Stephanie Meadow and Crimson Tide begin its ninth straight NCAA Championships
Janie Jackson joins the Alabama program after starting as a freshman at the University of Arizona ... a battle-tested sophomore who could find immediate time in a Crimson Tide lineup that must replace All-American Jennifer Kirby ... played 34 rounds for Arizona in 2012-13 and finished with a 74.56 scoring average, helping the Wildcats finish eighth at the 2013 NCAA Championships.
2012-13 (FRESHMAN at Arizona):
Earned honorable mention All-Pac-12 honors as a true freshman for the Wildcats ... started all 11 events for Arizona and posted a 74.55 scoring average with three top-10 finishes ... finished the season 75th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... second on the team with 11 rounds of par or lower while carding three rounds of 68 ... low tournament was an even-par 216 at the PING/ASU Invitational, finishing tied for 22nd ... tied for seventh at the Pac-12 Championships, carding rounds of 75, 68 and 74 for a 1-over 217 ... placed fourth at the Bruin/Wave Invitational, shooting 4-over 220 with a second-round 68 ... finished seventh at the Windy City Collegiate Classic with rounds of 72, 74 and 71 for a 1-over 217 ... tied for 18th at the NCAA West Regional Championships with a 54-hole total of 5-over 218 ... shot 314 to place tied for 97th at the 2013 NCAA Championships at the University of Georgia Golf Course, where Arizona finished eighth ... placed 11th at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in the spring of 2013, firing rounds of 73, 76 and 76 for a 9-over 225 ... tied for 12th at the SDSU Farms Invitational at 9-over 225 ... played her best golf of the season in late spring of 2013, shooting just 6-over par in a three tournament stretch that included the PING/ASU Invitational, Pac-12 Championships and the NCAA West Regional Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:
Won three Alabama State Championships at Huntsville High School ... also garnered All-State recognition as a sophomore, junior and senior ... ranked in the top 20 of the 2012 signing class and was an American Junior Golf Association tour winner ... competed in the U.S. Junior Championships and advanced to the round of 16 ... participated in two LPGA Tour events, gaining entry as an amateur through Monday qualifying for the 2012 LPGA Mobile Bay Classic and the 2011 Navistar LPGA Classic. She made the cut at the 2011 LPGA Navistar, shooting a second-round 67 ... won the 2010 AJGA Franklin Open while recording runner-up finishes at the 2012 AJGA Huntsville Open, 2011 Huntsville Open, 2011 Franklin Open, 2010 Huntsville Open and 2009 AJGA Rome Open ... daughter of Mark and Kelli Jackson ... majoring in communications studies at the Capstone.