Kit Creighton
Kit Creighton
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Major: Business Administration
Gamer: Nardin Academy

One of Florida Southern’s three returning members of the regular lineup.

As a sophomore (2013-14)… Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar… NCAA Division II Academic Achievement Award winner... Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Played in 10 of 11 possible tournaments, seven of them with the regular varsity lineup, and knocked three strokes off her scoring average from her freshman year… Team counter in 12 of her 15 rounds with the varsity… Had her best showing in the Saint Leo Invitational (Oct. 21-22) where she tied for 15th place out of 96 golfers with a 153 (79-74)… Posted another top-20 finish at the Lady Bearcat Invitational (Sept. 28-29) when she tied for 19th out of 90 participants with a 155 (81-74)… Her pair of 74’s in those two tournaments were a career-best score, and the first one at the Lady Bearcat was the Moccasins’ best round of the tournament… Finished as the “B” team’s top golfer in the season opening Lady Falcon Invitational in Daytona Beach, and her 23rd-place finish put her ahead of three members of the varsity team (Sept. 21-22)… Played in her first career postseason tournament at the Sunshine State Conference Championships, finishing 28th and carding a 76 in the second round (April 13-15)… Outside of Florida Southern, played in the Women’s Porter Cup and the Western Amateur for the second year in a row… Finished fourth at the 2014 New York State Golf Association Women’s Amateur Championship with a 229 (75-77-77) at Dutchess Golf Club in Poughkeepsie… Dean’s List Student at Florida Southern.

As a freshman (2012-13)… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Played in five tournaments for the Moccasins, with four as a member of the “B” team and one as part of the varsity team (Guy Harvey Invitational at Nova)… Trimmed nearly three strokes off her average from the fall semester to the spring… Shot a career-best 78 in the first round of the Lady Moc Classic (Feb. 25)… Followed that tournament by finishing as the “B” team’s top golfer in her final event of the season, the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational, hosted by Rollins (March 4-5)… Played with Florida Southern teammate Emma Marlatt at the 2013 Pure Silk Women’s Collegiate Team Championship in Ohio during the summer, as one of only three Division II teams in the 42-team tournament… Tied for eighth place at the 2013 New York State Golf Association Women’s Amateur Championship with a 3-round total of 238 (77-85-76) at the Country Club of Ithaca, and was the Buffalo District champion… Dean’s List student at Florida Southern.

In high school… 2012 graduate of Nardin Academy in Buffalo, New York where she played soccer, lacrosse and basketball before dropping all three to concentrate on golf as a senior… Served as co-captain in her only season on the golf team and finished as sectional runner-up… Outside of school, played in tournaments with the American Junior Golf Association and the International Junior Golf Tour… Personal… Given name is Katharine but goes by Kit… Daughter of Paul and Mary Ellen Creighton… Has two brothers (Peter and Andrew) and one sister (Maureen)… Her brother Peter was a 4-year member of the Florida Southern men’s golf team from 2009-13, and helped the Moccasins win the 2010 Division II National Championship as a freshman… Born October 15, 1994… Business Administration major.

 

CREIGHTON YEAR-BY-YEAR

YearTourn.Rnd.StrokesAvg.Low
2012-135121,01284.3378 (+6)
2013-14
10
23
1,868
81.22
74 (+2)
CAREER15352,88082.2974 (+2)