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Tessa Teachman
Height: 5'9"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: University HS
Major: Advertising
Born: 10/03/1989
Tessa Teachman Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/18/2012

2012 NGCA Honorable Mention All-America
2012 NGCA All-Scholar Team
2012 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 USA Women's Team World University Games
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 NGCA All-Scholar Team
2010 Golfweek Honorable Mention All-American
2010 NGCA All-Scholar Team
2010 All-SEC Second Team
2010 All-Louisiana First Team
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2009 SEC All-Freshman Team
2009 Freshman Academic Honor Roll
2009 NGCA All-Scholar Team

SENIOR SEASON (2011-12)
Second on the team in stroke average at 73.5 strokes per round, finishing her career with her best season at LSU that included a tie for third at NCAA Women's Golf Championships as she also helped LSU to a second straight third place team finish ... Had rounds of 69-74-70-74 to finish at 1-under 287 in the national championship ... Had two other top five tournament finishes, tying for third at the Cougar Classic at 8-under 208 (67-72-69) to open the season, and a 2nd place finish in the second event of the spring season, the Central District Tournament ... Posted 2-under 214 (69-75-70) ... Also in the 10 in Puerto Rico Classic to open the spring (t9, +5, 221) and the March LSU Tiger Golf Classic (10th, +8 224) ... Finished her career with a stroke average of 74.6 for 110 rounds ... Finished with 5 career top fives, 10 career top 10s ... Had 11 rounds of par or under for the year, 30 for her career ... For second straight round had low round of 67.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Played in 28 events, averaging 75.5 strokes per round as a member of the LSU team that finished third in the NCAA Division I Women's Championship ... Averaged 75.0 for 76 career rounds ... Had eight rounds of par or under ... Earned her second career top five in the opening event of the fall 2010 season, with a five-under 211 (70-69-72) ... Finished in a tie for fourth in a field of 93 ... Came through with an important counting round of one-over 73 in the final round of the NCAA Championships as the Lady Tigers moved back into third place ... Low round of 67 in opening round of the Mason Rudolph Championships, an event LSU won ... Teachman was one-under for the 54 holes (67-72-76), tying for 23rd.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10)
Played in first two fall tournaments before flu sidelined her, but it was a great start for her, winning two-of-three matches in LSU's march to the national match play championship, including a 6 and 5 triumph in her match in the final against Auburn ... She also posted rounds of 70-69 at the Mason Rudolph event in Nashville to finish in a tie for seventh ... In the spring had top 10s at the Kinderlou Forest Challenge (10th) at four-over 223 (74-74-75) and fifth in a field of 124 at English Turn in the Tiger-Wave Golf Classic at four-over 220 (70-75-75) ... Improved stroke average almost two strokes in 2010 to finish at 73.7 for 20 rounds ... Seven rounds of par or under, 11 in her first two years with
four career top 10 finishes ... Only one round higher than 77 ... Finished 12th in the league in stroke average and 40th in the national Sagarin Performance rankings.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
Played 28 rounds, 10 events, averaging 75.5 strokes per round ... Was in the lineup for the important spring semester through the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship ... Named to the All-SEC Freshman team ... Earned recognition for academic work in association with golf being named to the National Golf Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete team ... One top 10 in her first season - a ninth-place finish at the Bryan Park National Collegiate, an event won by the Lady Tigers ... Teachman had rounds of 66-77-78 for a second-over 223 ... Had to withdraw from second round of NCAA West
Regional with an illness, but came back the next day and shot a counting round of three-over 75 to help LSU qualify for the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship ... Four rounds of par or under.

PRIOR TO LSU
Played in the LPGA Corning Classic in 2005 and 2008 ... Played for the East Team in the 2008 Cannon Cup ... Won the Louisiana Girls High School State Tournament for Class 3A while playing at University High in 2007 ... Ranked 15th in Golfweek rankings at the time of her signing ... Won the 2003 New York State Amateur at age 13 ... Selected to the 2004 Junior Ryder Cup team.

PERSONAL
Full name is Tessa Nicole Teachman ... Parents are John and Gloria Teachman ... One brother, John Vinci ... Major is mass communications ... School honor roll: Who's Who Among High School Students.

Collegiate Finishes

2008-09
Mercedes-Benz Collegiate   75-78-74 - 227   t47
Auburn Derby Invitational    80-75-80 - 235   t53
Central District Invitational   73-75-76 - 224   t11
UCF Challenge   72-78-72 - 222   t49
LSU Golf Classic 73-76-74 - 223   t46
Liz Murphey Collegiate  75   t13th
Bryan Park National Collegiate   68-77-78 - 223   t9
SEC Women's Golf Championships  75-71-74 - 220   t13
NCAA West Regional  76-WD-75    WD
NCAA D1 Women's Championship   78-73-79-84 - 314 t86

2009-10
NGCA Match Play Championship  2-1 match play record
Mason Rudolph Championship  70-69 - 139 t7
Central District Invitational   71-74-77 - 222   t14
Kinderlou Forest Challenge 74-74-75 - 223   t10
Tiger-Wave Golf Classic 70-75-75 - 220   5
Bryan Park National Collegiate   79-72-71 - 222   t20
SEC Women's Championships    70-72-77 - 219 t24
NCAA West Regional  77-75-77 - 29 t53

2010-11
NCAA Fall Preview 70-69-72 - 211 t4
Mason Rudolph Championship 67-72-76 - 215 t23
Tar Heel Invitational 75-70-71 - 216 t24
Central District Invitational 80-77-77 - 234 t62
Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate 73-81-79 - 233 t76
LSU Tiger Golf Classic 75-78-74 - 227 t26
SEC Women's Golf Championship 70-84-76 - 230 35
NCAA Central Regional 81-82-78 - 241 t95
NCAA Championships 81-77-77-73 - 308 t80

2011-12
Cougar Classic 67-72-69 - 208 t3
Mason Rudolph Fall Preview 75-77-57 - 227 t43
Tar Heel Invitational 71-71-72 - 214 t11
Mercedes-Benz SEC/Pac 12 79-73-74 - 226 t53
Lady Puerto Rico Classic 73-74-74 - 221 t9
Central District Invitational 69-75-70 - 214 2
LSU Tiger Golf Classic 73-77-74 - 224 t10
PING/ASU Invitational 74-69-74 - 217 t11
SEC Women's Championships 80-80-77 - 237 t29
NCAA West Regionals 76-74-75 - 225 t45
NCAA Women's Championships 69-74-70-74 - 287 t3

Career Statistics:

Season

Rounds

Strokes

Avg.

Par or Under

Low 18

Low 54

Top 10

Best

2008-09

28

2,114

75.5

4

68

220

1

t9

2009-10

20

1,474

73.7

7

69

219

3

5

2010-11

28

2,115

75.5

8

67

211

1

t4

2011-12

34

2,500

73.5

11

67

208

5

2

Totals

110

8,203

74.6

30

67

208

10

2

 

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