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Joni Gossett
Sophomore

Germantown, Tenn.

St. Mary's Episcopal School


2001-2002 Season
* Academic All-American selected by the National Golf Coaches Association
* Competed in 11 tournaments compiling a 78.7 stroke average in 34 rounds
* Best finish was a tie for 14th place at the Mason Rudolph Championship
(75-73-76=224) which was also her best score at eight-over-par.

Amateur
* Won the 2001 Illinois Collegian State Championship in a playoff after a
54-hole total of 239
* Claimed the Pennsylvania Collegian State Championship in July, shooting
234 over three rounds
* Played with fellow frosh Veronica Yatco on the 7th place squad in the
Justin Leonard Jr. Team Championship in June
* Posted a first-round 69 in the Bubba Conlee National Junior, winding up
third in the tourney
* Tied for fifth in the 2002 Tennessee State Open with a 147
* Tied for 16th at the 2001 Tennessee State Women's Open with a 155
* Sixth in AJGA TaylorMade Adidas Golf Junior at Whispering Pines shooting
151


High School
* Named All-State, All-Region and All-District in 1997, 1998 and 2000
* Honored by TACA as Division 2 Sectional Player of the Year in 1997 and
1998
* Best of Prep finalist three years, winning the award in 1998
* Shot a 226 at an AJGA tournament in Carmel, Ind., in July 2000, placing
second
* Member of the National Honor Society, and Spanish Club.

Personal
* Born June 28, 1982
* Planned major is Human and Organizational Development
* Brother David, a two-time All-American at Texas, won the 1999 U.S.
Amateur Championship at Pebble Beach and is a PGA Tour winner
* Caddied for David at the 2002 New York Buick Open where he finished tied
for second
* Shot a hole-in-one on number 11 at TPC Southwind
* Schooled for two semesters at St. Stephens Episcopal in Bradenton, Fla.
while attending the Ledbetter Golf Academy
* Only member of her family to have been born and raised in Tennessee
* Played the harp for three years.

Joni's Picks
TV Show: ER
Movie: Braveheart
Book: To Kill a Mockingbird
Music Group: Rebecca St. James
City: Scottsdale, AZ
Athlete: Lance Armstrong
Pro Sports Team: Team USA
Women's Golfer: Juli Inkster
Course: Tehama Golf Club, Monterey CA
Tournament Played: USGA Junior Girls
Championship
Professional Tournament: The Masters

Gossett's Season-By-Season Statistics
  Rounds Strokes Stroke Average
2001-02 34 2,676 78.7
Career 34 2,676 78.7

 
2001-02 Tournament Finish Scores Par
Mason Rudolph T14 75-73-76=224 +8
FST Tar Heel T50 79-87-82=242 +26
Stanford T34 72-79-74=225 +9
Furman T74 82-78-81=241 +25
Lady Gator T74 80-84-87=251 +41
Lady Gamecock 50 75-84-79=238 +22
Betsy Rawls 48 85-81-81=247 +34
LSU/Cleveland 18 76-79-75=230 +14
SEC Championship 32 80-76-74=230 +14
NCAA Regionals T66 78-73-78=229 +13
NCAA Championships 117 81-79-81-78=319 +31

 





 








 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
                   
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