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Christelle Cuzon
Christelle Cuzon
Tahiti, French Polynesia
(College La Mennais/San Diego State University)

Redshirt (1999-2000): Due to the experience and depth of the National Champion Wildcats, redshirted the season

Junior (1998-99): Shot a 236 in her first tournament of the season, the Stanford Intercollegiate, to tie for 58th place... Played as an individual in the Arizona Invitational in Tucson and tied for 29th after carding a six-over-par 222... Had rounds of 75-72-75.

Prior to UA: Transferred from San Diego State University where she competed from 1996-98.

Sophomore (SDSU; 1997-98): Had two top-20 finishes in three events during the fall season... Finished tied for 18th at Pepperdine with a 158... Was the Aztecs' top finisher at the SDSU/Aldila Classic, shooting a 240 and finishing tied for 19th... Her best finish of the season came in the spring at the Bay Area Classic, where she finished tied for third with her best score of the year, 150... Also shot her best round of the season (74) at that tournament... Named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week for her performance... Finished the season with an 81.32 stroke average.

Freshman (SDSU; 1996-97): Placed 21st or higher in each of her first four tournaments as an Aztec... Recorded the lowest stroke average on the team for the fall season (78.55)... Shot a 232 to tie for ninth place at the Ram/Cowgirl Fall Classic, her first collegiate tournament... At the Pepperdine Invitational, she shot a personal best 154 to finish in fifth place... Participated in all six spring tournaments... Shot a 226 and tied for 42nd at the NCAA West Regional... Her best finish was at the Bay Area Classic where she tied for first with a 155... Best score of the season was a 149 at the Peg Barnard California Collegiate Tournament... Had the team's lowest overall stroke average (78.50).

High School: Graduated from College La Mennais in Papeete, Tahiti in 1995... Won the Annual Cross in 1995, an award for the school's top athlete... Was the 1995 French Junior Champion and Gold Medalist at the South Pacific Games... In 1994, she was the winner of the AGF Trophy and runner-up at the French Junior Championships... Bronze medalist at the 1993 South Pacific Mini Games.

Personal: Full name is Christelle Tekeho Cuzon... Prefers to be called "Kick" or "Kiki"... Daughter of Andree and Gerard Cuzon of Tahiti... Mother is an elementary school teacher and father is a nutritionist... Born May 20, 1976 in Tahiti... Is officially a French citizen... Has extensive experience in international competition... Majoring in physical education... Earned a 1998 and 1999 Mary Roby Academic Achievement Award... Goal is to someday become a professional golfer... Favorite athlete is former Arizona golfer Annika Sorenstam... Hobbies include tennis, jogging, and watching movies.

					Top	Low 	Low 
Season	Tourn.	Rnds.	Strokes	Avg.	10/25	Rnd.	Tourn.
1998-99	2	6	458	76.33	0/1	72	222 (+6)

Tourn. in 1998-99	Rnds.	Score		Place	Avg.	Rnd.
Stanford Intercolleg	3	236 (+17)	T58	78.66	78
Arizona Invitational	3	222 (+6)	T22	74.00	72

Spring Tourn. in 1998 (SDSU)	Rnds.	Score	Place	Avg.	Rnd.
Pioneer Elec Bruin Classic	2	159	T56	79.50	79
Bay Area Classic		2	150	T3	75.00	74
Utah-Dixie Classic		2	157	T32	78.50	77
Peg Barnard Classic		2	167	T56	83.50	77
WAC Tournament			3	256	T38	85.33	84