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Kayla Mortellaro
Year: Senior
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Mesa Distance Learning
Alma Mater: Mesa Distance Learning
Graduating Year: 2008
Experience: High School
Mortellaro's career Mortellaro's career

 

~ WAC Player of the Year (2010-11) ~

~ 2011 WAC Champion ~

~ WAC Player of the Year (2009-10) ~

~ Honorable Mention All-American (2009-10, 2010-11) ~

~ WAC Golfer of the Month (three times) ~

~ WAC Golfer of the Week (seven times) ~

~ Co-holder of school record 65 ~

~ Seven tournament titles ~

~ Finished in top 10 in 71.9 percent of tournaments ~

~ Finished in top 25 in 93.8 percent of tournaments ~

~ 2008-09 NGCA Academic All-American ~

2011-12: Was golfer of the month in September... finished third at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Invitational with a total of 215...ended with a score of 221 and tied for second place at the WSU Inland Cup with Idaho coming in third overall in the tournament...finished in a tie for 21st with a total score of 229 at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational...Tied for first with a score of 211 in the Price's Give Em Five Invitational and Idaho finished second in the tournament.

2010-11: Finished in a tie for 25th at NCAA West Regional ... won the 2011 Western Athletic Conference Championship with a one-under 212 ... WAC Golfer of the Year ... earned WAC Golfer of the Month honors for September after winning the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic and the WSU Cougar Cup ... was recognized by the WAC as the Golfer of the Week after finishing third at the UNLV Rebel Spring Invitational and again after a third-place finish at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational ... was ranked as high as sixth in the world amateur rankings ... finished in the top six in seven of eight tournaments and never lower than 12th ... WAC leader in scoring and is sixth by GolfStat.com.

2009-10: Western Athletic Conference Golfer of the Year and first-team all- conference choice ... tied for third at WAC Championship ... Solidified herself as the best golfer in school history after climbing as high as ninth in the Golfstat.com rankings by winning three times, finishing second twice and third once ... only had one finish out of the top 10 .. tied a school record with a 65 at the UNLV Spring Invitational ... earned WAC Golfer of the Week honors twice in the spring and was the Golfer of the Month last October ... tied for 38th in NCAA West Regional.

2008-09: Joined the Vandals in the fall of 2008 and showed her great potential by winning at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational and posting five top-10 finishes and 10 top-25 outings ... tied for 27th at the NCAA Regional after qualifying when she tied for second at the WAC Championship Tournament.

High school/junior golf: Graduated from Mesa High School ... youngest player in the history of Arizona to win Women's State Amateur title when she claimed title in 2004; also won in 2007 ... member of Arizona's victorious 2007 USGA Women's State Amateur Team ... advanced to quarterfinal of 2007 USGA Public Links Tournament.

Personal: Born July 9, 1990 ... daughter of Tom and Dawn Mortellaro ... majoring in Public Relations with Comunications minor.

 

Kayla Mortellaro

2011-2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIN. 

1ST

2ND

3RD

TOTAL

TO PAR

Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic

3

73

72

70

215

-1

WSU Cougar Cup

2

80

72

69

221

5+

Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational

T21

76

80

73

229

13+

Price's Give Em Five Intercoll

T1

70

70

71

211

-5

Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

2

68

68

75

211

-5

UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational

T12

75

72

77

224

8+

Westbrook Invitational

10

72

73

70

215

-1

Dr.  Donnis Thompson Invitational 

1

73

73

75

221

5+

Anteater Invitational

T3

75

74

73

222

9+

 

2010-2011

 

 

 

 

 

FIN. 

1ST

2ND

3RD

TOTAL

TO PAR

Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic

1

70

67

70

207

-9

WSU Cougar Cup

T1

80

70

70

220

4+

Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational

T6

74

74

68

216

E

Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

12

68

72

76

216

E

Arizona Wildcat Invitational

T2

70

69

75

214

-2

UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational

3

71

69

69

209

-7

Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational

3

72

73

74

219

3+

Anteater Inviational

T2

71

77

72

220

7+

WAC Championship

1

68

72

72

212

-1

NCAA West Regional

T25

75

72

79

226

10+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009-2010

 

 

 

 

 

FIN. 

1ST

2ND

3RD

TOTAL

TO PAR

Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic 

T3

72

68

70

210

-6

Northwest Dodge Inland Cup 

1

74

71

74

219

3+

Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational 

T10

75

79

74

228

12+

Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational

2

73

70

67

210

-6

Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown 

T22

73

79

73

225

9+

UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational 

2

65

73

75

213

-3

Northern Migration Invitational 

1

68

70

73

211

-5

Anteater Invitational

1

71

75

68

214

1+

Wyoming Cowboy Classic 

T5

70

75

75

220

4+

WAC Championship 

T3

78

69

78

225

12+

NCAA West Regional

T38

74

77

76

227

14+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008-2009

 

 

 

 

 

FIN. 

1ST

2ND

3RD

TOTAL

TO PAR

Ptarmigan Invitational 

14

73

73

69

215

-1

Giustina Memorial 

T4

72

74

76

222

6+

Heather Farr/CU Me.

T16

73

72

72

217

1+

Edean Invitational 

2

74

73

75

222

6+

Las Vegas Collegiate 

T22

72

73

69

214

-2

Wolfdancer 

T11

76

76

78

230

14+

UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational 

T8

77

72

71

220

4+

Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational 

1

69

75

75

219

3+

Anteater Invitational 

T7

73

72

78

223

10+

WAC Championship 

T22

74

72

71

217

1+

NCAA Regional

T27

79

73

78

230

14+

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