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Laura Goodwin
Laura Goodwin


Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Briarwood Christian



2008 (SENIOR): Played in two tournaments and finished five rounds during the fall season ... posted an average score of 76.20 ... finished tied for 30th at the NGCA Match Play Qualifier ... finished tied for 40th at the Derby Invitational where she carded a 54-hole score of 233 (+17) ... best round was a 73 (+1) at the NGCA Match Play Qualifier.

2007-08 (JUNIOR): Was named to the NGCA All-American Scholar Team ... was named a CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-American ... named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 At-Large team ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... was named to the SEC Women's Golf Community Service Team ... played in seven tournaments and recorded a scoring average of 76.95 ... best finish was at the Liz Murphey Classic where she placed 13th overall with a 226 (+10) ... tallied a 227 (+11) to finish tied for 26th at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic ... lowest round came at the UCF Challenge with a 71 (-1).

2006-07 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 11 events on the season, one of four players on the roster to do so ... posted a 77.88 stroke average, fourth-best on the team ... fired six rounds of even-par or better, the second-highest total on the team ... tied for seventh at the Cougar Classic after firing a 217, her lowest 54-hole score and her best finish of the season ... shot a 218 and tied for 36th place at the NCAA East Regional, helping the Tide qualify for its second-straight NCAA Championship appearance ... NGCA All-American Scholar honoree ... earned Academic All-SEC accolades.

2005-06 (FRESHMAN): Competed in all 11 events as a true freshman ... compiled a 79.38 stroke average ... was one of the most improved players on the team in the spring, with three top-35 finishes ... shot a career-best 230 at the Lady Gator Classic, tying for 25th place ... NGCA All-American Scholar team member ... council of Alabama Presidents Freshman Academic Award winner ... All-SEC Freshman Academic honoree ... member of Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Lambda Delta, Gamma Beta Phi, Sigma Alpha Lambda and National Society of Collegiate Scholors honor societies ...

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Six-time Alabama All-State and All-County honoree (2000-2005) ... Shelby County Champion six times (2000-2005) ... AHSAA Section 2 Medalist in 2000, 2001 and 2002 ... Alabama Golf Association Junior Champion in 2002 ... holds two competitive women's course records at the Troy Country Club (68) and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Silver Lakes (69) ... AHSAA soccer state champion in 2002 ... daughter of Ed and Peggy Goodwin ... Sports & Exercise Science major at UA ... is a volunteer with the American Heart Association ... born on May 1, 1986.