UNC Women's Golf BIO
 Casey Grice
Grice Grice 720971

Fall 2012: Tied for 14th with an even-par 216 at the Cougar Classic... finished tied for 13th in the Mason Rudolph Championship with an 8-over 224... placed second individually at the Fall Preview... finished with a 2-under 214 total after going 1-under in the final round... tied for seventh place in the Tar Heel Invitational with a 2-over 218 total.

2011-12: Carded top-10 finishes in all four of Carolina's tournaments, one as an individual ... finished in eighth place at the Cougar Classic, competing as an individual ... led the Tar Heels tying for eighth at the Mason Rudolph Fall Preview and the Tar Heel Invitational ... also was the low Tar Heel at The Landfall Tradition by tying for 10th place ... led Carolina with a 72.42 scoring average ... fired four under-par rounds, two in the 60s and carded two even-par rounds... finished in 20th place at the Central District Invitational... tied for 20th at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate with an 8-over 150... finished with a 232 total at the LSU Classic to tie for 36th place... tied for 16th at the Bryan National Collegiate... shot a 2-under 70 in the second round... finished with a 7-over 223... shot a 1-under 71 in the final round of ACC Championships... finished with a 5-over 217 and in fifth place individually... named Tar Heel Performer of the Week for April 9-15, 2012... was selected as a member of the All-ACC Women's Golf Team in 2012... tied for 35th place in the NCAA West Regional with a 7-over 223 total... tied for 63rd placee after shooting a 13-over 301 at the NCAA Championships... was selected as Honorable Mention All-America in 2012.

2010-11: Played in all 11 of Carolina's tournaments, carding three top-10 finishes and five top-25 finishes ... tied for second place at the Cougar Classic, her first tournament as a Tar Heel, firing a 3-under-par 213 total ... tied for third place at The Landfall Tradition where she fired an even par 216 total ... tied for seventh place at the ACC Championships, tied for 20th at the NCAA East Regional, tied for 25th at the Bryan National Collegiate and tied for 26th at the NCAA Championships, played near her hometown of College Station, Tex. ... tied for 35th at the Tar Heel Invitational, tied for 41st at the Mason Rudolph Championships, tied for 43rd at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, tied for 52nd at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate and tied for 61st at the LSU Golf Classic ... boasts a 74.32 scoring average ... carded six under-par rounds and four even-par rounds.

Amateur: Advanced to match play at 2011 U.S. Women's Amateur and 2011 North and South Women's Amateur ...advanced to second round of match play at 2011 Texas Women's State Amateur ... member of 2010 Canon Cup Team, helping lead the West to a win over the East ... won 2009 Colorado Junior at Flying Horse ... runner-up at 2009 AJGA Abilene Junior ... tied for third place at 2010 Laredo Energy Junior at Traditions and the 2009 Arizona Silver Belle Championship where she tied for fith in 2010 ... placed eighth at 2010 Under Armour/Hunter Mahan Championship and tied for ninth at 2009 Polo Junior Golf Classic ... carded three additional top-35 finishes in junior amateur events.

Prep: Four-year golf letterwinner at A&M Consolidated High School ... 2008 Texas State 5A Girls Golf Champion and the runner-up in 2010 ... three-time regional champion, 2008, 2009, 2010 ... three-time district champion, 2007, 2008, 2010 ... four-time MVP of A&M Consolidated High School, 2007-10 ... presented 2010 Kevin Gray Award as the quintessential team member ... won eight tournaments her senior year, runner-up once and finished fourth once.

Personal: Participant in the Carolina Leadership Academy's Rising Stars program ... mother is Kristen Grice ... born October 16, 1991.

More on Grice

Hobbies: Playing golf

Favorite food: Tuna salad

The best-tasting food I make is: I don't cook

Favorite TV shows: NCIS

Nobody can believe I watch: Project Runway

The reality show I could win is: Minute to Win It

Favorite video games: Mario Kart

Favorite movie: The Blind Side

Favorite vacation spot: Estes Park, Colorado

Favorite musical performers: Kenny Chesney

CDs most likely to be on my iPod: Carrie Underwood

Favorite song: Angel Eyes by Love and Theft

Nobody can believe I listen to: Nicki Minaj

If I could spend three hours doing anything, it would be: Swim with dolphins

My greatest sports moment: Winning ACC Freshman of the Year

Career competitive round: 66, Colorado Junior at Flying Horse, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Summer 2009

Favorite course: Yeaman's Hall, Charleston, South Carolina

Favorite golfer: Rory McIlroy

Favorite athlete: Serena Williams

I have these superstitions: None

Why I chose Carolina: Carolina has the best combo of athletics and academics

Talents I have outside of golf: Drawing, designing

Person or people in history I'd most like to meet: Eleanor Roosevelt

Person or people I admire the most and why: My swing coach, Jeanne Sutherland, because of her work ethic and dedication to the game

My most prized possession is: Family and friends

Post-school ambition: Play professionally.

Most notable thing someone in my family other than me has accomplished: My cousin worked the Beijing and London Olympics

The best thing about going to school at Carolina is: Being a part of the Carolina family

The best part about being a Tar Heel golfer is: Traveling to awesome places

The best thing about Coach Mann is: Her dedication to the team

Person I would most like to receive a golf lesson from: My granddad

Person I would like to play a round of golf with: My granddad

I did this for fun this summer: Volunteered at St. Jude in Memphis, Tennessee for the St. Jude Classic

Grice's Career Tournament Results

Fall 2010

Cougar Classic......................................... 71-72-70-213 (T2)

Mason Rudolph Women's Championship...... 71-74-73-218 (T41)

Tar Heel Invitational.................................. 77-70-72-219 (T35)

The Landfall Tradition................................ 77-71-74-216 (T3)

Spring 2010

Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate*............. 78-77-73-228 (T52)

LSU Golf Classic..................................... 78-80-78-236 (T61)

Bryan National Collegiate........................... 74-78-78-230 (T25)

Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic................... 72-76-80-228 (T43)

ACC Championships................................ 77-72-73-222 (T7)

NCAA East Regional................................ 75-72-73-220 (T20)

NCAA Championships.................................... 75-75-73-74-297 (T26)

Fall 2011

Cougar Classic*....................................... 70-68-74-212 (8)

Mason Rudolph Fall Preview...................... 73-72-73-218 (T8)

Tar Heel Invitational.................................. 72-69-71-212 (T8)

The Landfall Tradition................................ 75-75-77-227 (T10)

Spring 2012

Central District Invitational........................ 73-72-78-223 (20)

Darius Rucker Intercollegiate....................... 76-74-150 (T20)

LSU Golf Classic..................................... 75-77-80-232 (T36)

Bryan National Collegiate........................... 77-70-76-223 (T16)

ACC Championships................................ 74-73-70-217 (5)

NCAA West Regional............................... 72-74-77-223 (T35)

NCAA Championships.............................. 77-72-77-75-301 (T63)

Fall 2012

Cougar Classic........................................ 72-69-75-216 (T14)

Mason Rudolph Championship................... 73-77-74-224 (T13)

Liz Murphey Fall Preview......................... 73-70-71-214 (2)

Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational............... 72-73-73-218 (T7)

*Competed as an individual

Grice's Statistics

                                       RDS CT/

                  TN    RDS        PCT       PAR   -PAR  60s   LO     HI   STKS    AVG

2010-11     11      34*      31/100.0       4          6        0      70      80    2527     74.32

2011-12     11      33*       26/86.7        5          6        2      68      80    2438     73.88

Fall 2012    4        12       12/100.0       2          3        1      69      77     872      72.67

Totals       26      79#       69/94.5       11        15       3      68      80    5837     73.89

*Competed 3 rounds as an individual

#Competed 6 rounds as an individual


Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: College Station, Texas
High School: A&M Consolidated
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UNC North Carolina Women's Golf


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