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Marion Veysseyre

  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Lachapelle-Auzac, France
  • High school CNED Institut de Rennes
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Lachapelle-Auzac, France
  • High school CNED Institut de Rennes

Marion Veysseyre Bio

Senior season (2018-19)
· SEC Academic Honor Roll
· WGCA All-American Scholar
Junior season (2017-18)

· SEC Academic Honor Roll
· WGCA All-American Scholar
Sophomore season (2016-17)

· SEC Academic Honor Roll
· WGCA All-American Scholar
· 10th — Career scoring average (75.00)
· 5th — All-time junior scoring average (73.90 in 2017-18)


Veysseyre’s Career Bests
18-hole score 69
54-hole score 214
Tournament finish T6th
Top 10 finishes 2
Top 20 finishes 7

Ended Gamecock career by making an appearance in all 10 of Carolina’s tournaments… Ranked third on the team in stroke average (74.64) and had seven rounds of par or better… Registered best finish of her career in the fall season finale, finishing the Landfall Tradition in a tie for sixth, highlighted by her 2-under 70 in the second round… Ended with a season-best 217 at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, using an opening round, 2-under, 69 to help her finish in a tie for 12th… Won a pair of matches during the season, including a victory in the SEC quarterfinals against Mississippi State… Ended her final round as a Gamecock with a 1-over 73 at the NCAA Cle Elum Regional.

Competed in each of Carolina’s 10 tournaments…Ranked third on the team in stroke average (73.90) and rounds of par or better (10)…Improved as the season went on, registering three of her four top-25 finishes during the spring…Sported her best finish of the season at the 2018 SEC Championship after placing in a tie for 13th with a 54-hole mark of 220 (+4)…Went unbeaten (2-0-1) in the match-play portion of the SEC Championship…Paced the Gamecocks at the 2018 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, grabbing a share of 22nd-place honors (222, +9)…Collected top-25 finishes at the 2017 Tar Heel Invitational (T23, -2) and 2018 Bryan National Collegiate (T21, +10)…Her performance (214, -2) at the Tar Heel Invitational marked the lowest 54-hole score of her career…Tied for 40th (221, +5) at the 2018 NCAA San Francisco Regional, closing her week with a final-round 72 (E).

Played in each of Carolina’s 11 tournaments and finished the season with a 75.10 stroke average…Earned her first career top-10 finish (T10) at the 2017 FSU Match-Up after totaling a career-best 215 (-1)…Posted two more top-20 showings in the spring, placing in a tie for 14th (219, +6) at the 2017 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate before finishing 20th at the 2017 Bryan National Collegiate with a 54-hole mark of 219 (+3)…Finished inside the top-50 (T36) at the 2017 SEC Championship and competed at the 2017 NCAA Columbus Regional and 2017 NCAA Championship…Fired a career-low 69 (-3) twice throughout the season, including in the third round of the 2016 ANNIKA Intercollegiate en route to a 27th-place finish (216, E)…Shot par or better six times.

Competed in all seven of South Carolina’s spring tournaments after joining the team at the start of 2016…Her 76.82 stroke average led all freshmen and ranked fourth among Gamecocks…Found her stroke during the NCAA postseason, earning a tie for 19th place at the 2016 Baton Rouge Regional with a career-best 219 (+3)…Shot par or better twice in Baton Rouge to record her first career top-20 finish…Displayed poise down the stretch of the 2016 NCAA Championship, carding a 74 (+2) in each of the final two stroke-play rounds…Took four-time All-American Mariah Stackhouse of Stanford to the final hole in her NCAA Championship Quarterfinal Match before falling, 1-down…Made her collegiate debut at the 2016 FSU Match-Up, placing in a tie for 57th (237, +21)…Recorded two top-50 finishes during the regular season, finishing in a tie for 39th (225, +12) at the 2016 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate before placing in a tie for 34th (230, +14) at the 2016 Bryan National Collegiate.

Prior to South Carolina
Built an impressive resume while competing in Europe as a native of Lachapelle-Auzac, France… helped lead the French National Team to the 2015 European Ladies’ Team Championship and was a member of the 2014 team that won the European Girls’ Championship in Slovakia…earned medalist honors at the 2014 ANNIKA Invitational Europe and was No. 1 in the 2014 European Girls’ U18 rankings… won the individual title at the 2013 French Amateur.

Born Feb. 19, 1997… plans to major in biological sciences… chose South Carolina because she really liked the coaches and the facilities, and she thought of the team as a family ….also drew interest from Oklahoma State, Arizona, Texas, Kennesaw State and Michigan State …daughter of Lionel and Nathalie Veysseyre…has a younger sister, Florine.

Veysseyre’s Career Stats
Year Tourn. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 18 Best Finish
2015-16 7 22 1,690 76.82 70 T19th
2016-17 11 31 2,328 75.10 69 T10th
2017-18 10 29 2,143 73.90 70 T13th
2018-19 10 28 2,090 74.64 69 T6th
Career 38 110 8,251 75.00 69 T6th