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  Richia Wedzik

Richia Wedzik

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bluffton, S.C.

High School:
Bluffton HS

Last College:
Coastal Carolina

Height:
5-3

Major:
Interdisciplinary Studies

2007-08: Led the Spartans throughout the year... played in all 10 tournaments for Upstate... led the team with a 79.7 stroke average... led Upstate with one top-five finish... posted three top-10 finishes to tie for the team lead... had four top-20 efforts... posted a 438-201 head-to-head record... turned in the best individual finish on the year, finishing second at the Baja Invitational (Feb. 11-12)... finished 10th at the FGCU Invitational (Sept. 29-30) and the Lady Monarch Invitational (Oct. 22-23)... was 11th at the Hatter Fall Classic (Nov. 5-6)... her 75 in the final round of the Hatter Fall Classic was the second-lowest round turned in by the Spartans on the year... a member of the A-Sun All-Academic team.

2006-07: Had a solid season for the Spartans... finished third on the team with an 81.5 stroke average... played in all 10 events for Upstate... tallied two top-5 finishes... had five top-10 and six top-20 finishes on the year... won the individual championship at the Anderson Invitational... finished third in the Peach Belt Shootout hosted by Upstate at the Woodfin Ridge Golf Club... finished sixth at the AASU Lady Pirate Invitational... had an eighth-place effort at the Lady Falcon Invitational... claimed ninth at the Bubba Watson Invitational.

Before Upstate: Played her freshman season at Coastal Carolina... in high school, earned Class 3A All-State honors her senior season, helping Bluffton to a runner-up finish at the Class 3A State Championships... runner-up to her sister at the 2004 Low Country Junior Amateur... Spent her first three high school years at Hilton Head High School, earning Class 4A All-State honors her sophomore and junior years before the school was split in two... helped Hilton Head to state championships her freshman and junior years... was Team Co-MVP her junior season... was on the Honor Roll.

Personal: Born on Sept. 10, 1986 in Bridegport, W.Va... daughter of Richard and Mary Jo Wedzik... her twin sister, Richelle, is a member of the Upstate women's golf team... an interdisciplinary studies major... likes to work out... likes shopping, texting and laying out... likes to eat Italian and Mexican food... favorite movie is "Hit Man"... likes to watch "Army Wives" and "Big Brother" on TV... favorite actor is Vin Diesel... likes to listen to Jesse McCartney... favorite season is summer... favorite sports figure is Ernie Els... hero growing up was her aunt... admires her mom the most.

 
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