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  Katie Quinney
Katie Quinney

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Katie Quinney, who has been a part of five NCAA Tournament teams in her five seasons as a Seminole player and coach, is in her third coaching season at Florida State. She played on three NCAA teams and has helped coach the Seminoles into the NCAA Tournament in both of her first two seasons as an assistant coach at her alma mater. In her third season on the Seminole's coaching staff she has been promoted to recruiting coordinator.

In addition to working with two consecutive NCAA Tournament teams, she has accompanied All-America Caroline Westrup to both of the last two NCAA Championships where the Seminoles' star has earned a pair of top-15 individual finishes.

Quinney is a 2004 Florida State graduate who earned her degree in psychology after earning three varsity letters as a member of the Seminoles' starting line-up. Following her graduation she played professionally on the Futures, Asian and Canadian professional tours.

Quinney, who earned All-ACC honors in 2004, is one of 11 players in school history to earn All-ACC honors. She finished with a career-low scoring average and earned three top-five individual finishes in earning All-ACC honors as a senior. Quinney finished in third place in the Liz Murphey Collegiate, tied for fourth at the Ryder/Florida Championship and a tied for fifth in the ACC Championship. She then finished in a tie for 12th place at the NCAA East Regional Championship to lead the Seminoles to a fourth place finish and into the NCAA Championship for the third time in her career.

Quinney works hand in hand with head coach Debbie Dillman to continue the Seminoles' tradition of recruiting top-caliber student athletes and finishing annually among the top collegiate teams in the nation. She works with Dillman in all aspects of the program including recruiting, scheduling, team travel, academic development and team community service projects.

Quinney, 27, helped the Seminoles reach the NCAA Championship in 2002, 2003 and 2004 making her senior class one of only four in school history to play in consecutive NCAA Championships during their careers. Her career-best single-round score of 67 came during the second round of the spring 2004 ACC Championship while the best individual finish of her career came as a third place finish at the spring 2004 Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic and the fall 2003 Ann Rhoads/University of Alabama Intercollegiate.

During her career as a Seminole she played in three NCAA Championships, three NCAA Regional Championships, three ACC Championships and helped Florida State win three team championships (spring 2002 Ryder/Florida Championship, spring 2003 Ryder/Florida Championship and fall 2003 Ann Rhoads/University of Alabama Intercollegiate).

Quinney was a member of the NCAA All-Star Women's Golf Team that played in a series of tournaments to the Orient during the summer of 2003. She was one of only ten golfers who played in the month-long tour. During their stay in the Orient, the team traveled to and played in Korea, Thailand, Japan and Hong Kong. The NCAA All-Stars played in a total 16 different tournaments during their stay in the Orient. The tournaments consisted of pro-am and competitive matches against that country's all-stars.

The Atlantic Beach, Fla., native played in US Women's Amateur Championship twice and was named to the Trans America Athletic Conference All-Freshman team during her first collegiate season at Jacksonville University.

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