Winter Park, Fla.
Lake Highland Prep
◊ Competed in eight of 11 events, including six of seven tournaments during the 2015 calendar.
◊ Finished the season with a 78.53 stroke average while chipping in counting rounds at a 71.8 percent clip.
◊ Georgia’s top individual at both the Bruin Wave Invitational and the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (where she shared team-best honors with Isabella Skinner).
◊ Continued her hot streak with her best individual finish of the year in the Liz Murphey Collegiate (t-15th).
◊ Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for freshmen.
◊ Earned a spot in the Georgia lineup for nine of 11 team events, and also competed individually in the Lady Bulldog and the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate.
◊ Contributed 82.8 percent counting scores in 25 team rounds.
◊ Consistent performer in the fall, with eight of 12 rounds between 71-75.
◊ Posted her first collegiate par-or-better loop in the Windy City Collegiate second round, an even-par 71 that included UGA's lone eagle of the fall.
◊ Her first red-number round at Georgia was almost a 3-under effort. Appeared to shoot 69 in the second round of the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate, but was assessed a 2-stroke penalty for improper replacement of a ball that moved after finishing her round.
◊ UGA's top individual finisher at the SECs, where a closing 73 pushed her up 15 spots on the leaderboard.
Pre Collegiate Highlights
◊ Ranked as the nation's No. 22 senior in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index.
◊ Wrapped up her junior career in style by winning the 2013 Davis Love III Junior Open in St. Simons Island, Ga. Secured a six-shot victory after entering the final round tied atop the leaderboard.
◊ Tabbed as Golfweek's Player of the Week on Dec. 11, 2012, after winning the Future Collegians World Tour (FCWT) Junior at Eagle Creek. Finished the event at 1-under 145 and then secured the title with a birdie on the second playoff hole.
◊ Named the International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) U14 Player of the Year for 2009-10.
◊ Notched a pair of top-10 individual finishes at the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Golf Championships, finishing fourth as a junior in 2011 and eighth as a senior in 2012. Finished 21st as a freshman as well.
◊ Also helped Lake Highland Prep to a pair of top-five team finishes FHSAAs: fourth in 2009 and third in 2011.
◊ Recorded six top-10 finishes in nine AJGA events during 2010 and 2011, including a two-shot victory at the 2011 Lockton Kansas City Junior.
◊ Posted three runner-up efforts in five appearances in IJGT events during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 season, doing so at the 2011 tourneys at World Golf Village and Falcons Fire and at 2012's The Florida Swing at Falcon's Fire.
◊ Born December 1, 1994, Sammi is the daughter of Gene and Amy Lee.
◊ Major: Pre-Business.
◊ Recipient of the Mary B. Dinos Scholarship for 2014-15.