July 14, 2011
Ebenhag, Pleier Earn NGCA All-American Scholar Honors
Spartanburg, S.C. – A pair of Spartan golfers, who helped lead the USC Upstate women’s golf team on the course and also paced the team in the classroom, have been honored for their academic prowess as Johanna Ebenhag and Taylor Pleier have earned All-American Scholar honors by the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA).
July 12, 2011
Pleier Wins Coca-Cola Spartanburg County Women's Amateur Title
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate golfer and Dorman High School graduate Taylor Pleier shot her second-straight 77 to win the Coca-Cola Spartanburg County Women’s Amateur Championship Tuesday afternoon at Three Pines Country Club in Woodruff, besting former high school teammate Taylor Weaver for the title.
July 1, 2011
The Polls Are Open: Vote Now for the Top Division I Moments
In 2007-08, USC Upstate embarked on a new journey for its athletics program, transitioning its sports team from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division I as members of the Atlantic Sun Conference. After four years of competing as a transitional member of Division I, Upstate is poised to receive full certification by the NCAA with all teams eligible for postseason play in NCAA and A-Sun championships.
April 13, 2011
Hall Leads Spartans as Upstate Completes Play at A-Sun Championships
DeLand, Fla. – USC Upstate turned in a 341 in the final round of the 2011 A-Sun Women’s Golf Championship and fell a spot to finish the tournament in 10th place Wednesday afternoon at Victoria Hills Golf Club.
April 12, 2011
Hall Continues to Lead Spartans at A-Sun Championship
DeLand, Fla. – USC Upstate remained in ninth place after the second round of the 2011 A-Sun Women’s Golf Championship, while freshman Amanda Hall remained the highest Spartan on the leaderboard heading into the final round on Wednesday.
April 11, 2011
Spartans Make Third Start in A-Sun Women's Golf Championship
Spartanburg, S.C. - The USC Upstate women’s golf team will make its third appearance in the A-Sun Women’s Golf Championship when it steps to the tee box at 8:00 a.m. Monday morning at Victoria Hills Golf Club in DeLand, Fla. In addition, the Spartans are playing their sixth tournament in the state of Florida and the second of the year at Victoria Hills.
April 11, 2011
Hall Strong in Opening Round of A-Sun Championship
DeLand, Fla. – USC Upstate freshman Amanda Hall didn’t seemed phased in her first appearance in the A-Sun Championships, firing a 73 to lead the Spartans in the first round of the tournament Monday afternoon at Victoria Hills Golf Club.
April 5, 2011
Final Round of Hall of Fame Classic Canceled
St. Augustine, Fla. – Due to rain and lightning in St. Augustine, the final round of the Hall of Fame Classic has been canceled, and the USC Upstate women’s golf team finished ninth in the tournament.
April 4, 2011
Spartans Take on Slammer & Squire Course at World Golf Hall of Fame
Spartanburg, S.C. - The USC Upstate women’s golf team will make its fifth trip to the state of Florida to take part in the Hall of Fame Classic at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla. The Spartans and the rest of the field will play the Slammer & Squire Course, a venue designed by Bobby Weed after consulting with Hall of Fame members Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen. The Slammer & Squire course is a par-72 layout and plays at 6,073 yards.
April 4, 2011
Spartans Tackle Hall of Fame in HOF Classic
St. Augustine, Fla. – Freshmen Rachel Lewis, Amanda Hall and Taylor Pleier all finished within a stroke of each other, but Upstate struggled to keep up the pace and stands ninth after the first two rounds of the Hall of Fame Classic on the Slammer & Squire Course at the World Golf Hall of Fame.
March 21, 2011
Hall Claims Top 25 Finish at Lowcountry Intercollegiate
Hilton Head Island, S.C. – Freshman Amanda Hall shot a final round 81 and claimed a top 25 individual finish, but the USC Upstate women’s golf team struggled overall and finished 14th at the Lowcountry Intercollegiate Monday afternoon on the South Course at Moss Creek Golf Club.
March 20, 2011
Spartans Hit Hilton Head Island for Lowcountry Open
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate women’s golf team will play its fifth tournament of the spring when it heads to the coast of South Carolina to take part in the Lowcountry Open Sunday and Monday at Moss Creek Golf Club on Hilton Head Island.
March 20, 2011
Ebenhag, Hall Lead Spartans in Lowcountry Intercollegiate
Hilton Head Island, S.C. – Johanna Ebenhag and Amanda Hall each shot 83 to lead the USC Upstate women’s golf team in the first round, and the Spartans stand ninth in the Lowcountry Intercollegiate Sunday afternoon at Moss Creek Golf Club.
March 13, 2011
Spartans Finish Second at Spring Fling Invitational
Howie-In-The-Hills, Fla. – The USC Upstate women’s golf shot a final round 316, its lowest of the tournament, and claimed a second-place finish in the Spring Fling Invitational at the Mission Inn Country Club in Central Florida.
March 12, 2011
Spartans Second at Spring Fling Invitational
Howie-In-The-Hills, Fla. – USC Upstate shot a second round 331 on Saturday and stands in second place heading into the final round of the Spring Fling Invitational at Mission Inn Golf Club.
March 11, 2011
Pleier Takes Individual Lead, Spartans Sit Atop Leaderboard
Howie-In-The-Hills, Fla. – Spartanburg native Taylor Pleier opened the Spring Fling Invitational with a 76 to take the individual lead after the first round and helped push USC Upstate into the lead Friday afternoon with a team score of 326.
February 26, 2011
Lewis Nabs Top 20 Finish at Red Rocks Invitational
Sedona, Ariz. – Rachel Lewis shot a second-straight 80 to claim her fifth top 20 individual finish of the season to lead the USC Upstate women’s golf team to a 14th-place showing at the Red Rocks Invitational Saturday afternoon at Oak Creek Golf Club.
February 25, 2011
Upstate 13th at Red Rocks Invitational
Sedona, Ariz. – The USC Upstate women’s golf team opened play at the Red Rocks Invitational, posting a 335 on Friday and stands tied for 13th heading into the final round on Saturday.
February 24, 2011
Upstate Opens Play at the Red Rocks Invitational on Friday
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate women’s golf team will play its third tournament in the month of February when it opens play at the Red Rocks Invitational Friday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. Pacific time. The tournament was supposed to start on Saturday and end on Sunday, but weather has forced the even to start on Friday and end on Saturday.
February 22, 2011
Upstate Ends Play at Kiawah Island Classic
Kiawah Island, S.C. – The USC Upstate women’s golf team completed play in the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic Tuesday afternoon, firing a final round 330 to remain in 32nd place. Freshman Rachel Lewis led the Spartans in the tournament and fired a 79 on Tuesday.
February 21, 2011
Spartans Make Big Turnaround at Kiawah Island Classic
Kiawah Island, S.C. – The USC Upstate women’s golf team rebounded with the biggest turnaround in the tournament, cutting 33 strokes off of its team score from Sunday’s first round to shoot a 317 in the second round of the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic Monday afternoon.
February 20, 2011
Upstate Battles Wind, Competition in Kiawah Island Classic
Kiawah Island, S.C. – Freshman Rachel Lewis turned in an 83 as the low Spartan, but USC Upstate struggled as a team to find consistency and shot an opening round 350 Sunday afternoon and stands 32nd at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic.
February 19, 2011
Spartans Set to Open Play at Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic
Spartanburg, S.C. - The USC Upstate women’s golf team is set to open play at the third annual Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic Sunday morning. The Spartans are one of 33 teams in the tournament that boasts 12 of the nation’s top 100-ranked teams and defending junior college national champion Daytona State.
February 8, 2011
Lewis Claims Top 20 Finish at JU Classic
Jacksonville, Fla. – On a cold and windy day in Jacksonville, Upstate turned in a 333, four strokes better than what it scored in the first round, and finished sixth in the JU Classic at Hidden Hills Country Club Tuesday afternoon.
February 7, 2011
Second Round of JU Classic Washed Out
Jacksonville, Fla. – With teams out on the course early in the round, the second round of the JU Classic at Hidden Hills Country Club was halted due to heavy rain Monday morning and will be completed Tuesday, shortening the tournament from 54 holes to 36.
February 6, 2011
Spartans Sixth at JU Classic
Jacksonville, Fla. – Rachel Lewis shot an opening round 80 to lead the USC Upstate women’s golf team at the JU Classic at Hidden Hills Country Club Sunday afternoon. The Spartans stand sixth in the seven-team field heading into the second round on Monday.
February 5, 2011
Upstate Opens Sring Season at JU Classic
Spartanburg, S.C. - The USC Upstate women's golf team will make its third of five stops in the state of Florida this year when it opens up the spring season at the JU Classic Sunday at Hidden Hills Country Club in Jacksonville, Fla. The 54-hole tournament will feature eight teams and will be played with 18 holes on each day with the final round being played on Tuesday.
November 19, 2010
Upstate Women's Golf Signs Goodman
Spartanburg, S.C. – Buoyed by the strength of the freshman class this season, USC Upstate head women’s golf coach Todd Lawton has already begun to put together his squad for the 2011-12 season, signing Easley High School’s Kristi Goodman to a national letter of intent.
November 9, 2010
Spartans Close Out Fall Season With 8th-Place Finish At Hatter Classic
DeLand, Fla. – USC Upstate lowered its team score in its second-straight round and closed out the fall season with an eighth-place finish at the Holiday Inn Express Hatter Classic Wednesday afternoon.
November 8, 2010
Upstate Set To End Fall Season At Hatter Classic
Spartanburg, S.C. - Placing two teams in the Top 20 at the Rutgers Invitational the last time out, the USC Upstate women’s golf team and head coach Todd Lawton look to finish the fall season on a high note at the Holiday Inn Express Hatter Classic Monday and Tuesday at Victoria Hills Country Club in DeLand, Fla.
November 8, 2010
Lewis Leads Spartans At Hatter Classic
DeLand, Fla. – Rachel Lewis lowered her score by five strokes from the first round to the second and is the low-Spartan to lead the USC Upstate women’s golf team at the Holiday Inn Express Hatter Classic Monday afternoon at the Victoria Hills Country Club.
October 16, 2010
Pleier 12th, Upstate 10th At Rutgers Invitational
Piscataway, N.J. USC Upstate womens golfer and Spartanburg native Taylor Pleier finished 12th to lead the Spartans to a 10th-place finish in the 20-team Rutgers Invitational Saturday afternoon. Fairleigh Dickinson claimed the team championship.
October 15, 2010
Spartans Set To Begin Play Friday At Rutgers Invitational
Spartanburg, S.C. - Coming off of its top performance of the season, a fifth-place finish at the Winthrop Intercollegiate, the USC Upstate womens golf team heads to Piscataway, N.J., to take part in the Rutgers Invitational this weekend.
October 15, 2010
First Round Of Rutgers Invitational Halted Due To Darkness
Piscataway, N.J. The USC Upstate womens golf team joined the other 19 teams in the Rutgers Invitational in battling cold and windy conditions Friday, and the weather won the battle as the first round of the tournament was halted due to darkness with three teams remaining on the course.
October 3, 2010
Hall Claims Top 10 Finish As Spartans Take 5th At Winthrop Intercollegiate
Rock Hill, S.C. Amanda Hall fired a 76 in the final round of the Winthrop Intercollegiate Sunday afternoon to claim the first top 10 finish of her career and lead the USC Upstate womens golf team to a fifth-place finish.
October 2, 2010
Upstate Set For Winthrop Intercollegiate
Spartanburg, S.C. - USC Upstate head coach Todd Lawton saw some very encouraging signs from the womens golf team in the Great Smokies Intercollegiate, including the emergence of Rachel Lewis as a leader on the course for the Spartans. He hopes to use the momentum gained from the tournament this weekend when Upstate makes the short trip to Rock Hill, S.C., to take part in the Winthrop Intercollegiate at the Rock Hill Country Club Saturday and Sunday.
October 2, 2010
Pleier Leads Spartans At Winthrop Intercollegiate, 9th Individually
Rock Hill, S.C. USC Upstate womens golfer and Spartanburg (Dorman) native Taylor Pleier opened the Winthrop Intercollegiate with a 76 and stands tied for ninth place heading into Sundays final round at the Rock Hill Country Club Saturday afternoon.
September 19, 2010
Lewis Claims Top 10 Finish At Great Smokies Intercollegiate
Waynesville, N.C. USC Upstates Rachel Lewis claimed the first top 10 finish of her collegiate career after finishing at even par in the Great Smokies Intercollegiate Sunday afternoon at the Waynesville Inn Golf Resort.
September 18, 2010
Spartans Head Up The Hills For The Great Smokies Intercollegiate
Spartanburg, S.C. - The USC Upstate womens golf team will play its second tournament of the season when the Spartans travel up the Mountains to play in the Great Smokies Intercollegiate at the Waynesville Inn Golf Resort Saturday and Sunday.
September 18, 2010
Ebenhag Records Upstate's First Ace, Lewis Tied For Lead At Great Smokies
Waynesville, N.C. It was a pair of firsts for the USC Upstate womens golf program on Saturday at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate. On her first swing of the day, Johanna Ebenhag recorded a hole-in-one, the first for the Upstate womens golf program. Rachel Lewis fired a school record 3-under-par 69 and is tied for the tournament lead heading into the final round on Sunday to pace the Spartans.
September 6, 2010
Lewis Leads Spartans At TPC Sawgrass
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Rachel Lewis led a quartet of freshman womens golfers who helped usher in the 2010-11 season for USC Upstate, finishing 24th in the TPC Sawgrass Labor Day Shootout Monday afternoon, played on the world famous Stadium Course at the TPC Sawgrass.
September 5, 2010
Upstate Opens Season At The TPC Sawgrass Labor Day Shootout
Spartanburg, S.C. - With five newcomers and just three returning letterwinners from the 2009-10 squad, USC Upstate head coach Todd Lawton would not have been criticized for easing the team's way into the 2010-11 season. However, Lawton has chosen to take the women's golf team, now in its sixth year of existence, into the toughest season-opening tournament since the inception of the program in 2005. The Spartans will be one of six teams competing in the inaugural TPC Sawgrass Labor Day Shootout on Monday, Sept. 5 in Ponte Vedra Beach Fla. The teams will play on the world famous Stadium Course at the TPC Sawgrass facility.
July 28, 2010
Upstate Women's Golf Signee Lewis Wins Welsh Girls' Championship
Spartanburg, S.C. USC Upstate womens golf signee Rachel Lewis dominated her final match, winning 5&4, to claim the 2010 Welsh Girls Championship at Cardigan Golf Club in Cardigan, Wales.