Taylor Slagle
Taylor Slagle
Height: 5'8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Southlake, Texas
High School: Coastal Carolina

2011-12 (JUNIOR): Made a huge impact as a newcomer, averaging 79 strokes over nine tournaments and 25 rounds … posted four top-20 finishes … had just three rounds over 81 for the season … led the team with a 13th-place finish at the Chip-N-Club Invitational, shooting a 231, including a second-round 72, which was her low round for the season … finished 15th at the SHSU Fall Invitational, shooting a 153 (76-77) … took 19th out of 105 players at the Bison Invitational, showing a 160 (81-79) … took 14th at the Houston Baptist Intercollegiate, shooting a 232.

AT COASTAL CAROLINA: Was one of three freshmen for Coastal Carolina in the 2009-10 season, as the program was ranked seventh nationally in Golfstat's "Freshman Impact Rating" … in the spring, averaged 78.7 strokes per round over six tournaments … had a pair of top-10 finishes on the season… top finish was a sixth-place result at the Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate, where she shot a 225 … Chanticleers were consistently ranked in the nation's top 60 … her score was counted for the team in more than half of her rounds … CCU ranked 25th nationally in greens in regulation and 97th in driving accuracy … helped CCU qualify for the 2010 NCAA Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was ranked eighth in Texas for 2009 graduates according to Golfstat/Titleist … was ranked 308th nationally among all players … posted 15 top-10 finishes in her career from 2006-09 … took third place at the 2008 Trusted Choice Big I Texas State Championship … qualified for the Big I National Championship in Pinehurst, N.C. - the oldest amateur event in the nation … Southlake Carroll was the top-ranked team in the state in 2008 … earned all-region and all-district honors her junior year after helping Southlake Carroll to seven team wins along with two second-place and two third-place finishes in 11 events.

PERSONAL: Taylor Alexandra Slagle was born on April 29, 1991, in Tampa, Fla. … daughter of Jerry and Shelly Slagle ... Jerry played baseball at Middle Georgia College in the1982 and 1983 seasons and at Alabama-Birmingham in 1984 and1985 and was a former National Long Drive finalist ... majoring in psychology.