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  Louise Wright
Louise Wright

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ipswich, England

High School:
Ipawich

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
05/26/1979


05/06/2013

Semioles' Negron Earns All-ACC Women's Golf Honors

Senior is recognized on all-conference team in nestion's best conference.

On Wright: Florida State’s top golfer who is a great competitor … Is a leader both on and off the course… Plays to great lengths and is a steady performer … Continues to improve and refine her strengths.

Fall 2000: Competed in five events and earned the best stroke average among the Seminoles’ starting five … Averaged a strong 77.21 strokes per round in 14 rounds … Shot her season’s best score of 73 in the second round of the Tar Heel Invitational … Her score of 73 marked the fifth time during her collegiate career that she shot 73 or below in a round during her collegiate career … Tied her third-best personal tournament score with a 227 at the Lady Paladin Invitational … It was her second tournament of the season with all three round scores in the 70s … Rivaled her personal-record 218 tournament score in the Lady Seminole Classic during the fall of 1999 … Season-best individual placement of tied for 12th at the Auburn Tiger Derby Invitational … Finished as the Seminole’s top golfer in two of the five tournaments during the season.

Spring 2000: Top career finish of second place came at the Bryan National Collegiate Invitational with a six-over par score of 222 … Three stellar rounds of 75-72-75 allowed for the second best tournament score of her career … Also finished seventh at the Ryder/Florida State Championships with a score of 230 … Six rounds with scores at par or within three stokes of par … Averaged 79.13 strokes in 15 rounds.

Fall 1999: Participated in two events after being injured and earned a third place finish at the Lady Seminole Classic … Her three-round score at the Lady Seminole Classic included a two-under par 70 and a one-over par 73 … Her scores of two-over par and 218 total for the tournament are her career best scores … Averaged 75.16 strokes for six rounds.

Spring 1999: Qualified for the NCAA Championship and finished in a tie for 63rd place … A stellar two-under par 70 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … Qualified for the NCAA Tournament with a strong showing at the NCAA East Regional Tournament … Finished with three rounds in the 70s including a 75 in the first round of the Regional … Participated in a career-high six tournaments and recorded two top-15 finishes … Finished in 13th place at the Ryder/Florida State Championship Tournament and 13th at the ACC Championship Tournament … Averaged 79.00 strokes in a career-high 17 rounds.

Fall 1998: Among the Seminoles’ top golfers, she participated in all four fall tournaments … Lowest total score (227) came at the Lady Seminole Invitational … Best round of the fall season (one-under par 71) came in the third round of the Lady Seminole Invitational … Was six-over par at the Auburn Invitational (two-round total of 152) … Averaged 77.55 strokes over the course of 11 rounds.

Spring 1998: Played in five tournaments during the spring season … Earned her best score (228, 12-over par) at the Lady Gator Invitational … Finished in a tie for 33rd place at the Lady Gator … Tied her low-round score of 75 during the third round of the LSU Fairwood Invitational … The only freshman to see action during the season … Stroke average of 79.6 ranked fifth on the team.

Fall 1997: Played in two tournaments during her first fall season at Florida State … Shot four of her six rounds in the 70s with her low score of 75 coming in the first round of the Lady Seminole Invitational … The lowest score is her first season at Florida State (75) and came in the first round of her first tournament … 77.16 stroke average in 16 rounds.

Before Florida State: Graduated from Ipswich School in 1997 … Named to the England Elite squad … A top-16 performer in England in 1996 and 1997 … Fired a two-round score of 146 to capture the Prince of Wales Trophy at Woburn … Suffolk Ladies Champion in 1997 … A talented athlete, she played 27 seasons of four different sports … Played seven years of golf, field hockey and rounders and six years of tennis … Won three Club Championships at her home town Ipswich Club … Won both Girls and Ladies State Championships … Golf coach at Ipswich was Steve Whymark.

Personal: Born May 26, 1979 … Louise is the daughter of Maureen and David Wright … A two-time Coaches Association Academic All-American, 1998-99 and 1999-00 … Her greatest ambition is to be a professional golfer … Golden Torce winner in 1998-99 and 1999-00 … Is majoring in marketing, finance and multinational business.

Why I chose to attend Florida State: “Being away from home, I wanted to feel comfortable with the atmosphere at the institution I chose to attend. I immediately found that Florida State was the place that provided that environment and it has proven a great place for me to study and play golf.”

Wright at Florida State
Years           Events  Rounds  Strokes   Avg.   Low  Top 10
2000-2001       5       14      1,081     77.21  73   —
1999-2000       7       21      1,609     76.61  70   3
1998-1999       8       21      1,657     78.90  71   —
1997-1998       7       20      1,586     79.30  75   2
Totals          27      76      5,933     78.06  70   5

Fall 2000 Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish Auburn Tiger Derby Invitational 78-76-74 +12 228 T12 NCAA Fall Preview 74-77 +5 151 T17 Inaugural Dodge ACC/SEC Shootout 80-83-77 +27 240 T33 Tar Heel Invitational 78-73-84 +19 235 25 Lady Paladin Invitational 78-74-75 +11 227 T29

Spring 2000 Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish Lady Gator Invitational 75-80-82 +21 237 T35 Casa De Campo Intercollegiate 75-84-81 +24 240 T23 Bryan National Collegiate 75-72-75 +6 222 2 Ryder/Florida State Championships 80-73-77 +14 230 7 ACC Championships 86-72-80 +13 229 22

Fall 1999 Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish Lady Seminole Classic 75-73-70 +2 218 3 Lady Buckeye Invitational 77-77-79 +17 233 T18

Spring 1999 Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish Casa de Campo 82-77-87 +30 246 T23 Lady Gamecock Classic 86-76 +18 162 T49 Ryder/Florida State Championships 78-79-77 +18 234 T13 ACC Championships 81-76-78 +19 235 T13 NCAA East Regional 75-78-76 +13 229 T41 NCAA Women’s Championships 76-79-82 +21 237 T63

Fall 1998 Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish Lady Seminole Invitational 80-76-71 +11 227 T28 Auburn Tiger Invitational 74-78 +6 152 T25 Beacon Woods Invitational 83-81-75 +23 239 T32 Lady Paladin Invitational 81-77-77 +19 235 T28

Spring 1998 Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish Lady Gator Invitational 75-77-76 +12 228 T33 LSU Fairwood Invitational 80-82-75 +21 237 T47 Lady Gamecock Classic 79-83-80 +26 242 T33 Ryder/Florida State Championships 84-82-81 +13 229 T39 ACC Championships 79-81-WD — — —

Fall 1997 Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish Lady Seminole Invitational 75-77-79 +15 231 T35 Beacon Woods Invitational 78-80-82 +24 240 T36

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