Finished third on the team with a 78.27 stroke average in 26 rounds as a true freshman, ranking eighth in the league among all freshmen … Capped off her solid rookie campaign with a career-best 11th place showing at the Southern Conference Championships (April 14-16) … Posted her best 54-hole score of the year at the SoCon Tournament with a 229 … After an opening round score of 80, rebounded with two of her top four rounds of the year shooting a 2-over par 74 in round two and a 3-over par 75 in round three … Recorded a 231 in three rounds at the FSU Match Up (Feb. 15-17) with a 78-74-79 score to finish tied for 36th place … Placed 31st at the Lady Seahawk Classic (April 6-7) with a 236 (81-76-79) … Finished tied for 35th at the Kiawah Invitational (March 3-5) with a 232 (76-77-79).
Four-year letterwinner at Bluffton High School for coach Dave Crosby … Name to the All-State team all four years … Led the Bobcats to two state championships in her career … Also lettered for one year in lacrosse.
Full name is Samantha Jolyn Buchanan … Daughter of Mike Ray and Jolene Buchanan.
|Samantha Buchanan - 2012-13 Stats|
|Tournament||Rounds||Total||Place/Players (Top 50)|
|Cougar Classic||79-78-79||236 (+20)||T 109th / ()|
|Cardinal Cup||72-89-81||242 (+26)||T 69th / ()|
|Starmount Forest Tournament||83-79||162 ()||WD / ()|
|FSU Match Up||78-74-79||231 (+15)||T 36th / 64 ()|
|Kiawah Invitational||76-77-79||232 (+16)||T 35th / ()|
|Mountain View Collegiate||78-80-76||234 (+18)||T 61st / ()|
|Bryan National||79-79-75||233 (+17)||T 68th / ()|
|Lady Seahawk Classic||81-76-79||236 (+20)||T 31st / ()|
|Southern Conference Championship||80-74-75||229 (+13)||11th / ()|