Backstrom, Redding, Schiavone Earn Highest Academic Honor at University
CHANCELLOR'S HONOR ROLL WGCA ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR
2014-15 (SENIOR-FALL) Played in three tournaments... Finished third at the FedEx Memphis Intercollegiate with a career-best 54 hole score of 71-69-73--213... Second career top 5 finish and third top 10 finish... Top finisher in the Cougar Classic with a score of 73-72-74--219 coming in tied for 30th place... Leads the team with a stroke average of 73.55.
2013-14 (JUNIOR) Played in all nine tournaments ... Finished tied for 50th at the Cougar Classic shooting a 77-74-75--226 ... Helped lead the Rebels to their best finish on the season at the Clover Cup with a 73-76-73--222 performance while finishing tied for 12th ... Led the Rebels to a 5th place finish at the Aunenue Spring Break Classic shooting a 76-74-72--222 and coming in a season best T11th ... Turned in the best round on the team with a 68 at the Rebel Intercollegiate after shooting 78 and 75 in the first two rounds for a total of 221, finishing tied for 20th ... Ended the season with a 76.46 stroke average, third best on the team ... Inducted into the PHI Kappa Phi Honor Society ... WGCA All-America Scholar.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE) Competed in seven tournaments... Finished in 8th place at the Clover Cup where she tied career-bests for a round with a 73-71-72--216 ... Tied for 16th place at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invite with a score of 80-74-74--228 ... Finished tied for 14th place at the SEC Championship after shooting a 73-78-79--230 ... Finished the season with a 76.19 stroke average ... Named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll with a 4.0 GPA.
2011-12 Baylor (FRESHMAN) Helped lead the Baylor to its second ever appearance in the NCAA Finals, carding a career-low 69 in the final round of the NCAA West Regional ...She competed in nine of Baylor's 11 tournaments and posted a season-best finish of fourth at the BancorpSouth Rebel Intercollegiate with an even-par 216.
PRIOR TO OLE MISS Was a two-sport star at Bangor (Pa.) Area Senior HS ... Was a four-year letterwinner in golf and track and field ... Nominated for Wendy's High School Heisman Award ... Received Donley Award for Excellence ... Colonial League Student-Athlete ... Named to American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) HP Scholastic Junior All-American team in 2009 and 2010 ... Four-time all-state golfer ... Four-time Colonial League champion ... Three-time District XI champion ... Was 2010 PIAA East Regional Tournament champion ... Three-time Express-Times and Morning Call Golfer of the Year ... Bangor Area Senior HS golf team MVP all four years ... Track team MVP in 2011 Named 2011 Bangor Exchange Club Female Athlete of the Year ... 12 top-five finishes in AJGA events, including a pair of second-place finishes at the 2007 Rhode Island Classic and 2008 Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior ... Two-time United States Golf Association (USGA) Women's Amateur Public Links qualifier in 2007 and 2010 ... Also qualified for 2008 USGA Women's Open Sectional and 2009 USGA Girls Junior Championship.
PERSONAL Daughter of Mark and Colleen Schiavone ... Born May 26, 1992 ... Full name is Stani Alexa Schiavone ... Was class Salutatorian ... Member of National Honor Society at Bangor Area Senior HS ... Served as Varsity "B" Club Vice President and President of Student-Athlete Leadership Club ... Volunteer instructor at junior golf clinics.
GETTING TO KNOW STANI The favorite course you've ever played on: Lancaster Country Club ... What is your dream course to play on: Pebble Beach ... Who would be in your dream foursome: Adam Scott, Rory McIlroy, and Annika Sorenstam ... Favorite LPGA & PGA Player: Annika Sorenstam and Rory McIlroy ... If you could have a walk-out song before you teed off to start a tournament like softball, what would it be: Bring `Em Out by T.I. ... Favorite Musician or Group: Kelly Clarkson ... What Celebrity would you most like to meet and have dinner with: Channing Tatum ... Best concert you have ever seen: Backstreet Boys 2000 ... Dream vacation spot: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina ... Best friend on another collegiate golf team: Ellen Ceresko (Penn State) ... Best moment on the golf course to date: Making my final putt in NCAA West Regional to shoot 69 and advance to team finals ... Best shot on the golf course you have ever hit and where were you: A hole-in-one when I was 7 years old in Pennsylvania ... Favorite website: YouTube ... Favorite video on You Tube: Nail Salon - Anjelah Johnson - Comedy Time ... Favorite sport other than golf: Basketball ... Most memorable moment of the Olympics for you: Watching Oscar Pistorius compete in the 400 ... Favorite motivational quote: "To gain control, you have to lose control" ... Favorite restaurant in Oxford: Soulshine Pizza ... Best thing about Oxford, Miss.: Air conditioning! ... Why Ole Miss: The amazing women's golf team! Coaches and players! ... Hobbies: Cooking, flipping houses, interior design.
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