Megan Furnish
Megan Furnish

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

High School:
Jefferson HS

Height:
5-7

Experience:
1VL

03/26/2013

Women's Golf Stumbles on Last Day at UALR

The Bears held the lead after the first round, but tumbled all the way to seventh on a disastrous final day.

03/25/2013

Bears with Seven-Stroke Advantage After 18 at UALR Classic

The Missouri State women's golf team seeks first victory of the season on Tuesday

03/10/2013

Women's Golf Places Top 10 at Rio Verde Invitational

Bears led by sophomore Megan Thompson, who finished seventh overall

02/26/2013

Women's Golf Team Finishes Third at Islanders Classic

Thompson, Clegg earn top-five finishes

02/25/2013

Women's Golf Tied for Lead Entering Final Round in Texas

The Bears share the 18-hole lead with Lamar in the wind-shortened spring opener.

2013-14: One of three Bears to play in all four tournaments, averaging 80.13 in 30 rounds ... Opened the season with her then best collegiate finish, tying for 19th at Nebraska and shooting 77-76-77--230 ... Placed 35th at the Payne Stewart Memorial with 74-83-79--236; her opening 74 was a career best ... Recorded 88-77-79--244 at the ORU Shootout and 84-85-81--250 at the Palmetto Intercollegiate ... Carded 84-81-81--246 at the Jim West Challenge and 82-86-84--252 at the Rio Verde Invitational...Tied for 12th at the Jackrabbit Invitational with rounds of 78-82-78--238 ... Second best MSU finish at the UALR Classic with rounds of 80-76-85--241 ... Recorded rounds of 80-81-84--245 at the Gary Crossley Ford KC Shootout ... Led the Bears with a career-best sixth-place finish at the MVC Championship with three rounds in the 70s, 76-73-73--222.

2012-13: Competed in five tournaments in her first collegiate season and averaged 82.15 in 13 rounds ... Posted 81-83-79--243 to tie for 78th at the Imes and 83-77-78--238 for 38th at the Stewart ... Had her best finish at the spring opener, the Islander Classic, where she tied for 27th and carded 81-79--160 ... Shot 79-82--161 to tie for 74th at the Rio Verde Invitational.

Background: First team all-state selection her last three seasons at Jefferson High, finishing fourth as a senior season ... Qualified for the U.S. Junior Girls and national PGA Junior Championships in 2011, and won the Iowa Section PGA title ... Also a two-time all-district player and was the Mississippi Valley Conference Athlete of the Year as a sophomore ... Finished sixth overall and help lead the Iowa team to the Girls-Four State title last summer in Sedalia, Mo. ... Placed fifth at the Iowa Junior Girls Championship and sixth at the Iowa State Amateur in 2012.

Personal: Megan McKenzie Furnish was born September 8, 1993 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ... daughter of Craig and Beth Furnish ... Plans to major in Elementary Education.

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