Former state champion Sarah Bae (Athens Drive 2013) was the Big South Conference Freshman of the Year after posting a team-best stroke average of 74.57 at High Point. Bae had nine top-10 finishes and was her team’s top player. She finished tied for 13th in the Big South Championship.
Another former state champ, Katherine Perry (Athens Drive 2010) was named to the ACC All-Academic team for the third straight year. She was the No. 2 player for North Carolina this past season, averaging 75.03 strokes per 18 holes and playing in all 10 events. She tied for fifth at the ACC championships and carded four top-25 finishes. She was also 15th in the NCAA regional.
At UNC-Greensboro, Maddi MacClurg (Green Hope 2013) played in one event for the Spartans during her freshman season, where she finished in 74th place at the Central District Invitational.
At Campbell, Grant Houser (Holly Springs 2011) competed in 11 events and was one of his team’s top players. In those 11 events, he had a stroke average of 77.2 and had his best finish at Samford, where he finished tied for 15th place.
Teammate Will Thomas (Green Hope 2012) was also named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll. He finished 46th at the VCU shootout and turned in his lost score of 222 at the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic.