Kris Grimes
    Kris Grimes

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Compton, Calif.

    High School:
    Saint Joseph

    Last College:
    College of the Canyons

    Height:
    5-3

    Birthdate:
    06/03/1992


    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    04/22/2014

    Salukis finish fourth at the conclusion of the 2014 MVC Championships

    Senior Cassie Rushing earned her fourth consecutive All-Conference honor.

    04/21/2014

    Salukis tied for fifth after second round of MVC Championships

    SIU (608) sits nine strokes off of top-score Bradley (599) heading into the final 18 holes on Tuesday.

    04/20/2014

    Salukis in fifth place after competitive first round of MVC Championship

    SIU's first-round score of 300 is the lowest by the Salukis since March 15.

    04/17/2014

    Women's Golf picked to finish second in MVC Pre-Championship poll

    Southern also received two first-place votes behind favorite Wichita State.

    03/31/2014

    2014 Saluki Invitational

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


    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.

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