Sixth-straight year the Gamecocks have posted the most freshman on the list
Schmelzel ties second-lowest 54-hole total for a freshman in school history
Schmelzel four strokes off the lead in a tie for fifth
Carolina has four golfers positioned in the top 20
Carolina tee times begin at 9:50 a.m. in Greensboro, N.C.
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Did not compete.
Played in five tournaments, including two as an individual...Posted a scoring average of 76.92...Best finish of the season was a tie for 36th showing at the UCF Challenge with rounds of 75-76-73=224 (+8)...Final-round 73 at the UCF Challenge was a season low...Qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship in June and narrowly missed making the cut for the match play portion of the event...Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to South Carolina
Had a stellar career at Ware Shoals High School in Ware Shoals, S.C. ...A six-time South Carolina Coaches Association for Women's Sports Class 1A Player of the Year...Competed in the 2010 U.S. Junior Girls' Championship...Claimed the 2010 and 2011 South Carolina Junior Golf Association Jimmy Self Invitational...Winner of the 2011 Carolina Golf Association Vicki DiSantis Junior Girls' Championship...Also a standout in the classroom, being named Valedictorian, a honor student and a South Carolina Junior Scholar.
Full name is Chelsey Laine Couch...Born Oct. 23, 1993...Parents are Chuck and Sharon Couch.
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