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Juli Erekson Athlete Profile

Juli Erekson

Juli Erekson
Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 2004-2008 Hometown: Mapleton, UT Last School: Chicopee High School


Daughter of Sivia and Lynn Wightman...majoring in early childhood education...enjoys cooking, scrapbooking and taking pictures...her brother and sister both competed in Division I athletics...her grandfather was a chief in the village of Loa Loa in American Samoa...if she lived there, she would be a princess...was recruited by Purdue, Michigan State and Arkansas...married Zac Erekson in the summer of 2006.

Before BYU

Lettered in golf at Chicopee High School...four-time WMASS title...named All-WMASS First Team...member of state championship team in 2002...best competitive round was a 67 (-5) on Torrington CC in Connecticut...finished first at 2002 state championship...competed on the American Junior Golf Association tour.


Ptarmigan/Ram Fall Classic 74-75-72--221 (+5) T23rd/105
The Preview At UNM 75-76-78--229 (+10) T58th/91
Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown 77-79-76--232 (+16) T67th/
Northrop Grumman Reg. Challenge 77-84-82--243 (+30) T70th/84
2008 Wildcat Invitational 77-75-79--231 (+18) T40th/92
UNLV Spring Tournament 77-74-69--220 (+4) T25th/96
BYU Dixie Classic 71-68-76--215 (-1) 1st/72
2008 Roar-EE Invitational 82-76-75--233 (+20) 2nd/74
MWC Championships 79-74-75--228 (+9) T8th/35
NCAA West Regional 72-72-80--224 (+8) T42nd/108
Ron Moore Women's Inter. 73-75-73--221 (+5) T17/85
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational 78-79-80--237 (+21) T36/77
TaylorMade Aztec Fall Classic 73-73--146 (+2) T8/113
Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown 72-77-73--222 (+6) T27/89
Arizona Wildcat Invitational 77-76-71--224 (+11) T20/84
UNLV Spring Tournament 76-77-70--223 (+7) T38/96
Donnis Thompson Invitational 81-78-80--239 (+23) T42/73
BYU Dixie Classic 76-72-71--219 (+3) 3/82
MWC Championship 73-79-78--230 (+17) T8/35
NCAA West Regional 71-78-76--225 (+12) T24/108
NCAA Championships 79-80-87-83--329 (+41) T117/124
Oregon State Women's Invitational 73-73-76--222 (+6) T6/78
Branch Law/McGuire Invitational 75-78-72--225 (+6) T30/98
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational 76-84-79--239 (+23) T47/72
Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown 76-75-75--226 (+10) T44/83
Baja Invitational 75-79-82--236 (+20) T6/49
Miccosukee Championship 69-78-72--219 (E) T3/106
UNLV Invitational 75-74-72--221 (+5) T12/95
Anteater Invitational 81-81-72--234 (+18) 4/42
Dixie Classic 81-77-72--230 (+14) T7/101
Mountain West Conference 75-76-90--241 (+25) T28/34
NCAA West Regional 84-75-82--241 (+25) T86/108

Dick McGuire Invitational 77-74-77--228 (+9) T36/93
Ron Moore Women's Classic 76-75-82--233 (+17) T27/89
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational 78-84-78--240 (+24) T44/71
Lady Aztec Fall Invitational 78-71--149 (+5) T12/82
Las Vegas Showdown 80-73-77--230 (+14) T43/90
Bay Area Classic 85-78--163 (+19) T28/70
Spartan Invitational 77-77-76--230 (+17) T43/75
UNLV Spring Invitational 79-78-76--233 (+17) T25/99
BYU Dixie Classic 86-78--164 (+20) T32/78
MWC Championship 79-79-87--245 (+32) 24/30
NCAA West Regional 78-79-77--234 (+18) T65/109
NCAA Championship 74-80-81-74--309 (+21) T92/126
Season Events Rnds. Strokes Avg. Lw Rd. Top 20
07-08 10 30 2,276 75.9 68 3
06-07 11 33 2,515 76.2 70 5
05-06 11 33 2,534 76.7 69 6
04-05 12 34 2,658 78.2 71 1
Total 44 130 9,983 76.7 68 15

2004-2005 | Freshman Year

Named Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year...competed in all 12 tournaments as a freshman...finished 12th at Lady Aztec Fall Invitational, where she tallied a career-low 71...helped team finish 6th at NCAA West Regional and qualify for the NCAA Championship...earned five top-30 finishes...tied for 24th at the UNLV Spring Invitational...finished 24th at the MWC Championship...tied for 27th at the Ron Moore Women's Classic...tied for 28th at the Bay Area Classic...tied for 36th (+9) at the Dick McGuire Invitational...tied for 32nd at the BYU Dixie Classic.

2005-2006 | Sophomore Year

Six Top-20 finishes during the season...shot personal lowest round, 69, at Miccosukee Championship...won the New England Women's Amateur stroke play...competed in the USGA Women's Amateur...advanced to the quarterfinals of the USGA Public Links...tied for third place at the Miccosukee Championship...finished fourth at the Anteater Invitational...tied for sixth at the Oregon State Women's Invitational...tied for sixth at the Baja Invitational...Tied for seventh at the Dixie Classic...tied for 12th place at the UNLV Invitational...tied for 30th at the Branch Law/ McGuire Invitational...tied for 44th at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown...tied for 47th at the Edean Ihlanfedlt Invitational.

2006-2007 | Junior Year

Five top-20 finishes during the season, including a season-best third-place finish at the BYU Dixie Classic...tied her personal career-low total 3-over-par (219) at the BYU Dixie Classic...tied for eighth place at the Taylormade Aztec Fall Classic...had the team's third-best stroke average at 76.21 while helping lead BYU to a final-season No. 13 ranking...help the Cougars finish 17th at the NCAA Championship...was in the starting five for 11 out of 12 tournaments for the Cougars and her score was counted toward the team score in 28 out of 33 rounds she played.

2007-2008 | Senior Year

Three top-20 finishes during the season...Achieved her top collegiate finish at the BYU Dixie Classic, winning the tournament with a 1-under-par 215...Led the Cougars to a first-place finish at the BYU Dixie Classic...Shot a season-low 68 in the second round of the BYU Dixie Classic...Competed in all 10 of BYU's events on the season...Finished the season with a 75.87 stroke average...Named to the 2008 All-Conference Team for the Mountain West Conference.