Alyssa Shimel
Alyssa Shimel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pemberville, Ohio

High School:
Eastwood

Swing:
Right


03/11/2014

In the Spotlight: Alyssa Shimel

In the Spotlight: Alyssa Shimel

09/18/2013

In The Spotlight: Alyssa Shimel

In The Spotlight: Women's Golfer Alyssa Shimel

04/02/2013

Luo, Grogan Lead Wolverines at SDSU Farms Invitational

Luo, Grogan Lead Women's Golf at SDSU Farms Invitational

04/01/2013

U-M Stays in 14th after Second Round at SDSU Farms Invitational

Women's Golf Stays in 14th after Second Round at SDSU Farms Invitational

03/31/2013

U-M in 14th After Opening Round at SDSU Farms Invitational

Women's Golf in 14th After First Round at Farms Invitational

09/11/2013

Women's Golf Season Preview

The 2013-14 season is the first in the Jan Dowling Era in Michigan women's golf. The first event is Sept. 20-22 in Knoxville, Tenn.

Senior (2013-14) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... 2014 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... U-M Senior Honors Award Recipient ... Recipient of Donald R. Shepherd Scholarship for Women's Golf ... Started all 10 events, one of four Wolverines to do so ... Led U-M at two events ... Competed in all four fall tournaments and all six spring events ... Posted season-best tie for 19th at the Hurricane Invitational (March 3-5) ... Competed in her fourth Big Ten Championships (April 25-27), finishing 54th at 239 (78-82-79) ... Ended final season averaging 78.50 strokes per round ... Shot 20-of-28 rounds under 80, with six at-or-below 75 ... Shot a career-best two-under 69 in the third round of the Hurricane Invitational ... Averaged 236.38 per 54-hole event, an improvement of nearly five strokes from her junior campaign ... Tallied a career-best 36-hole tournament total of 149 (77-72) at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship (Sept. 20-22) ... Tallied a career-best 54-hole tournament total of 219 (74-76-69) at the Hurricane Invitational.

Junior (2012-13) ... U-M's Progress Award ... Started six tournaments ... Played in two fall tournaments and four spring tournaments ... Posted one top-20 finish ... Posted a season-best 17th place finish at the Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 22-23) ... Competed in third Big Ten Championships (April 26-28), tying for 26th at 230 (76-75-79) ... Ended third season averaging 80.44 strokes per round ... Shot nine-of-18 rounds below 80, with two at-or-below 75 ... Shot a season-best one-over 73 in the third round of the Match Up Invitational (Feb. 15-17) ... Averaged 241.33 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a season-best 54-hole tournament total of 230 at the Big Ten Championships.

Sophomore (2011-12) ... Started all 12 tournaments, one of three Wolverines to do so ... Played in five fall and seven spring events ... Led U-M at four events ... Posted two top-20 finishes ... Posted a season-best 15th place finish at the Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 17-18) ... Competed in second Big Ten Championships (April 27-29), finishing 70th at 255 (86-82-87) ... Helped U-M to NCAA Central Regional (May 10-12), tying for 57th at 235 (84-77-74) ... Ended second season averaging 78.44 strokes per round ... Shot 25-of-36 rounds below 80, with nine at-or-below 75 ... Shot a season-best one-over 73, twice --second round of the Mary Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invitational (Sept. 30-Oct. 2) and third round of the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic (Oct. 16-17) ... Averaged 235.33 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a season-best 54-hole tournament total of 226 (73-79-74) at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic.

Freshman (2010-11) ... U-M Women's Golf Newcomer Award ... U-M Women's Golf Regional MVP ... Started all 12 tournaments, one of two Wolverines to do so ... Played in all five fall and all seven spring events ... Led U-M at three events ... Posted one top-20 finish ... Posted a career-best tie for 14th place finish at the Big Ten Championships (April 22-24) ... Made collegiate debut and first career start at the Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 11-12), tying for 27th ... Competed at first Big Ten Championships, tying for 14th at 302 (75-77-76-74) setting U-M's 72-hole freshman record at the conference tournament ... Helped U-M to NCAA Central Regional, tying for 63rd at 233 (80-75-78) ... Ended first season averaging 77.76 strokes per round ... Shot 28-of-37 rounds at-or-below 80, with 11 at-or-below 75 ... Shot a season-best 72 in the second round of the Central District Classic (Feb. 21-22) ... Averaged 234.09 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a season-best 54-hole tournament total of 230 (81-72-77) at the Central District Classic ... Tallied a career-best 72-hole tournament total of 302 at the Big Ten Championships.

Prep Career ... Eastwood High School (2010) ... Four-year letterwinner ... Two-time Division II All-State First Team (2006, '09) ... Division II All-State Second Team (2008) ... 2009 Ohio Division II State Champion (73-72/145) ... Finish fourth in 2006 at the and tied for eighth (80-76/156) in 2008 ... Four-time medalist at Division II Sectional (2006, '07, '08, '09) ... Four-time All-District First Team (2006, '07, '08, '09) ... Three-time Northwest Ohio Girls Golf League Player of the Year (2007, '08, '09) ... Northwest Ohio Girls Golf League Rookie of the Year (2006) ... Medalist at the 2006 District Match Play ... Three-time team captain (2007, '08, '09) ... All-Ohio Academic Honors (2009) ... Four-year honor roll member (2006, '07, '08, '09) ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Other ... Qualified for 2010 Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic LPGA Tour event after shooting a 74 at the qualifier competition ... Tied for 146th with a 156 (83-73), did not make cut ... Medalist at the 2007 Jamie Farr Junior Classic, runner-up (2006), third (2005) and fourth (2003, '04) ... Member of the Ohio Junior Golf Association championship team at of the 2006 Joe Hass Cup ... Four-time National Trusted Choice Big I Tournament qualifier (2006, '08, '09,'10) ... Posted top 10 (t-10th) finish and was low amateur with a 152 (78-74) at the 2009 Ohio Women's Open ... Posted a top 20 finish and was low amateur at the 2008 Ohio Women's Open.

Personal ... Given name is Alyssa Ann Shimel ... Born December 17, 1991 in Toledo, Ohio ... Daughter of Marianne and Jeff Shimel ... Righthanded ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... General Studies major.

What's in Shimel's Bag? ... Driver: Nike Victory Red ... Woods: TaylorMade R-9 3-wood and Ping G10 rescue club ... Irons: TaylorMade R9 TP ... Wedges: TaylorMade - 52 and 60 degree and Sand and Pitching ... Putter: Scotty Camron Newport ... Ball: Titleist Pro-V1 ... Glove: FootJoy ... Favorite Club: 7-iron ... Favorite Course: The Hills Course at Boyne Highlands (Boyne, Mich.) ... Best Career Round: 69 (-4) ... Superstitions: None.

Year Events Starts Rds Total Avg. Low 18 Low 36 Low 54 Low 72 Top 5 Top 10 Top 20 Par or <
2010-11 12 12 37 2877 77.76 72 - 230 302 0 0 1 1
2011-12 12 12 36 2824 78.44 73 - 226 - 0 0 2 0
2012-13 6 6 18 1448 80.44 73 - 230 - 0 0 1 0
2013-14 10 10 28 2198 78.50 69 149 219 - 0 0 1 0
Career 40 40 119 9347 78.55 69 149 219 302 0 0 5 1