Alex Aläng
Alex Aläng

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tullinge, Sweden

High School:
Igelstavikens Gymnasium

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
02/23/1990

Experience:
4L

Awards:
NGCA All-American Scholar (2012); Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012); C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2012)


03/09/2014

TOURNAMENT CENTRAL: @MemphisWGolf Back In Mississippi for Lady Eagle Invitational

Lady Tigers to participate in Lady Eagle Invitational Mar. 10-11 in Hattiesburg, Miss.

02/26/2014

Leighann Cabush Named American Athletic Conference Women's Golfer of the Week

Freshman earns conference honor after tournament victory this week.

02/25/2014

@MemphisWGolf Finishes in First Place at USA Women's Invitational

Freshman Leighann Cabush wins individual title.

07/12/2013

Five Lady Tiger Golfers Named WGCA All-American Scholars

Alex Aläng, Ashleigh Whisenant, Julia Hodgson, Natalie Turk and Sarah Mathews made up the Memphis contingent recognized by the organization.

05/10/2013

Forty-Five Student-Athletes To Graduate Sunday

Congratulations to all of our Tigers graduates.

10/25/2012

Memphis Women's Golf at FedEx Intercollegiate

Pictures from the Lady Tigers' home tournament, the FedEx Memphis Women's Intercollegiate at Ridgeway Country Club.

09/06/2010

Alex Aläng (2010-11)

Pictures of Alex Aläng taken during the 2010-11 season.

Honors and Awards


-Three-time Conference USA Golfer of the Week (4/1410, 10/17/12, 11/712)
-2012 National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar recipient

Career holes-in-one (one):
-2012 Ole Miss BankcorpSouth Rebel Intercollegiate - hole three, 155 yards

Senior (2012-13)


Fall 2012: Twice named Conference USA Women's Golfer of the Week ... Earned two top-10 finishes, first at the FedEx Memphis Women's Intercollegiate and at the Rainbow Wahine Invitatonal ... Posted her best finish of the fall in the Lady Tigers' last tournament, the Rainbow Wahine Invitational ... Finished in third place, one shot out of first, with three-round total of 219 ... Carded her low-round of one-under 71 in the first round of the Rainbow Wahine Invitational ... Shot 227 at Memphis' home event to place sixth ... Carded her best three round score of 218 (73-73-72) at the Mercedes Benz Intercollegiate where she placed 11th.

Junior (2011-12)


Spring 2012: Shot rounds of 75-77-75--227 and tying teammate Kathleen Glavin for 53rd place at the season-opening UCF Challenge ... Fired rounds of 78-81-72--231 to finish tied for 35th place with teammate Julia Hodgson at the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge ... Shot 75-73-78--226, including her first career hole-in-one, en route to finishing tied for 27th at Ole Miss' Rebel Intercollegiate ... Finished as Memphis' top competitor at the Conference USA Championships, firing rounds of 78-75-76--229 en route to a 15th-place finish.

Fall 2011: Compete in all five tournaments ... Began her junior campaign in difficult fashion, as she was disqualified from the season-opening, rain-shortened Chris Banister Golf Classic (one round) ... Finished in 80th place (92-81--173) at Louisville's Wild Eggs Cardinal Cup ... Bounced back to place 28th at East Carolina's Lady Pirate Invitational, carding a 74-79-73--226 ... Helped the Lady Tigers to their first team title at the Memphis Women's Fall Invitational, shooting rounds of 78-78-72--228 to tie for eighth place ... Tied her career-high finish (third) at the UAB Fall Beach Blast (76-75--151).

Sophomore (2010-11)


Spring 2011: Finished the season with a 77.1 scoring average ... Competed in all five events ... Finished 28th at the UCF Challenge ... Rounds of 80-74-74 earned a tie for a 19th-place finish at the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge ... Helped Memphis to a third-place finish at the event ... Placed 61st with a 54-hole total of 237 at the Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate ... Turned in a season-best, eighth-place finish, helping Memphis to its third team title at the Lady Eagle Invitational ... Placed in the top-20 at the C-USA Championships for a second-straight season with scores of 79-73-78 to finish 18th ... Member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Fall 2010: Competed in all five events, holding a 77.3 scoring average ... Opened the season with a fifth-place finish at the Bobcat Invitational, leading Memphis to its first team title ... Finished in a tie for 33rd after posting scores of 77-82-77 at the Cincinnati Fall Classic ... Turned in scores of 76-78-79 to land in share of 54th position at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate ... Posted rounds of 76-80 to finish 19th at the Memphis Women's Invitational ... Seventh-place individual finish at the UAB Fall Beach Blast helped the Lady Tigers to their second team title.

Freshman (2009-10)


Spring 2010: Made her spring debut at the Hurricane Invitational and posted rounds of 75-83-83 to finish in a tie for 67th ... Finished eighth with rounds of 80-75-76 at the USA Lady Jaguar Invitational ... Tied for second in par-three scoring for the event ... Finished in a tie for 48th with scores of 84-81-74 at the Cincinnati Spring Invitational ... Posted a career-best, third-place finish at the Eastern Kentucky Lady Colonel Classic ... Helped pace Memphis to a season-low, 54-hole total and runner-up finish at the Eastern Kentucky Lady Colonel Classic ... Led the Eastern Kentucky Lady Colonel Classic in pars (42) and tied for the best par-four scoring average (4.03) ... Posted the sixth-lowest, three-round individual total (72-73-74--219) in school history at the Conference USA Championships ... Her 219 is the program's second-lowest, three-round score at the C-USA Championships (Stacey Tate's 212 at the 2007 C-USA event is first) ... The three-round 219 earned her a seventh-place finish and led Memphis to a fourth-place team performance.

Fall 2009: Posted an 88 in the Lady Paladin Invitational opening round, helping lead the Lady Tigers to a 14th-place finish ... Fired rounds of 76-74 to pace the Lady Tigers to a third-place finish at the Charleston Southern Wendy's Invitational ... Performance earned her a season-best, eighth-place finish ... Turned in rounds of 79-73 at the UAB Fall Beach Bash to finish 11th and help lead Memphis to its first team title since 2007.

High School


The 85th-ranked junior girl in Sweden ... Played tournaments on the Skandia Junior Tour (SJT), which is the Swedish National Junior Tour ... Held a 79.1 scoring average with a low round of 72 ... On the SJT, finished in the top-10 five times with a top finish of second.

Personal


Major is International Business.

Year Tourn. Rds Total Strokes 1st Rd Avg 2nd Rd Avg 3rd Rd Avg Tourn. Avg Round Avg Low Rd Top 20
2009-10 8 20 1,544 78.6 76.0 76.6 231.2 77.2 72 5
2010-11 12 29 2,237 76.8 76.5 77.6 230.8 77.1 71 6
2011-12 8 22 1,691 78.3 77.4 74.3 230.0 76.9 72 2
2012-13 4 12 913 75.8 77.8 74.8 228.3 76.1 71 3
Total 32 83 6,385 77.4 76.9 75.8 230.1 76.9 71 16
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