|Position:||Volunteer Assistant Coach|
This is Emily's first year as a graduate assistant.
Emily Childs won more individual medalist honors (4) than any other player in program history (at the time of her graduation). She was the first player in program history to win three tournaments in a single season (2010-11) and the first to win back-to-back tournaments (Peg Barnard and Juli Inkster, 2010-11). She finished her career with a 75.28 career scoring average with eight top-10 finishes, has nine under-par rounds and five under-70.
As a SENIOR in 2011-12, earned second team All-Pac-12 honors...was named the team's Most Imporved player...co-winner of the team's Founder's Award...led the nation in scoring on par-3's (3.04)...started the spring season tying for medalist honors, the fourth of her Cal career, shooting a three-over at the Peg Barnard at Stanford...had three other top-10 finishes, placing 6th at the Edean Ihlanfeldt in Washington (+8), tied for sixth at the Juli Inkster in San Jose (+6), and tied for fifth at the Pacific Intercollegiate at Half Moon Bay (-1)...shot a one-over 73 in the second round of the Pac-12 Championship, helping to lead the team to the conference title.
As a JUNIOR in 2010-11, was named All-Pac-10 second team and Pac-10 All-Academic second team...set a women's course record at Green Valley Golf Course, shooting a six-under 66 during a qualifying round on Sept. 24...is the first golfer in the history of the women's program to earn individual medalist honors at three events in her career, a feat she accomplished in a single season...earned the first medalist honors of her Cal career when she was the top individual finisher at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational...she shot a -10 at the Edean Ihlanfeldt, finishing with a three-stroke margin of victory and helping lead the Cal team to the team title...won back-to-back tournaments, taking the Peg Barnard Invitational at Stanford, winning medalist honors by three strokes over teammate Daniela Holmqvist...followed that performance with a victory at the Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational, winning the medalist honors by one stroke over teammate Joanne Lee...shot a final-round four-under 67 at the Peg Barnard...shot a four-under 68 in the second round of the PING/ASU Invitational...had four rounds in the 60's, five rounds under par, and four rounds at par for the season... was ranked as high as No. 47 (Nov. 1) and ended the season ranked No. 62 by Golfweek.
During the SUMMER OF 2010 , won back-to-back championships, earning medalist honors at both the Northern California Golf Association Women's Championships and the California Women's Championship in consecutive weeks...advanced out of qualifying at the Trans Amateur Championship in Lincoln, Neb., but fell in the match-play round of 16.
As a SOPHOMORE in 2009-10, transferred to Cal, and began playing with the Bears in the fall tournaments...was Cal's top finisher in three tournaments during the season...played in all 11 tournaments during the year...ended her season with a 76.6 stroke average...in her second tournament as a Bear, earned a second-place finish at the Edean Ihlanfeldt, shooting a five-over 221...posted her lowest single-round score of the season in the second round of the Turtle Bay Intercollegiate, coming in with a four-under 68...was the top Cal golfer and finished 12th among individuals at the Turtle Bay Tournament at +6...had her second top-ten finish of the year when she posted a +8 at the Peg Barnard Invitational at Stanford, tying for 10th place...opened up the NCAA Regional with a +3 on her first 18 holes, finishing the tournament at +13...was named Second Alternate after finishing in a tie for fifth after shooting a +7 at the U.S. Women's Open Sectional at Corral de Teirra Country Club in Salinas.
As a FRESHMAN at COLORADO in 2008-09, was named the Big 12 Golfer of the Month for both September and November...earned All-Big 12 First Team honors, posting a 73.38 scoring average...also earned CU Academic Honors for earning a GPA above 3.0.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Alameda High in Alameda as a member of the first girls team in the school's history...led the team to a first-place finish at the 2007 NCS Championship, finishing fourth as an individual...led AHS to a 4th place finish at the NorCal Championships...finished fourth at the NorCal Championships and sixth at CIF...first team All-League and first team All-East Bay...as a junior at Alameda, played on the boy's varsity team in the No. 2 position, advancing to the NCS final...spent first two years of high school attending Bishop O'Dowd where she was a two time first team All-League honoree, finishing 11th as an individual at CIF Championships her freshman year...played in 10 national AJGA tournaments (including a pair of second-place finishes in 2007) and four USGA United States Girls Championships during the summers of her high school years...was the medalist at the 2007 USGA Championship qualifier in Stockton...played in the 2006 USGA Women's Amateur Championship...member of the 2005 and 2007 Girls Junior America's Cup team.
PERSONAL: Born June 2, 1990 in Oakland, Calif...parents are John and Sandy Childs...uncle, Adin Brown, played linebacker for the Washington Redskins...cousin, Adin Brown Jr., played soccer in the MLS and was a member of the US Olympic Team...enjoys music, art, and theatre...stays active by swimming and biking when not golfing...also was a member of her varsity swim team in high school...named the 2008 Artist of the Year at Alameda High...Geography major.