Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Cassandra Kirkland
Cassandra Kirkland


Saint-Nom-La-Breteche, France

High School:
Lycee Louis de Broglie


General: A native of France who will contribute to both the international flavor of the Arizona squad and its competitive nature... One of four members of Arizona's team who hails from a country other than the United States... Member of the French girls national team.

Fall 2003: Shot a 215 for her career low 54-holes at the NCAA Fall Preview...Started off the season tied for third at the NCAA Fall preview.

Freshman (2002-03): Competed in her first collegiate competition as an individual at the Wildcat Invitational...Tied for 19th place after shooting an 11-over-par 224...Best finish of her freshman campaign was a tie for second at the Dr. Thompson Rainbow Invitational with a 3-over-par 219...At the PING/ASU Invitational, Kirkland tied for 35th place with a score of 11-over-par 227...In Corvallis, Oregon at the Pac-10 Championships she tied for 21st place at 15-over-par 231...In her first appearance at the NCAA Regional she tied for 18th shooting a six-over-par 219...Ending her successful freshman campaign Kirkland finished tied for 55th at the NCAA Championship in Wes Lafayette, Ind.

Junior Golf: Selected to the French National Girls Team in 2001... Bronze medalist at the 2001 European Girls Team Championships in Opporto, Portugal... Semifinalist at the 2001 British Girls Open Amateur Championship in Brough, England... Selected to the French National Junior Ladies Team for the 2002 European Team Championships in Moscow... Selected in 2001 to represent France at the European Individual Women's Championships in Biella, Italy... Decorated by the French Ministry of Sports with a bronze medal for achievements in golf in 2002... Awarded a Gold License from the French Federation of Golf in 2001 and 2002... Named as a National Elite Athlete by the French Ministry of Sports in 2001 and 2002.

High School: Graduated from Lycee Louis de Broglie in Marly-le-Roi, France in June 2002... Competed in golf for high school coach Alan White.