Jenny Ayala
Jenny Ayala
Height: 5-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bogota, Colombia

Senior (2017-18): Appeared in all 10 tournaments…received WGCA Second Team All-America, WGCA All-South Region and WGCA All-American Scholar recognition…also named an All-Sunshine State Conference Second Team honoree…named a CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team selection…led the team with a 74.93 stroke average (fourth-lowest in program history) and four top-10 finishes…ended her career with 16 top-10 finishes, tied for seventh in program history…her 76.22 career stroke average also ranks her third…finished runner-up at the GolfRank Invite (10/10) with rounds of 75-71-71 for a 217 total…shot a 54-hole personal-best score of 212 to finish as the runner-up at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invite (3/6)…her 212 is the second-best score in program history while she became the seventh golfer in program history when she shot a 68 in the final round…the runner-up finish was the fourth in her career…tied for 10th at the Barry Invite (3/27)…earned SSC All-Championship accolades after finishing fourth at the SSC Championship (4/17) with a 54-hole score of 222…shot a three-day score of 229 at the NCAA Super Region 2 (5/9), the final tournament of her career…earned SSC Commissioner Honor Roll recognition for earning a 3.2 grade point average or better.

Junior (2016-17): Appeared in all 10 tournaments…received WGCA All-American Scholar recognition…was second on the team with a 76.12 stroke average but led the squad with five top-10 finishes…started the fall strong with four consecutive top-10 finishes…opened the season with a two-under par 70 and a tie for 10th individually at the Ross Resorts Invitational (9/12-13)… finished tied for third and posted a career-best for 54-holes with a 216 at the DI Jacksonville Classic (10/3-4), earning SSC golfer of the week honors and tying with Jessica Bradley (2015) and Samantha Smolen (2014) for the second-lowest 54-hole score in school history...finished the fall season as a runner-up by being one of the only two golfers to shoot par (144) at the GolfRank Invitational (10/24-25)…earned her final top-10 finish, tying for second at the Barry Women’s Invite (3/27-28)…received SCC Commissioner Honor Roll recognition for having a 4.0 grade point average.

Sophomore (2015-16): Appeared in all 12 tournaments…earned WGCA Scholar All-America recognition…led the team with a 77.16 stroke average and was tied for the team lead with three top-10 finishes and 32 rounds played…surpassed her previous 36-hole low, and the ninth-lowest two round total in school history, with a 144 at the Flagler Fall Slam (10/27) where she fired rounds of 74-70 to place sixth overall…won her first career tournament with a 54-hole career-best score of 217, which is also the fourth-lowest in program history, at the Lady Moc Classic (2/23)…earned her third top-10 finish in four tournaments by tying for fifth at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invite (3/1)…earned SSC Commissioner Honor Roll recognition for earning a 3.2 grade point average or better.

Freshman (2014-15): Appeared in all 12 tournaments…earned WGCA Scholar All-America recognition…was third on the team with a 76.48 stroke average and four top-10 finishes in 31 rounds played…made her debut at the NCAA D2 Preview (9/27-28) where she posted scores of 84-78 for a 162 total and 24th place finish…earned her first career top-three finish when she shot a 74-73 for a 147 total at the Saint Leo Invite (10/20-21)…just missed a top-10 finish to close out the fall season, scoring a 153 to tie for 11th at the Flagler Fall Slam (10/27-28)…tied her 36-hole personal-best score at the World Golf Invite (2/8-9) as she logged a 77-70 for a 147 while tying for fifth individually…carded a 54-hole career-low score of 224 at the BarryU Women’s Invite (3/16-17), tying for 15th overall…earned another top-10 finish at the Husky Invite, ending the final round with a 72 en route to a 226 total and sixth place finish…earned Sunshine State Conference All-Championship accolades by tying for 10th overall with a three-round score of 226, including a one-under par 71 on the final day, at the SSC Championship (4/12-14)…closed out the NCAA South Region (5/3-5) with a career-best 69 to finish 29th…shot a 314 over 72-holes at the NCAA Division II National Championship (5/13-16), tying for 34th individually while helping the team to a third place finish.

High School: Attended Gimnasio Los Pinos

Personal: Born September 21, 1996…daughter of Ciro Ayala and Isabel Mojica…has one sibling; David…communications and emerging media major, sports management minor…enjoys watching movies in her spare time…favorite tv. show is NCIS ...favorite athlete is Matteo Manassero…would love to travel the world.