Makayla Mier
Makayla Mier
Born: Oct. 1, 1992
Height: 5-4
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Santa Maria, Calif.
High School: Righetti HS
College: Florida International
Experience: 1V

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL:  Makayla Marie Mier averaged 79.4 strokes for the FIU Golden Panthers in Miami in 2011-12 for Coach Joe Vogel... a consistent player who shot 76, 79, 78 at the FIU Pat Bradley Invitational and 79, 77, 78 to place 40th at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational iin Hawaii... also shot 77, 76, 75 to tie for 27th at the Sir Pizza Card Challenge in Weston, Florida.

HIGH SCHOOL: Makayla was a four-time Pac 7 League MVP for Righetti High School's Warriors and Coach Tracy Davis in Santa Maria... Makayla advanced to the CIF Playoffs all four years, gaining Stage 1 as a freshman, stage 2 as a sophomore and stage 3 as a junior and senior... won Santa Barbara County athlete of the week recognition each season... aas a seior shot a league course record 31 over 9 holes at Rancho Maria GC... as a junior qualified to play in the Girls' Junior Tourney in North Carolina... also was on the swimming team as a freshman.

PERSONAL:  Born on Oct. 1, 1992, in Santa Maria, CA... parents are Karen and Mike Mier... has an older sister, Marlee... career best round is a 69 at the Glen Annie Golf Course in Santa Barbara... major is communicative disorders whose goal is to become a pro golfer and a speech pathologist at a children's hospital... is an accomplished juggler... teaching pro is Tracy Bowles... credits her parents with most influence on her golf career: "mainly my dad becasue he introduced me to the game and has stood by me throughout my career."