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Stephanie

Sparks

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Height: 5'7"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Wheeling, W. Va.
High School: Wheeling Park

Bio

1995-96: Finished her Duke career with three individual victories and 22 top-10 finishes...letterwinner...played in five of the team’s 11 tournaments...had a 77.5 stroke average...best finish was tied for 16th at the Duke Spring Invitational...best round of 73 at the Conquistadores Arizona Invitational...finished tied for 40th at NCAA East Regionals...finished tied for 25th at the NCAA Championships.

1994-95: Missed the entire 1994-95 season due to an elbow injury that required surgery twice...Curtis Cup Team member during summer of 1994.

1993-94: Earned second-team All America, All-ACC and Team MVP honors for her performance...saw action in all 11 tournaments...led the team with nine top 10 finishes, while she placed in the top 20 in each of the 11 team events...was the team leader in stroke average (75.3), percentage of rounds counted (.939), average strokes off the leader (2.64) and even/under par rounds (7)...tallied a personal and team season-low 68 in the third round of the Lady Gamecock Classic...earned medalist honors at the Furman Lady Paladin...finished seventh at the ACC Championships, third at the NCAA East Regionals and tied for 10th at the NCAA Championships...led the team in eight of the 11 tournaments.

1992-93: First-team All-America selection and All-ACC...finished among top 10 in nine of the team’s 10 tournaments...led the team in stroke average at 74.3...collected a season-low 68 in the ACC Championships...blistered Lady Seminole Field with tournament record, seven-under par 209, to earn her first career medalist honors...followed it up in the next tournament by recording medalist accolades at the Duke Fall Invitational with a two-under-par 146...finished second at the ACC Championships and tied for 48th at the NCAA East Regionals...led the team in eight tournaments, all in a row, where she finished no lower than tied for fourth in any of the events.

1991-92: Placed in all 10 of the team’s events, collecting a 76.9 stroke average to rank fourth on the squad...had four top 10 and eight top 20 finishes...collected a season-low 71 at the Lady Tar Heel and the Golf World/Palmetto Dunes Collegiate...a tie for fourth at the Woodbridge Invitational was her best finish...tied for seventh at the ACC Championships and finished tied for 47th at the NCAA Championships...led the team in two events as a freshman.

Prep: Attended Wheeling Park High School...three-year letterwinner...team captain as a senior...1991 West Virginia Women’s Amateur and Ohio Girl’s Invitational champ...twice champion at the Great Lakes Buick Open...two-year letterwinner and co-captain in volleyball.

Personal: Born July 18, 1973...daughter of Robert and Jane Sparks.

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