White Named B1G Women's Golfer of the Week
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In the Spotlight: Emily White
Freshman (2014-15) ... U-M's Leader & Best Academic Award ... Played in nine tournaments, with eight starts ... played in three fall and all six spring events ... Posted a career-best tie for 28th in the stroke play qualifier of the East & West Match Play Championship (Sept. 20-22) ... Competed in first Big Ten Championships (April 24-26), tying for 50th at 230 (85-72-73) ... Helped U-M to a fifth-place team finish with a U-M Big Ten Tournament record 882 team total, which was 1the best finish since 2008 and the ninth top-five finish in U-M history ... Helped U-M post the second lowest team total (287) in U-M history in the second round of the Hurricane Invitational (March 2-4) ... Went 1-1 in match play at the East & West Match Play Championship ... Went 2-2 in match play at the SDSU Farms Invitational (March 23-25) ... Ended first season averaging 77.91 strokes per round ... Shot 13 of 23 rounds below 80, with six at-or-below 75 ... Shot a career-best 72 in the second round of the Big Ten Championships ... Averaged 233.86 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a career-best 36-hole tournament total of 155 (78-77) at the East & West Match Play Championship ... Tallied a career-best 54-hole tournament total of 226 (75-74-77) at the Hurricane Invitational.
Prep Career ... Saline High School (2014) ... Coached by Betsy French ... Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association (MIGCA) Super Team (2013) ... Two-time MIGCA All-State Division I (2011, '12) ... Helped Saline to four straight MHSAA Division 1 State Final appearances ... Helped Saline to the 2010 MHSSA Division I State title, tying for 12th individually (83-82/165) ... Led Saline to a fourth place team finish (2011), seventh (2012) and eighth (2013) ... Finished third at 2013 Division I State Finals (81-76/157), fifth in 2011 (81-84/165) and tied for sixth in 2012 (81-76/157) ... Posted four straight top-five finishes at the Regional final, winning the 2010 and 2013 individual titles ... Closed as the medalist runner-up in 2012 and tied for fifth in 2011 ... Junior Golf: 2014 WWGA Junior Championship stroke play medalist, semifinalist in match play ... 2014 Merion Miley Trophy winner for lowest combined qualifying scores from the 2014 WWGA Amateur (72-79/151) and Junior (78-75/153) tournaments.
Personal ... Given name is Emily Ann White ... Born on August 15, 1996 in Sandusky, Ohio ... Daughter of Amy and Scott White ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Right-Handed ... Former softball player.
What's in White's Bag? ... Driver: Titleist 910 ... Woods: Adams Super S, Cleveland Hybrids ... Irons: Callaway X-Hot Pro ... Wedges: Callaway Mack Daddy 2 ... Putter: Bettinardi ... Ball: Titleist Pro-V1x ... Glove: Titleist ... Favorite Club: 9-iron ... Favorite Course: University of Michigan Golf Course ... Best Career Round (Course, City): 72 (Lancaster C.C., Lancaster, Pa.) ... Superstitions: Before every round I write "Wind, Pin, Hill" in sharpie on my arm to remind myself to check the wind, pin placements and elevation change on very shot. I also write the number of the ball I am playing. Everything is written in the color of the markings on my ball for the day.