Player: Ashley Menne
University: Arizona State University
Graduation Year: 2024
Area of Study: Sports Business
Soldier Honored: James Weis
• Her showing at the Nicklaus Cup consisted of a win in a match against an All American
• Climbed 13 spots on the leaderboard on the final day at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate after carding a 70 (-2).
• Shot a total of 227 in the Pac 12 Preview tournament and tied with 26.
• Put together one of the best freshman seasons in program history, capping it with a fourth-place finish (-3/285) at the NCAA Championships.
• It was the highest finish by a Sun Devil at NCAA's since Monica Vaughn won the Individual Title back in 2017.
• Became the 23rd individual in the program since 1982 to finish in the Top-5, a list that includes current Associate Head Coach Michelle Estill.
• Carded a historic third round of the NCAA Championship, carding a 65 (-7) to help ASU get into position to qualify for Match Play.
• The 65 matched Grace Park's record for a Sun Devil at a NCAA Championship and was tied for the third-lowest round in the history of the Arizona State program.
• Won her matchup 2&1 with Duke's Jaravee Boonchant, the only Sun Devil to do so.
• 2021 WGCA All-American Honorable Mention selection, the first freshman since Olivia Mehaffey in 2017 to accomplish the feat.
• Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention selection, one of only three freshman to earn a spot on the team.
• Appeared in each of the final seven events of the regular season.
• Made her collegiate debut a memorable one, shooting a 66 (-6) in her second round at the Sun Devil Winter Classic.
• Finished in the Top-20 at six of seven events.
• 2020 & 2021 Women's State Amateur Stroke Play Champion, winning the titles at Grayhawk Golf Club, the home of the 2021-23 NCAA Championships.
• Three-time AIA Division I Individual State Champion and one of two signees out of local high school Xavier Prep
• Took home the 2018 state title by going four-under at Tucson National Golf Course
• Captured the 2017 individual state championship thanks to a three-under performance
• Shared medalist honors in a rain-shortened 2016 AIA championship event her freshman season
• In all three seasons (2016-18), she would lead the Gators to the AIA Division I Team State Championship in dominating fashion
• During her junior season in 2018, Xavier won the title by an incredible 33-strokes
• One of a select few female Arizona High School golfers that won three Division I individual state titles
• Received the Arizona High School Girls Golfer of the Year Award at the AZ Central Sports Awards each of the four years she was a Gator
• In addition to her success at the prep level, she has also earned hardware at some of the top competitive junior events
• Menne set a record by collecting four consecutive Junior Golf Association of Arizona individual titles. As a result, she is a four-time winner of the JGAA Player of the Year Award.
• Earned 43 total victories at JGAA events in her four years prior to arriving in Tempe
• At historic Pebble Beach, she recently made headlines after claiming the female Pro-Junior title paired with PGA Tour veteran Tom Lehman at the 16th Pure Insurance Championship
• Has ranked as high as 114th in the Women's Amateur Golf Rankings.