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Amanda Wilson
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: October 12, 2006
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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General:  Coach Greg Allen continues to have very high expectations for Wilson throughout her sophomore season...Had a successful summer of competition to prepare her for the season.


Freshman (2005-06):  Shot a 73 in qualifying for the U.S. Women's Amateur and lost in a playoff do the final spot ... She was the first alternate for the event, but did not play in the 2006 event at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club ... Completed the 2006 season with four top 20 finishes in 11 starts...Pac-10 honorable mention selection...Low round score of 68 was the best on the team...had second lowest tournament score on the team with a 213 total...Finished in second at the Mountain Shootout with a 147 total (+1)...Tied for fifth at the Las Vegas Showdown after carding a 213 (-3)...Finished in a tie for 13th at the Pac-10 Championships with a total score of 225 (+9)...Finished with a total of 323 (+35) at the NCAA Championships to place tied for 116th...Helped Arizona place 7th at the NCAA West Regional...Competed at the NCAA Championships...During the summer, shot a 73 at the U.S. Women’s Amateur to become the first alternate for the event.


High School: Waiakea High School, Hilo, Hawaii ... A four-year letter winner in golf  ... Team captain ... Selected team MVP ... Was the 2002 Hawaii state champion ... Finished her senior season with a 75.00 stroke average in five events ... Shot a low-round of 70 (-2) during her senior season ... Finished the Jennie K Invitational 5-under-par during her senior season.


Junior Golf: Placed first in the 2001 and 2003 Men’s Waikoloa Open ... Competed in the 2001 USGA Girls Junior at Pumpkin Ridge ... Finished first at the 2001 HSJGA Tournament of Champions and second at the same tournament in 2003... In 2002, finished second at the Jennie K Invitational and first at the Hi All-Star Invitational ... In 2002, played in the U.S Women’s Amateur Public Links in Sunriver, Ore., advancing to the quarterfinals before losing to Michelle Wie in 19 holes ... Finished sixth at the Junior World Championship ... Advanced through three rounds at the 2003 U.S Women’s Amateur Public Links in Palm Coast, Fla. ... Runner-up at the 2003 Junior World Championship in San Diego ...Advanced in two rounds at the 2003 USGA Girls Junior ... In 2004, placed first in the Jennie K Invitational ... Participated in the 2004 United States Women’s Open ... Advanced through two rounds at the 2004 USGA Girls Junior in Fort Worth, Texas.


Personal: Full Name: Amanda Hiroko Wilson ... Born Oct. 23, 1987, in Hilo ... Daughter of Daniel and Hanna Wilson ... Father works in yard maintenance and mother is a property manager ... Has one sister and a younger brother ... Both siblings play golf ... Academic major of interest is education ... Lists hobbies as going to the beach and hanging out with friends.  


Season                        Tourn.  Rnds.   Strokes            Avg.     Low Rnd.         Low Tourn.      < Par

2005-06                            11         33         2523                 76.45    68                     213                   4


2005-06 Tournament, Scores, Places

9/19-20,                 Mountain Shootout,                             76-71?-147 (+1),                                 2

10/10-12,               Edean Ihlanfeldt,                                 77-75-76?-228 (+12),         T15

10/21-23,               Stanford-Pepsi,                                    76-75-75?-226 (+13),         T47

10/31-11/2,            Las Vegas Showdown,                      68-71-74?-213 (-3),            T5

2/13-15,                 Northrop Grumman Regional,          76-78-81?-235 (+22),         T41

2/20-21,                 Wildcat Invitational,                              73-70-74?-217 (+4),           T25

3/6-8,                     Guadalajara Invitational,                     75-81-74?-230 (+14),         35

3/31-4/2,                PING/ASU Invitational,                        77-81-74?-232 (+16),         T50

4/24-26,                 Pac-10 Championships,                    74-77-74?-225 (+9),           T13

5/11-13,                 NCAA West Regional,                         79-91-77?-247 (+31),         95

5/23-26,                 NCAA Championships,                      78-84-75-86?-323 (+35),   T116