PRAMMANASUDH EARNS ALL-AMERICA HONORS AGAIN . . .
^ For the second straight year, Tulsa sophomore Stacy Prammanasudh was selected as a first-team All American as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
Prammanasudh is only the fifth Hurricane golfer to earn first-team All-America honors in two different seasons. Last year, she was the first freshman to earn All-America merits since 1983 when Jody Rosenthal earned the same award in her rookie season.
She was also named to the GCAA Academic All-America team this year while maintaining a cumulative 3.82 grade point average in exercise sciences.
TULSA CLAIMS SECOND STRAIGHT WAC TITLE . . .
^ The Tulsa women's golf team claimed its second consecutive WAC Women's Golf Championship, April 24-26, at Forest Ridge Country Club in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
The Hurricane shot a final round 308 on the par 72 course, for a 54-hole total of 911, three shots better than second-place TCU. The Horned Frogs carded a 914, followed by third-place San Jose State's 927.
Sophomore Stacy Prammanasudh finished in a second-place tie after scoring the final day's best overall round with an even-par 72. She tied with freshman teammate Maiko Senda, who hadn't finished better than 33rd place previously this season. Senda scored a three-round 223 total as well.
PRAMMANASUDH EARNS WAC PLAYER OF THE YEAR, TWO OTHERS EARN ALL-LEAGUE HONORS . . .
^ Sophomore sensation Stacy Prammanasudh was named the 2000 WAC Golfer of the Year, while she was joined on the all-conference team by senior Stacy Rambin and sophomore Dani Mallon. It marked the second straight season in which Prammanasudh was an all-league selection, and was the first year for Rambin and Mallon.
Prammanasudh, a two-time first-team All-American, finished the season ranked fifth nationally in the MasterCard Collegiate Rankings. She has placed among the top-20 in 10 of 11 tournaments this year, and among the top-five six times. She was named the WAC Player of the Week three times this year, and five times in her career.
In 22 career tournaments, Prammanasudh has placed among the top-20 in 21 tournaments, and among the top-10 15 times.
A LOOK AT THE PLAYERS . . .
Courtney Brosang . . . played in nine tournaments this year . . . her best career finish was 25th at the 2000 WAC Championships . . . had a 81.6 stroke average this year . . . played in 11 career tournaments.
Dani Mallon . . . had four top-30 finishes in 11 tournaments this year . . . best finish was 5th-place at the 2000 WAC Championships . . . named to the all-WAC team . . . had a 77.4 stroke average . . . has played in 21 career tournaments . . . has four career top-20 finishes . . . placed 68th at the 2000 NCAA Championships.
Stacy Prammanasudh . . . ranked fifth in the final MasterCard Collegiate rankings . . . placed in the top-20 in 10 tournaments this year, and the top-5 in six tournaments . . . won two tournaments this year, the Stanford-Pepsi Intercollegiate and Spartan Invitational . . . was the WAC Player of the Year for the 2000 season . . . had a team-leading 73.1 stroke average . . . has placed among the top-10 in 15 of 22 career tournaments . . . has placed among the top-20 in 21 career tournaments . . . played in the Fuji-Xerox US-Japan Matches in June 1999 . . . was a 1999 and 2000 First-Team All-American . . .only the fifth golfer in school history to earn first-team All-America honors twice . . . was the WAC Freshman of the Year last season . . . was recognized in Sports Illustrated's GolfPlus Faces in the Crowd (Mar. 22, 1999) . . . placed seventh at the 2000 NCAA Championships and 12th as a freshman in 1999.
Stacy Rambin . . . placed among the top-35 in seven tournaments . . . best finish this year was 6th place at the Stanford-Pepsi Intercollegiate . . . also finished in 15th place at the WAC Championships . . . had a 76.6 stroke average . . . was an all-WAC selection this year . . . has placed among the top-25 in 13 career tournaments, including four each the last two years . . . underwent successful surgery on Sept. 6, 1998 to remove a benign brain tumor and returned to play in eight tournaments that same season . . . placed 15th at the 1999 NCAA Championships and 34th this year.
Maiko Senda . . . has a 78.4 stroke average in 11 tournaments . . . her 2nd place finish at the WAC Championships was her best collegiate finish . . . prior to that, her best finish was 33rd at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational . . . earned first-team all-state merits as a high school junior and senior.
Samantha Thomas . . . played in two tournaments for the Hurricane, both during the fall season . . . had an 83.5 stroke average . . . her first collegiate tournament was at the Fall Preview . . . won the district title three years . . . placed second at the 1999 Texas state tournament.
Laura Dillon . . . redshirted during the 1999-2000 season . . . won the Southwest Texas PGA Player of the Year honor last year . . . was a first-team all-state selection as a senior, and earned all-region honors both her junior and senior seasons.