Women's Golf Signs Kristin Powers To NLI
UNCG women’s golf head coach Sarah Sargent announced the signing of Kristin Powers (Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Mendon) to a national letter of intent.
Former Golfer Jenny Gleason Earns LPGA Tour Card
Former UNCG women’s golf alumna Jenny Gleason earned her LPGA Tour Card for 2013 after finishing No. 7 on the season-ending money list for the 2012 Volvik Race for the Card on the Symetra Tour.
Women's Golf Hosts Starmount Forest Tournament Monday & Tuesday
The UNCG women’s golf program will hold its annual fall event as the Spartans host the Starmount Forest Tournament Monday and Tuesday at the Starmount Forest Country Club. The 54-hole stroke play event begins with a 36-hole day Monday, before wrapping up with 18-holes Tuesday.
Women's Golf Holds Day One Of Starmount Forest Tournament
The UNCG womenâs golf program held the first day of its annual fall tournament on a rainy Monday as the 16 teams played 36-holes in the 2012 Starmount Forest Tournament at the Starmount Forest Country Club. The tournament will conclude Tuesday with an 18-hole third round set for a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
Cnops Finishes Tied For 12th At 2012 World Team Championships
UNCG sophomore golfer Fanny Cnops finished tied for 12th overall playing for Belgium at the 2012 World Team Championships at the Gloria Golf Club New Couse in Antalya, Turkey this past weekend, firing a 2-under par 286 (71-71-75-68) in the field of 157 players.
Fanny Cnops Named Spartan Top Performer
UNCG sophomore women’s golfer Fanny Cnops (Gent, Belgium/K.A. Voskenslaan) has been named this week’s Spartan Top Performer after finishing second at the Cardinal Cup. The Spartan Top Performer is chosen weekly from all sports in season and will run through the 2012-13 UNCG athletics campaign.
Fanny Cnops Finishes Second At Cardinal Cup
Sophomore golfer Fanny Cnops (Gent, Belgium/K.A. Voskenslaan) posted the best 18-hole score of the 2012 Cardinal Cup, firing a 4-under 68 in round three Tuesday afternoon to move up four spots finishing in second place individually.
Women's Golf In Ninth Place After Day One Of Cardinal Cup
The UNCG women’s golf team posted a 3-over par 291 score in round one of the Cardinal Cup before battling torrential rain in round two that saw the entire field post higher scores, with the Spartans recording a 317 in round two for a 36-hole total of 608 to sit ninth overall.
Women's Golf Concludes Play At Cougar Classic
The UNCG women’s golf team concluded play at the prestigious Cougar Classic posting a team score of 913 (300-301-312) in the three-day event at Yeamans Hall Club to finish 22nd overall in the field that include 15 of the top 20 ranked teams in NCAA Division I.
Women's Golf Continues Play At The Cougar Classic
The UNCG women’s golf team continued its solid showing at the 2012 Cougar Classic posting a 301 team score on day two of the prestigious three-day event at Yeamans Hall Club to sit in a tie for 19th place overall. The Spartans’ 601 two-day score (300-301) is 16 shots better than last year’s two-day total at the Cougar Classic as it posted a 617 (305-312).
Women's Golf Announces 2012-13 Schedule
– First-year UNCG women’s golf head coach Sarah Sargent announced a difficult 2012-13 schedule for the Spartans, highlighted by the hosting of the Starmount Forest Tournament in the fall and the Bryan National in the spring. The Spartans return six members from last season’s second place finish in the Southern Conference Championship, including reigning SoCon Player of the Year sophomore Fanny Cnops (Gent, Belgium/ K.A. Voskenslaan).
Beyond Box Scores: Spring 2012 In Review
Count to one and subtract a millisecond. That’s all that separated Paul Chelimo from becoming the first Southern Conference athlete to win an NCAA individual track title in 64 years.You can spend even less time lamenting the Spartan’s fate. He still enjoyed one of the best moments in UNCG athletics history.
Bjornsdottir And Taylor Earn Golf All-America Scholar Honors
UNCG women’s golfers Berglind Bjornsdottir (Reykjavik, Iceland/Menntaskolinn I Reykjavik) and Courtney Taylor (Gastonia, N.C./Ashbrook) have been named All-American Scholars by the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA). The criteria for selection to the All-America Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics with a minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50.
UNCG Names Sarah Sargent Women’s Golf Coach
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sarah Sargent, a former LPGA Tour and Duramed Futures Tour member, has been named head women’s golf coach at UNCG, Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday. Sargent spent six years on the Futures Tour and two years on the LPGA Tour before heading into collegiate coaching at Furman and Coastal Carolina.
UNCG Alumna Jenny Gleason Wins LPGA Futures Event
Former UNCG women’s golf alumna Jenny Gleason won her third career LPGA Symetra Futures Tour event title, claiming the 2012 Northeast Delta Dental Invitational at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord, N.H.
UNCG Places 91 Student-Athletes On SoCon Academic Honor Roll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG had 91 student-athletes honored on the 2011-12 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which recognizes a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The Spartans also had 39 student-athletes earn Commissioner’s Medal accolades, which marks GPA of 3.50 or higher.
Emily Marron Named Women’s Golf Coach At UCF
UNCG women’s golf coach Emily Marron has resigned her position and has been named the women’s golf coach at the University of Central Florida, Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Friday. A national search for Marron’s replacement will begin immediately.
UNCG Places 25 Student-Athletes On SoCon Academic All-Conference Spring Squad
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced Thursday its Academic All-Conference team for the 2012 spring season and UNCG placed 25 student-athletes on the 311-member squad. Teams eligible for spring recognition include baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, and men’s and women’s tennis.
UNCG men finish fifth, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men finished fifth and its women finished fourth in the final standings of the Southern Conference’s all-sports races. Appalachian State earned the league’s Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics while College of Charleston was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women’s athletics program.
UNCG recognizes student-athletes at annual Senior Banquet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Department of Athletics recently recognized its student-athletes at the UNCG Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Men’s cross country and track athlete Joey Thompson and women’s soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Kearney earned UNCG’s male and female Spartan Awards.
Cnops finishes tied for 41st at NCAA East Regional
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – UNCG freshman Fanny Cnops shot her lowest round of the NCAA East Regional on Saturday, moving her up six spots on the leaderboard to finish in a tie for 41st place at Penn State’s Blue Course.
Cnops 39th after first round of NCAA East Regional
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – UNCG women’s golf standout Fanny Cnops fared well on day one of the NCAA Eastern Golf Regional on Thursday, shooting a 3-over par first-round score of 75 in her postseason debut.
Beyond Box Scores: Cnops happy to be a 4-percenter
You can call Fanny Cnops a 4-percenter. And unless you somehow disapprove of excellence, that’s not a knock. According to the comprehensive rankings of Golfweek, the UNCG Spartan from Gent, Belgium, is among the top 4 percent of all players in NCAA women’s golf, and she’s doing it as a freshman. In the process, she has become the first Spartan to qualify for an NCAA regional as an individual in nine years.
Cnops selected for NCAA East Regional
INDIANAPOLIS – UNCG women’s golfer Fanny Cnops has been selected by the NCAA Women’s Golf Committee to participate in the 2012 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Regionals on May 10-12.
UNCG alumna Jenny Gleason featured in Golfweek
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Former UNCG women's golfer Jenny Gleason has been featured in Golfweek. Gleason was a four-time All-Southern Conference selection for the Spartans from 1999-2003.
Spartans sweep SoCon awards, finish second at league tournament
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – UNCG’s Fanny Cnops was named the Southern Conference Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year and Emily Marron was tabbed the league’s coach of the year, but the Spartans couldn’t hold off a strong, late charge Tuesday by Chattanooga, who rallied past UNCG at the Southern Conference Women’s Golf Championship for their third straight title.
UNCG maintains lead at SoCon Women's Golf Championship
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – UNCG maintained its four-stroke lead at the Southern Conference Women’s Golf Championship on Monday, with three players now in the top five of the individual standings. Ana Lucia Martinez’s stellar second round moved her up the leaderboard to finish the day in fourth place.
UNCG heads to SoCon Women's Golf Championship
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG women's golf team will head to the Palmetto State for the Southern Conference Women’s Golf Championship in Hilton Head, S.C. The three-day event will consist of 18 holes each day Sunday through Tuesday.
Sarabia, UNCG lead SoCon Women's Golf Championship
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Three Spartans are in the top 10 individually and UNCG holds a four-stroke lead over second-place Elon after one round of play at the Southern Conference Women’s Golf Championship. Begona Sarabia has a share of the individual lead after firing a first-round 74 Sunday.
Cnops posts runner-up finish at Bryan National; UNCG ninth
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – UNCG capped off the Bryan National Collegiate with an exciting move up the leaderboard Sunday, firing its best round of the tournament to finish ninth. Spartan freshman Fanny Cnops continued her impressive rookie campaign with a runner-up finish individually.
UNCG 12th after second round of Bryan National
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – UNCG shaved six strokes off its first-day score with an even 300 on Saturday and sits 12th after two rounds of the Bryan National Collegiate, which the Spartans are co-hosting with Wake Forest. Freshman Fanny Cnops moved up eight spots in the individual standings into a tie for fifth.
UNCG co-hosts Bryan National Collegiate this weekend
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG women's golf team will not have to travel far from campus this weekend as it co-hosts the Bryan National Collegiate with Wake Forest at the Bryan Park Players Course in nearby Brown Summit, N.C., from Friday to Sunday.
Spartans 11th after first round at Bryan National Collegiate
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – After a windy first day of the Bryan National Collegiate, UNCG women’s golf team sits tied for 11th. The Spartans, who are co-hosting the event with Wake Forest, combined for a total score of 306 after one round of play.
Student-Athlete Day feature: Women's golfer Fanny Cnops
In honor of National Student-Athlete Day on Friday, UNCGSpartans.com will feature a student-athlete each day leading up to this date, acknowledging their commitment to excellence on and off the field. Monday’s feature is on UNCG women’s golfer Fanny Cnops.
Spartans seventh after two rounds of Pinehurst Challenge
PINEHURST, N.C. – The UNCG women’s golf team is through two rounds at the Pinehurst Challenge and sits seventh with a score of 596. The Spartans opened with a collective 299 in the first round Monday and followed that up with a 297 in the second at the famed Pinehurst No. 6.
UNCG set to compete in Pinehurst Challenge
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The UNCG women’s golf team will travel to Pinehurst, N.C., Monday for the two-day Pinehurst Challenge. The event will be held at Pinehurst No. 6 and is hosted by College of Charleston.
Cnops named SoCon Golfer of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG freshman Fanny Cnops has been selected as the Southern Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week for all competition from March 7-13.
Women’s golf finishes seventh at JMU Invitational
ORANGE PARK, Fla. – UNCG women’s golf team couldn’t move up in the standings on the final day of the JMU Invitational, settling for a tie for seventh on Sunday at Eagle Landing Golf Course.
Cnops named SoCon Golfer of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG freshman Fanny Cnops has been selected as the Southern Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week for all spring competition through Feb. 29.
Cnops captures Kiawah Island title, Spartans finish second
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – UNCG’s Fanny Cnops fired a final-round 71 on her way to a one-stroke victory in the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate, which concluded Tuesday at Oak Point. Cnops’ effort helped the Spartans finish second in the 33-team tournament.
Women's golf opens spring season at Kiawah Island
UNCG women’s golf opens their 2012 spring season when they visit the Palmetto State for the 2012 Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic hosted by College of Charleston, Feb. 26-28 at Oak Point and Cougar Points Courses.
Women’s golf inks two during early signing period
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG head women’s golf coach Emily Marron has announced the signing of Sammie Buchanan (Bluffton, S.C) and Lily Crane (Jamestown, N.C.) to National Letters-of-Intent during the fall early signing period.
Cnops, Spartans enjoy record-breaking wins at Palmetto Intercollegiate
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — UNCG shot 292 during the final round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate to win its first tournament in three years and freshman Fanny Cnops shattered another school record en route to a four-stroke victory, Tuesday at Oak Point. This was the final tournament of the fall for the Spartans.
Play suspended at Palmetto Intercollegiate with Spartans on top
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — UNCG women’s golf owned a seven stroke lead before darkness suspended play during the second round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate, Sunday at Oak Point. The second round will conclude Tuesday morning with the third round beginning immediately afterward.
Spartans enjoy solid start at Cougar Classic
CHARLESTON, S.C. – UNCG women's golf team opened its 2011-12 season by shooting 305 during the opening round of the Cougar Classic on Sunday at Yeamans Hall Club. The Spartans are tied for 15th among the 22-team field in the overall standings.
Women’s Golf opens fall season at Cougar Classic
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG women’s golf team opens its 2011-12 season at the College of Charleston Cougar Classic, Sept. 11-13 at Yeamans Hall Club. The 22-team tournament features 18 holes each day for three days.
Bundy, Taylor named NGCA All-American Scholars
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG golfers Lizzie Bundy and Courtney Taylor have been named to the National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar team, the NGCA announced on Friday.
Twenty-three UNCG student-athletes named Academic All-SoCon
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Twenty-three UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the spring 2011 Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced Thursday. The Spartans had a league-best four of the 13 student-athletes with perfect 4.0 GPAs.
UNCG women's golf announces fall schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s golf team will compete in five fall tournaments in the Carolinas to kick off the 2011-12 season, coach Emily Marron announced Thursday.
UNCG finishes second in Commissioner's Cup, fifth in Germann Cup
CHARLESTON, S.C. – After a 2010-11 academic year that saw UNCG turn in competitive showings in virtually every sport, the Spartans finished second in the race for the Commissioner’s Cup and fifth in the extremely tight standings for the Germann Cup, the Southern Conference all-sports trophies for excellence in league competition.
Spartans finish sixth at SoCon Championship
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – Senior Erica Creed became the third player in UNCG history finish in the top 11 in three Southern Conference tournaments when she shot a final-round 75 on Tuesday. The Spartans placed sixth in the 10-team event with a three-day total of 956 over the par-72 Moss Creek Golf Club course.
UNCG third after two rounds at SoCon tournament
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – Courtney Taylor shot a 4-over-par 76 on Monday to lead the UNCG women’s golf team’s efforts in the second round of the Southern Conference Championship. The Spartans stand third in the 10-team field with 18 holes to play at the Moss Creek Golf Club.
Spartans head to Hilton Head for SoCon Championship
UNCG will head to Hilton Head Island, S.C., for the Southern Conference Championship this week. The three-day event will begin Sunday morning at the Moss Creek Golf Club’s North Course and continue through Tuesday.
UNCG heads to Lady Seahawk Classic
A week after co-hosting and finishing 14th in the prestigious Bryan National Collegiate, the UNCG women’s golf team returns to action on Monday and Tuesday at the UNCW Lady Seahawk Classic at the River Landing Golf Club in Wallace, N.C.
Spartans finish 14th at Bryan National Collegiate
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – Managing challenging conditions that inflated scores across the board, the UNCG women’s golf team finished 14th in the 17-team Bryan National Collegiate on Sunday. Lizzie Bundy’s 79 was the Spartans’ low score of the day, but the team’s standing was among its best in the 14-year history of the nationally prestigious event.
Martinez's season-best round has UNCG up to 13th at Bryan National
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – Ana Lucia Martinez shot a season-best 2-over-74 on Saturday to help the UNCG women’s golf team to a 13th-place standing in the 17-team Bryan National Collegiate with one round to play. The Spartans are seeking their best finish in the event in 11 years.
UNCG tied for 14th after first day of Bryan National Collegiate
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – Senior Erica Creed’s 3-over-par 75 on Friday led UNCG to a 14th-place tie after the first day of play at the 17-team Bryan National Collegiate, a prestigious event it co-hosts with Wake Forest at the Champions Course at Bryan Park.
Beyond Box Scores: Bryan Foundation makes tourney one of nation's elite
If you’re going to put together a nationally important college golf tournament, you need a nice course, sufficient hotel space, convenient airline schedules and decent weather, among other things. The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation can’t guarantee the last of those, but its imprint on virtually everything else helps explain why the Bryan National Collegiate, now in its 14th year, has become a highly sought destination for programs from the Piedmont Triad to the Puget Sound.
Spartans finish 10th at JMU Eagle Landing Invite
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The UNCG women’s golf team concluded its 10-day, two-tournament stay in Florida with a 10th-place finish in the 18-team JMU Eagle Landing Invite as Begonia Sarabia shot a 4-over-par 76 to lead the squad.
Spartans slip to ninth at JMU Eagle Landing Invite
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Begonia Sarabia fired a 1-over-par 73 to lead the UNCG women’s golf team in Saturday’s second round of the 54-hole JMU Eagle Landing Invite. The Spartans began the day in a sixth-place tie finished it in ninth in the 18-team field.
UNCG tied for 6th, Taylor tied for 2nd at JMU Eagle Landing Invite
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Courtney Taylor, who has modified her swing since the end of the fall season, reaped the benefits Friday when she shot a 1-under-par 71 to tie for second place among individuals and guide the UNCG women’s golf team to a sixth-place tie through one day of the 18-team JMU Eagle Landing Invite on Friday.
UNCG finishes 15th in SunTrust Gator Women’s Invite
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Reclaiming the form that guided her to one of the best performances in school history a year earlier, sophomore Courtney Taylor fired a 4-over-par 74 on Monday as the UNCG women’s golf team finished in 15th place in the elite, 17-team SunTrust Gator Women’s Golf Invitational at the University of Florida on Monday.
UNCG sits in 15th in SunTrust Gator Women’s Invite
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Junior Begonia Sarabia, making her first appearance for UNCG, shot a 3-over-par 73 in the first of the day’s two rounds to lead the Spartans’ efforts in the SunTrust Gator Women’s Golf Invitational on Sunday. Through 36 holes of the 54-hole event, UNCG stands 15th of 17 teams, nine of which are ranked in the nation’s Top 50.
Twenty-four UNCG student-athletes named Academic All-SoCon
SPARTANBURG, S.C. Twenty-four UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the spring 2010 Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced Wednesday. The Spartans Joey Thompson (mens track and field) and Mikayla Rogers (womens tennis) accounted for two of the six perfect 4.0 GPAs in the league.
Creed and Uremovich open play at USGA's WAPL Championship
SOUTH BEND, Ind. UNC Greensboros Rachel Uremovich and Erica Creed opened play on Monday at the USGAs Womens Amateur Public Links Championship with rounds of 79 and 82, respectively, at Notre Dames Warren Course.
UNCG's Creed & Uremovich gain spots in WAPL
SOUTH BEND, Ind. UNC Greensboros Erica Creed and Rachel Uremovich have been promoted into the field for the Womens Amateur Public Links Championship beginning next Monday at Notre Dames Warren Course.
UNCG teams receive good marks in latest APR release
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday that all 18 Spartan athletic teams have met satisfactory standards when the institution's Academic Progress Report (APR) scores were announced by the NCAA earlier in the day.
Two UNCG teams honored by NCAA for high ratings in APR
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Two UNC Greensboro athletic programs received accolades for historically perfect Academic Progress Report (APR) scores when the NCAA released its list of Public Recognition Awards on Wednesday afternoon.
Taylor named SoCon Freshman of the Year
HILTON HEAD, S.C. - UNC Greensboro freshman Courtney Taylor was named the Southern Conference Women's Golf Freshman of the Year on Tuesday at the conclusion of the conference championship.
UNCG's Aidemark to be inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro senior women's golfer Sofia Aidemark will be among those students inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honors society in ceremonies next Tuesday on the UNCG campus.
UNCG finished tied for ninth at Pinehurst Challenge
PINEHURST, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's Erica Creed shot a team-best 76 on Tuesday in the final round at the Pinehurst Challenge women's golf tournament as the Spartans finished tied for ninth in the 18-team field at Pinehurst No. 6.
Taylor's best finish leads UNCG to 10th at UCF
SORRENTO, Fla. - Freshman Courtney Taylor fired a final round 75 to record her second Top 10 of the second and best finish thus far as a Spartan to lead UNC Greensboro to a 10th place finish at the UCF Challenge on Tuesday, played at the RedTail Golf Club.
UNCG inks Clayton, N.C., native Lizzie Bundy to NLI
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro women's golf coach Emily Marron announced Monday the signing of Clayton, N.C., product Lizzie Bundy during the recent National Letter of Intent signing period.
Five Spartans in top 10, UNCG winds up second at Starmount
GREENSBORO, N.C. - On a blustery day at historic Starmount Country Club, tournament host UNC Greensboro shot a final-round 304, but it wasn't enough to catch Campbell which won the team title with a tournament record 887 for 54 holes at the UNCG Starmount Fall Classic.
UNCG second after opening round at Starmount
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Paced by Annelie Weimenhog's one-over par 72, UNC Greensboro is in second place after the opening round of play at the UNCG Starmount Fall Classic at historic Starmount Country Club.
UNCG seventh after two rounds at Lady Paladin
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Sophomore Ana Lucia Martinez had UNC Greensboro's low round of the day with a 75 as the Spartans sit in a tie for seventh after two rounds at the Lady Paladin Invitational hosted by Furman University.
UNCG eighth after opening round at Lady Paladin
GREENVILLE, S.C. - On a day when wind and rain were a big factor, UNC Greensboro found itself in a tie for eighth place among 17 teams at the Lady Paladin Invitational hosted by Furman University.
Taylor wins Twin States Junior Championship
FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. - Courtney Taylor of Gastonia, N.C., fired a one-under-par round of 70 to capture the 43rd Twin States Junior Girls' Golf Championship hosted by Bentwinds Golf and Country Club on Wednesday.
Twenty-six UNCG student-athletes take Academic All-SoCon honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. Twenty-six UNC Greensboro student-athletes earned spots on the Spring Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced recently. The team included 320 student-athletes from all 12 member schools, representing the sports of mens and womens golf, mens and womens tennis, mens and womens outdoor track and field, baseball and softball.