2011-12 Women's Golf Headlines
July 5, 2012
Moore Qualifies For U.S. Women’s Amateur
Rising senior Meghan Moore achieved another first on Monday as the shot a 71 at the Sapona Country Club in Lexington on Monday to become the first UNCP golfer to advance to the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship.
June 11, 2012
Bird Inks Letter Of Intent With UNCP
UNC Pembroke head golf coach David Synan announced an addition to his 2012-13 women’s golf roster on Monday morning as Pembroke native Laura Bird inked her name to a National Letter of Intent to continue her athletic and academic career with the Lady Braves.
May 26, 2012
Golf’s Meghan Moore Grabs Final UNCP Student-Athlete Of The Week Honor
After finishing just two strokes back of the leader en route to runner-up honors at the NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championships on Saturday, junior Meghan Moore has been named this week’s UNCP Student-Athlete of the Week.
May 24, 2012
Moore Named To NGCA All-American, All-Region Squads
Just less than a week removed from grabbing runner-up honors at the 2012 NCAA Division II Golf Championships, junior Meghan Moore became the first all-American in the history of the UNCP women’s golf program on Thursday.
May 19, 2012
Moore Finishes Two Strokes Off Lead At NCAA Championships
Meghan Moore used the strength of a below-par performance on the front nine to fire an even-par 72 that vaulted the junior into second place at the conclusion of the fourth and final round of the 2012 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championships on Saturday.
May 18, 2012
Moore Tied For Third After Three Rounds At NCAA Championships
Peach Belt Conference Golfer of the Year Meghan Moore tallied five bogeys and one costly double bogey on the par-5 18th hole to register a 6-over-par 78 and a share of third place after three rounds of the NCAA Championships on Friday afternoon in Louisville, Ky.
May 17, 2012
Watkins Named To PBC All-Academic Team
Sophomore Dana Watkins added another notch to her collegiate resume on Thursday afternoon as the Clayton native was one of just six student-athletes named to the Peach Belt Conference Women’s Golf All-Academic Team.
May 17, 2012
Moore Hops Up To Third Place At NCAA Championships
Meghan Moore is well within striking distance to bring home UNCP’s first golf national championship as the junior turned in her second consecutive 75 on Thursday to creep up into third place at the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships in Louisville, Ky.
May 16, 2012
Moore Fourth After Opening Round Of NCAA Championships
Meghan Moore carded a seven on the par-4 13th hole to dig herself an early hole, but the junior registered three birdies on the front nine en route to a 3-over-par 75 that has her sitting in fourth place after the opening day of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships.
May 8, 2012
Moore Earns Berth Into National Championships, Lady Braves Finish Ninth
Meghan Moore booked a school-record round for the second-straight day, a second place finish and a berth into the NCAA National Championships to highlight action for the UNCP women’s golf team who concluded action at the NCAA Super Regional Two with a ninth place finish on Tuesday.
May 7, 2012
Moore Makes Big Jump On Individual Leaderboard At NCAA Super Regional
Junior Meghan Moore fired a 2-under-par and career-best 70 to jump into a share of fifth place on the individual leaderboard, but the 11th-ranked UNCP women’s golf team remains in ninth place after the second round of the NCAA Super Regional Two on Monday afternoon.
May 6, 2012
Lady Braves Ninth After Opening Round Of NCAA Super Regional Two
Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year Meghan Moore carded a 5-over-par 77 to lead the 11th-ranked UNCP women’s golf team to a ninth-place standing after the opening round of the talent-heavy NCAA Super Regional Two on Sunday afternoon.
April 30, 2012
No. 11 Lady Braves Selected To Play In NCAA Super Regional Two
The 11th-ranked UNCP women’s golf team was among 36 teams selected on Monday afternoon to compete in the 2012 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championships, marking the second-straight year that the Lady Braves have earned their ticket to the postseason.
April 25, 2012
20 Questions With Golf’s Shauna Walor
UNCPBraves.com sat down with junior golfer Shauna Walor to learn of her opinion on a variety of topics ranging from the most famous person she ever met to how she wants to be remembered when she leaves Pembroke.
April 18, 2012
Braves Jump To 4th In GolfStat.com Rankings, Lady Braves Steady At No. 11
Despite being idle since capturing its first-ever Peach Belt Conference Championship, the UNCP men’s golf team reclaimed a spot among the nation’s top-5 teams on Wednesday as the Braves jumped three spots to No. 4 in the latest NCAA Head-To-Head Rankings by GolfStat.com.
April 13, 2012
Lady Braves Seventh In Initial NCAA South Region Women’s Golf Rankings
The UNCP women’s golf team has put itself in great shape for a selection to the NCAA postseason as the Lady Braves checked in at No. 7 in the initial NCAA Women’s Golf South Region Ranking released on Friday by the organization.
April 10, 2012
Lady Braves Finish In A Tie For Second At PBC Championships
Eleventh-ranked UNCP was atop the leaderboard for some of Tuesday afternoon’s final round, but eventually settled into a tie for second place at the 2012 Peach Belt Conference Championships at the par-71, 5,849-yard Lake View Course at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.
April 9, 2012
Lady Braves 3rd After Opening Round At PBC Championships
Shauna Walor turned in her best round of the spring season to pace the UNCP women’s golf team to a third-place standing after the first round of the 2012 Peach Belt Conference Championship at the par-71, 5,849-yard Lakeview Course at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.
April 8, 2012
Lady Braves Send Three To Women’s Golf All-Conference Squad
Meghan Moore, Shauna Walor and Dana Watkins each earned a spot on the all-Peach Belt Conference squads, while Moore walked away with PBC Player of the Year laurels, to highlight the night for the UNCP women’s golf team at a banquet on the eve of the 2012 PBC Championships.
March 29, 2012
Déjà Vu! Moore Captures PBC Golfer Of The Week Honors
On the heels of capturing her fourth career medalist honors with an 8-over-par 152 at the Wingate-hosted Ralph Hargett Memorial on Monday and Tuesday, junior Meghan Moore took home Peach Belt Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week for the second time in three weeks on Thursday.
March 27, 2012
Moore Earns Another Title, Lady Braves Finish In A Tie For 12th
Junior Meghan Moore turned in a 4-over-par 76 en route to her fourth career medalist honors to highlight action for 10th-ranked UNCP at the 12th Annual Ralph Hargett Memorial Tournament on Tuesday afternoon at the par-72, 5,823-yard Old Sycamore Golf Plantation.
March 26, 2012
Lady Braves Tied For 13th After Opening Round Of Ralph Hargett Memorial
Meghan Moore carded a 76 to settle into a tie for third after Monday’s opening round at the Ralph Hargett Memorial Tournament, but 10th-ranked UNCP combined for a first-round 334 and sits in a tie for 13th heading into Tuesday’s final round.
March 21, 2012
Braves Jump To 5th In Golfstat.com Poll, Lady Braves 10th
Less than 24 hours removed from finishing among the nation’s elite teams at the Georgia College-hosted Bobcat Intercollegiate, the UNCP men’s golf team jumped four spots to No. 5 in the latest NCAA Head-To-Head Rankings by GolfStat.com.
March 11, 2012
Lady Braves Finish Third At Richmond Spider Invitational
Ninth-ranked UNCP booked its best round of the tournament, but was unable to make up any ground on second-round leader Boston College as the Lady Braves finished third at the NCAA Division I-laden Richmond Spider Invitational on Sunday afternoon.
March 10, 2012
No. 9 UNCP In Third After Two Rounds At Spider Invitational
Ninth-ranked UNCP shot a two-round total of 658 and sits in third place after the first two rounds of the NCAA Division I-heavy Richmond Spider Invitational at the par-72, 6,166-yard The Reserve Golf Club in Southport on Saturday afternoon.
March 9, 2012
Moore Named PBC Women’s Golfer Of The Week
On the shoulders of capturing her third career medalist honors in leading No. 9 UNCP to its fifth tournament championship of the season on Monday and Tuesday, junior Meghan Moore has been named this week’s Peach Belt Conference Women’s Golfed of the Week.
March 7, 2012
Braves Join Lady Braves In GolfStat.com Top 10
Just a day removed from celebrating a pair of tournament championships at both the Richard Rendleman Invitational and the Armstrong Pirate Women's Invitational, the UNCP men's and women's golf teams shared another feat on Wednesday – a top-10 ranking.
March 6, 2012
Lady Braves Capture Armstrong Pirate Women’s Invitational Title
Meghan Moore carded a two-round total of 153 to capture her third career tournament title and lead ninth-ranked UNCP to its fifth tournament championship of the season on Tuesday afternoon at the Armstrong Pirate Women’s Invitational in Pooler, Ga.
March 5, 2012
Lady Braves Atop Field At Armstrong Lady Pirate Invitational
Ninth-ranked UNCP weathered blustery conditions on the first day of the 2012 Armstrong Pirate Women's Golf Invitational to fire a first-round 318 and pace the 16-team field at the par-72, 5,824-yard Savannah Quarters Country Club in Pooler, Ga.
February 28, 2012
Lady Braves Top Field At Lady Cougar Collegiate Classic
Keyed by rounds of 76 or better by both Meghan Moore and Shauna Walor, the ninth-ranked UNCP women’s golf team held steady atop the 12-team field at the Lady Cougar Collegiate Classic on Monday afternoon to capture its third tournament title of the 2011-12 campaign.
February 27, 2012
Lady Braves Lead After First Round Of Lady Cougar Collegiate Classic
Dana Watkins and Meghan Moore were two of just seven golfers to turn in rounds under 80, but the duo has UNCP atop the 12-team field after round one of the Lady Cougar Collegiate Classic on the par-72, 5,821 yard golf course at the Country Club of Columbus.
February 7, 2012
20 Questions With Golf’s Meghan Moore
UNCPBraves.com sat down with junior golfer Meghan Moore to learn of her opinion on a variety of topics ranging from her favorite city to visit to how she wants to be remembered when she leaves Pembroke.
February 5, 2012
Lady Braves Finish Tied For 6th At Tusculum/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate
Tenth-ranked UNCP shaved seven strokes off their opening round to shoot a combined 312 in Sunday’s final 18 holes and finish in a tie for sixth among 18 teams at the Tusculum-hosted Kiawah Island Intercollegiate.
February 4, 2012
Lady Braves 10th After Day One Of Tusculum/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate
Tenth-ranked UNCP is 22 strokes off the pace amidst a stacked field of competition after day one of the Tusculum-hosted Kiawah Island Intercollegiate at the par-72, 5,850-yard Cougar Point Golf Course in Kiawah Island, S.C.
October 26, 2011
Lady Braves Crack Top 10 In Latest Golfstat Rankings
Although nearly two weeks removed from closing out its 2011-12 fall schedule, the UNCP women’s golf team continued to reap the good news on Wednesday as the Lady Braves jumped four spots to No. 10 in the latest Golfstat.com head-to-head computer rankings.
October 20, 2011
Lady Braves Move To No. 14 In Golfstat Rankings
Despite not winning a tournament for the first time all season in its last event, the UNCP women’s golf squad moved from No. 19 to No. 14 in this week’s Golfstat.com head-to-head computer rankings, the website announced Wednesday.
October 18, 2011
No. 16 UNCP Closes Out Fall Schedule In Sixth At Saint Leo Invite
After three-straight wins to start the season, the No. 16 UNCP women’s golf squad saw their tournament championship streak come to an end on Tuesday after finishing sixth at the Saint Leo Invitational at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club in Saint Leo, Fla.
October 17, 2011
No. 16 Lady Braves Fourth After First Round Of Saint Leo Invite
Following three-straight wins to start the season, the No. 16 UNCP women’s golf squad ran into some tougher competition Monday at the Saint Leo Invitational and ended the first round of competition in fourth place out of 16 squads.
October 10, 2011
Watkins Earns Second-Straight Golfer Of The Week Award
Following her second-consecutive individual title at the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate on Tuesday, UNCP sophomore Dana Watkins has been named this week’s Peach Belt Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, the league announced Friday.
October 6, 2011
Lady Braves Climb To No. 19 In Golfstat Rankings
After starting the season with three wins in three tournaments, the UNCP women’s golf squad moved up to No. 19 in the newest edition of the Golfstat.com head-to-head computer rankings, the website announced Wednesday.
October 4, 2011
Watkins Leads No. 16 Lady Braves To Third-Straight Championship
UNCP sophomore Dana Watkins won medalist honors for the second-straight week on Tuesday to lead the Lady Braves’ golf team to their third-straight tournament championship at the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate in Sunset Beach.
October 3, 2011
Golf’s Dana Watkins Named UNCP Student-Athlete Of The Week
After leading the 16th-ranked women's golf team to two school records and three tournament records en route to capturing her first career tournament victory at the Tusculum Fall Classic, sophomore Dana Watkins has been named this week's UNCP Student-Athlete of the Week.
October 3, 2011
No. 16 Lady Braves Fifth At Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate
The No. 16 UNCP women’s golf team battled through an injury to one of its golfers and still finished the first day in the top-five overall following the first round of the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate at the Sea Trail Resort in Sunset Beach.
September 29, 2011
Watkins Named PBC Women's Golfer of the Week
After leading the No. 16 UNCP women’s golf team to two school records and three tournament records at the Tusculum Fall Classic, sophomore Dana Watkins has been named this week’s Peach Belt Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week.
September 29, 2011
Lady Braves Debut At No. 23 In Golfstat Rankings
Following a pair of tournament wins after two events, the No. 16 UNCP women’s golf squad debuted in the Golfstat.com Head-to-Head Computer Rankings at No. 23, the website announced Wednesday.
September 27, 2011
No. 16 UNCP Captures Second-Straight Team Championship
UNCP sophomore Dana Watkins took home medalist honors while the No. 16 Lady Braves golf team placed three golfers in the top three overall en route to claiming the team championship at the Tusculum Fall Classic on Tuesday at the Link Hills Country Club in Greeneville, Tenn.
September 26, 2011
No. 16 Lady Braves Second After First Round Of Tusculum Fall Classic
The No. 16 UNCP women’s golf team trails host Tusculum by two strokes for the team lead following the opening round of the 2011 Tusculum Fall Classic on Monday at the Link Hills Country Club in Greeneville, Tenn.
September 20, 2011
No. 16 Lady Braves Take Team Title At CenturyLink Invite
The No. 16 UNCP women’s golf team bested the field by nine strokes during the second round to take top honors by 21 strokes at the CenturyLink Invitational, which was held at the Lane Tree Golf Club in Greensboro on Tuesday.
September 19, 2011
Walor, No. 16 Lady Braves Sit Atop Leaderboard At CenturyLink Invite
Led by an opening-round score of 75 by junior Shauna Walor, the No. 16 UNCP women’s golf squad ended play during the first round of the CenturyLink Invitational with an 11-stroke lead at the Lane Tree Golf Club in Goldsboro on Monday.
September 7, 2011
Lady Braves Debut at No. 16 in Golf World/NGCA Poll
Following a season that culminated in a Peach Belt Conference Championship and a berth at the NCAA Regional Tournament, the UNCP women’s golf team debuted in the first edition of the Golf World/NGCA Women's Golf Poll at No. 16.
September 7, 2011
Walors Capture Carolinas Mixed Team Championship
A pair First Team All-Peach Belt Conference performers added some more accolades to their respective resumes on Sunday when Shauna Walor and Jordan Walor took the Carolinas Mixed Team Championship.