Meet the Wildcats: Anna Hack

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – In preparation for the Kentucky women's golf team's return to the course in late January for the all-important spring season, UKathletics.com will be featuring a profile on each of the Wildcats in the "Meet the Wildcats" series. The weekly series is an opportunity to get to know a little more about the 2015-16 Kentucky women's golf team.

The series continues this week with freshman Anna Hack.

Hack made her Kentucky debut at the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Knoxville, Tenn., where she tied for 75th place. She fired a career-best 73 in the third round at the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational on Oct. 11 and produced a career-low 54-hole score of 238 the next week at the Landfall Tradition.

She's competed in three of the four fall events for the Wildcats this season.

In high school, Hack won the 2012 Kentucky High School Athletic Association individual state championship with rounds of 68 and 74. She was a five-time Kentucky All-State honoree and finished in the in the top three times in the KHSAA state championship. All told, she posted 73 top-five finishes in statewide, national and Junior PGA Tour events during her junior career. 

Here’s a bit more on Hack:

Bio Blast

Full Name: Anna Hack
Date of Birth: Jan. 28, 1997
Hometown: Paducah, Ky.  
High School: Calloway County High School
Parents: Darren and Kelly Hack  
Siblings: Ellie
Twitter: @akhack22
Instagram: @anna_hack
Major: Undergraduate studies
Nickname(s): None

Meet Anna


She chose Kentucky because ... the coaches, the team and I fell in love with the school.

Her uncle ... Billy Jack Haskins played football at UK from 1993 to 1996.

Her favorite thing to do when she's not playing golf is ... run.

The most famous person she's ever met is ... Tom Watson

The first person she asked for an autograph from was ... Mickey Mouse.

The one course she wants to play is ... Pebble Beach.

If she could play golf with a dream foursome, she would invite ... Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and Peyton Manning. 

Kentucky returns to the course Jan. 31 vs. Louisville.

As always, fans can follow the team on TwitterFacebook and Instagram, as well as on the web at UKathletics.com, for the latest Kentucky women’s golf information.