Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications Release: 10/18/2012
◊ Participated in five tournaments, including competing as an individual in Puerto Rico and as a member of the Georgia "B" team for the Liz Murphey.
◊ Chipped in four counting scores in nine "team" rounds played.
◊ Opened the season with a 1-over 73 at the Cougar Classic, a mark that held up as her low loop for the entire campaign.
◊ Shot 73 to tie for third in qualifying and then reached the round of 16 in the stroke play bracket at the 2012 Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) Match Play Championship.
◊ Notched her second straight top-10 finish at the Georgia Women's Open, tying for seventh after tying for sixth in 2011.
◊ Earned a spot in the lineup for all four fall events, recording a 75.83 average while compiling three par-or-better rounds.
◊ Fired a 3-under 69 in her collegiate debut at the NCAA Fall Preview - the best opening effort in UGA history - and played a major role in Georgia's school-record 11-under tally that day.
◊ Finished at even-par at the Mason Rudolph Championship.
◊ Missed the final three spring regular-season events due to injury (stress fractures) before returning to action for the SECs.
Pre Collegiate Highlights
◊ A five-year letterwinner for the Frederica Academy boys' golf team from 2006-10 and helped the Knights capture three consecutive Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) 2A state championships as a sophomore, junior and senior.
◊ Earned GISA All-State honors as a sophomore and a junior.
◊ As a junior, paced Frederica with a 77 to finish fourth individually at the 2009 state tournament.
◊ Earned female low medalist honors at the state championships as a sophomore in 2008.
◊ Shot 78 at the 2007 GISA 2A State Championships as a freshman to finish eighth individually and lead the Knights to third as a team.
◊ Qualified for the 2008 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship.
◊ From 2006-10, posted 30 top-10 finishes and won five Southeastern Junior Golf Tour Events: the 2006 Amelia Island Junior, the 2006 Jekyll Island Junior, the 2008 13th Annual Innisbrook Easter Classic, the 2009 Sanctuary Cove Junior and the 2010 Sea Island Junior.
◊ Born Jan. 17, 1992, Amelia is the daughter of Andy and Shannon Hill.
◊ Major: Psychology.
◊ Recipient of the Georgia Women's Golf Scholarship for 2012-13.