News & ToursSeptember 4, 2006

College preview 2006-07: SEC

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__2006-07 outlook

Predicted champion:Georgia

Predicted player of the year: Luke List, Vanderbilt

NCAA Regional bound: Georgia, Kentucky, Florida, Alabama, Auburn, Tennessse, Vanderbilt, South Carolina

2005-06 Accolades

Player of the year: Chris Kirk, Georgia

Freshman of the year: Brian Harman, Georgia

Coach of the year: Chris Haack, Georgia

SEC medalist: Brett Stegmaier, Florida

All-SEC First team:__

Matt Every, Florida

Billy Horschel, Florida*

Brett Stegmaier, Florida

Brian Harman, Georgia*

Chris Kirk, Georgia*

Brendon Todd, Georgia*

Eirik Johansen, South Carolina

Luke List, Vanderbilt*

  • returns in 2006-07__

2006-07 RANKING

  1. GEORGIA

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NCAAs: 6th       SEC:  Win

Events: 13

Wins: 6 (NCAA Preview, Isleworth, Hooters Match Play, Puerto Rico, SEC, Linger Longer)

Top five: 11

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Kevin Kisner, Richard Scott)

Returning players:__

Michael Green, Soph.—74.44 SA; 1 top-10 in 6 starts

Brian Harman, Soph.—72.38 SA; 5 top-10s in 11 starts; co-win at NCAA Preview

Chris Kirk, Sr.—70.9 SA; 7 top-5s, 9 top-10s in 13 starts; Win at Puerto Rico

Adam Mitchell, Soph.—74.0 SA; 4 starts

Brendon Todd, Sr.—73.11 SA; 3 top-5s in 9 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Rob Bennett, Augusta, Ga.

Tal Everett, Sea Island, Ga.

Jefferson Knox, Augusta, Ga.

Hudson Swafford, Tallahassee, Fla.

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  1. KENTUCKY

__[#image: /photos/55ad7019b01eefe207f66a7b]|||Kentucky_logo_1|||Coach: Brian Craig, sixth year

NCAAs:5th        SEC: __ 4th

Events: 13        Wins: 1 (Courtyard by Marriott Intercollegiate)

Top five: 6

Seniors/starters lost: 1 (Matt Kohn)

First event: Topy Cup, Fukushima, Japan, Sept. 6-7

Returning players:__

Cale Barr, Sr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Brad Doster, Jr.—73.3 SA; 2 top-5s, 4 top-10s in 12 starts

Mark Erlewine Jr., Sr.—78.3 SA; 1 start

Ben Fuqua, Soph.—74.66 SA; 1 start

Todd Obergoenner, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Andrew Stephens, Sr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Tyler Wilson, Sr.—75.1 SA; 10 starts

Andy Winings, Soph.—73.81 SA; 1 top-5, 4 top-10s in 12 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Brian Belden, Emmaus, Pa.

Jordan Blann, Bowling Green, Ky.

Derek Oldham, Lexington, Ky.

Alex Volpenhein, Edgewood, Ky.

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  1. FLORIDA

__[#image: /photos/55ad7019b01eefe207f66a7e]|||Florida_gator_logo_2|||Coach: Buddy Alexander, 20th year

__NCAAs:2nd        SEC:  2nd

Events: 13        Wins: __4 (Inverness, Gary Koch, Gator Invite, West Regional) __

Top five: 11

Seniors/starters lost: 4 (Ryan Cochran, Matt Every, Brett Stegmaier, James Vargas)

First event:__ Inverness Invitational, Toledo, Ohio, Sept. 11-12__

Returning players:__

Ben Hartman, Sr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Billy Horschel, Soph.—72.05 SA; 1 win, 9 top-10s in 12 starts; Co-win at West Regional

Jessie Mudd, Jr.—77.11 SA; 3 starts

Toby Ragland, Soph.—73.85 SA; 1 top-5 in 11 starts

Tyler Rucarean, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Will Strickler, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Manuel Villegas, Jr.—76.67 SA; 5 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Tyson Alexander, Gainesville, Fla.

Andres Echavarria, Colombia

Jude Eustaquio, Lake Worth, Fla.

Tim McKenny, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Robbie Wight, Palm Beach, Fla.

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  1. ALABAMA

Coach: Jay Seawell, fifth year

NCAAs: DNP      SEC:  3rd

Events: 12       Wins: 0

Top five: 7

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Dwight Rogers, Lance Walker)

First event:__ Carpet Capital Collegiate, Dalton, Ga., Sept. 15-17__

Returning players:__

Max Alverio, Jr.—74.78 SA; 3 starts

Mark Harrell, Jr.—72.72 SA; 12 starts

Matt Hughes, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Matthew Swan, Soph.—72.67 SA; 12 starts

Joseph Sykora, Jr.—74.92 SA; 8 starts

Gator Todd, Jr.—73.12 SA; 11 starts

Stewart Whitt, Jr.—74.43 SA; 7 starts

Incoming freshmen/transfer:

Thomas Hagler, Ringgold, Ga. (transfer from Augusta State)

Thomas Hugghins, Ponte Vedra, Fla.

Ben Moody, Tuscaloosa, Ala. (transfer from Troy)

Ole Olsen, Norway (transfer from Norwegian College)

Michael Thompson, Tucson (transfer from Tulane)

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  1. AUBURN

Coach: Mike Griffin, 23rd year

NCAAs: MC        SEC:  5th

Events: 12        Wins: 1 (Billy Hitchcock)

Top five: 5

Seniors/starters lost: 1 (Stuart Moore)

First event: Carpet Capital Collegiate, Dalton, Ga., Sept. 15-17

Returning players:__

Steve Groover, Jr.—74.42 SA; 1 top-10 in 4 starts

Patton Kizzire, Jr.—74.25 SA; 8 starts

Andrew Medley, Sr.—73.3 SA; 1 top-5 in 9 starts

Cole Moreland, R-Fresh.—Did not play in 2005-06

Jay Moseley, Jr.—74.0 SA; 1 top-5 in 11 starts

Glenn Northcutt, Soph.—73.3 SA; 3 top-10s in 11 starts

Keith White, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Incoming freshmen/transfers:

Jamie Bowen, Dawsonville, Ga. (Transfer from Central Alabama CC)

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  1. TENNESSEE

Coach: Jim Kelson, ninth year

NCAAs: MC        SEC:  9th

Events: 11        Wins: 1 (Coca-Cola ToC)

Top five: 2

Seniors/starters lost: 1 (Lloyd Campbell)

First event:__ Carpet Capital Collegiate, Dalton, Ga., Sept. 15-17__

Returning players:__

James Brannen, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

John Brannen, Sr.—81.67 SA; 1 start

Charles Ford, Jr.—74.78 SA; 7 starts

Jonathan Mount, Jr.—72.48 SA; 3 top-10s in 11 starts; Co-win at Shoal Creek

Chris Paisley, Soph.—74.22 SA; 1 top-10 in 7 starts

Philip Pettitt, Jr.—73.42 SA; 1 top-10 in 8 starts; Co-win at Coca-Cola ToC

Ben Spickard, Jr.—74.4 SA; 1 top-10 in 11 starts

Tino Weiss, Sr.—75.08 SA; 6 starts

Incoming freshmen:

David Holmes, Knoxville, Tenn.

Cameron Lawrence, Brentwood, Tenn.

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  1. SOUTH CAROLINA

Coach:__ Puggy Blackmon, 12th year__

NCAAs: MC        SEC:  8th

Events: 13        Wins: __1 (Bank of Tennessee)     __

Top five: 4

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Eirik Johansen, Robert Svensson)

First event: Topy Cup, Fukushima, Japan, Sept. 6-7

Returning players:__

Mark Anderson, Jr.—75.13 SA; 1 top-10 in 13 starts

Patrick Cunning, Soph.—74.71 SA; 7 starts

Baker Elmore, Soph.—76.5 SA; 2 starts

Florian Fritsch, Soph.—73.25 SA; 3 top-10s in 12 starts

David Kite, Jr.—80.67 SA; 1 start

Allen Koon, Soph.—75.53 SA; 10 starts

Mark Silvers, Soph.—75.78 SA; 3 starts

Warren Thomas, Jr.—76.67 SA; 1 top-10 in 5 starts

Incoming freshmen:

George Bryan IV, Chapin, S.C.

Patrick Rada, Anderson, S.C.

Paul Woodbury, Lake City, S.C.

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  1. VANDERBILT

Coach: Tom Shaw, first year

NCAAs: DNP        SEC:  10th

Events: 10          Wins: 0

Top five: 1

Seniors/starters lost:__ 1 (Will Armstrong)__

First event: Topy Cup, Fukushima, Japan, Sept. 6-7

Returning players:__

Jon Curran, Soph.—73.2 SA; 2 top-10s in 10 starts

John Ebert, Jr.—77.56 SA; 6 starts

Dos Goldsmith, Sr.—75.83 SA; 8 start

Brett Lange, Jr.—78.67 SA; 7 starts

Luke List, Sr.—72.19 SA; 5 top-10s in 12 starts; win at Mason Rudolph

Tyler Matthews, Soph.—77.14 SA; 7 starts____

Billy Whalen, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Incoming freshmen:

Hudson Johnson, Longview, Texas

Chris Rockwell, Owings Mills, Md.

Craig Tallent, Haverford, Pa.

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  1. LSU

Coach: Chuck Winstead, second year

NCAAs: DNP        SEC: __ 6th__

Events: 11       Wins: __1 (Shoal Creek Intercollegiate)

__Top five:3

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Andrew Lanahan, Aaron Smith)

First event: Shoal Creek Intercollegiate, Birmingham, Ala., Sept. 25-26

Returning players:__

Jarrod Barsamian, Soph.—76.0 SA; 5 starts

Brian Leveille, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Brian Noonan, Jr.—75.8 SA; 9 starts

Garrett Runion, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Brent Struthers, Jr.—76.3 SA; 8 starts

Beck Troutman, Jr.—73.8 SA; 3 top-5s in 11 starts

Chris Wells, Sr.—73.7 SA; 1 top-10 in 9 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Brent Blaum, Coral Gables, Fla.

Thomas Galloway, Covington, La.

Bryant Lach, The Woodlands, Texas

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  1. ARKANSAS

Coach: Brad McMakin, first year

NCAAs: DNP        SEC:  7th

Events: 11          Wins: 0

Top five: 2

Seniors/starters lost: 4 (Matt Bortis, Josh Farrell, Jordan Payne, Eric Shriver)

First event: Del Walker Intercollegiate, Long Beach, Calif., Sept. 14-15

Returning players:__

Hunter Buwick, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Scotty Campbell, Jr.—74.7 SA; 9 starts

Andrew Carroll, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Stephen Cox, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Drew Eibner, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Beau Glover, Sr.—74.5 SA; 8 starts

Barrett Lais, Soph.—73.3 SA; 1 start

Allen McFerran, Jr.—74.7 SA; 1 start

Will Osborne, Jr.—77.0 SA; 2 starts

Dalton Owens, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Jason Turner, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Incoming freshman:

Federico Colombo

Jason Cuthbertson (transfer from Southern Mississippi)

Andrew Landry (transfer from Lamar)

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  1. MISSISSIPPI

Coach: Ernest Ross, third year

NCAAs: 5th        SEC:  12th

Events: 10         Wins: 2 (Squire Creek, South Alabama)

Top five: 4

Seniors/starters lost: __1 (Derek Abel, Adam Swope)

__First event:Scenic City Intercollegiate, Chattanooga, Tenn., Sept. 11-12

Returning players (Stats not available on website):__

Brice Bailey, Sr.

Larry Blatt, Soph.

Clark Brewer, Soph.

Kyle Ellis, Sr.

Jamie Howarth, Jr.

Callum Macaulay, Sr.

David Marino, Jr.

Hugh Muse, Soph.

Will Roebuck, Soph.

Chris Rogers, Sr.

Incoming players:

Toby Sidabras, Indiatlatic, Fla.

Stefan Strandlund, Sweden

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  1. MISSISSIPPI STATE

Coach: Clay Homan, fourth year

NCAAs: DNP        SEC:  11th

Events: 11          Wins: 0

Top five: 4

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Jared Jimenez, Michael Knight)

First event: Topy Cup, Fukushima, Japan, Sept. 6-7

Returning players:__

Matt Fast, Soph.—75.59 SA: 7 starts

Noah Goldman, Soph.—74.0 SA; 3 top-10s in 10 starts

Greg Huxman, Sr.—74.0 SA; 1 top-10 in 2 starts

Jake Lambert, Sr.—76.56 SA; 3 starts

Brian Mason, Soph.—77.66 SA; 2 starts

Josh Oiler, Sr.—75.71 SA; 1 top-10 in 10 starts

Carols Sainz Jr., Soph.—73.76 SA: 2 top-10s in 11 starts

Logan Young, Soph.—74.93 SA; 2 top-10s in 9 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Not available on website

SEC—WOMEN

__2006-07 outlook

Predicted champion:__ Georgia

Predicted player of the year: Taylor Leon, Georgia

NCAA Regional bound: Georgia, Florida, Vanderbilt, Auburn, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, LSU, South Carolina

__2005-06 Accolades

Player of the year:__ Maria Martinez, Auburn

Freshman of the year: Taylor Leon, Georgia

Coach of the year: Judi Pavon, Tennessee

SEC medalist: Maria Martinez, Auburn

All-SEC First team:

Jenny Suh, Alabama*

Maria Martinez, Auburn

Stacy Lewis, Arkansas*

Amanda McCurdy, Arkansas

Taylor Leon, Georgia*

Whitney Wade, Georgia*

Marci Turner, Tennessee*

Jacqui Concolino, Vanderbilt*

  • returns in 2006-07

__2006-07 RANKING

  1. GEORGIA

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NCAAs: T-6       SEC:  3rd

Events: 11        Wins: 3 (Mercedes-Benz, Liz Murphey, Bryan National)

Top five: 9

Seniors/starters lost: 3 (Jackie Beers, Kelly Froelich, Lisa Tyler)

__First event:__Cougar Fall Classic, Hanahan, S.C., Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Sarah Donald, Jr.—81.0 SA; 1 start

Mallory Hetzel, Soph.—74.5 SA; 3 top-10s in 11 starts

Alina Lee, Soph.—75.5 SA; 11 starts

Taylor Leon, Soph.—73.24 SA; 4 top-5s, 7 top-10s in 11 starts; Win at Bryan National

Whitney Wade, Sr.—73.71 SA; 5 top-10s in 11 starts

Incoming freshmen/transfers:

Carolina Andrade, Cadiz, Spain

Garrett Phillips, transfer from Augusta State (74.68 SA; 4 top-5s in 10 starts)

Vicki Yi, Athens, Ga.

__2. FLORIDA

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NCAAs: T-6      SEC:  2nd

Events: 13        Wins: 3 (Ky. Lady Wildcat, Lady Puerto Rico, Lady Gator)

Top five: 6

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Camila Gonzalez, Tarah McNaughton)

First event: Mason Rudolph Championship, Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 15-17

Returning players:

Mallory Blackwelder, Soph.—75.92 SA; 3 top-10s in 13 starts; Won Ky. Lady Wildcat

Tiffany Chudy, Jr.—75.84 SA; 2 top-10s in 11 starts

Sandra Gal, Jr.—74.27 SA; 3 top-5s, 6 top-10s in 13 starts; Won Lady Gator

Ornella Jouven, Jr.—76.09 SA; 1 top-5 in 12 starts

C.J. Kim, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Whitney Myers, Jr.—76.03 SA; 2 top-10s in 12 starts

Brittany Nelson, Soph.—76.25 SA; 4 starts

Eleanor Tucker, Jr.—79.08 SA; 4 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Kelly Hurst, Melbourne, Fla.

Nicole Schachner, Libertyville, Ill.

__3. VANDERBILT

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Coach: Martha Freitag, seventh year

NCAAs: DNP     SEC:  4th

Events: 10        Wins: 0

Top five: 4

Seniors/starters lost: 0

First event: Mason Rudolph Championship, Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 15-17

Returning players (stroke average includes one round in Vandy Triangular):

Julie Bartholomew, Jr.—79.77 SA; 4 starts

Chris Brady, Sr.—73.81 SA: 4 top-10s in 10 starts

Jacqui Concolino, Soph.—73.1 SA; 6 top-10s in 10 starts; Wins at Az. Wildcat, LSU Classic

Liebelei Lawrence, Jr.—75.76 SA; 2 top-10s in 8 starts

Amber Lundskog, Soph.—78.48 SA; 8 starts

Helen Richards, Jr.—82.29 SA; 2 starts

Kristen Svicarovich, Sr.—76.27 SA; 10 starts

Incoming freshman:

Brooke Goodwin, Fuquay-Varina, N.C.

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  1. AUBURN

Coach:__ Kim Evans, 13th year

NCAAs: 12th      SEC: Win

Events: 12    __    Wins:__ 5 (Auburn Derby Invite, LSU Invite, Lady Gamecock, SEC, Lady Buckeye)

Top five: 10

Seniors/starters lost: 1 (Maria Martinez)

First event: NCAA Fall Preview, Daytona Beach, Fla., Sept. 22-23

Returning players (averages prior to NCAAs):

Betsy Boyd, Sr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Nicole Hage, Sr.—73.7 SA; 5 top-10s in 12 starts

Jessica Lovell, Sr.—75.24 SA; 12 starts

Mariana Macias, Soph.—78.0 SA: 3 starts

Marisa Milligan, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Abigale Schepperle, Jr.—75.64 SA; 2 top-10s in 12 starts

Margaret Shirley, Jr.—74.67 SA; 3 top-10s in 12 starts

Incoming players:

Lauren Hawkins, Gretna, Neb.

Candace Schepperle, Hoover, Ala.

__5. TENNESSEE

Coach:__ Judi Pavon, seventh year

NCAAs: T-13     SEC:  2nd

Events: 11        Wins: 3 (Cougar Classic, Dr. Donnis Thompson, East Regional)

Top five: 8

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Golda Johansson, Violeta Retamoza)

First event: Cougar Fall Classic, Hanahan, S.C., Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Holly Cantwell, Sr.—77.2 SA; 11 starts

Jennifer Davis, Jr.—80.7 SA; 5 starts

Nicole Smith, Soph.—74.8 SA; 2 top-5s in 11 starts

Marci Turner, Jr.—73.5 SA; 6 top-5s in 11 starts

Incoming players:

Ginny Brown, Austin, Texas

Diane Cantu, Mexico

Leah Hagedorn

Rachel Ingram

Angela Oh, Maple Shade, N.J.

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  1. ARKANSAS

Coach:__ Kelley Hester, fifth year

NCAAs: 10th      SEC:  5th

Events: 12        Wins: 1 (Tyson/Embassy Suites Invite)

Top five: 6

Seniors/starters lost: 4 (Lindsey Hinshaw, Courtney Mahon, Amanda McCurdy, Sarah Trew)

First event: Mason Rudolph Championship, Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 15-17

Returning players:

Stacy Lewis, Jr.—74.32 SA; 3 top-5s, 5 top-10s in 11 starts

Ashley Medders, Jr.—76.67 SA; 1 top-10 in 9 starts; Win at Tyson/Embassy Suites Invite

Lucy Nunn, Soph.—78.42 SA; 4 starts

Whitney Sylvan, Jr.—82.0 Sa; 1 start

Tanica van As, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Incoming freshmen:

Tiffany Phelps, McKinney, Texas

Corinna Rees, Pebble Beach, Calif.

Alexandrea Schulte, Broken Arrow, Okla.

__7. ALABAMA

Coach:__ Mic Potter, second year

NCAAs: 24th     SEC:  9th

__Events:__11        Wins: 1 (UA-Ann Rhoads)

Top five: 4

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Audrey Gale, Carina Sorensen)

First event: Cougar Fall Classic, Hanahan, S.C., Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Lisa Andrezejewski, Jr.—90.2 SA; 2 start

Laura Goodwin, Soph.—79.00 SA; 11 starts

Amy Middleton, Jr.—77.67 SA; 1 start

Sarah Sturm, Jr.—77.71 SA; 1 top-10 in 11 starts

Jenny Suh, Sr.—73.44 SA; 9 top-10s in 11 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Helena Blomberg, Sweden

Rhea Nair, Dubai

Kelly VanDenburg

__8. LSU

Coach:__ Karen Bahnsen, 23rd year

NCAAs: 23rd      SEC:  7th

Events: 12        Wins: 0

Top five: 4

Seniors/starters lost: 1 (Vicky Meyer)

First event: Cougar Fall Classic, Hanahan, S.C., Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Melissa Eaton, Sr.—75.0 SA; 3 top-5s in 12 starts

Nicola Eaton, Sr.—77.8 SA; 4 starts

Heather Hoffman, Soph.—88.3 SA; 1 start

Rebecca Kuhn, Jr.—76.2 SA; 1 top-10s in 11 starts

Caroline Martens, Soph.—76.1 SA; 3 top-10s in 9 starts

Kim Meck, Jr.—76.5 SA; 1 top-10 in 11 starts

Alexis Rather, Jr.—76.2 SA; 1 top-10 in 11 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Not available

__9. SOUTH CAROLINA

Coach:__ Kristi Coggins, 13th year

NCAAs: DNP      SEC:  8th

Events: 10        Wins: 1 (ACC/SEC Challenge)

Top five: 1

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Erica Battle, Laura McCaslin)

First event: Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Intercollegiate, Albuquerque, Sept. 26-27

Returning players:

Camila Mori, Jr.—77.72 SA; 6 starts

Jenna Pearson, Sr.—76.17 SA; 2 top-10s in 10 starts

Laura Raffo, Jr.—76.04 SA; 8 starts

Whitney Simons, Jr.—75.9 SA; 2 top-10s in 10 starts

Meredith Taylor, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Blythe Worley, Jr.—76.76 SA; 6 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Taylor Barrett, York, S.C.

Arliss Hoy, San Antonio

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  1. KENTUCKY

Coach:__ Stephanie Barker, seventh year

NCAAs: DNP      SEC:  11th

Events: 11        Wins: 1 (Lady Seahawk Invitational)

Top five: 5

Seniors/starters lost: 4 (Laura Clemmons, Erin Faulkner, Chapin Hoskins, Ali Kicklighter)

First event: Cougar Fall Classic, Hanahan, S.C., Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Emily Culbertson, Sr.—80.22 SA; 3 starts

Elizabeth Dotson, Jr.—77.48 SA; 1 top-10 in 10 starts

Beth Felts, Jr.—78.03 SA; 3 top-10s in 11 starts

Katie Johnson, Sr.—79.03 SA; 10 starts

Marissa Muir, Sr.—82.48 SA; 7 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Krista Burton, Russell Springs, Ky.

Emma Sheffield, Newark, England

Jessica Smith, Louisville

Erica Still, Waycross, Ga.

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  1. MISSISSIPPI

Coach: __Meghan Bolger, sixth year

NCAAs: DNP      SEC:  12th

Events: 10        Wins: 0

Top five: 0

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Dori Carter, Katie Davidson)

First event: Jeannie McHaney Invitational, Lubbuck, Texas, Sept. 18-19

Returning players:

Laura Evans, Soph.—78.92 SA; 9 starts

J.J. Flynn, Soph.—81.55 SA; 4 starts

Rachel Ingram, Soph.—80.56 SA; 9 starts

Megan Johnson, Jr.—89.0 SA; 1 start

Sarah Kate Cousart, Sr.—80.04 SA; 8 starts

Tasi Worsham, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Incoming freshmen:

Not available on website

__12. MISSISSIPPI STATE

Coach:__ Christi Sanders, 20th year

NCAAs: DNP       SEC: 10th

Events: 10        Wins: 0

Top five: 5

__Seniors/starters lost:__4 (Stephanie Godare, Ashleigh Korzack, Marli Mikulkecky, Jillian Jones)

First event: Cougar Fall Classic, Hanahan, S.C., Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Julia Huh, Jr.—78.79 SA; 10 starts

Amanda Mathis, Sr.—74.20 SA; 6 top-10s in 10 starts

Emily Parker, Jr.—80.33 SA; 1 start

Leigh Phillips, Soph.83.4 SA; 5 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Jillian Jones, Crossville, Tenn.

Gina Sharp, Helena, Ark

Suzanne Stanley, Decatur, Ala.

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