Women's Golf

 
Alexis Wooster

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winnetka, Ill.

High School:
New Trier

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:
10/04/1982

Experience:
3L

Major:
Philosophy

Alexis Wooster

Fall 2004: Played in four fall tournaments as a senior ... best finish came at the UA/Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate when she tied for 20th with a 13-over par 157 (78-79) ... tied her career mark with a season-low round of 71 on the second day of The Landfall Tradition at Country Club of Landfall-Nicklaus ... averaged 76.09 strokes-per-round during fall play.

Summer 2004: Runner-up at the Illinois State Women's Amateur ... volunteered for the First Tee Program of Chicago.

2003-04: Competed in nine tournaments, including the Tulane Invitational where she finished seventh and recorded her season-low round of 71 on the final day ... tied for 12th at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic with an 11-over par 227 (78-76-73) ... placed 13th at the Conference USA Championship and earned third-team all C-USA honors ... shot 16 rounds in the 70s ... finished with a stroke average of 78.70 ... recognized on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Fall 2003: Participated in three tournaments during the fall as a junior, tallying a 78.44 stroke-per-round average...best round, total score and finish of the season came at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship when she fired a 74 in the final round (10/21) en route to a plus-14 230 to finish tied for 42nd...also participated in the Dixie Amateur in December when she posted a 310 (77-76-81-76) to finish 18th.

Summer 2003: Played in four events, including her second consecutive win at the Illinois Women's Golf Association State Amateur Championship...finished third in the Illinois Women's Open with a 219 (72-70-70) and participated in both the Women's Western Amateur and the U.S. Women's Amateur.

2002-03: Played in all 11 tournaments as a sophomore - 10 as a team member and once as an individual - and earned third-team All-Conference USA honors after averaging 76.90 strokes per round...shot par or better five times, including a season-best 71 in the final round of the Franklin Street Trust/Tar Heel Invitational (10/6), in the second round of the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate (11/5) and third round of the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic (4/6)...posted three Top 20 finishes, including a career-best third-place showing at the USF/Beacon Woods Invitational with a career-low, two-over par 218 (73-72-73)...named to C-USA Commissioner's List.

Summer 2002: Participated in four events, including a victory at the 69th Illinois Women's Golf Association State Amateur Championship, winning 3-and-1 in the finals...participated in the U.S. Public Links Championship where she advanced to the second round...fired a two-over par 74 at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier to miss advancing to the finals by one stroke, and advanced to the second round of the Trans National Amateur where she lost to eventual champion Courtney Wood.

2001-02: Participated in all 11 events as a true freshman when she was named Conference USA Freshman of the Year, Louisiana Co-Freshman of the Year, All-Louisiana and second-team All C-USA after finishing third on the team with a 77.26 stroke-per-round average...shot a season-low, even-par 72 in the second round of the USF/Beacon Woods Invitational (10/13), third round of the Lady Paladin Invitational (10/28) and the final round of the C-USA Championship (4/21)...posted five Top 20 finishes, including a career-best third-place finish at the Green Wave Women's Golf Classic with a five-over par 151 (74-77)...led the team in scoring twice, including a fourth-place showing at the C-USA Championship when she finished fourth with a plus-four 220 (73-75-72)...off the course, earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll recognition.

Summer 2001: Successful summer of competition was highlighted by a second-place finish at the American Junior Golf Association Golfweek Invitational with a 222 (74-75-73)...also finished eighth at the USGA Public Links Tournament with a 151 (76-75), advancing to the second round of play...was first- and second-round leader of AJGA Compaq Classic at English Turn.

Prep: Three-year letterwinner at New Trier High for coach Gary Groh...earned all-conference and all-state honors all three seasons...won the Illinois state championship as a senior, firing a 152 (75-77) to win the individual crown by six strokes...helped New Trier win its first team state title...earned the regional championship as a sophomore and junior, and won the sectional title as a junior and senior...finished second at the state championships as a junior...an outstanding national junior golfer as well...twice finished second during summer 2000 to Duke University All-American Leigh Ann Hardin - the AJGA's all-time record holder for tournament wins - with a 232 (80-75-77) at the AJGA Golfweek Chicago Classic and a 229 (75-79-75) at the AJGA Buick Junior...finished second at the Pepsi Little People's Championship and advanced to the second round of the USGA Junior...off the course, was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Alexis Thompson Wooster on Oct. 4, 1982, in New Rochelle, N.Y...daughter of Jack and Ceci Wooster...has one brother, John...majoring in philosophy.

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