Kansas Jayhawks

Kallie Gonzales

Class Fifth Year
Hometown Montgomery, Texas
High School Montgomery HS

Athletic Director’s and Big 12 Commissioner’s honor rolls (fall 2014, spring 2015) … Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team. 2016: Fall Honor Roll

AS A SENIOR (2017-18) 
Shot a 231 (+15) at the Minnesota Invitational (Sept. 11-12) … Shot a 231 (+15) at the Marilynn Smith Invitational (Sept. 17-19) … Recorded a career-best finish playing as an individual at the Chip-N-Club Invitational (Oct. 1-3) after shooting 18-over 234 which landed her in a tie for 15th … Recorded a career-low 54-hole-total (224) at the Westbrook Invitational (Feb. 25-26).  

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17)
Competed in four events … Averaged a career-low 77.66 strokes per round … Recorded a career-low 54-hole score of 226 (+13), and her career-low 18-hole score of 72 in the third round at the Schooner Fall Classic (Sept. 24-25) … Shot 234 (+24) at the Dale McNamara Invitational (April 10-11) to finish tied for 33rd. 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
Competed in five events … Averaged 79.8 strokes per round … Recorded a career-best 54-hole score at the Chip-N Club Invitational (Oct. 5-6) by shooting 231 … Placed tied for 22nd at the Kansas City Shootout (April 4-5) with a 233 … Shot 239 at the Red Raider Invitational (April 8-9) to tie for 69th.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15)
Competed in three team events and three individual events … Tied for 12th at the Kansas-Tulsa Dual in Owasso, Oklahoma (Feb. 8) … Shot a career-low of 73 in the second round of the Kansas City Shootout (April 6-7) … Also competed in the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational (Sept. 8-9), Minnesota Invitational (Sept. 15-16), Arizona Wildcat Invitational (March 16-17) and SDSU Farms Invitational (March 23-25).  

Played for coach Rusty Herridge at Montgomery High School in Montgomery, Texas … Lettered in golf all four years in high school … Won MVP of the team in 2012 and 2013 … Match play champion (2012, 2013 and 2014) … Helped Montgomery win district and regional titles 2011-14 … Montgomery was the 4A state champion team in 2011 and 2012 and runner-up in 2013 and 2014 … Second-team all-state selection in 2012 and 2013 … Golf captain of the team in 2012-13 and 2013-14 … First-team all-district honoree in 2012, 2013 and 2014 … Named to the All-Greater Houston High School Golf Team in 2012 and 2013 … First Team High School Golf Scoreboard  (HSGSB) selection in 2012 and 2013 … Recorded three top-10 finishes in AJGA events.

Full name is Kallie Hannah Gonzales … Born in Clovis, New Mexico … Has lived in Texas for 14 years … Parents are Johnny and Kris Gonzales … Has one sister, Keslie, one brother, Jonathan, and one sister-in-law, Jeannine … Named Academic All-State First Team for the Texas Girls Coaches Association in 2014 … Father played college soccer at Hardin Simmons University … Brother, Jonathan, played soccer at Hartwick University in New York and club soccer at Texas A&M … Cousin, Trevor Gonzales, played soccer at Notre Dame … Has two cats, Rory and Irish … A chemical engineering major.