including two Top 5 finishes ... Thirteen of her 16 rounds during the spring were in the 70s, including three rounds of par or better ... Finished first at the SBC Championships, third at the Southern Miss Lady Eagle Invitational and fifth at the Samford Intercollegiate ... Finished in the top 10 in nine of 10 tournaments during the 05-06 school year, including nine straight ... Tied for the Kentucky Women's Open Championship during the summer and lost in playoffs.

2005 Fall: Finished as the team's top golfer with a 75.2 stroke average while ranking third overall in the Sun Belt Conference ... Matched the best round of her career with a 69 at the UA-Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate ... Finished third at the GSU/Pelican Preserve Invitational and came in sixth at both the Unlimited Potential/Baytree Classic and the Ross Resorts Invitational ... Shot an even par 72 at the GSU/Pelican Preserve Invitational.

2005 Spring: Was the team's top golfer in the spring (76.3) and for the season (76.0) ... Won the first two events of the spring by taking the Lady Moc Classic and the USA Lady Jaguar ... Became the first women's golfer in school history to win back-to-back events and earned her second career Sun Belt Conference Player of the Month award ... Won the Lady Moc with a 54-hole total of 222 (73-74-75) and had a 143 (71-72) score to take the Lady Jaguar ... Ten of her 15 rounds for the spring were in the 70s ... Fired a 69 at the Lady Eagle Invitational to match her best round and tie the school record ... Went on to tie for second at the Lady Eagle Invitational with a school record 54-hole total of 216 ... Battled mono just prior to the Sun Belt Championships and could not practice, but still managed to tie for 18th ... During the summer of 2005, won the Kentucky State Amateur.

2004 Fall: Played in all four tournaments and was the team's top golfer with an average of 75.6 ... Was named the Sun Belt Conference Golfer of the Month for September 2004 ... Durham posted the lowest 54-hole score in school history when she tallied a 218 at the Unlimited Potential/Baytree Classic ... Also tied the school record with a career-best 69 in the final round ... Placed third at the John Kirk/Lady Panther Intercollegiate with a 36-hole score of 148.

High School: A four-year letterwinner in golf and basketball at Glasgow High School ... Voted first team All-State in 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 ... Glasgow won the state championship in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 ... Won the 2003 Kentucky Independent Insurance Championship and the 2003 Tri-State Challenge Cup ... Qualified for the U.S. Girls Junior's in 2003 ... Shot 31 in last match of high school career ... Lowest 18-hole round was 68 ... Played for coach Mike Harris.

Personal: majoring in Communication Disorders ... born October 10, 1985 ... daughter of Terry and Carole Dawn Durham.