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Sarah Schmelzel
Sarah Schmelzel


Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Xavier Prep


Gamecock Women's Golf Set for SEC Championship

Carolina tees off at 9:40 a.m. CT in Birmingham, Ala.


Gamecock Spotlight: Sarah Schmelzel


South Carolina Leads 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Sixth-straight year the Gamecocks have posted the most freshman on the list


South Carolina Athletics Holds 2013 Gamecock Gala

Student-athletes celebrate end of the 2012-13 academic year with awards ceremony and dinner.


Gamecocks Climb to Third-Place Finish at SEC Championship

Dreher, Schmelzel finish in top 10 to lead the way


Women's Golf at the 2014 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Women's Golf at the 2014 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate


NCAA Women's Golf Championship - First Round

The Gamecocks in the first round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championship at the UGA Golf Course in Athens, Ga.


NCAA West Regional - Round 1

NCAA West Regional - Round 1 - Stanford Golf Course at Stanford, Calif.

  • 2013 SEC All-Freshman Team
  • 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Schmelzel's Career Bests
18-hole score 70
54-hole score 215
Tournament finish 3rd
Top 10 finishes 2
Top 20 finishes 3
SEC All-Freshman Team selection...Proved to be one of the Gamecocks' top golfers...Led the team and ranked 22nd in the SEC with a scoring average of 74.78, which is the lowest average by a freshman in school history and is the 10th-best single-season average in program history...Tied for the team lead with three top-20 finishes...Recorded first career top-20 finish with a tie for 20th showing at the NCAA Fall Preview with rounds of 75-71-74=220 (+4)...Best finish of the season was a third-place finish at the Bryan National Collegiate with rounds of 71-73-71=215 (-1) that earned her SEC Freshman of the Week honors...Helped lead the Gamecocks to a third-place finish at the SEC Championship by finishing in a tie for eighth with rounds of 76-76-76=228 (+12)...Finished in a tie for 33rd at the NCAA West Regional with a total of 222 (+9) to help South Carolina finish fourth and secure the program's fourth-straight NCAA Championship berth...Tied for 73rd at the NCAA Championship with rounds of 76-80-70-79=305 (+17)...Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to South Carolina
Standout at Xavier Prep in Phoenix, Ariz. ...Highly ranked in both the National Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings and the Golfweek junior rankings...Won medalist honors at the 2011 Arizona State High School Championship...Led Xavier Prep to its third team state title in four years...Carded rounds of 71-66 at the state championship to tie the Arizona state high school record with Amanda Blumenhurst, who was a three-time national collegiate player of the year at Duke...Won the Junior Golf Association Bass Pro Shops/Payne Stewart Championship by 12 strokes with rounds of 69-71-70.

Full name is Sarah Hawley Schmelzel...Born May 12, 1994...Parents are Dennis and Amy Schmelzel.

Schmelzel's Career Stats
Year Tourn. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 18 Best Finish
2012-13 11 32 2,393 74.78 70 3rd
Career 11 32 2,393 74.78 70 3rd

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