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Beth Lillie

Graduate Student
Fullerton, Calif.
High School
Beth Lillie - Women's Golf - Virginia Cavaliers

Season Stats
Career Stats


2021-22 (Grad Student)
• Finished 9th at NCAA Championships for second consecutive season
• Third on the team with a 73.53 stroke average
• Had 17 top-10 finishes during her career including three in her final season
• Was 19th at NCAA Ann Arbor Regional
• Posted back-to-back runner-up finishes at the Moon Golf Invitational and the Northrop Grumman Challenge
• Posted career-best tourney score (vs. par) of -7/209 at Moon Golf Invitational
• Shot -5/208 at Grumman Challenge
• Her -6/66 during second round of Moon Golf Invitational was collegiate best 18-hole score
• Top fall finish was 14th at Wolverine Invitational
• Worked as an video intern for the UVA football program during 2021 season
• Participated in the 2022 Augusta National Women’s Amateur
• Earned her master’s degree in higher education
• Named an All-America Scholar by Women’s Golf Coaches Association
• Named to 2022 ACC Academic Honor Roll and All-ACC Academic team
• Selected to 2022 VaSID All-State team

2021 (Senior)

• Named an honorable mention All-American by WGCA
• Finished ninth at NCAA Championships (E, 288), the third highest individual finish by a UVA competitor at the event
• Advanced to NCAA Championships after finishing fifth at NCAA Columbus Regional
• Shot +1, 217 at NCAA regional site
• Named to All-ACC squad for third time during her career
• Played in all eight tournaments, finishing in the top-10 four times
• Leads team with 72.91 stroke average
• Was 24th at ACC Championships (+7, 223)
• One of two UVA players to pick up a point in ACC Championship match play semifinals
• Defeated Duke’s No. 10 Erica Shepherd 4&2
• Led UVA in scoring at the Palmetto Intercollegiate, Match and Spring Creek and shared the lead in season-opening UCF Challenge
• Has shot par or better in 13 of 22 rounds
• Won 18-hole Match at Spring Creek by shooting 1-under 71
• Was third at UCF Challenge and fourth at Palmetto Intercollegiate
• Now has 13 top-10 finishes during her career
• Season-best score was -2, 214 at UCF Challenge
• Has announced she will return for the 2021-22 season
• Named to 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll and All-ACC Academic team
• Named an All-America Scholar by Women’s Golf Coaches Association
• Named VaSID Player of the Year

2019-20 (Junior)
• Played in all six tournaments
• Top outing was sixth-place at IJGA Collegiate Invitational where UVA took the team title
• Shot 5-under 211 at that event, the low tournament score of her career
• That was the ninth top-10 finish in her career
• Named to 2020 ACC Honor Roll
• Selected an All-America Scholar by Women’s Golf Coaches Association

2018–19 (Sophomore)
• Named to the All-ACC squad
• Selected an All-America Scholar by Women’s Golf Coaches Association
• Named to ACC Honor Roll
• Finished second on the team with a 73.26 stroke average
• Selected to ACC All-Academic Team
• Named VaSID first-team all-state
• Helped UVA to 14th place finish at NCAAs where she was 43rd overall
• UVA’s top finisher in five tournaments
• Top outing was third place at Tar Heel Classic
• Tied for fifth at ACC Championships with teammate Anna Redding
• Shot 67 in final round at ACCs to match career best 18-hole score
• Had five top-10 outings in 12 tournament appearances
• Led the team with six rounds in the 60s
• Shot career-best 4-under 212 at Tar Heel Invitational

2017-18 (Freshman)
• Named All-ACC as a freshman, one of four first-year players in the league to receive the honor
• Selected an All-America Scholar by Women’s Golf Coaches Association
• Selected to ACC All-Academic Team
• Named to ACC Honor Roll
• Named to NCAA Madison All-Region team
• Named the Virginia Sports Information Director’s rookie of the year
• Named VaSID first-team all-state
• Ranked No. 63 in final Golfstat standings which figured 10th among freshmen
• Was No. 64 in Golfweek individual poll
• Second on the team with a 73.47 stroke average
• Ranked No. 19 in the ACC in stroke average
• Shared team lead for best 18-hole score with a pair of 5-under 67s
• Shot -5, 67 at Landfall Tradition and &NCAA Regional
• Also posted her career-best 54-hole total at NCAA Regional, shooting -3, 216
• Placed seventh at NCAA Regional (Madison) to lead UVA at that event
• Was fifth at ACC Championships, also UVA’s top finisher
•  Led Cavaliers at Landfall Tradition where she shared medalist honors at -9, 135 in weather-shortened event
• Was UVA’s No. 1 or No. 2 scorer in seven of 11 events

High School / Amateur /Personal
• Earned her undergrad degree in politics at UVA and completed her masters in higher education in intercollegiate athletic administration
• Finished 10th at 2020 Southern California Golf Association’s Women’s Am
• Won the 2020 Donna Andrews Invitational in Lynchburg
• Earned Rolex Junior Golf honorable mention All-American honors in 2014
• Won the 2014 AJGA Junior at Steelwood (Ala.)
• Debuted on the national golf scene in 2015 when she qualified to play in the LPGA’s U.S. Open as a 16-year-old
• Reached the match play portion of the 2016 U.S. Girl’s Junior Championship after placing 31st in stroke play
• Had three top-20 finishes at 2016 AJGA Tournaments
• Was fourth at 2016 Hale Irwin Colorado Junior
• Placed sixth at 2016 Alison Lee Championship
• Was 15th at the 2016 Toyota Tour Cup Series
• As a freshman on the Troy High School team, she helped her squad to its first CIF Girls golf title in 2013
• Earned 2013 All-Orange County honors
• Helped Troy win the 2016 CIF Girls Eastern Division championship, shooting a tournament best 68
• Freeway League’s MVP as a junior and senior
• First player since 2003 to win the WSCGA Southern California Regional and CIF State championships in the same season (2016)
• Named Orange County Register’s girls golfer of the year
• Ranked 18th for the Class of 2017 according to Junior Golf Scoreboard when she signed with UVA
• Was ranked the No. 96 junior in the nation by Golfweek and the No. 113 girls player in the AJGA junior rankings
• Named to Golfweek’s list of top-25 players for 2017 recruiting class

Beth Lillie’s Career Statistics

2017-18 29 2116 72.96 67
2018-19 35 2564 73.26 67
2019-20 18 1367 75.94 70
2021 26 1892 72.77 68
2021-22 30 2209 73.63 66
Totals 138 10148 73.54 66

Beth Lillie’s Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 1st, The Match at Spring Creek, March 5, 2021 and (tie)The Landfall Tradition, Oct. 27-28, 2017
Career Top-10 Finishes: 16
Career Best 54-Hole Score: 208, Northrup Grumman Regional Challenge, March 15, 2022
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 66, Moon Golf Invitational, Feb. 21, 2022