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  Jaclyn Burch
Jaclyn Burch

Hometown:
Satellite Beach, Fla.

High School:
Lafayette (Mo.)

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
02/06/1985

Experience:
4 VL


06/28/2013

The Seminoles On 2013 All-ACC Academic Women's Golf Team

Castelain, Hullert and Kuhlo on ACC Academic Golf Team.

05/06/2013

Seminoles' Negron Earns All-ACC Women's Golf Honors

Senior is recognized on all-conference team in nestion's best conference.

On Burch: A four-year letter winner for the Seminole women's golf team who earned her bachelor's degree in sport management in April of 2007...played in 37 career events and 110 total rounds during her four-year career...earned All-ACC honors in 2005 as one of the top 12 golfers in the nation's top conference for women's golf...one of only four sophomores in school history to earn All-ACC honors joining Caroline Westrup (2007), Caroline Larsson (2004) and All-America Kristin Tamulis (2001)...helped lead the Seminoles to two NCAA Championship appearances, two top-20 national finishes and three NCAA Regional Championship appearances during her career...earned three top-five career finishes - tied for second at the spring 2006 Ryder/Florida Championship, tied for fifth at the spring 2005 Lady Gamecock Invitational and tied for fifth at the fall 2005 Chrysler Challenge...earned three top-five, three top-10, seven top-15, 11 top-20 and 14 top-25 finishes during her career...also an academic standout she was named to the National Golf Coaches Association Division I Scholar Athlete team in 2006...named to the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll in both 2004 and 2006...played well in her first career NCAA Championship appearance in 2004 with four scores in the 70's and a 72 in the final round of the event...earned her career-best tournament score (220), career-best tournament score vs. par (+7), career-tying 36-hole score (147) and a tied for 15th place finish in leading the Seminoles to a ninth place team finish at the fall 2004 ACC/SEC Challenge...played in three ACC Championships during her career and earned her career-best ACC finish of tied for 10th during the 2005 event at the Carmel Country Club in Charlotte, N.C...helped Florida State to team titles at the fall 2003 Ann Rhoades/University of Alabama Intercollegiate, the spring 2006 Ryder/Florida Collegiate Championship and the fall 2006 Cougar Classic...played in the 2003, 2005 and 2006 U.S. Women's Amateur and the 2005 Public Links tournaments...made it through the first round of qualifying before falling in sectional qualifying for the 2003 and 2006 U.S. Women's Open...advanced to match play and through two rounds of stroke play at the 2006 North-South Amateur at Pinehurst...averages 77.29 strokes in 110 rounds during 37 tournaments in the first three years of her career.

Fall 2003: Became a member of the Seminoles' starting lineup upon her arrival at Florida State as a freshman and competed in four tournaments during her first semester as a member of the team ... best round of the season - a two-over par 74 - came at the Florida State-hosted Chrysler ACC/SEC Challenge ... carded a second round 74 which was an eight stroke improvement of eight stokes over her first round score of 82 in the ACC/SEC ... also achieved her season's-best score vs. par of +14 and season's-best 36-hole score of 156 during her inaugural collegiate season ... counted at least one score to the team total in all four events during the season ... earned her first career top 20 individual finish in helping the Seminoles to the team championship at the Ann Rhoads/University of Alabama Intercollegiate ... best 54-hole score of the season (235) came at the Landfall Tradition ... averaged 78.60 strokes in 10 rounds during four events.

Spring 2004: Helped lead the Seminoles to the NCAA Championship during her first spring season as a member of the Seminoles' starting lineup ... established her career-best single-round score with an even-par 72 in the fourth and final round of the NCAA Championship ... her score led all five of the Seminoles in the competition on the final day of the event ... played the best golf of her freshman season in the two tournaments leading up to the NCAA Championship - the ACC and NCAA East Regional Championships ... finished with season-best tournament scores of 231 in the ACC and NCAA East Regional Championships ... her 231 at the ACC Championship allowed her to finish in a tie for 28th place in her first conference championship ... helped the Seminoles qualify for the NCAA Championship as the team finished in fourth in the regional championship ... totaled a 74 in the final round to help Florida State solidify its position and its invitation to the NCAA Championship ... finished both the ACC and NCAA East Regional in style as she carded scores of 74 in the final round of both events ... best team finish of third place among the five Seminole golfers came as she finished in third place out of five at the Lady Gamecock Classic in helping Florida State to a ninth place finish in the event ... among the team leaders with .909 percent of her rounds (20 of 22) counted towards the team score throughout the season ... her first 19 scores of the season helped the Seminoles' team placement ... carded one round of 74 or better in each of the Seminoles' final four tournaments of the spring ... displayed her overall improvement as she was an average of 25.80 strokes over par through the first four events and dropped to 17.30 strokes over par during the final three tournaments of the spring ... averaged 78.50 strokes in 22 rounds during seven events.

Fall 2004: The best season of her career at Florida State as she earned a pair of top-20 individual finishes and her career-best tournament score of 220 at the Florida State-hosted ACC/SEC Challenge...led the team with a 74.55 stoke average and tied for the team lead with seven rounds with scores of 75 or less...best 36-hole score of 147 came in consecutive weeks at the Lady Paladin Invitational and ACC/SEC Challenge events...also earned her first career top-15 finish at the ACC/SEC Challenge...the top Seminole finisher at the Cougar Fall Classic and the ACC/SEC Challenge...at least one score of 74 or better in all four events and three scores of 74 or better in the ACC/SEC Challenge...helped Florida State to three top-10 team finishes in four events...play at the ACC/SEC Challenge included her best career tournament score (220), best career tournament score vs. par (+7), best 36-hole score (147) and a tied for 15th place finish in leading the Seminoles to a ninth place team finish in the event...single round scores of 73 at the Lady Paladin Invitational (second round) and ACC/SEC Challenge (second and third rounds) ranked as the low round scores for the 2004-05 spring and fall seasons and came within one stroke of tying her career low...finished in a tie for 20th place at the Tar Heel Invitational with a low score of 74 in the first round of the tournament...averaged a career-best 75.33 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments.

Spring 2005: Played in all five of the Seminoles' events and led the team in stroke average with a 77.93 mark...carded three of the Seminoles' 10 best single round scores of the season...counted all 15 of her individual scores toward the team score in all five events...helped the Seminoles earn three top-25 finishes in five events during the spring season...Florida State's top finisher in three of five events...career-best finish of tied for 10th at the ACC Championship...improved her score and her standing during each round of the event from an 81 and a 17th place standing after the first round to a 74 and a tied for 10th place standing in the final individual standings...was her best finish in two career ACC Championship appearances...earned a 15th place finish at the Lady Gamecock Invitational to earn the second of three top-15 finishes during her career...placed in a tied for 18th at the Ryder/Florida Championship for one of her five top-20 career finishes...averaged 77.93 strokes in 15 rounds during five tournaments.

Fall 2005: Led the Seminoles with a 76.17 stroke average and ranked first among her teammates with three single-round scores at par or better...also ranked second on the team with four rounds scored at 75 or less...carded her career-best single-round score of 68 in the second round of the Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge...her score was the lowest of her career and the lowest of the fall 2005 and spring 2006 seasons for the Seminoles...was Florida State's leading finisher in the season-opening Cougar Classic and helped Florida State to top-10 finishes at the Tar Heel Invitational and the Chrysler Invitational...earned the third of her three career top-five finishes at the Chrysler Challenge with a tied for fifth place finish...her 224 tournament score at the Chrysler Challenge is ranked as the fifth best of her career...among the team leaders with 11 of 12 rounds (.917 percent) counted toward the team score...averaged 76.17 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments.

Spring 2006: Helped lead Florida State to the NCAA Championship for the second time during her career...the Seminoles earned a top 16 national ranking with a 16th place finish at the NCAA Championship...marked the second time in her career she has led Florida State to a top-20 national finish after a tied for 19th place finish in 2004...earned her career-best finish of tied for second in leading the Seminoles to the team title at the Ryder/Florida Championship...finished with a 222 total score - the fourth best of her career - in finishing tied with Caroline Westrup as the Seminoles' top finisher in the individual standings...finished third on the team in stroke average and second on the team with 13 single round scores at 75 or less in leading Florida State to five top-10 team finishes...finished tied for 25th in the NCAA East Regional Championship in leading Florida State to a fourth place team finish in the team event...the Seminoles advanced to the NCAA Championship with their fourth place finish in the regional...carded a 71 in the third round of the regional championship to help the Seminoles keep their fourth place standing...her score of 71 ranks as the second best of her career and the best of her career in six regional championship rounds...bettered her regional score by 10 strokes and her individual placement by 11 positions in 2006 (221/tied for 25th) as compared to 2004 (231tied for 36th)...averages 75.33 strokes per round in six career regional championship rounds...played in her third career ACC Championship and finished tied for 15th in the individual standings to earn the second top-15 ACC finish of her career...she finished tied for 10th at the ACC Championship in 2005...she has carded three consecutive scores of 231 in her three ACC Championship appearances...averaged 76.36 strokes in 22 rounds during a career-high seven events.

Fall 2006: Played in three events and helped lead the Seminoles to the team championship at the Cougar Classic...best round of the season came in the third round of the Cougar Classic (73) and best tournament score of the season came at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational (226)...earned a pair of top-20 finishes at the Lady Tar Heel (tied for 18th) and at the Auburn Tiger Derby (tied for 11th)...also a member of the Seminoles' line-up in the National Golf Coaches' Association Match Play Championship at the Eagle Creek Country Club in Orlando...won one match and tied two others as the Seminoles finished in seventh place in the event...she defeated Sandra Gal of Florida, 1-up, to lead the Seminoles past the Gators...finished tied with the nation's No. 1 ranked player, Amanda Blumenherst of Duke, as the Seminoles fell to the Blue Devils, 1-2-2...finished tied with Margaret Shirley of Auburn as the Seminoles fell to the Tigers, 1-3-1...the only Seminole not to lose a match during the three rounds of the event...counted 7.5 of eight single-round scores (.938 percent) toward the team score during the season...averaged 75.38 strokes in eight rounds during three tournaments.

Spring 2007: Helped the Seminoles reach the NCAA East Regional championship for the third time during her career with her play in three of the Seminoles' seven events...best score of the season came with scores of 76 in the third round of the Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge and the second round of the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic...finished in 12th place while playing as an individual at the Chrysler Challenge in Destin, Fla...averaged 79.89 strokes in nine rounds during three tournaments.

Before Florida State: Graduated from Lafayette High School in 2003 ... finished fifth in the Missouri State High School championship as a senior after finishing third as a junior ... led her team to an eighth place finish in the state championship her senior season ... won a pair of district championships during her junior and senior seasons ... earned medalist honors in the Suburban Conference championship as both a junior and senior ... claimed the individual championship of the Parkway Central Tournament her senior season ... earned four varsity letters and was team captain her senior season ... also successful on the national level ... one of the top golfers on the Junior Champions Tour with individual victories at the Midwest Championship, the Meadowbrook Classic and the Plantation Junior Golf Tournament at Incline Village ...also played in the Transnational Tournament in New Mexico before beginning her career as a Seminole ... was the runner-up medalist at the Metropolitan Women's Amateur in St. Louis and advanced to championship round play at the Trans-National Women's Amateur in New Mexico during the summer of 2003... played in the North/South Amateur Tournament prior to her freshman season at Florida State.

Personal: Born Feb. 6, 1985 ... Jaclyn is the daughter of Larry and Geanie Burch ... graduated with a 3.8367 grade point average and was a four-time recipient of the Lafayette High School Scholar-Athlete Award and a four-time winner of the Renaissance Academic Award ... named to the Dean's List in both the fall of 2006 and the spring of 2007 with better than a 3.5 gpa...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll during her career...named to the National Golf Coaches' Association All-America Scholar Team in 2007...goal is to play on the LPGA Tour ... began playing golf during the ninth grade and quickly developed into one of the state's top golfers ... graduated with a bachelor's degree in sports management during April 2007 commencement exercises.

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