Desiree Gillaspy
Desiree Gillaspy
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Santa Maria, CA
High School: St. Joseph HS
Experience: 2V

2015-16 -- Played in all 10 tournaments and averaged 77.4 strokes over 28 rounds ... tied school record with a round of 70 in the opening round of the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate ... trio of top-10 finishes, including a fifth in the Hobble Creek Fall Classic hosted by Utah Valley, sixth in the Big West Conference Championship, leading Cal Poly to a second-place team finish, and eighth in rhw Pat Lesser Harbottle Invitational hosted by Seattle University ... carded pair of 72s as a sophomore, one in the Pat Lesser Harbottle Invitational and the other in the Red Raider Invitational hosted by Texas Tech ... earned Big West Conference All-Academic honors ... enters junior season with a 77.67 career scoring average over 49 rounds.

2014-15 – Averaged 78.1 strokes over 21 rounds as a true freshman … five top-20 finishes, led by a 16th-place finish in the Colby Invitational hosted by Santa Clara … best round was a 74 in the Big West Conference Championship, placing 20th … also had three rounds of 75.

High School -- A 2014 graduate of St. Joseph High School in Santa Maria ... was No. 1 golfer for the Knights all four years, leading St. Joseph to a Pac 7 League team title in 2011 ... three-time Pac 7 League most valuable player and twice captured league's individual title ... made the Dean's Honor Roll ... also played basketball as a freshman and was a member of the National Honors Society, Respect Life, Youth Ministry and Christian Service ... chose Cal Poly because "I knew it was a great fit for me."

Personal -- Daughter of Paul and Nanci Gillaspy ... one brother, Dale, and one sister, Danielle, who played golf at Pepperdine ... aspires to play golf professionally ... enjoys snow skiing, swimming and hiking as hobbies ... member of Block P, Cal Poly's lettermen's club ... born October 15, 1996, in Santa Maria, Calif. ... majors in graphic communications.