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UNC Women's Golf Bio
 Maia Schechter
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Fall 2011: Played in the Tar Heel Invitational, competing as an individual ... tied for 88th place ... 77.67 scoring average.

Amateur: 2010-11 FCWT first-team All-America ... advanced to match play at 2010 U.S. Junior Girl's after being the qualifying medalist ... member of 2010 and 2011 Maryland State Girls' Teams which competed against the Virginia State Girls' Team in the Poindexter Cup ... member of 2011 Maryland/Virginia State Girls' Team which competed against the North and South Carolina Girls' Team in the Mid-Atlantic Challenge ... champion of 2010 MAPGA (Middle Atlantic PGA) Junior Tour Nordlinger Cup Invitational ... won 2010 FCWT World Woods Rolling Oaks Tournament in Homosassa Springs, Fla. and the 2010 FCWT Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club Open in Celebration, Fla. ... won 2009 Maryland State Junior Girls ... multiple winner on 2008 and 2009 MAPGA Junior Tour ... second in 2009 MAPGA Player of the Year standings ... carded numerous top-10 finishes on the FCWT and IJGT junior tours.

Prep: Two-time golf letterwinner at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Md. as a freshman and sophomore ...attended Monteverde Academy/ Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. as a junior and senior ... most valuable player at Montgomery Blair her freshman and sophomore years and played #1 on boys team ... excellent student, graduating summa cum laude ... awarded with Good Citizenship Award as a junior and senior.

Personal: Participant in the Carolina Leadership Academy's CREED program ... parents are Maria Simonsson and Mark Schechter ... Swedish citizen ... born March 13, 1993.

More on Schechter The best-tasting food I make is: Swedish Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Nobody can believe I watch: Project Runway
The reality show I could win: Wipeout
Favorite Vacation Spot: St. Croix
Favorite Musical Performer: Jack Johnson
My Greatest Sports Moment: Signing with UNC
Career Competitive Round: 70, 2009 Pro Am in Laytonsville, Md.
Favorite Course: Pinehurst #2 in Pinehurst, N.C.
Favorite Golfer: Annika Sorenstam
Why I Chose Carolina: The coaches' enthusiasm
The best advice I ever received: Always give 100 percent, no matter what
My most prized possession is: My family
Post-school ambition: Play golf on the LPGA Tour
The best part about being a Tar Heel golfer is: The support from everyone around me
Person I would most like to receive a golf lesson from: Annika Sorenstam

Schechter's Career Tournament Results
Fall 2011
Tar Heel Invitational* 77-76-80-233 (T88)

*Competed as an individual

 

Schechter's Statistics

		          RDS CT/
	       TN   RDS	   PCT    PAR   -PAR    60s   LO   HI	STKS	AVG
Fall 2011	1    3*	   ---	   0	  0	 0    76   80	233	77.67
	
*Competed as an individual
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Takoma Park, Md.
High School: Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy
UNC North Carolina Women's Golf


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