Feature: Milan's Confidence Up, On and Off Course
On Milan: Earned All-ACC honors in 2014 as one of the top golfers in one of the top conferences for women’s collegiate golf in the nation...one of top golfers in the ACC for her senior season of 2015...earned her first career collegiate individual championship as she claimed medalist honors at the Spring 2014 Florida Challenge...has played in two NCAA Regional Championships (West in 2013 and East at SouthWood Golf Club in Tallahassee in 2014) and in three ACC Championships in the first three years of her career...has helped the Seminoles to three consecutive NCAA regional appearances to bring their streak to a school record nine consecutive appearances...one of the most improved golfers in all of college golf as she has cut more than three strokes off of her average during her career as compared to her freshman season...earned career best statistics for a single round (68 in the third round), 36-holes (71-69=140), for a three round tournament (208) and for a tournament score vs. par (-8) in helping lead the Seminoles to the team championship at the Web.com/Marsh Landing Intercollegiate during the spring of 2014...tied her career best for a single round with a 68 in the first round of the fall 2014 Mo Morial Invitational...three top-15 finishes during the fall of her senior season brought her career total to eight with top-15 placings coming at the Florida Challenge (first), the Web.com/Marsh Landing Intercollegiate (tied for second) and the Bryan National Collegiate (tied for 12th) during the spring of 2014, back-to-back top-15 finishes in the Spring of 2013 at the Florida Challenge (tied for third) and the Florida State Match-Up (tied for 14th) at SouthWood Tallahassee and three top-15 finishes during the fall of 2014 (tied for fifth at the Mo Morial Invitational, tied for 13th at the Lady Paladin Invitational and tied for 15th at the Alamo Invitational...earned seven top-25 individual finishes in her 11 events as a junior including five consecutive during the Spring of 2014...won the individual championships at the West Palm Beach Collegiate Amateur and the Kissimmee Collegiate Amateur as part of the Hurricane Collegiate Amateur Tour during the summer of 2013... advanced to the match play portion of the 2014 Women's Amateur Public Links Championship at the Home Course in DuPont, Wash...played in the 2014 British Ladies Amateur Championship and the 2014 Trans National Amateur Championship...has achieved at an extremely high level both academically and athletically as a high school standout and during her collegiate academic career...a standout contributor for the Seminoles in the classroom and on the golf course...named to the 2012, 2013 and 2014 ACC Academic Honor Roll...named to the 2014 All-ACC Academic Women’s Golf team...the Golden Torch Award winner for women's golf in 2014...the Golden Torch is presented annually to the top student-athlete on each of Florida State's athletic teams......averages 75.74 strokes in 72 rounds during 29 tournaments entering her final season as a Seminole – the spring of 2015...
Fall 2011: Played in the first two events of her career and helped the Seminoles to a third place team finish at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic at the University of Oklahoma in the first tournament of her career...also played in the Landfall Tradition as she played in two of the first three events during the first season of her career...best event of her first year came in the first tournament of her career as she carded freshman season bests for single round score (72 in the third round) and a tournament score (226) in earning her season-best finish of tied for 26th place...was in a tie for 23rd place after the first round and jumped up in the standings by 27 positions in the final round as she carded her career-best single round score of 72 in the final round of the event...averaged 76.83 strokes in six rounds during two tournaments during the first season of her career.
Fall 2014: Enjoyed the best season of her career as she averaged 72.50 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments...continued to be a mainstay in Florida State’s line-up as she was one of two players (also sophomore Lydia Gumm) who played in all four matches of the season...carded her career-low single round score of 68 in the third round of the season-opening Mo Morial Invitational...tied for first on the team with six rounds of 12 round scored at par or better and second on the team with 10 of 12 rounds scored at 75 or better...earned her fourth career-top five finish and her fourth career top-10 finish (tied for fifth) at the Mo Morial Invitational...earned her eighth, ninth and 10th career top-20 finishes (tied for fifth at the Mo Morial, tied for 13th at the Lady Paladin Invitational and tied for 15th at the Alamo Invitational...earned the second best three-round tournament score of her career (214) at the season-ending Alamo Invitational...her second best tournament score of 214 at the Alamo Invitational gave her a third career under par tournament score (-2)...her -2 score to par is tied as her second best tournament score in her personal history...she carded a career-best 8-under par score of 208 at the Web.com/Marsh Landing Invitational during the spring of 2014 and was also 2 under par at the Florida Challenge during the spring of 2014...best first round scores of the season (70) put her in a tie for fourth place after one round of the Lady Paladin Invitational and in a tie for 11th place after the first round of the Schooner Fall Classic...third on the team with 32 birdies during the season...averaged a career low 72.50 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments...
Before Florida State: Graduated from Steinbrenner High School in 2011...ranked 38th nationally among high school golf seniors in 2011...named the Casey Most Valuable Golfer of the Year as a senior as awarded by the Hillsborough County School Board...a two time area Player of the Year by the St. Petersburg Times and the Tampa Tribune...earned All Hillsborough County First Team honors four times by the St. Petersburg Times and the Tampa Tribune...four time district champion in each of her high school years - as a freshman and a sophomore at Sickles and as a junior and a senior on the Steinbrenner varsity...the regional champion as a sophomore in 2009 while a sophomore at Sickles High School with a score of 64...earned Western Conference First Team honors in each of her four prep seasons...led the Warriors to the first state championship appearance in school history with a runner up finish in the regional championships in 2010...attended Sickles as freshman before transferring to and graduating from Steinbrenner...earned eight top 10 finishes in 13 AJGA events...a three-time member of the Junior Florida Cup team and holds the record for nine holes (31) and season scoring average (35).
Alex Milan By The Numbers
Alex Milan as Florida State's Leader