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Aug. 9, 2002

Columbia, S.C. (Irmo High School)

Qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Golf Championship along with three veteran Lady Gamecocks (Aug. 12-17 in Scarborough, N.Y.) … Was the AAAA South Carolina state champion at Irmo High School as a junior and runner up as a senior … Named the 2001 Beth Daniel Player of the Year, presented annually to the top junior golfer in the state … Selected by The State newspaper as the 2001 South Carolina Female Athlete of the Year … Chose the Lady Gamecocks over Wake Forest and North Carolina State. Erica is a strong and very competitive player,” said USC Head Coach Kristi Coggins. “We’re really excited to have her because she is going to add the depth we need in our lineup with the loss of Reetta Laakkonen. Erica is a great student, a great kid and has been a Gamecock fan all her life.”

Murrells Inlet, S.C. (Waccamaw High School)

Played for the boys team at Waccamaw High School … Helped lead the team to the Class A State Championship as a freshman and the AA state titles her junior and sophomore seasons … Captured the 2000 South Carolina Junior Golf Association (SCJGA)-sanctioned Ford-Picard Classic at Isle of Palms’ Wild Dunes … Chose South Carolina over Wake Forest, North Carolina State and the College of Charleston. Megan has only been playing competitive golf for four years but is a really talented player,” said Head Coach Kristi Coggins. “She has dipped down under par several times and finished third in an AJGA event this summer. Megan is really excited about joining our program and her future in golf is all ahead of her.”