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    Shelcie Takenouchi
    Shelcie Takenouchi

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lihue, Hawaii

    High School:
    Kauai

    Height:
    5-4

    Birthdate:
    06/16/1987

    THIS SEASON:
    Shelcie Takenouchi, a 2008-2009 senior, is in her final year as one of Troy's hardest workers who provides depth to an already strong lineup.

    SUMMER OF 2008:
    Takenouchi was a top 5 finisher at the Lakewood Women's Championship, was 14th at the L.A. Women's Golf Championship and was 28th at the Long Beach Women's City Championship.

    2007-2008:
    Takenouchi played in two events as a 2008 junior, tying for 79th at the Kent Youel Invitational and taking 79th at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge.

    SUMMER OF 2007:
    Takenouchi finished among the top 15 in the Lakewood Women's City Championship and among the top 20 in the Long Beach Women's City Championship.

    2006-2007:
    Takenouchi competed in one event as a 2007 sophomore, taking 64th at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational.

    SUMMER OF 2006:
    Takenouchi placed 10th at the Long Beach Women's City Championship.

    2005-2006:
    Takenouchi competed in three events as a 2006 freshman, posting a season-best tie for 57th at the Northrop Grumman Challenge.

    BEFORE USC:
    Shelcie Takenouchi came to USC from Kauai High in Lihue, Hawaii ... In the summer before joining the Women of Troy, she was second in the Hawaii State Women's Golf Association Match Play ... She was sixth at the Hawaii High School Athletic Association championships in 2005 and was second in the boys' flight of the Kauai Junior Golf Association Summer Challenge.

    PERSONAL:
    Shelcie Takenouchi was born on June 16, 1987. She is majoring in communications ... She is the daughter of Glen and Karen.

    PERSONAL NOTES
    * Most thrilling moment in sports: Watching every home football game in the student section!
    * Favorite pastime: Having picnics on the beach with family and friends back home in Kauai.
    * Favorite music: Hawaiian, R&B, pop, rap.
    * Favorite food: Asian cuisine and "local" food from Hawaii.
    * Dream foursome: Me, my dad, my mom and my brother.
    * My favorite thing about USC: The awesome school spirit.
    * Post-college ambition: To work in public relations for the LPGA/PGA or for a well-established golf resort.
    * Biggest lesson golf has taught me: Don't dwell on small disappointments; A winner isn't determined by how often you win, but by how well you handle defeat.

    CAREER NOTES
    Lowest 54-Hole Score: 239
    Lowest Round: 77