Cassie Rushing shoots 72 in second round to grab a share of tournament lead
Mattie Lindner and Cassie Rushing each in top-10
Southern fell six strokes short of MVC crown in 2012
Rushing fires fifth-lowest third-round score in school history
SIU fires lowest second-round score among five MVC schools at tournament
2012-13 (Senior): All-Conference selection...Tied for fifth at the MVC Championship...Posted two top-five finishes and five top-10 finishes...Second on the team and 12th in the conference in scoring average (79.3)...Played in all 12 tournaments...Led the team in two tournaments, including the MVC Championship...Became just the seventh golfer in school history to graduate with a career scoring average below 80...Tied for second place at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate after shooting a 72 in the second round...Posted 16 rounds in the 70s...Earned MVC Golfer of the Week nod after placing second at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate...Honorable mention Scholar-Athlete team selection.
2011-12 (Junior): Played in all 26 rounds on the season...Posted a 79.6 scoring average...Finished fourth at the Hotels at Grand Prairie Invitational...Placed sixth of 52 golfers at the SIUE Intercollegiate.
2010-11 (Sophomore): Completed her sophomore campaign with the second best team average with a 78.9...highest finish included her 8th place performance at the Cardinal Classic in Muncie, Ind....shot her lowest round of the season, a 72, at the Cardinal Classic...led the Salukis with her tied for 16th place finish at the Payne Stewart Memorial (76, 72 148) and her tied for 27th place finish at the EKU Lady Colonel Classic 75, 79, 81 235)...placed in a tie for 23rd at the MVC Championships.
2009-10 (Freshman): Recorded a season best of three rounds at the MVC Championships with a 235 (79, 80, 76) where she finished tied for 13th overall...scored a season-best two rounds at the Towson Golf Classic with a 155 (77, 78)...season low round was a 75 at the Grand Prairie Classic
Pre-SIU: Attended Okawville High School...Attended Okawville High School...as an individual finished in the top ten three times (3rd in 2008, 5th in 2007, and 8th in 2006) while helping the Rockets to two fifth place team finishes in 2006 & 2007.....won her IHSA Regional and Sectional tournaments twice (junior and senior seasons)...was named Belleville News Democrat Player of the Year and Centralia Sentinel Player of the Year...member of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch first team and Illinois High School Class A State team.
Personal: Majoring in biological sciences...born April 14, 1991...daughter of Greg and Stephanie Rennegarbe.
Updated May 5, 2013