Sarah Mathews
Sarah Mathews

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
St. Agnes Academy

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
05/30/1991

Experience:
4L

Awards:
NGCA All-American Scholar (2010, 2011, 2012); C-USA Academic Medalist (2012); Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012); Dean's List (Fall 2012); C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2012)


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.

04/24/2013

Women's Golf Finishes Sixth at C-USA Championships

Aläng finishes tied for 17th.

04/22/2013

Women's Golf Tied for Fifth at the End of Day One at C-USA Championships

Aläng and Mathews tied for 14th in individual standings.

04/21/2013

Women's Golf Kicks Off Conference USA Championships Monday

Lady Tigers tee it up Monday morning in the three-round tournament.

09/05/2012

2012-13 Season Preview

The Memphis Tiger Network sat down with senior golfer Sarah Mathews and head coach Beth Harrelson to talk about the upcoming women's golf season.

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.

Honors and Awards


-Three-time National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar recipient (2010, 2011 and 2012)

Senior (2012-13)


Fall 2012: One of two Lady Tigers to participate in all five events ... Recorded a hole-in-one in the practice round for the Rainbow Wahine Invitational on hole five at Leilehua Golf Course ... Posted her best tournament score of 232 at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational after shooting 78-78-76 ... Recorded her best finish of 24th at the FedEx Memphis Women's Intercollegiate after shooting 86-76-75 (237) ... Carded her best round of the fall, 75, in the final round of the FedEx Memphis Women's Intercollegiate.

Junior (2011-12)


Spring 2012: Shot 76-78-75--229 at the UCF Challenge, finishing tied for 58th place ... Tied for 58th at the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge, shooting rounds of 76-82-81--239 ... Tied for 63rd at Augusta State's Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate, shooting 79-86-76--241 ... Shot 78-78-81--237 at the Rebel Intercollegiate, tying for 71st place ... Shot 79-81-81--241 at the Conference USA Championships.

Fall 2011: Compete in four of the five tournaments ... Began the fall with a 39-42--81 to finish tied for 28th place at the rain-shortened Chris Banister Golf Classic ... Carded rounds of 77-78-80--235 to finish tied for 66th at East Carolina's Lady Pirate Intercollegiate ... Shot 78-80-79--237 at the Memphis Women's Invitational, finishing tied for 29th ... Recorded her strongest performance at the UAB Fall Beach Blast, shooting a 36-hole tally of 75-87--162 to finish 17th.

Sophomore (2010-11)


Spring 2011: Recorded a 78.4 stroke average ... Competed in two events as the result of a leg injury ... Finished 86th with scores of 77-80-86 at the UCF Challenge ... Helped Memphis win the team title at the Lady Eagle Invitational with an individual finish of 30th.

Fall 2010: Competed in all five events, holding a 77.3 stroke average ... Had a low round of 72 at the UAB Fall Beach Blast first round ... Followed that round with a 79 to finish sixth, helping the Lady Tigers win the tournament for a second-consecutive year ... Turned in back-to-back rounds of 73 to finishing third at the Bobcat Invitational ... Helped lead Memphis to a season-opening team title at that event.

Freshman (2009-10)


Spring 2010: Earned a tie for 49th with rounds of 83-75-77 at the Hurricane Invitational ... Earned a season-best, second-place finish with three-consecutive 77s at the USA Lady Jaguar Invitational and finishing tied for eighth ... Rounds of 79-78-86 earned her a share of 62nd place at the Cincinnati Spring Invitational ... Rounds of 80-78-83 helped lead Memphis to a runner-up finish at the Eastern Kentucky Lady Colonel Classic ... Finished in a tie for 37th with scores of 83-74-78 at the C-USA Championships, helping the Lady Tigers to a fourth-place finish.

Fall 2009: Made her collegiate debut at the Lady Paladin Invitational, posting rounds of 82-85 to help Memphis to a 14th-place finish ... Fired rounds of 79-83-77 to finish 25th at the Cincinnati Fall Classic ... Carded rounds of 90-80 to place 56th and help Memphis to a third-place finish at the Lady Red Wolf Classic ... Recorded her first top-20 finish with rounds of 76-79 at the Charleston Southern Wendy's Invitational ... Recorded a career-best, second-place finish with rounds of 74-73 at the UAB Fall Beach Blast ... Her performance paced the Lady Tigers to the program's first team title under Coach Beth Harrelson.

High School


Three-time qualifier for the Optimist International Junior Championship ... A Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" finalist four years in a row (2005-08) ... Voted the 2007 Commercial Appeal Female Golfer of the Year ... In addition to her golf accolades, a National Honor Society member and sophomore and junior class president at St. Agnes Academy ... Also served as Student Government Association president her senior year.

Personal


Major is Accounting.

Year Tourn. Rds Total Strokes 1st Rd Avg 2nd Rd Avg 3rd Rd Avg Tourn. Avg Round Avg Low Rd Top 20
2009-10 10 26 2,063 80.3 78.2 79.7 238.2 79.3 73 3
2010-11 8 18 1,411 77.0 78.6 79.7 235.2 78.4 72 2
2011-12 9 24 1,902 77.7 81.3 79.0 237.9 79.3 75 1
2012-13 5 15 1,208 83.2 79.0 79.4 241.6 79.3 75 0
Total 32 83 6,584 79.6 79.3 79.5 238.2 79.3 72 6
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