Freshman enjoys sweet tea and pomegranate ice cream.
Feshman would like to take a ride in the batmobile
Freshman shows seminoles.com how she arranges her golf bag.
Freshman Lydia Gumm sits down with seminoles.com.
On Gumm: Enrolled at Florida State in January of 2013 and will practice with the Seminoles throughout her first semester...will gain valuable experience as she not only acclimates herself to life as a college student but to life as a student-athlete...her experiences during the spring of 2013 will allow her the opportunity to join the Seminoles' starting line-up in the fall of 2013...a seven-time All-State Girl's Golf team honoree in the state of Kentucky and earned the Ms. Kentucky golf award a record five times...in 2012 she finished fourth in the Kentucky Open, won Kentucky Junior AM Champion, was named the KGCA player of the year, won the regional championship and was the state high school championship runner-up... holds the Kentucky high school record for the most rounds counted in the 60's...her lowest score during her high school career is an impressive 61...scores of 61 came at the Kentucky Invitational in 2010 and 2011...displayed her incredible ability at a young age as she missed qualifying for the 2009 U.S. Open when she was only 13 years old...qualified to play in the 2011 U.S. Public Links Championships...the 2003 and 2004 U.S. Kids Golf World Championship runner-up and the 2002 AAU National Champion when she was just eight years old...earned medalist honors at the Kentucky Women's State Amateur a record four times...also the runner-up at the Kentucky Women's Amateur twice...two-time Kentucky Junior Am Champion.
Before Florida State: Graduated from North Hardin High School in December of 2012 and enrolled at Florida State...named the 2012 Senior of the Year and the Senior Female Athlete of the Year by the Kentucky Golf Coaches' Association...a seven-time All-Area Player of the Year and 10-time All-Area First-Team selection at North Hardin...played in the Kentucky High School State Championship Tournament an incredible 10 times...earned regional state championships in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012...finished as the runner-up in the state championship four times...qualified for the high school state championship for the first time as a third grader and became the youngest player in the history of the tournament to make the cut...the low American and finished fifth in the 2007 Callaway Junior World Championship Tournament...won the Kentucky Invitational Tournament Championship in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012...won the individual championships at 24 high school tournaments.
Personal: Born December 20, 1993...Lydia is the daughter of Greg and Laura Gumm...a brother, Dale, is 17 and is a very talented baseball player...her father has been a high school baseball coach for 25 years and is in the Kentucky Coaches' Hall of Fame...he was also a National Coach of the Year finalist in 2011...featured in the Faces in the Crowd section of Sports Illustrated as a sophomore in high school in 2010...selected Florida State over Louisville, Tennessee, Ole Miss, South Carolina and Wake Forest.