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Alexis Rather
Height: 5'2"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
Hometown: Tupelo, Miss.
High School: Tupelo HS
Alma Mater: LSU
Graduating Year: 2008
Born: 03/02/1985
Alexis Rather Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/24/2008

2008 Second Team All-Louisiana
2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2008, 07, 06, 05 NGCA Academic Award
2007 First Team All-Louisiana
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2006 LSWA First Team All-Louisiana
2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2004 Freshman SEC Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2007-08)
Helped lead the Tigers to a second appearance in the last three years to the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships, where LSU finished 15th ... Played a primary role in getting team to the championship in more ways than one as she chipped in for birdie from off the green on the first playoff hole for the final team qualifying spot in the NCAA Central Regional ... Played 31 rounds in her final season, averaging 76.8 strokes per round ... Played 125 rounds in her career and averaged right about the same 76.8 strokes for her career ... Had two top 20 finishes her senior season, tying for 12th with a five-over par 221 at Puerto Rico and a tie for 18th at eight-over 224 in the hometown LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic ... Finished as runner-up in June in the Mississippi State Amateur Championships in Biloxi ... Named as LSU’s recipient on the SEC Community Service Team and was heavily involved in her entire LSU career with CHAMPS service projects throughout the community.

JUNIOR SEASON (2006-07)
Play all 32 rounds and finished fourth on the team in stroke average 76.70 strokes per round ... Posted two top 20 finishes, a tie for 20th in the season opening Cougar Classic at six-over par 222 (75-70-77) and a tie for 14th with the same six-over score (72-74-76) in the SEC Women's Championship at Old Waverly ... Best aggregate score came in the NCAA East Regional as she shot four-over 200 (71-76-73) at the University Club ... Three rounds of par or better this season ... Qualified for the championship bracket in the Southern Amateur.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005-06)
After sitting out a season, returned to play in all but one tournament, 33 rounds and averaged, 76.20 strokes per round ... Despite battling the effects of a sprained ankle during the latter part of the season, came up with some nice counting rounds for LSU, including an even-par 72 in the first round of the SEC's and rounds of 75-75-74 (seven-over) in the NCAA East Regional that got LSU to the Division I Championships ... Had another consistent tournament in the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic, with a five-over (74-73-74) 221, good enough for 13th place ... Was 10th at the Chrysler Challenge in the fall at 14-over 227 (77-73-77), her third top-10 of her career ... 29 rounds in the 70s including a streak of 11 straight late in the season, and in the 70s in every first and final rounds of the tournament. Streak was stopped as she played sick in the second round of the NCAAs that forced her to withdrawn in the third round because of dehydration ... Again did well in the Southern Amateur, winning the first flight championship bracket.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2004-05)
Did not play any events during the season, but was redshirted leaving her with three years of eligibility ... Did play in several of the summer tournaments, most notably making the semifinals of the Southern Amateur.
 
FRESHMAN SEASON (2003-04)
Played in all 10 events in her LSU debut season, 29 rounds, finishing with a stroke average of 77.93 ... Averaged 76.54 in the four fall tournaments, second best on the team behind Brooke Shelton ... Had two eighth place finishes during the year - a tie for eighth at the opening UA-Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate (77-77 - 154); and, a solo eighth at the Nokia Sugar Bowl Classic (76-78-79 -- 233) ... First round of 73 at Central District Tournament was her low for the season ... 24.5 of 29 rounds counted for the LSU team score (84.48%).
 
PRIOR TO LSU
Also played one year of point guard for the high school basketball team ... Four-year letter winner in golf for coach Bruce Pugh ... All-District in 2001, All-Region 2002, 2003 ... Five Southeastern Junior Tour victories. Qualified for the 2003 U. S. Team for the Aaron Badderley Junior World Championships in Fiji ... Sixth in the Mississippi State Women's Amateur ... Twice runner-up in the Mississippi State Tournament (boys and girls combined) ... Winner of the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour Sportsmanship Award ... National Honor Society member, Rotary Leader, Rotary Scholarship winner.
 
PERSONAL
Full name is Alexis Jane Rather ... Born on March 2, 1985 ... Right-handed ... Parents are David and Jane Rather. One sister: Kate ... Home course, Pontotoc Country Club and Golf Club of Big Oaks ... Major at LSU: Communications
 
Collegiate Finishes

2007-08
Mercedes-Benz Championship 75-76-72 223 t34
UA-Ann Rhodes Intercollegiate 77-77-75 229 t34
Lady Puerto Rico Classic 77-69-75 221 t12
UCF Challenge 73-77-77 227 t67
LSU-Cleveland Golf Classic 76-76-72 224 t18
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic 76-81-77 234 t37
Crimson Tide Classic 78-77-78 233 t23
SEC Women’s Championships 79-80-79 238 t40
NCAA Central Regional 77-76-84 237 76
NCAA Division I Women’s Championships 77-83-79-75 314 t93

2006-07
Cougar Classic 75-70-77 -- 222 t20
Mason Rudolph Championships 77-76-77 -- 230 t55
Lady Tar Heel 84-78-80 -- 242 t72
Auburn "Derby" 75-82 -- 157 t47
Central District Invitational 80-80-76 -- 236 t53
UCF Challenge 81-79-79 -- 235 t41
LSU/Cleveland Classic 76-77-73 -- 226 t31
Liz Murphey Intercollegiate 76-75-757 -- 226 t24
Bryan National Collegiate 81-80-76 -- 237 t62
SEC Women's Championship 72-74-76 -- 222 t14
NCAA East Regional 71-76-73 -- 220 t48
Totals 32 rounds -- 76.70

2005-06
Cougar Classic 79-73-76 -- 228 t42
Chrysler Challenge 77-73-77 -- 227 t10
Auburn "The Derby" 79-74-72 -- 225 t16
Central District Invitational 75-81-78 -- 234 t36
LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic 74-73-74 -- 221 t13
Dr. Donnish Thompson Invitational 73-80-75 -- 228 20
Bryan National Collegiate 79-82-75 -- 236 t61
SEC Women's Championships 72-75-78 -- 225 t21
Lady Buckeye Spring Invite 75-78-76 -- 229 t47
NCAA East Regional 74-74-75 -- 223 t35
NCAA Division I Championships 78-81-wd-78
Totals 33 rounds -- 76.20 avg

2004-05
Medical redshirt

2003-04
UA-Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate 77-77 - 154 t8
Price's Give Em 5 Intercollegiate 75-78-79 - 232 t37
Mercedes-Benz Championships 75-78-79 - 232 t50
Furman Lady Paladin 75-75-74 - 224 t12
Nokia Sugar Bowl Classic 76-78-79 - 233 8th
Central District Tournament 73-75-82 - 230 t21
LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic 76-80-76 - 232 t23
Lady Gamecock Classic 86-82-80 - 248 t50
SEC Women's Championships 75-75-74 - 224 t20
NCAA East Women's Regional 79-89-83 - 251 t91
Totals 29 rounds - 77.93 avg.
 
Career Records
Rounds: 125
Strokes: 9,606
Average: 76.84
Rounds of Par or Under: 6
Low Round: 70, 2006 Cougar Classic, 2nd rd.
Low Tournament (54 holes): 220, 2007 NCAA East Regional
Top 10 Finishes: 3
Best Finish: t8, 2003 UA-Ann Rhoads; 2004 Nokia Sugar Bowl Classic

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