Former Rebel Ericka Schneider To Make Pro Debut

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Ericka Schneider will make her professional debut at the Guardian Retirement Championship at Sara Bay April 25-27

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Ericka Schneider will make her professional debut at the Guardian Retirement Championship at Sara Bay April 25-27
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

March 19, 2014

TWITTER: @OleMissWGolf
FACEBOOK:
OleMissWomen’sGolf

 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Former Ole Miss women’s golfer Ericka Schneider has earned a sponsor’s exemption and will make her professional debut on the Symetra Tour, the official qualifying tour of the LPGA, at the Guardian Retirement Championship at Sara Bay April 25-27 in Sarasota Fla.

Schneider, a Bradenton Fla. native, grew up just minutes from the course in which she will make her professional debut and has played numerous high school and junior tournaments at Sara Bay. In 2008, she won the Central Florida Junior Golf Tour.  Schneider also won the Sarasota Junior Championship in 2008.

“It’s always exciting when you get a chance to play in your hometown because people that have always wanted to come watch me play in a tournament can come now,” said Schneider.  “This one is in my hometown and it’s on a weekend, so it’s a win-win.”

Schneider exhausted her collegiate eligibility last season but not before leading the Rebels to their fifth consecutive NCAA Championship appearance. Schneider, who wrapped up her collegiate career at Ole Miss in 2013, came to Ole Miss from Daytona State College. Schneider played in 21 tournaments and posted five top-20 finishes, including a tie for 15th place at the Landfall Tradition and the GolfWeek Conference Challenge during her senior year. She also took a fourth place finish at the LSU Gold Classic, tying her career-best round while shooting a 75-69-78-222 The Florida native also did her part off the course being named to the Deans Honor Roll as well as earning spots on the SEC Academic Honor Roll and the UMAA Honor Roll.

“It’s exciting to play in my first professional tournament in my hometown,” said Schneider. “It’s special in that aspect.”

For all Ole Miss women’s golf news and information, go to OleMissSports.com, and follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissWGolf and on Facebook at Ole Miss Women’s Golf.

 

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • The Season: Ole Miss Football Sneak Peak

      Monday, August 18, 2014 - Football

      The Season: Ole Miss Football 2014: Episode 1 Sneak Peak from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • Wallace: 'It's My Offense'

      Monday, August 18, 2014 - Football

      The dean of Southeastern Conferences quarterbacks and the league's leading returner in total offense, passing yards and passing touchdowns, senior Bo Wallace is as healthy and confident as ever, and he's also assumed a more vocal leadership role on the... read more

    • VIDEO: We Are Ole Miss

      Saturday, August 16, 2014 - Athletics

      We Are Ole Miss from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.In case you missed it, "Forward Together: We Are Ole Miss" from earlier this year: Forward Together: We Are Ole Miss from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss Football: Fins Up (Part 2)

      Saturday, August 16, 2014 - Football

      In case you missed it, Fins Up (Part 1) from last year:... read more

    • Rebels Battle Injuries on Defense

      Friday, August 15, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze confirmed that junior cornerback Carlos Davis suffered a torn ACL and will likely have surgery Monday. Davis joins sophomore cornerback Tee Shepard and junior safety Chief Brown on the list of players expected to miss... read more

    • Recapping the SEC Network Launch

      Friday, August 15, 2014 - Athletics

      The launch of the SEC Network shows the growth and vision of the 14 schools in the conference. #OleMiss-- Coach Alex (@apsimms2) August 15, 2014 That was fun! And the @SECNetwork is only getting started. #SECStoried finished strong. Great... read more

    • Ole Miss and the SEC Network Launch

      Thursday, August 14, 2014 - Athletics

      Tonight is the night!! #SECNetworkLaunch pic.twitter.com/73UYs8B0Hg-- SEC Network (@SECNetwork) August 14, 2014 Historic day for SEC & #OleMiss as we celebrate the launch of the @SECNetwork at 5pm CST! Congrats to everyone who made it happen!-- Ross Bjork (@RossBjorkAD) August... read more

    • Luke Breaks Down the Offensive Line

      Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Football

      The center and right tackle position battles have been two of the biggest story lines of fall camp, but as the Rebels prepped for their second preseason scrimmage Wednesday night, they are closer to solidifying the depth chart along the... read more

    • Attitude, Effort are Front and Center in Process

      Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Volleyball

      "Buy-in" is a common term thrown around by coaches. How will first-year Ole Miss head volleyball coach Steven McRoberts measure buy-in, as the team continues its preseason work for the upcoming season? Attitude and effort. "If we bring those two... read more

    • The Season: Ole Miss Soccer Day One

      Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - Soccer

      THE SEASON: Soccer - Day One from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • Kennedy Recaps Trip, Talks New-Look Roster

      Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - Men's Basketball

      The Ole Miss men's basketball team wrapped up its Bahamian exhibition tour with a perfect 2-0 record. Head coach Andy Kennedy recapped the trip, talked about the chemistry, depth and experience of a new-look roster heading into the fall. The... read more

    • Looking at CB, OL, WR and RB Depth

      Monday, August 11, 2014 - Football

      Sophomore defensive end Fadol Brown and sophomore cornerback Kailo Moore returned from their respective injuries, while sophomore Tee Shepard remains out with a toe injury. The results from Shepard's MRI performed on Saturday are being sent to Birmingham, head coach... read more

    • Ole Miss Programming on SEC Network

      Monday, August 11, 2014 - Football

      The SEC Network will debut on Thursday, August 14 with a three-hour SEC Now that will visit every SEC school and the 21 sports within the SEC. The first two weeks of the network will also feature customized programming to... read more

    • The Week That Was: Ole Miss Football

      Sunday, August 10, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss continues its preparations for the the 2014 season with the second full week of fall camp starting Monday. Here's a look back at the first full week of fall camp with some observations and takeaways, as well as... read more

    • Center, Right Tackle Position Battles to Watch

      Thursday, August 7, 2014 - Football

      An extended portion of the team drills were open to the media. Gameplay-wise, the highlight of the period was a pair of deep throws from senior quarterback Bo Wallace, one to sophomore wide receiver Laquon Treadwell and another to junior... read more