Sophomore (2010-11) Played in six rounds and registered a stroke average of 75.5...Lowest round of the season came in the opening round of the Tar Heel Invitational (69)...Named to the Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll for her work in the classroom.
Freshman (2009-10) Played at Furman University in the fall of her freshman season...Participated in four rounds and had a stroke average of 80.25...Best finish came at the Lady Palladin Intercollegiate, where she finished in a tie for 35th.
Amateur and High School Highlights: Earned two varsity letters in golf at Poway High School and one from the Francis Parker School in San Diego, California...Played on Poway's 2006 California High School Championship team; finished fifth individually...Was the 2009 Coastal Conference individual champion...Selected to the all-San Diego County team for three years...Qualified for the 2009 and 2010 U.S. Amateur, and the U.S. Junior Girls' Championship for four straight years (2006-09)...Had eight top 10 finishes in AJGA Open events, including one win, one second, and four top fives..
Personal: Born September 12, 1991...Parents are Bill and Mary Thead...Has two brothers, Byron Howard and Nathan Howard, and one sister Sarah, who plays on the women's golf team at North Carolina...Major is English...Nickname is Jules.
Thead's Statistics: Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average 2010-11 | 6 | 453 | 75.5 2009-10 | 4 | 321 | 80.3 Career | 10 | 774 | 77.4