October 28, 2021

WGCA Inducts Kristen White Into Players HOF


WGCA Release

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Jenny Chuasiriporn of Duke University, Lizette Salas of the University of Southern California, and Kristen White of Ohio State University were inducted into the WGCA Players Hall of Fame Sunday, December 5, 2021. The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place at Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chuasiriporn, Salas and White became the 79th, 80th and 81st members of the WGCA Players Hall of Fame.

A three-time WGCA All-American at Ohio State University, Kristen White helped lead the Buckeyes to four consecutive Big Ten titles and four straight top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships. After earning Big Ten Freshman of the Year accolades, she went on to become Ohio State’s only two-time Big Ten Player of the Year (2003, 2005) and earned the individual Big Ten title her senior year. The Doylestown, Pennsylvania native is a staple in the program’s record books, ranking in the top-five in both career wins (4) and career scoring average (75.26) while holding the school record in career eagles (12). She was also inducted into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2011. The 2005 Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor winner is also Ohio State’s only four-time WGCA All-American Scholar.

White at Ohio State

Academic All-Big Ten (2003, 2004, 2005)
Big Ten Individual Medalist, 2005
First Team All-American, 2005
Second Team All-American, 2003, 2004
NCAA All-Region (East), 2005
Big Ten Player of the Year, 2003, 2005
Big Ten Freshman of the Year, 2002
Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor, 2005
First Team All-Big Ten (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame, Class of 2011
WGCA/NGCA All-American Scholar (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Academic All Big Ten (2003, 2004, 2005)
Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)

Since 2000 at Ohio State, White is:
Top 5 in scoring average over 145 career rounds (5th/75.26)
Top 5 in career wins (2nd(t)/4)
Top 5 in career rounds played (3rd/145)
No. 2 in rounds counted (93.8%/136)
No. 1 in career eagles (12)
No. 6 in career birdies (318)
Top 10 in par or better rounds (8th/30)


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