Stellar field at Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational awaits Commodores
A look at the Commodore women's golf program before their season begins September 9-11 at the Dale McNamara Fall Preview.
Freshman's second-round total sets a Vanderbilt NCAA Championship single-round record and ties for the lowest round for the Commodores in postseason play.
As a Junior (2007-08):
Played in all nine regular season tournaments, and posted a season-best finish of third place at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational in the fall of 2007 ... Had a stroke average of 78.17 in 29 rounds as a junior.
As a Sophomore (2006-07):
Named Duramed FUTURES Tour First Team NGCA Division I All-American after tying for ninth place at the NCAA Championship with an eight-over par 296 ... Was the highest rated player in the SEC (3rd in nation) at the end of the season according to "Golfweek" magazine ... Became the first player in school history to win medalist honors at an NCAA regional when she carded a career-best five-under 208 to win the NCAA Central Regional on May 12 ... Recorded10 top-10 finishes in 12 events ... Led the Commodores with a 72.43 stroke average in 35 rounds ... Posted her low round of 67 at the NCAA Central Regional ... Finished second at the UCF Challenge (72-75-70=217, +1) and at the Vanderbilt Triangular (71, -1) ... Was named Team USA's MVP in the 32nd Annual Fuji Xerox U.S.A. vs. Japan Collegiate Golf Championship at Tijeras Creek Golf Club in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
As a Freshman (2005-2006):
Named Second Team All-American by "Golfweek" magazine and the NGCA -- first freshman in program history to receive the honors ... Named First Team All-SEC -- first freshman in program history to earn the distinction ... Finished the year ranked 12th in the nation according to "Golfweek" magazine ... Tied for 10th place at the NCAA East Regional, one shot shy of qualifying for the NCAA Championship ... Took fourth place at the SEC Championship ... Won medalist honors at both the Arizona Wildcat Invitational and the LSU/Cleveland Classic ... Posted six top 10 finishes on the year ... Shot a single-round low 66 in final round action of the Arizona Wildcat Invitational ... Led the Commodores with a 73.10 stroke average ... Competed for America in the USA-Japan Friendship Cup July 27-29 at the Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaymont, Calif.
Amateur and High School Highlights:
Took second place at the AJGA Mizuno Junior at Chateau Elan ... Won medalist honors at the 2004 Bubba Conlee national Junior Golf Tournament ... Finished as runner-up at the Florida HS state championship.
Born Oct. 14, 1987 ... Daughter of Doreen and Robert ... Has an older brother, Anthony ... Majoring in human and organizational development.
Year Rounds Strokes Average
2005-06 31 2,266 73.10
2006-07 35 2,535 72.43
2007-08 29 2,267 78.17
Career 95 7,068 74.40