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Mariah Hopkins

Mariah  Hopkins


Greensboro, N.C.

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Golf Opens 2016-17 Schedules at Golfweek Program Challenge

Both the men’s and women’s teams in action beginning Sunday


Catamount Women’s Golf Has Three WGCA All-American Scholars

Hopkins, Galloway and Caldwell each recognized by coaches’ association


Mitchell, Caldwell Lead Women's Golf to Sixth at SoCon Championship

Kim Mitchell and Maddi Caldwell both finished tied for 20th


Western Carolina Tied for Sixth at SoCon Women's Golf Championship

Freshman Maddi Caldwell tied for 13th to lead the Catamounts


Catamount Women's Golf Heads to 2016 SoCon Championship

Two seniors, two juniors and a freshman lead WCU's charge for a third title

Career Note: Finished her career ranked 16th on WCU's career scoring chart with a scoring average of 78.07 ... Her 107 career rounds played are tied for the most by an individual in program history, matching Bianca Melon (107).

2015-16 (Senior): Played in nine of the team's 10 seasonal events, ranking second on the team with a seasonal stroke average of 77.12 through nine events and 25 total rounds ... Posted 20 rounds in the 70s during the year ... Led the team scoring twice during the season ... Her best individual finish came in a career-best tying third-place showing in the tri-match held at The Cliffs ... Tallied a top-10 showing at Campbell's Fighting Camel Classic ... Named Spring Academic All-Southern Conference and to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll. ... Selected an All-American Scholar by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA).

2014-15 (Junior): Ranked third on the WCU squad in stroke average at 77.67 through 27 rounds despite battling injury at the end of the fall semester ... Posted her season-best finish at the home Great Smokies Intercollegiate, finishing tied for third to match her career-best showing ... Was forced to withdraw from the final round of the final tournament of the fall due to injury ... Returned to form in the first event of the spring semester by leading the Catamounts at the UCF Challenge .. Named to the Spring 2015 Academic All-Southern Conference team and to the 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Selected an All-American Scholar by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA).

2013-14 (Sophomore): Competed in all 11 seasonal events including 10 among the scoring five ... Finished fifth on the team in scoring average at 78.47, 26th overall in the Southern Conference ... 21 of her 30 seasonal rounds were carded in the 70s including a career-low tying round of 70 in the second round of the Great Smokies Intercollegiate ... Finished tied for 13th in the Great Smokies Intercollegiate ... Led the Catamounts in the Southern Conference Women's Golf Championship with a season-best finish, tied for fourth ... Named to the Spring 2014 Academic All-Southern Conference team and to the 2013-14 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Selected an All-American Scholar by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA).

2012-13 (Freshman): Played in all 11 seasonal events as a true freshman, posting a 79.00 scoring average to rank third on the team - and 43rd in WCU's single-season record book ... A combined 16 of her 25 rounds were shot in the 70s ... Paced the Catamounts in her collegiate debut, twice leading the squad in scoring ... Finished in a tie for 24th overall at the season-opening Golfweek Program Challenge (Sept., 2012) ... Recorded her career-best finish with a third-place showing at the rain-shortened Low Country Invitational (March, 2013) with a second-round 79 ... Twice carded her collegiate career-low round of 75 - second round of the Great Smokies Intercollegiate (Sept., 2012) and the first round of the Eagle Landing Invitational (March, 2013) ... Named to the 2012-13 Southern Conference Honor Roll.

Prior to Western Carolina: Left-handed golfer who recorded a trio of top-10 finishes during her junior campaign including a sixth-place showing at the 2011 Peggy Kirk Bell (PKB) Precision Junior Girls Championship ... Posted an eighth-place finish at the 2011 Peggy Kirk Bell Open Championship at Salisbury and was 10th at the Dogwood State Junior Championship ... Ranked 11th overall among junior girls in North Carolina and was ranked fourth in the North Carolina class of 2012 ... Fired a 73 at the Forest Creek Country Club in Pinehurst in June of 2011 to qualify for the United States Golf Association (USGA) Girls' Junior Golf Championship - the most prestigious junior golf tournament in the country ... Was the only player from North Carolina to qualify.

Personal: Majoring in finance.