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Adrienne Gautreaux
Adrienne Gautreaux

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mabank, Texas

High School:
Mabank

Height:
5-3

Experience:
3VL

Major:
Psychology

2002-03: Competed in all 11 tournaments for South Carolina and finished third on the team in stroke average (76.50) ... Recorded one top 10 finish and five top five outings ... Season-best finish was an eighth-place outing at the Lady Boilermaker Invitational in which she entered as an individual ... Also recorded a 14th place finish at the Liz Murphey Classic last April ... Had one round under par (70; Lady Paladin Invitational) and one par 72 round (NCAA East Regional) during her junior year ... Shot a nine-over-par 225 in the NCAA East Regionals to finish tied for 40th place ... Carded a 310 (+22) in the four rounds of the NCAA Championship to come in tied for 61st. ... Two rounds at par or below during her junior season.

2001-02 : Appeared in all 11 tournaments and finished second on the team with a stroke average of 76.35 ... Had seven top 20, four top 10, and two top Five finishes to rank second on the team in each category ... All-SEC Second Team honoree ... Named to the All-Region team after firing a low round of 69 in the NCAA East Regional and finishing as the Lady Gamecocks' top golfer in ninth place ... Best finish was fourth at the Dodge ACC/SEC Shootout, where she fired a four-over par 220 ... Also finished tied for eighth place at home in the Lady Gamecock Classic (222) and tied for fifth place at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic (221) ... Second on team with five rounds at or below par.

PRIOR TO USC: Attended Trinity Valley Community College in 2000-01 after spending the 1999-00 season at Sam Houston State University ... Was SHSU's Player of the Year as a freshman with a stroke average of 78.7 ... Had three top 10 finishes, including the title of the Sam Houston State Invitational ... Also participated in cross-country ... Named to the SHSU Honor Society and the President's List at TVCC.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Coach Larry Flowers at Mabank High School where she was a four-time MVP on the golf team ... Had a 78.00 stroke average her senior season with 10 top ten finishes and averaged a 79.00 her junior season with 10 top ten finishes ... Also played basketball, tennis, ran track in addition to serving on student council, editing the school newspaper and being selected for the Beta Club Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born July 5, 1981 ... Full name is Adrienne Nicole Gautreaux ... Family includes father, Clayton and stepmother, Lori; brothers Andrew and Raleigh; sister Emily; grandparents Martha & Bill Brock ... Selected as the 2003-04 team captain ... Graduated in the spring of 2003 with a degree in psychology ... Now in graduate school at USC and working towards a master's degree in hotel, restaurant and tourism management ... A two-time All-SEC Academic Honor Roll nominee ... Worked on her mental game and her swing plane over the summer while representing the United States at the 2003 NCAA All-Star Golf Team in its tour of the Orient ... Payne Stewart was the golfer she admired growing up and now enjoys watching Ernie Els ... Hopes to play on the LPGA Tour after college ... Obtained her nickname as "A-Bomb" courtesy of her Gamecock teammates ... Holds a 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do after obtaining her first black belt at the age of 13 ... Favorite food is sushi and favorite dessert is Baskin Robbins' Daiquiri Ice Sherbert ... Believes in the saying that "What doesn't kill you only makes you stronger" ... Favorite memory, so far, as a Gamecock was winning the 2002 SEC Championship ... Favorite golf course is Augusta National ... Goals for her senior year include helping the team win another SEC title and a National Championship while preparing her game for LPGA competition

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