W. Golf: Emily Rymer

Emily Rymer


  Position: -    Ht.: 5-5
  Hometown: Orlando, FL
  Previous School: The First Academy
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Studio Art

One of three returning members of the regular 5-player lineup… Florida Southern’s only senior… Enters her senior year having played in 23 straight tournaments for the Moccasins… One of the school’s most decorated student-athletes during the 2013-14 academic year… Defeated former Rollins All-American Charlotte Campbell, 6 and 5, to win the 85th Florida State Women’s Amateur Championship in June of 2014, making her the first Florida Southern women’s golfer to ever win that title… Won all five of her match play rounds at the FSGA Championships in fewer than 18 holes… Also teamed up with former Stetson golfer Ryan Ashburn to win the FSGA Women’s Four Ball Championship in August, and helped Team Florida win the inaugural Southeastern Challenge matching the top amateur golfers from Florida, Alabama, and Georgia in a team competition… Began her senior year at Florida Southern in fourth place on the Florida Women’s State Amateur points list.

As a junior (2013-14)… Women’s Golf Coaches Association First Team All-American and WGCA All-South Region… First Team All-Sunshine State Conference and member of the SSC All-Tournament Team… WGCA All-American Scholar… NCAA Division II Academic Achievement Award winner... SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Team MVP… All-Tournament Team at Saint Leo Invitational… One of three Moccasins to appear in 11 tournaments with the team, including the SSC Championships, and was the only Florida Southern golfer to qualify for the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament as an individual… Extended Florida Southern’s streak of consecutive years with an All-American to 19… Led the Moccasins with a 74.76 stroke average in her 29 rounds, the second lowest in team history (trailed only Heather Burgner’s 74.27 from 2008-09), and nearly five strokes better than her sophomore year average… Counter in all 26 rounds with the team, and had the Moccasins’ top score in 18 of them… In her 11 tournaments with the team, was Florida Southern’s top golfer in 10 of them (tied with Emma Marlatt at the rain-shortened U.S. Women’s Invitational)… Including the tie with Marlatt, was the Mocs’ #1 golfer in nine straight tournaments to end the season after finishing behind Jackie Rajek at the Bearcat Invitational (Sept. 28-29)… Had seven top-10 finishes in her 12 tournaments, and an individual winning percentage of .895… Also placed in the top-five in five tournaments, was third or better in all five, and finished in the top-20 in every tournament … Picked up her first career win in the season-opening Lady Falcon Invitational in Daytona Beach (Sept. 21-22) where she tied with Tiffany Chan of Daytona State at even-par 144 (72-72)... Shot a career-best three-under par 69 in the final round of the University of Cincinnati Invitational after a 71 in the second round (March 21-23)… Had a total of seven rounds at or under par… Sunshine State Conference runner-up at Lake Jovita Country Club with a four-over par 220 (73-72-75) that would have tied the tournament’s 3-round scoring record, but was two shots behind the winner, Marie Coors of Saint Leo (April 13-15)… Returned to Lake Jovita three weeks later as an individual qualifier for the NCAA South Regional and tied for eighth place with a 224 (74-74-76)… Lost to Florida Tech’s Johanna Larsson in a 1-hole playoff for the final individual spot that advanced to the Division II National Finals... Combined score at conference and regional tournaments was Florida Southern’s best since those events went to three rounds in 2003.

As a sophomore (2012-13)… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… One of four Moccasins to play in all 11 tournaments, and the only underclassman to do so… Team counter in 20 of her 27 rounds… Had the Mocs’ top score in three different rounds, including the second round of the Sunshine State Conference Championships when she shot a 72 that equaled the team’s best individual round of the tournament… Her 76 on day three of the championships was the Mocs’ second best score of the day, helping them win the title in a playoff over Nova Southeastern… Fired a season-best 71 (-1) in the second round of the Saint Leo Fall Invitational (Oct. 15)… Had two top-10 finishes, placing 10th at the Saint Leo Fall Invitational (Oct. 15-16), and at the United States Women’s Invitational, hosted by Belmont Abbey (April 8-9)… Saw her first postseason action by placing 19th at the SSC Championships (87-72-76 = 235), and 27th at the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament (76-83-76 = 235).

As a freshman (2011-12)… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Took part in six tournaments, including two with the varsity team, two with the “B” team and two as an individual… Played in the regular lineup at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational and the University of Cincinnati Spring Invitational and was a counter for the Moccasins in five of her six rounds… Was Florida Southern’s #1 or #2 golfer in her two tournaments with the “B” team and had a 10th-place finish at the Lady Moc Classic as an individual (Feb. 20-21)… Had a final score of 228 (75-75-78) in that tournament, which was better than three of the Lady Mocs in the regular lineup.

In high school… Joined the Moccasins as a 2011 graduate of The First Academy in Orlando where she played golf for coach Earl Noffsinger… Won the coach’s award as a sophomore, junior and senior… Finished seventh at the district tournament as a senior… Also played two years of basketball and two years of softball for the Royals, winning the coach’s award in softball as a sophomore… Named the NYX Player-of-the-Month for the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour in May of 2011 after winning the JWU Series, Girls 14-18 division, by 15 strokes with a score of 71-73 = 144 (had 25 pars and four birdies in her 36 holes)… Helped the Ziegler Golf School win the 2011 Florida State Junior Team Championship, Girls 16-18 Division, in August after her senior year… Personal… Daughter of Barry and Rhonda Rymer… Has one older brother (Andrew) and one younger sister (Amanda)… Works for Caricature Connection, drawing caricatures at Walt Disney World… Former high school teammate Nicole Quinn now plays at Auburn… Born September 18, 1992… Studio Art major.

RYMER YEAR-BY-YEAR

YearTourn.Rnd.StrokesAvg.Low
2011-126161,29280.7575 (+3)
2012-1311272,14379.3771 (-1)
2013-14
12
29
2,168
74.76
69 (-3)
CAREER29725,60377.8269 (-3)


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