Kris Grimes
    Kris  Grimes

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Compton, Calif.

    High School:
    Saint Joseph

    Last College:
    College of the Canyons

    Height:
    5-3

    Birthdate:
    06/03/1992


    03/30/2015

    SIU finishes with one-stroke lead to take fourth-straight Saluki Invitational title

    Junior Mattie Lindner finished as the tournament's medalist for the first time in her career with a 150 overall score.

    03/29/2015

    Salukis finish Day One of Saluki Invitational in second place

    Junior Mattie Lindner leads the team and the tournament shooting two over par for a 74.

    03/22/2015

    Salukis finish with record-low round to top SIU-Edwardsville

    Senior Kris Grimes finished as a medalist for the first time with a career-low score of 71.

    02/13/2015

    Salukis in seventh place of 14 teams after Day One at Eagle Invitational

    Mattie Lindner finished with three birdies on the back nine alone.

    10/21/2014

    Women's golf closes out fall season in eighth place at Blue Raider Invitational

    Brooke Cusumano led the Salukis for the fourth time this season, finishing tied for 16th overall.

    09/21/2014

    2014 Saluki Shootout

    Women's Golf photos from the 2014 Saluki Shootout, taken 9.21.14.

    03/31/2014

    2014 Saluki Invitational

    Photos from the 2014 Saluki Invitational taken at Hickory Ridge Golf Course, 3.31.14

    2014-15 (Senior):
    Tournament Scores

    2013-14 (Junior):
    Tournament Scores

    Played in 28 rounds in 11 events for Southern...Had an average of 78.9 (seven-over), the fourth-best for SIU...Finished in the top-10 four times and the top-five three times...Was SIU's top finisher at the Saluki Invitational (third, 73-79)...Finished third twice in her last four matches...Finished tied for 27th at the MVC Championships...Had a season-low of 73, which she managed twice.

    College of the Canyons:
    Two-time All-American...Won the California Junior College State Championship as a freshman...Finished fourth at the California Junior College State Championship as a sophomore...Won the conference tournament as a sophomore...Kept a scoring average of 75.8 as a sophomore in junior college...Won five tournaments in the fall semester of her sophomore year at College of the Canyons.

    High School:
    Athlete of the Year selection as a senior...Held the school's low stroke average in both her junior and senior years...Two-time City of Lakewood Hall of Fame selection...Second-team Dream Team selection as a junior...Honorable mention Dream Team selection as a sophomore.

    Personal:
    Daughter of Sandra and Herman Grimes...Grandfather, Hermon L. Grimes, Sr., developed the official patent for the folding wing aircraft, which helped turn the tide in the Pacific during WWII, earning him a Purple Heart...Majoring in Global Management (International Business)...Born June 3, 1992, in Harbor City in Los Angeles, Calif...Has seven brothers and sisters...First African-American women's golfer in SIU history.

    Sunday, Apr 19
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    Monday, Apr 20
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    Tuesday, Apr 21
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