Women's Golf

Laura Woolgar  
Laura Woolgar

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pearl River, N.Y.

High School:
Pearl River

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
04/21/1985


GENERAL: Equipped with a tremendous work ethic which has led to great success on the course...Arguably one of the most talented golfers Siena College has ever had.

FALL 2006: Registered a semester-low scoring average of 78.2 to lead all Siena golfers...Improved her scoring average from Spring 2006 (80.9)...Played in all five tournaments in the number one spot for the Saints...Finished tied for third overall and first on the team at the Dartmouth Women's Invitational 70-77-147...Captured an individual first-place finish at the Don Mershon Lehigh Invitational 80-77-157.

SPRING 2006: GCAA All-American Scholar...MAAC All-Academic Team selection...Competed in three tournaments for the Saints...Fired a season-low 154 at the NIU Snowbird Invitational, finishing tied for 11th place...Finished third both overall and on the team at the MAAC Championships 81-84-77-242.

FALL 2005: Ended the fall semester with a career-low scoring average of 77.5...Participated in just two tournaments, including the Dartmouth and the Princeton Invitational, where she fired two-day scores of 154 and 156, respectively.

SPRING 2005: MAAC All-Academic Team selection...Participated in each of the five scheduled tournaments...Tabulated a scoring average of 86...Had her best performance of the semester at the MAAC Tournament, in which she finished tied for third overall 84-83-82-249.

FALL 2004: Played in every tournament but one, finishing the semester with an 83 scoring average....Fired a two-day low round at the Hofstra Invitational 82-78-160, where she finished in fourth place.

SPRING 2004: Finished the spring with a scoring average of 82.6 after competing in four events during the semester...Captured the 2004 McLeod Award after finishing first overall at the MAAC Championships 81-81-162...Shot a semester best, two-day low round at the NIU Springlake Invitational 76-79-155, where she finished in the top-15.

FALL 2003: Played in just two events, including the Fairfield and Albany Tri-Match and the Lehigh Invitational.

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years of varsity golf at Pearl River...Also played basketball and volleyball...Recipient of the Julius D'Agostino Memorial Golf Scholarship, the Alicia T. Brady "Pirate Spirit" Sports Award and was named Saint Margaret's CYO Female Athlete of the Year her senior year...Selected as Journal News Scholar Athlete of the Week in 2003...Named First Team All-County (Boys) that same year, becoming the first female to be selected to the boys All-County First Team...2003 Pearl River Invitational Golf Tournament Champion...2003 Varsity Team Captain and MVP...Four-time All-Conference selection...Honorable Mention All-County selection in 2002...Second Team All-County selection in 2001...Named to the All-League Team in each of her four years in high school...Junior All-American Second Team Girls 15-19 in 2002 for the Plantation Golf Tour...Plantation Tour All-Star in 2002 and 2003, where she was ranked 4th and 10th nationally, respectively.

PERSONAL: Born April 21, 1985...The daughter of Brian and Joanne Woolgar...A psychology major, who aspires to become a teacher...Has an older brother, Christopher, who attends the University of Scranton...Also has a younger sister, Ellen.

WRONOWSKI ON WOOLGAR: "Laura is a player who brings a wealth of tournament experience and mental toughness to the team. There is no doubt that in her final season, she will use those assets to win individual tournaments and help the team in winning as a whole and preparing for the MAAC Tournament in April."

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