2011-12 UNCG women's golf news
July 30, 2012
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.
July 25, 2012
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.
July 23, 2012
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.
June 29, 2012
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.
May 31, 2012
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.
May 22, 2012
Spartan alumna Gleason qualifies for Women's U.S. Open
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s golf alumna Jenny Gleason earned a spot in the 2012 Women’s U.S. Open last week after shooting even par at a sectional qualifying tournament in Ormond Beach, Fla.
May 22, 2012
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.
May 12, 2012
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.
May 11, 2012
Cnops tied for 47th after two rounds at NCAA regional
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – On her 21st birthday, UNCG’s Fanny Cnops recorded a second-round score of 76 at the NCAA East Regional at Penn State’s Blue Course on Friday.
May 10, 2012
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.
May 9, 2012
Cnops' makes NCAA East Regional debut Thursday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s golfer Fanny Cnops will travel to State College, Pa., on Thursday to compete in the 2012 NCAA Division I Women’s East Regional.
May 5, 2012
Thirty-five Spartan student-athletes graduate
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Thirty-five UNCG student-athletes took part in graduation ceremonies across campus this week.
May 2, 2012
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.
April 30, 2012
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.
April 30, 2012
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.
April 17, 2012
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.
April 16, 2012
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.
April 15, 2012
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.
April 15, 2012
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.
April 11, 2012
Cnops named SoCon Golfer of the Week for third time
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG freshman Fanny Cnops has been selected as the Southern Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for competition from April 4-10.
April 8, 2012
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.
April 7, 2012
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.
April 6, 2012
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.
April 6, 2012
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.
April 2, 2012
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.
March 28, 2012
Spartan great Morgan to be inducted into Big South Hall of Fame
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Former UNCG women’s golf All-American Becky Morgan will be inducted into the Big South Conference Hall of Fame, the league announced Wednesday.
March 20, 2012
UNCG finishes seventh at Pinehurst Challenge
PINEHURST, N.C. – The UNCG women’s golf team held steady Tuesday in the third and final round of the Pinehurst Challenge to finish in seventh place.
March 19, 2012
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.
March 18, 2012
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.
March 14, 2012
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.
March 14, 2012
Cnops named SoCon Women’s Golf Athlete of the Month
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG freshman golfer Fanny Cnops has been named Southern Conference Women's Golf Athlete of the Month for February, the conference office recently announced.
March 11, 2012
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.
March 10, 2012
Spartans move up on day two of JMU Invitational
ORANGE PARK, Fla. – UNCG fired a second round 295 and moved up two spot to sixth overall during day two of the JMU Invitational, Saturday at Eagle Landing Golf Course.
March 9, 2012
Women’s golf tied for eighth after first round at JMU Invitational
ORANGE PARK, Fla. – UNCG women’s golf team fired an opening round 304 and is tied for eighth with two rounds remaining at the 18-team JMU Invitational, which opened play Friday at Eagle Landing Golf Club.
February 29, 2012
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.
February 28, 2012
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.
February 27, 2012
Women’s golf moves up during second round at Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – UNCG women’s golf moved up one spot to a tie for third after shooting a 297 during Monday’s second round at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate.
February 26, 2012
Spartans off to strong start at Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – UNCG women’s golf team is tied for fourth after firing an opening-round 307 at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic, which opened play Sunday at Cougar Point.
February 23, 2012
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.
November 22, 2011
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.
November 9, 2011
School-record 12 inducted into Golden Chain Honor Society
GREENSBORO, N.C. – A school-record 12 UNCG student-athletes were inducted into the school’s prestigious Golden Chain Honor Society on Sunday.
October 24, 2011
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.
October 23, 2011
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.
October 21, 2011
Spartans close fall season at Palmetto Intercollegiate
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG women’s golf team closes out the 2011 fall season at the Palmetto Intercollegiate hosted by College of Charleston, Oct. 23-24 at Oak Point in Kiawah Island, S.C.
October 11, 2011
Women’s golf finishes fourth at Lady Pirate Intercollegiate
GREENVILLE, N.C. – UNCG shot a final-round 305 to finish fourth at the East Carolina Lady Pirate Intercollegiate on Tuesday at the Greenville Country Club.
October 10, 2011
Women’s golf second at ECU Lady Pirate Intercollegiate, Cnops tied for lead
GREENVILLE, N.C.—UNCG is in second place after shooting a two round score of 585 and Fanny Cnops is tied for the individual lead at 5-under par at the East Carolina Lady Pirate Intercollegiate, which began Monday at Greenville Country Club.
October 6, 2011
Women’s golf to compete in Lady Pirate Intercollegiate
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG women’s golf team returns to action at the East Carolina Lady Pirate Intercollegiate, Oct. 10-11 at Greenville Country Club.
October 4, 2011
Spartans finish third at Starmount Fall Classic
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG fired a final-round 305 to finish third at the UNCG Starmount Fall Classic, Tuesday at Starmount Forest Country Club.
October 3, 2011
Spartans slip to third during second round of Starmount Fall Classic
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG shot a second-round 308 and slipped into a tie for third at the Starmount Fall Classic, Monday at Starmount Forest Country Club.
October 2, 2011
Spartans tied for second after one round of Starmount Fall Classic
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG shot an opening-round 304 and is tied for second at the Starmount Fall Classic, which began play on Sunday at Starmount Forest Country Club.
September 29, 2011
Women’s Golf set to host Starmount Classic
GREENSBORO, N.C. — UNCG women’s golf hosts the fifth annual UNCG Starmount Fall Classic, Oct. 2-4 at Starmount Forest Country Club.
September 20, 2011
Record-setting round helps Spartans tie for third at Great Smokies Intercollegiate
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. – UNCG's women's golf team fired a school-record 289 (+1) during the final round of play at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate, helping the Spartans to a third-place tie in their best tournament finish in two years on Tuesday at the Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa.
September 19, 2011
Spartans fifth after one round at Great Smokies Intercollegiate
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. – UNCG's women's golf team fired an opening-round 294 and is tied for fifth at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate, which began Monday at Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa.
September 16, 2011
Women’s Golf continues play at Great Smokies Intercollegiate
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG women’s golf team continues its fall schedule at Western Carolina’s 13th Annual Great Smokies Intercollegiate, Sept. 19-20 at Waynesville Inn, Golf Resort & Spa in Waynesville, N.C.
September 13, 2011
Cnops matches school record as UNCG concludes play at Cougar Classic
CHARLESTON, S.C. – UNCG freshman Fanny Cnops fired a final-round 72 and tied the school record for best 54-hole score with a 216 as the Spartans concluded play at the College of Charleston Cougar Classic on Tuesday at Yeamans Hall Club.
September 12, 2011
Cnops moves up as Spartans struggle during round two of Cougar Classic
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Freshman Fanny Cnops shot a 3-under par 69 and moved up 27 places into a tie for 20th during the second round of play at the College of Charleston Cougar Classic on Monday at Yeamans Hall Club.
September 11, 2011
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.
September 9, 2011
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.
July 8, 2011
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.
July 7, 2011
Women's golf signs pair of international student-athletes to NLIs
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Belgian national team member Fanny Cnops and Colombian Andrea Rangel Guevara have signed National Letters of Intent to play women’s golf at UNCG in 2011-12, Spartan coach Emily Marron announced Thursday.