Ole Miss Tees Off This Morning At The Landfall Tradition
SEC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL CHANCELLOR'S HONOR ROLL NGCA ALL-AMERICAN SCHOLAR (2010-11) SEC FRESHMAN ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
2102 Fall (SENIOR) Played in all four fall tournaments ... Recorded a top-5 finish at the UNC Tar Heel Invitational finishing in a tie for fourth with a 75-69-71 -- 215 ... Finished in a tie for 13th at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (73-74-73--220) to help Ole Miss to a sixth-place finish ... Tied with Ericka Schneider for lowest stroke average of the fall season with a 74.20 ... Lowest round of the fall was a team-best 69 ... Named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll with a 4.0 GPA.
2011-12 (JUNIOR) Played in all 10 tournaments, including the NCAA Central Regional ... Led the team with a 75.43 stroke average and four top-20 finishes ... Tied for 18th at the NCAA Central Regional with a 74-78-74--226 ... Earned a season-best finish of 13th at the Landfall Tradition with a 78-76-75--229 ... Finished in 17th at theCougar Classicwith a 68-75-72--215 ... The 68 was a career-low round ... Finished second in the Hardee's Collegiate Holiday Classic over the winter break ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Chancellor's Honor Roll in the spring and UMAA Honor Roll in the fall.
2010-11 (SOPHOMORE) Played in three tournaments ... Tied for 40th at the UCF Challenge for her best finish ... In summer of 2010, advanced to match play at the Women's Western Amateur ... Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship ... Co-Medalist at the Women's U.S. Amateur Qualifier ... Finished 16th out of 52 teams at the NGCA Hooter's Team Championship with teammate Ashley Lance ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll both semesters.
2009-10 (FRESHMAN) Played in nine tournaments ... Posted one top five, one top and one top 20 finish ... Tied for second at the Rebel Intercollegiate to help the Rebels finish third ... Carded a season-low 70 in the first round of the Rebel Intercollegiate ... Posted a 54-hole low of 214 at the Rebel Intercollegiate ... Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Dean's Honor Roll in the fall and the Chancellor's Honor Roll in the spring.
HIGH SCHOOL Named to the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) HP Scholastic Junior All-America Team ... The HP Scholastic Junior All-American selections are based on grade-point average, class rank, SAT/ACT scores, community service, golfing ability and writing skills ... Among the 12 boys and girls' players selected to this team, Sanders boasted a 4.0 grade point average and ranked third in her high school class of 742 ... Ranked as high as No. 22 by Golfweek ... Advanced to the quarterfinals at the 2007 U.S. Junior Championship ... 2007 Honorable Mention Rolex Junior All American ... Southeastern Junior Golf Tour (SJGT) Player of the Year in 2006 ... 2007 Arkansas High School 7A West Conference Champion ... Owns several top five finishes in AJGA events ... Competed in the prestigious AJGA Polo Junior Championship.
PERSONAL Daughter of Hal and Patricia Sanders ... Born Jan. 24, 1991 ... Full name is Haley Michelle Sanders ... Majoring in Business ... 2009 RHS Distinguished Honors Graduate ... 2007 Superior Rating National Piano Guild ... 2007-2008 Who's Who Among High School Scholars ... 2007, 2008, 2009 Chamber of Commerce Academic Achievement Award ... Favorite color is Purple.
GETTING TO KNOW HALEY The favorite course you've ever played on: Kappalua ... What is your dream course to play on: August National ... Who would be in your dream foursome: Christian Grey, Adam Scott, Arnold Palmer ... Favorite LPGA & PGA Player: Stacy Lewis & Fred Couples ... If you could have a walk-out song before you teed off to start a tournament like softball, what would it be: Remember the Name by Fort Minor ... Favorite Musician or Group: Dave Matthews Band ... What celebrity would you most like to meet and have dinner with: Eli Manning ... Dream vacation spot: The coast of Spain ... Best moment on the golf course to date: Making it to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women's Junior Amateur ... Favorite website: Tory Burch ... Favorite sport other than golf: Baseball ... Most memorable moment of the Olympics for you: Women's gymnastics winning gold ... Favorite motivational quote: "Shoot for the moon--even if you miss, you'll land among the stars" ... Favorite restaurant in Oxford: Proud Larry's ... Best thing about Oxford, Miss.: Game day in the Grove ... Why Ole Miss: I immediately fell in love with the warmth and charm of Oxford, and I took my first visit during a football game--I was sold! The Grove is the best tailgating and the best time to be had in the country! ... Hobbies ... Golf, Piano, Violin.
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