The Bowling Green State University women's golf program and head coach Stephanie Young have announced that Erin Fahey has been named Assistant Women's Golf Coach. Fahey, the program's all-time scoring average leader, competed for the Falcons from 2015-19.
"I am excited to announce Erin Fahey as our new assistant coach," said Coach Young. "Erin will be a tremendous asset to this program and department. She is a talented young woman who is equipped with the ability to lead, setting the tone for a team and mentoring student-athletes to be the best they can be every single day.
"Fahey set a high bar as a student-athlete and finished her career as one of the most decorated Falcons in program history. Her skills and experiences will allow her to make a seamless transition into coaching and have an immediate impact with our players. She will be assisting with every aspect of our program and helping me with all day-to-day operations. I look forward to working alongside her in this new role to help our program achieve its highest potential."
A three-time captain for the Falcons, Fahey closed her collegiate playing career this past spring and was named the 2019 Mid-American Conference Sportswoman of the Year. Over the course of her career, Fahey led BGSU to six team tournament titles.
Since stepping foot on campus in 2015, the native of Austin, Texas has rewritten the BGSU women's golf record book. Her 76.49 career stroke average is tops in program history by 1.74 strokes, while her 75.48 (2017-18) is the best single-season stroke average in BGSU women's golf history. Additionally, Fahey's 77.17 stroke average in 2015-16 still stands as a freshman record. Fahey was BGSU's leading scorer each year of her career.
"I'd like to thank Coach Young for this opportunity," commented Fahey. "As a former Falcon, having the opportunity to continue my involvement with the athletic department as the Assistant Coach is a privilege and something I am looking forward to."
A part of back-to-back (17-18 & 18-19) BGSU teams that ranked No. 1 in the country for Division I women's golf in community service hours, Fahey flourished within the BG community and inside the classroom. Fahey – a three-time Academic All-MAC selection and four-time WGCA Academic All-American Scholar – competed on two Bowling Green teams that ranked inside the Top 25 in the nation in Division I team GPA. The 2018-19 squad ranked 23rd in the country for team GPA, while the 2016-17 Falcons ranked No. 15 in the nation.
Fahey received her Bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University in 2019. An economics major while at BGSU, Fahey is currently working on her MBA at the University with a specialization in finance.
Bowling Green is set to open its 2019-20 season in early September. The first event of the fall schedule is set for Sept. 8-9 at the Redbird Invitational in Normal, Illinois.
Additional Fahey Career Highlights
• Lowest total score for a BGSU women's golfer in Mid-American Conference Championships history. Carded a 225 (76-74-75) at the 2016 MAC Championships to finish T-15.
• Individual champion at the 2017 KZoo Classic. Earned her first-career win by defeating Eastern Michigan's Thelma Beck in a one-hole playoff. Fahey parred the par-four No. 10 at The Moors Golf Club in Portage, Michigan to secure the win. The win was BGSU's first individual title since Madelynn Swank won the 2014 Jon P. Spiess Memorial.
• Two-time Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week.
• Number of Top-25 Individual Finishes: 34
• Number of Top-10 Individual Finishes: 16
• Number of Top-5 Individual Finishes: 7
• Number of Top-3 Individual Finishes: 4
Top Finishes Of Fahey's BGSU Career
1 | KZoo Classic | Oct. 2-3, 2017 | 75-71-78=224
3 | Redbird Invitational | Sept. 10-11, 2017 | 75-71-75=221
3 | Snowman Classic | April 16-17, 2016 | 80-74=154
T-3 | Dolores Black Falcon Invitational | April 8-9, 2017 | 77-76=153
T-4 | ORU/SFA Spring Break Invitational | March 19-21, 2018 | 77-76-75=228
T-4 | Pine Hills Shootout | April 14, 2017 | 78=78
T-5 | Sand Bridge Shootout | April 13, 2018 | 76=76
Top 18-Hole Rounds Of Fahey's BGSU Career
70 | Round 2 | 2017 Mary Fossum Invitational | Sept. 23-24, 2017
70 | Round 2 | 2017 Dayton Flyer Invitational | Oct. 16-17, 2017
71 | Round 2 | 2017 Redbird Invitational | Sept. 10-11, 2017
71 | Round 2 | 2017 KZoo Classic | Oct. 2-3, 2017
71 | Round 3 | 2018 Redbird Invitational | Sept. 9-10, 2018
72 | Round 3 | 2015 Redbird Invitational | Sept. 6-7, 2015
72 | Round 2 | 2016 Redbird Invitational | Sept. 4-5, 2016
72 | Round 1 | 2017 Spring Break Shootout | March 13-15, 2017
72 | Round 2 | 2017 Cardinal Classic | Sept. 18-19, 2017
72 | Round 1 | 2017 Mary Fossum Invitational | Sept. 23-24, 2017
72 | Round 2 | 2018 Dolores Black Falcon Invitational | April 7-8, 2018
72 | Round 1 | 2018 Cardinal Classic | Sept. 17-18, 2018
72 | Round 1 | 2018 MAC Fall Preview | Oct. 14-15, 2018
72 | Round 2 | 2019 Dolores Black Falcon Invitational | April 6-7, 2019