Stephanie Meadow shoots 71 and has a two-shot lead going into the final round
Courtney Harter has 25 career starts and 73 rounds under her belt entering her final year at the Capstone ... boasts a 77.09 career-stroke average ... one of the Tide's longest hitters off the tee with a complete short game that shows imagination and creativity around the greens ... will be a key component in 2010-11 as Alabama looks to replace two seniors from its 2010 SEC Championship team that finished third at the NCAA Championships ... one career tournament victory at the 2007 Wildcat Invitational where she shot a 3-under-par 213 in her first tournament as a freshman at UA ... the win included a career-low round of 67 ... two top-10 finishes, four top-20 showings and two rounds in the 60s ... had a hole-in-one during on the 15th hole on the third round of the 2009 NCAA Championships at Caves Valley Golf Club.
She played in five tournaments for the Crimson Tide, compiling 13 rounds of golf ... played as an individual in the 36-hole Mason Rudolph Women's Championship ... averaging a 78.19 (1,019 strokes) ... was tied for 53rd with a 227 (+11) at the Tar Heel Invitational, firing rounds of 76, 76, 75 ... was 19-over 163 at the NGCA Match Player Qualifier ... posted a 22-over-par 238 at The Landfall Tradition (NCAA Fall Preview) to finish 74th ... shot a third round 75 at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic and finished tied for 61st.
Harter played in 10 tournaments and concluded 29 rounds during the 2008-09 season ... named to the 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll ... produced a scoring average of 77.48 ... posted her top finish with a tie for 14th at the Cougar Classic with her best 54-hole score of the season at 217 (+1) ... fired a team-best 67 (-5) in the final round of the Cougar Classic ... the round of 67 ties her career-low that she set at the Wildcat Invitational in 2007 and was the lowest of any Tide golfer during the 2008-09 season ... shot a 232 (+16) at the NCAA Fall Preview to tie for 42nd position ... tied for 40th at the Derby Invitational with a 17-over 233 ... shot rounds of 75 and 74 to finish tied for 35th at the NGCA Match Play Qualifier ... opened the spring season with a 61st-place finish at the UCF Challenge after firing an 11-over 227 ... tied for 25th at the First Market Bank Intercollegiate ... returned to the Tide's lineup at the NCAA East Regional, finishing tied for 95th at 31-over 241 ... finished strong at the regional with a 75 in the final round ... carded the first hole-in-one of her career on the 185-yard par-3 15th hole during the third round of the NCAA Championships at Caves Valley Golf Club ... struck a 4-iron just left of the flag, which fed down to the hole and dropped in ... the hole-in-one was the first by a female on the Caves Valley tract and the first hole-in-one from that tee box by a Caves Valley member ... Harter finished tied for 82nd at the NCAA Championships with a 25-over-par 313.
She was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... named to the SEC Freshmen Honor Roll ... won the first tournament she ever played in for Alabama ... took top honors at the Wildcat Fall Invitational with a season-best score of 213 (-3) ... placed sixth overall at the Crimson Tide Classic with a score of 222 (+6) ... recorded a scoring average of 76.19 ... tallied five rounds of par or lower on the season ... best round came in her first 18 holes in a Crimson Tide uniform where she carded a 67 (-5) at the Wildcat Fall Invitational ... shot a round of 70 at the Crimson Tide Classic ... fired two rounds of 71 (Wildcat Fall Invitational and UCF Challenge).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:
Harter was ranked as high as No. 48 nationally by the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) ... won the title at the 2006 AJGA Golf Pride Junior Classic Championship ... captured medalist honors at the 2005 North & South Junior Championship ... also won the Nike Junior All-Star in 2004 at Lee County AJGA ... tied for the lowest score on the AJGA tour in 2005 after firing a 66 at the LPGA International ... daughter of Craig and Tami Harter ... majoring in mass communication.