CHELSEY PRYOR BURKE

2022 NOMINEE – GOLF

Bishop Canevin High School University of Kansas (Long-time Washington, PA resident)

  • Earned a scholarship to play golf at the University of Kansas here and she was a three-time Academic, All-Big 12 Conference honoree and a three-time National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar.

  • She recorder four Top 10 finishes in her Jayhawks’ career and won the ORU shootout in her senior season and helping Kansas to a second-place finish.

  • Among her awards at Kansas were the Outstanding Women in Athletics, community service, the international arena and leadership and a non-traditional woman, among others.

  • At Canevin, she was a three-time qualifier for the WPIAL Championships, finishing 6th in 2000 and 2001 and 10th in 1999She was a two-time PIAA Championships qualifier, placing 11th in 2000 and 14th in 2001.

  • Chelsey was a four-year captain for the Crusaders and four-time MVP and a two-time of the Canevin Catholic Athletic Achievement Award.

    She won a PGA Junior Series tournament in 2000 in Kentucky and placed fifth in two other PGA Junior Series tournaments and finished the year ranked third in the PGA Junior Series Player of the Year standings. In 2001, she finished second in the PGA Junior Series in Nebraska and at Penn State, which qualified her for the Westerfied Junior PGA Championship, in Ohio.

  • She is currently the Deputy Director of Athletics at the College of William and Mary with oversight of the athletics business office, athletic facilities, equipment, and human resources.
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