Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Laura Myerscough
Laura Myerscough
Charleston, Ill.
(Charleston H.S.)

General: Runner-up at the 2000 U.S. Women's Amateur... Defeated current teammate Lorena Ochoa in 19 holes in the quarterfinals of the 2000 U.S. Women's Amateur... Represented the U.S. at the Women's World Amateur in Germany.

Redshirt (1999-2000): Due to the experience and depth of the National Champion Wildcats, redshirted the season.

Freshman (1998-99): Played in just two tournaments as a freshman... Competed in the Bama Fall Preview and placed 88th... Shot a 28-over-par 170... In the spring, played as a individual in the Arizona Invitational in Tucson and finished 76th... Shot a 236 with rounds of 79-78-79.

High School: Graduated from Charleston High School in Charleston, Ill... Lettered four years in golf for coach Stan Adkins... Was the captain and played in the No. 1 position... Was an all-state and all-conference performer... Named Athlete of the Week for her school as well... An American Junior Golf Association All-American in 1998.

Personal: Laura Myerscough... Born March 21, 1980, in Charleston, Ill... Daughter of Jerry and Carol Myerscough... Parents graduated from Eastern Illinois and are restauranteurs... Has a brother, Matthew and a sister, Amy... Father played football in college... Hobbies include golf, shopping, tennis, running, going to the movies, hanging out and basketball.

					Top	Low	Low
Season	Tourn.	Rnds.	Strokes	Avg.	10/25	Rnd.	Tourn.
1998-99	2	5	406	81.2	0/0	78	236

Tourn. in 1998-99	Rnds.	Score	Place	Avg.	Rnd.
Bama Fall Preview	2	170	88th	85.00	83
Arizona Invitational	3	236	76th	78.66	78