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 Melanie Hagewood
Melanie Hagewood
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clarksville, Tenn.

High School:
Montgomery Central

Height:
5-9

Experience:
3L

05/01/2013

Davis, Taylor Earn All-Big 12 WG Honors

Taylor named Big 12 Freshman of the Year

Fall 2002 [Senior]: Opened with 71-72-72 (215) at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic, a personal best 54-hole total and the second-best total in team history?Shot rounds of 73-74-70 (217) and finished third at the NMSU Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational to help Baylor overcome a four-shot deficit to give the Bears a significant win because of the caliber of the field?Fall scoring average of 74.27 is a record-high ranking for scoring (18th Regional and 49th National)?Recorded a Top-100 (No. 42) ranking in Golfstat Cup Standings, an all-time best for the Bears? Holds Golfstat's No. 3 ranking in birdies (42) and No. 10 in par 5 scoring (4.82).

2001-2002 [Junior]: Placed in Top 25 in nine tournaments, with six straight through the Central Regional?Best finish came at Maxwell-Berning Classic; finished second posting scores of 71-73-76 (220)? Tied for sixth-place finish at the Big 12 Championships with a second- round score of 69 as a personal best...Scores matched the best ever 18-hole low for a Bear and a best ever Big 12 finish in history?Topped that performance with fourth place finish at the Central Regional with scores of 70-78-77 (225), another school record?Awarded both Big 12 and NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team honors...Selected as an individual to the NCAA Nationals, Baylor?s first representation in the championships? Posted scores of 72-70-80-77 (299) to finish 50th of the 126 entrants? Achieved Big 12 Academic First Team honors?NCGA National All-Scholar Award? Named a Verizon Academic All-American (first female golfer at Baylor to receive this recognition)?Voted the Golden Bear award winner for team spirit and leadership?76.86 stroke average through post-season play was a school record...Named Baylor's "Engineer of the Year".

2000-2001 [Sophomore]: Participated in every tournament, placing in the top-25 in 10 of 12 tournaments...Finished season with a single-season record five top-10 finishes?Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team and selected a member of the Big 12 All-Conference second team?Recipient of the 2001 Dinah Shore Trophy, awarded by the LPGA?Named to the 2001 Verizon Academic All-District VI Women's Spring At-Large second-team?School's first-ever recipient of the NCGA National All-Scholar Award?Earned Baylor?s MVP award...Given Golden Bear Award by vote of teammates based on team spirit and leadership skills?Recorded the lowest stroke average for the 2000-2001 season and record low individual stroke average for season with a 77.0.

1999-2000 [Freshman]: Had three top-10 finishes?Eleventh-place finish at the Hatter Fall Classic helped team to first victory under Coach Ferdon?Finished season with 78.12 stroke average, a record low average for a Baylor freshman.

Nationally: Participated in the Harder Hall for four consecutive years and earned an eighth-place finish in 2003?Participated in the Sally in 2002 and earned an eighth place finish?Finished Top10 among the amateurs of the 2002 Texas Women's Open?Was Runner-up in the 1999 Tennessee Women's State Amateur.

High School: Came to Baylor from Montgomery Central High School... Runner-up in 1997 Tennessee A-2A State Championship... Placed fourth in 1996 and 10th in 1995... A three-time first team all-state selection in golf and all-district three times in softball...A multi-sport letter winner, four years in golf, four years in softball, four years in tennis, two years in basketball and one year in soccer...Received Babe Ruth Award for Tennessee, for outstanding athletic, academic and community service achievements as senior...Valedictorian of graduating class and state of Tennessee Honors recipient.

Personal: Daughter of Steve and Shirley Hagewood...Born Dec. 4, 1979 in Clarksville, Tenn...Has twin brother Matthew, older brother Philip and sister-in-law Stacey...Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in mathematics.

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