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2012-13

Texas tech

women’s Golf

The 2012-13 Roster Hannah Arnold JR Elin Arvidsson SO Gabby Dominguez SR Kimmy Hill FR Kim Kaufman SR Beverly Mendoza JR Victoria Uresti FR

Lufkin, Texas Lufkin Falkenberg, Sweden Swedish National Golf High School Chilton, Texas Chilton Palm Desert, Calif. Palm Desert Clark, S.D. Clark Mandaluyong City, Philippines St. Paul College - Pasig High School Anna, Texas Anna

JoJo Robertson - Head Coach Emily Kuhfeld - Assistant Coach

pre-season No. 1 ranking!

A Note of thanks

All images in this book are copyright by the Texas Tech Athletics Communications office or Texas Tech University or are otherwise credited. Thanks to Norvelle Kennedy, Michael Strong, John Weast and others for lending their talents to showcase our program, department and university. This electronic document was produced in October 2012.

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2012-13

Texas tech

women’s Golf

Hannah Arnold, JR Lufkin, Texas

Elin Arvidsson, SO Falkenberg, Sweden

Gabby Dominguez, SR Chilton, Texas

Kimmy Hill, FR Palm Desert, Calif.

Kim Kaufman, SR Clark, S.D.

Beverly Mendoza, JR Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Victoria Uresti, FR Anna, Texas

JoJo Robertson Head Coach

Emily Kuhfeld Assistant Coach

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Meet the players and coaches

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Hannah arnold SPRING 2012 (SOPHOMORE) Returned to the lineup to compete in five tournaments throughout the spring ... wrapped the year with a 76.5 stroke average that was the fifth-lowest on the squad ... averaged 76.6 swings per round during the spring only ... matched her lowest career 54-hole score in her first tournament appearance at the Westbrook Spring Invitational ... fired a 6-over 222 to finish tied for 27th overall ... finished in the top 40 individuals two more times as she finished tied for 32nd at the Notre Dame Clover Cup and 37th at the Big 12 Championships ... recorded her lowest 18-hole score with a 2-under 70 Mach 23 during opening round of the Mountain View Collegiate ... struggled during the final round, though, to finish tied for 50th ... was in the lineup for the NCAA West Regional where she finished tied for 61st with a 12-over 228 card ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.

FALL 2011 (SOPHOMORE) Competed in only Tech’s first two tournaments during the fall season ... struggled with a foot injury for the later part of the season ... opened the year with her first career top 20

finish at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic ... tied for 17th overall at 6-over-par ... benefited from a 1-over 73 final round that was a career low ... had to withdraw from the second round of the Windy City Collegiate several weeks later ... recovered enough to shoot a 5-over 77 during the final round ... finished with a 76.2 stroke average over five total rounds.

SPRING 2011 (FRESHMAN) Competed in all six spring tournaments, including the Big 12 Championships and NCAA East Regional ... finished with a 79.1 stroke average over the spring ... wrapped her freshman year with a 79.9 overall stroke average ... best finish came at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate where she finished in a tie for 45th ... was among the early contenders at the Big 12 Championships following 1-over 73 first round ... was sitting in a tie for ninth overall after one round ... finished the tournament in a tie for 49th overall ... wrapped the NCAA East Regional in a tie for 87th overall ... was one of four Tech golfers honored on the NGCA All-American Scholar Teams.

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Statistically Speaking: Arnold’s CAREER BESTS (As of Oct. 30, 2012)

Best Finish:

Low 18-hole Score:

Low 54-hole Score:

T-17th at Ptarmigan Ram Classic (Sept. 12-13, 2011) 70, at Mountain View Collegiate (March 23, 2012) 222, twice, at Ptarmigan Ram Classic (Sept. 12-13, 2011) & Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 26-27, 2012)

Tournament (2012-13 to date)

Date(s)

Ptarmigan Ram Classic

Rounds

Par

Rank

3

77-72-76=225

+9

t-20th/90

Susie Maxwell Berning Classic Oct. 15-17, 2012

3

76-81-74=231

+15

t-54th/96

Landfall Tradition Oct. 26-28

1

85

+13

88th/90

SEASON

Sept. 10-11, 2012

Scores

ROUNDS STROKES LOW 54

LOW

PAR/1

EVENTS

ROUND ROUNDS

FINISH in TOP 1

5

10

AVERAGE

2010-11

30

2398

233

73

-

10

-

-

-

79.9

2011-12

20

1530

222

70

1

7

-

-

-

76.5

FALL 2010 (FRESHMAN) Played in two tournament s during first semester on campus ... opened the year at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic, finishing in 83rd overall ... closed the fall at the Lady Northern Classic ... shot a 4-over 76 in both the first and third rounds, her lowest 18-hole score so far ... finished in a tie for 59th overall at the tournament.

LUFKIN HIGH SCHOOL Earned three district titles in her four seasons on the varsity squad ... was named first team all-district all four years ... also selected to the first team all-region squad two separate times.

AMATEUR EXPERIENCE Claimed the tournament title for the first flight at the Women’s Texas Pro-Am in 2008 ... also earned low medalist honors twice ... also had a top-five finish on the AJGA ... won the Starburst Junior Tournament once.

PERSONAL Born Aug. 7, 1991, to parents Mike and Debbie Arnold ... has two younger siblings, Mikki and Alex ... also has two older half-siblings, Leah and Andy ... was a member of her high school’s National Honor Society ... hopes to graduate and become a personal trainer ... majoring in exercise sports science with a minor in nutrition.outside the top 50 overall ... came back with a solid showing at the UTSA Alamo Invitational, though ... started the tournament with a 1-under 71 opening round ... card marked her lowest of the fall ... followed with an even-par 72 round the next day ... struggled over the final 18 holes with a 9-over round ... her 224 total score was her lowest of the fall ... finished event in a tied for 27th overall ... concluded fall with a 59th place showing at Texas State Challenge ... posted a 77.4 stroke average over 15 rounds.

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Elin Arvidsson SPRING 2012 (FRESHMAN) Wrapped a successful first season in scarlet and black with a 76.6 stroke average ... competed in six tournaments in the spring where she averaged 76.0 swings per round ... finished in the top 30 twice and top 40 four times ... best finish came at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic where she was tied for 21st overall ... followed the performance by finishing 27th at the Westbrook Spring Invitational ... recorded a 6-over 222 at the Westbrook Spring Invitational in what was her lowest 54-hole card of the year ... was also in the lineup at the Notre Dame Clover Cup (t-36th), Mountain View Collegiate (t-32nd), and Knights and Pirates Invitational (t-55th) ... was a late insert into the lineup at the NCAA West Regional ... finished tied for 72nd with a 13-over 229 card.

FALL 2011 (FRESHMAN) Played in all five tournaments during first semester on campus ... made an impressive debut at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic by finishing in a tie for 29th overall ... wrapped the tournament at 9-over following a 1-over 73 second round and 2-over card during the final 18 holes ... did not fare as well in Tech’s next two tournaments at the Windy City Collegiate and Susie Berning Maxwell Classic ... concluded both events

outside the top 50 overall ... came back with a solid showing at the UTSA Alamo Invitational, though ... started the tournament with a 1-under 71 opening round ... card marked her lowest of the fall ... followed with an even-par 72 round the next day ... struggled over the final 18 holes with a 9-over round ... her 224 total score was her lowest of the fall ... finished event in a tied for 27th overall ... concluded fall with a 59th place showing at Texas State Challenge ... posted a 77.4 stroke average over 15 rounds.

HIGH SCHOOL Was one of the top players in Sweden as a high school amateur ... took second place at the Swedish National Match Play Championship ... won the Swedish National Team short game title.

PERSONAL Born July 26, 1992, to parents Lars and Liselotte Arvidsson ... has an older brother, Christoffer, who plays golf at Texas State ... was born in Falkenbeg, Sweden ... undecided on major.

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Statistically Speaking: Arvidsson’s CAREER BESTS (As of Oct. 30, 2012)

Best Finish:

T-21st at Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 12-14, 2012)

Low 18-hole Score:

71, four times, last at Ptarmigan Ram Classic (Sept. 11, 2012)

Low 54-hole Score:

222, at Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 26-27, 2012)

Tournament (2012-13 to date) Ptarmigan Ram Classic

Date(s)

Rounds

Sept. 10-11, 2012

Scores

Par

Rank

3

78-76-71=225

+9

t-20th/90

Windy City Collegiate Championship Oct. 1-2, 2012

3

82-79-81=242

+26

71st/81

Landfall Tradition Oct. 26-28

1

77

+5

t-43rd/90

SEASON

ROUNDS STROKES LOW 54

2011-12

33

2529

222

LOW

PAR/1

EVENTS

ROUND ROUNDS 71

4

11

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FINISH in TOP 1

5

10

-

-

-

AVERAGE 76.6

Gabby Dominguez SPRING 2012 (JUNIOR) Wrapped one of the most successful seasons in school history with a 72.8 stroke average ... snapped her own single-season school record from her 2009-10 freshman year where she averaged 74.7 swings per round ... competed in every tournament during the spring with a 72.7 stroke average over 25 rounds ... finished tied for eighth at the NCAA Championships with teammate Kim Kaufman, marking the highest finish for a Tech player in school history ... was named an honorable mention All-American following the tournament by both the NGCA and Golfweek Magazine ... marked the first time a Tech player had earned All-American honors since Brooke Lawrence in 1996 ... qualified for the national tournament by winning a playoff at the NCAA West Regional ... finished tied for 14th overall at the regional with a 3-over 219 ... was only the second time a Lady Raider had qualified as an individual in school history ... concluded the spring with six top-10 finishes ... was also in the top 20 of every tournament as well ... best finish came at the Westbrook Spring Invitational where she tied with Kim Kaufman for second following a 9-under 207 ... card marked the lowest 54-hole score in school history ... put herself in position with a 6-under 66 second round that marked the lowest of her career and was one stroke off the school record ... lone other top-five finish came at the Mountain View Collegiate in a third-place showing ... finished the tournament with a 6-under 210 that marked the third-lowest 54-hole score in school history ... wrapped the season in the top 50 of Golfweek’s individual rankings ... an All-Big 12 postseason selection with Kaufman, marking the first time a Tech player had been picked since Janie Vannoy in 2000 ... was also named the Big 12 Golfer of the Month for both February and March, marking the first time a Tech golfer, male or female, had earned the honor in consecutive months ... only two Lady Raiders had previously earned the conference monthly award in school history ... also honored for her work in the classroom as she was an Academic All-Big 12 first team selction ... also was named to the NGCA All-Scholar Team and the Capital One Academic All-District first team.

FALL 2011 (JUNIOR) Recorded three top-five finishes during fall semester ... posted a 73.0 stroke average that only trailed teammate Kim Kaufman ... her stroke average marked the lowest in her career for an individual semester ... opened the fall in a tie for 5th at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic ... nail birdies over the final two holes to finish with a 2-under 70 during the final round ... climbed 14 spots on the individual leaderboard over the final round ... finished 2-over for the tournament ... struggled at the Windy City Collegiate with a 35th-place showing ... recovered a little over a week later at the Susie Berning Maxwell Classic ... finished in a tie for third following another solid final round

... had a 3-under 69 card over the final 18 holes to move up from 22nd place to start the day ... had opened the event with consecutive 2-over cards ... looked to build on that momentum at the UTSA Alamo Invitational ... remained in contention following a 4-under 68 second round that marked the lowest of her career ... was disqualified late in the final round, however ... recorded her second career individual title to close the fall at the Texas State Challenge ... birdied the par-5 18th to secure the title ... her 3-over 73 final round was her highest for the tournament ... combined to shoot 1-under over the tournament’s first 36 holes ... marked her first victory since claiming the MountainView Collegiate Invitational title as a freshman ... concluded fall ranked 50th in the nation by Golfweek.

SPRING 2011 (SOPHOMORE) Ended the year with a team-best 74.9 stroke average ... marked the second-straight season she has done so ... recorded a 74.1 stroke average in spring tournaments only

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Statistically Speaking: Dominguez’ CAREER BESTS (As of Oct. 30, 2012)

Best Finish:

1st, twice, Texas State Challenge (Nov. 7-8, 2011) & Mountain View Collegiate (March 26-27, 2010)

Low 18-hole Score:

66, Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 26, 2012)

Low 54-hole Score:

207, at Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 26-27, 2012)

Tournament (2012-13 to date)

Date(s)

Ptarmigan Ram Classic

Scores

Par

Rank

3

67-73-73=213

-3

Windy City Collegiate Championship Oct. 1-2, 2012

3

74-78-74=226

+10

t-30th/81

Susie Maxwell Berning Classic Oct. 15-17, 2012

3

78-75-79=232

+16

t-60th/96

SEASON

Sept. 10-11, 2012

Rounds

ROUNDS STROKES LOW 54

LOW

PAR/1

EVENTS

ROUND ROUNDS

FINISH in TOP 1

5

3rd/90

AVERAGE

10

2011-12

39

2840

207

66

16

13

1

5

9

72.8

2010-11

36

2698

215

70

13

12

-

3

4

74.9

2009-10

33

2464

213

69

9

11

1

2

4

74.7

... finished in the top 20 in five of six tournaments ... started the spring with a 15th place showing at the SunTrust Gator Invitational ... carded a 2-over 72 first round and 1-over 71 second round to sit in a tie for sixth entering final round ... struggled over final 18 holes, though, with a 9-over 79 card ... followed with three-consecutive top-five finishes ... ended both the MountainView Collegiate and Pacific Coast Intercollegiate in a tie for fourth overall ... marked her first top-five finishes of the season ... came back the following week to finish fifth at the Baylor Invitational ... helped the Lady Raiders claim the tournament title as well ... climbed the leaderboard on the final day of the Big 12 Championships as her 2-under 70 final round helped moved her into a tie for 14th overall ... responded after a 11-over 83 opening round of the NCAA East

Regional by firing 3-over during final two rounds ... finished the tournament in a tie for 69th overall ... Academic All-Big 12 first team selection ... was also one of four Tech golfers honored on the NGCA All-American Scholar Teams.

FALL 2010 (SOPHOMORE) Finished the fall with Tech’s second-lowest scoring average at 75.8 ... notched her best performance of the fall at the Windy City Collegiate Championship ... shot a 7-over-par 220 to finish tied for sixth ... fired her lowest round of the fall in Tech’s next outing at the Lady Northern with a 2-under 70 first round ... added a 4-over 76 in the afternoon round but concluded the tournament with a 9-over 81 to finish tied for 32nd overall ... entered the final round in 10th place ... got back on track with consecutive 2-over 74 rounds to open the Landfall Tradition in 15th place ... slipped during final round, though, to drop into a tie for 55th overall.

SPRING 2010 (FRESHMAN) Posted a solid spring season for the Lady Raiders as she led the team with three top-10 finishes ... earned her first collegiate individual championship at the Mountainview Collegiate Invitational after she finished with a three-over par 219 ... ended the year with a team-best 74.7 average perround.

FALL 2009 (FRESHMAN) Enjoyed a successful collegiate debut as she ended the fall with a 74.1 average per-round which ranked third on the team ... posted a 7th place finish in the opening tournament of the season in Colorado as she logged a score of 213 over 54 holes in the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic. page 10 — 2012 Texas Tech woMen’s Golf

AMATEUR EXPERIENCE Earned a fourth place finish at the Kathy Whitworth Invitational with rounds of 70 and 73 ... qualified for the U.S. Girls Junior Open three consecutive times (2006, 2007 and 2008) ... tied for second at the Optimist International in 2008 ... won the Texas Girls Junior Championship at the age of 16.

HIGH SCHOOL Won four consecutive Class 1A State titles at Chilton High School in what was a remarkable high school career ... never

lost a district or regional championship during her career and owns tournament records at all three levels ... valedictorian of her graduating class and earned 32 college course credits while in high school.

PERSONAL Born on March 10, 1991, in Waco, Texas ... daughter of Ernest and Delores Wells ... enjoys playing golf, studying, watching movies and going to amusement parks ... majoring in political science and aspires to be an attorney or a judge.

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Kimmy Hill AMATEUR EXPERIENCE Considered one of the top recruits nationally in the 2012 class ... ranked 26th in the class of 12 by Golfweek Magazine ... was also among the top 10 recruits for the state of California by Golfweek ... regularly played at several of the top AJGA and IJGT (International Junior Golf Tour) events ... played on the U.S. team that defeated Canada at the IJGT tournament ... placed in the top 10 at seven AJGA events ... also had two top-five finishes as well ... scored several wins on the IJGT Tour ... also competed on the JAGS (Junior Amateur Golf Scholars) Tour as well ... never lost a JAGS tournament over her career.

PALM DESERT HIGH SCHOOL One of the top high school golfers in the state of California ... finished seventh at the state tournament in 2011 ... led Palm Desert H.S. to a third place team finish in both 2010 and 2011 ... received the United State Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award in 2012.

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PERSONAL Born May 21, 1994 to parents Todd and Amy Hill in Shanghai, China ... an only child ... volunteered for Fairway Kids in California as a golf instructor ... majoring in international business.

Statistically Speaking: HILL’s CAREER BESTS (As of Oct. 30, 2012)

Best Finish:

T-2oth at Windy City Collegiate Championshipc (Oct. 1-2, 2012)

Low 18-hole Score:

72, twice, last at Susie Maxwell Berning Classic (Oct. 15, 2012)

Low 54-hole Score:

223, at Windy City Collegiate Championshipc (Oct. 1-2, 2012)

Tournament (2012-13 to date)

Date(s)

Rounds

Scores

Windy City Collegiate Championship Oct. 1-2, 2012

3

Susie Maxwell Berning Classic Oct. 15-17, 2012

3

Landfall Tradition Oct. 26-28 SEASON TOTALS TO DATE

7

Par

Rank

75-72-76=223

+7

t-20th/81

72-77-77=226

+10

t-24th/96

1

79

+7

t-65th/90

528 Avg. 75.4

+3

-

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Kim Kaufman SPRING 2012 (JUNIOR) Recorded one of the top single-seasons in school history ... finished with a 73.0 stroke average that was the secondlowest on the team behind Gabby Dominguez ... stroke average also marked the second-lowest in school history as well ... competed in every tournament during the spring, averaging 73.3 strokes per round ... advanced to the NCAA Championships with Dominguez where they both tied for eighth overall, marking the highest finish for a Tech player in school history ... was named an honorable mention AllAmerican following the tournament by both the NGCA and Golfweek Magazine ... marked the first time a Tech player had earned All-American honors since Brooke Lawrence in 1996 ... qualified for the national tournament after finishing in a tie for eighth at the NCAA West Regional ... was the highest finisher at the regional that was not on a qualifying team ... shot a 1-over 217 over 54 holes at the regional ... marked only the second time a Lady Raider had qualified as an individual in school history ... concluded the spring with six top-10 finishes, including two top-five performances ... was in the top 30 of every tournament during the season as well ... best outing came at the Westbrook Spring Invitational where she finished tied for second after a 9-under 207 ... wrapped the tournament with 66 and 67 cards during the final day ... her 66 second round was a stroke off her career best ... finished tied for second with Dominguez ... their 207 card marked the lowest 54-hole score in school history ... also finished 10th at the Notre Dame Clover Cup and tied for fourth at the Mountain View Collegiate ... struggled at the Big 12 Championships where she shot a 26-over 236 to finish tied for 30th ... wrapped the season in the top 50 of Golfweek’s individual rankings ... an All-Big 12 postseason selection with Dominguez, marking the first time a Tech player had been honored since Janie Vannoy in 2000 ... also honored for her work in the classroom as she was named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team ... picked up NGCA All-Scholar Team and Capital One Academic All-District first team accolades as well ... was later named to the Capital One Academic all-America third team ... marked the first time a Lady Raider had been named an Academic All-American in program history.

FALL 2011 (JUNIOR) Finished among the top 15 in all five tournaments during the fall ... was among the top 10 in each of Tech’s first three tournaments, including two top-five finishes ... posted a teambest 72.5 stroke average that is on pace to be the lowest in school history ... enters the spring ranked 44th nationally by Golfweek ... opened the season with a 9th-place showing at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic ... finished 3-over-par following an even-par final round ... came close to first individual title over next two tournaments with a third-place showing at the

Windy City Collegiate and second-place finish at Susie Berning Maxwell Classic ... fired back-to-back 1-under 71 cards to conclude the Windy City Collegiate ... wrapped the event just a stroke off the lead ... carried that momentum into the Susie Berning Maxwell Classic with a 4-under 68 opening round ... round was her lowest since opening the 2010 fall season with a 67 card at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic ... combined to shoot 1-over during the final 36 holes ... her 213 final card marked the fifth-lowest 54-hole score in school history ... was ranked 19th in the country following the performance ... finished tied for 13th at the UTSA Alamo Invitational and in a tie for 14th at the Texas State Challenge ... made a final day charge at the Texas State Challenge with an even-par 70 final round.

SPRING 2011 (SOPHOMORE) Continued her success from the fall ... finished the year with a 75.4 stroke average, second-lowest on the team ... posted a 75.3 stroke average in spring tournaments only ... recorded three top 20 finishes ... lone top 10 finish came at the Baylor Invitational where she finished in a tie for ninth ... other top 20 finishes came at the SunTrust Gator Invitational

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Statistically Speaking: Kaufman’s CAREER BESTS No. 2 in GolfWeek Rankings (As of Oct. 31, 2012)

Best Finish:

1st, Landfall Tradition (Oct. 26, 2012)

Low 18-hole Score:

65, Challenge at Onion Creek (Nov. 3, 2009)

Low 54-hole Score:

207, at Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 26-27, 2012)

Tournament (2012-13 to date) Tournament Ptarmigan Ram Classic

Date(s)

Rounds

Scores

Par

Date(s) Sept. 10-11, 2012

Rank

Rounds

Scores

Par

Rank

3

72-68-71=211

-5

2nd/90 t-14th/81

Windy City Collegiate Championship Oct. 1-2, 2012

3

76-72-73=221

+5

Susie Maxwell Berning Classic Oct. 15-17, 2012

3

68-73-75=216

E

5th/96

Landfall Tradition Oct. 26-28

1

67

-5

1st/90

SEASON

ROUNDS STROKES LOW 54

LOW

PAR/1

EVENTS

ROUND ROUNDS

FINISH in TOP 1

5

AVERAGE

10

2011-12

40

2921

207

66

17

13

-

4

8

73.0

2010-11

36

2713

212

67

4

12

-

2

3

75.4

2009-10

33

2490

211

65

3

11

-

-

1

75.5

(tie for 15th) and the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate (tie for 13th) ... was one of three Tech players in the top 10 at the Baylor Invitational, joining tournament champion Alex Gibson and Gabby Dominguez ... helped Tech take first-day lead at Big 12 Championships with 2-over 74 round ... fired a 1-over card the following day to move into a tie for 15th entering final round ... ended the tournament at 7-over and in a tie for 28th ... struggled at the NCAA East Regional, finishing 21-over and in a tie for 100th overall ... Academic All-Big 12 first team selection ... was also one of four Tech golfers honored on the NGCA AllAmerican Scholar Teams.

FALL 2010 (SOPHOMORE) Wrapped up the fall as Tech’s most-consistent player with three top 25 finishes and a 74.6 stroke average ... opened the year with consecutive fourth-place finishes at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic and Windy City Collegiate Championship ... fired a 5-under 67 for the first round lead at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic ... followed with an even-par 72 later in the day and a 1-over 73 final round for first career top-five finish ... her 212 total score tied for the fourth lowest 54-hole score in school history ... had to come from behind in Tech’s next outing, firing a 1-over 72 and a 1-under 70 final round to finish 6-over at the Windy City Collegiate ... continued her strong play into the Lady Northern Invitational ... finished 8-over-par for a tie for 25th overall.

SPRING 2010 (FRESHMAN) Posted a solid spring for the Lady Raiders as she competed in all eight spring tournaments ... helped lead her team to a third-place finish at the Baylor Invitational after finishing

12th place overall for her second top-15 finish of the spring ... ended the year with a 75.5 average per-round.

FALL 2009 (FRESHMAN) Got her Texas Tech career off to a great start as she led the Lady Raiders with a 73.9 average per-round while posting three Top 25 finishes ... set the school record for the lowest 18-hole round at 65 in the third round of the Texas State Challenge ... her round of 65 in the final round of the tournament led her to a tie for 6th place overall which was a season best finish.

AMATEUR EXPERIENCE Qualified three times for the USGA Girls’ Jr. Golf Championships, three USGA Women’s Amateur Championships, and qualified for two USGA Public Links Championships ... she is a six-time South Dakota Golf Association Junior Champion, whose career-low round is a 66.

HIGH SCHOOL A four-time state champion in South Dakota at Clark H.S. where she was an all-state selection all four years during her prep careerl.

PERSONAL Born on August 16, 1991, in Huron, S.D., to parents Terry and Teresa Kaufman ... has one older sister, Ashley ... enjoys watching movies, other sports, shopping and fishing ... majoring in political science with a minor in history.

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Bev Mendoza SPRING 2012 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE) Finished third on the team with a 75.4 stroke average for the year ... finished in the top 30 in all four tournaments during the spring ... recorded a 75.4 stroke average during the spring as well, just a few strokes higher than her fall total ... best finish came at the Mountain View Collegiate where she tied for 13th overall ... performance marked her highest finish since finishing tied for 11th at the event in 2010 ... wrapped the tournament with a 2-over 218 that marked her lowest 54-hole card of her career ... also finished 24th at the Notre Dame Clover Cup and 29th at the Knights and Pirates Invitational ... was in the lineup at the Big 12 Championships where she finished tied for 23rd overall ... was scheduled to compete at the NCAA West Regional before a wrist injury forced her out of the lineup ... earned first team Academic All-Big 12 honors.

FALL 2011 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE) Returned to the lineup to play in all five fall tournaments ... posted a 75.3 stroke average that was fourth on the team ... finished among the top 30 individuals in three tournaments ... fired a 1-over 73 final round at the Windy City Collegiate to finish in a tie for 25th ... wrapped the event at 9-over par following two-straight 3-over cards during first 36 holes ... followed up with a 26th place showing at the Susie Berning Maxwell Classic ... opened the event with consecutive 2-over 74 rounds ... finished the tournament at 10-over-par ... best finish came at the Texas State Challenge where she closed the fall in a tie for 14th overall ... was her best finish since wrapping the 2009 UNLV Spring Invitational in 14th as well ... opened the tournament with a 2-over 72 and 4-over 74

... entered the final round in a tie for 10th overall ... finished 6-over during final 18 holes ... her 222 final card was two strokes off her career low.

SPRING 2011 (SOPHOMORE) Did not compete during spring season after suffering a back injury ... received medical redshirt for 2010-11 season.

FALL 2010 (SOPHOMORE) Played in three tournaments for Tech, finishing with a 78.0 stroke average ... began the year with a 1-under 70 at the Windy City Collegiate, matching her lowest career round ... ended the tournament in a tie for 30th ... recorded her best finish of the fall at the Lady Northern Invitational ... shot a 5-over 221 to tie for 15th overall ... was one shot off her lowest career 54-hole score.

SPRING 2010 (FRESHMAN) Enjoyed a solid freshman campaign as she averaged a 76.3 average per-round over six tournaments in the spring season ... finished a career-best 14th place in the UNLV Spring Invitational after turning in a 5-over 221 ... shot a career-best 70 in the first round of the NCAA East Regional.

FALL 2009 (FRESHMAN) Posted a 75.2 average per-round over four tournaments in her collegiate debut ... helped the Lady Raiders to a team tournament title at the Heather Farr Memorial by posting a three-round score of 227 and finished in a tie for 18th.

AMATEUR EXPERIENCE Earned a fifth place finish in the 2009 Philippine Ladies Open ... 2005 Samsung Tournament Champion ... first runnerup 2007 Interclub Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL Was the first runner-up in the high school/college division in 2005 ... claimed the high school/college division championship in 2008 ... claimed the individual championship in 2008.

PERSONAL Born on June 7, 1991, in the Philippines to parents Raymond and Marie Mendoza ... enjoys eating, cooking, reading, music, sports and martial arts ... majoring in international economics. page 17 — 2012 Texas Tech woMen’s Golf

Statistically Speaking: Mendoza’s CAREER BESTS (As of Oct. 30, 2012)

Best Finish:

T-11th at Mountain View Collegiate (March 26-27, 2010)

Low 18-hole Score:

70, twice, at NCAA East Regional (May 6, 2010) & Windy City Collegiate (Oct. 4, 2010)

Low 54-hole Score:

218, Mountain View Collegiate (March 23-24, 2012)

Tournament (2012-13 to date)

Date(s)

Ptarmigan Ram Classic

Scores

Par

Rank

3

73-73-70=216

E

Windy City Collegiate Championship Oct. 1-2, 2012

3

74-77-80=231

+15

t-52nd/81

Susie Maxwell Berning Classic Oct. 15-17, 2012

3

73-80-80=233

+17

t-63rd/96

Landfall Tradition Oct. 26-28

1

71

-1

SEASON

Sept. 10-11, 2012

Rounds

ROUNDS STROKES LOW 54

2011-12

27

2035

LOW

PAR/1

EVENTS

ROUND ROUNDS

218

71

2

9

FINISH in TOP

4th/90

t-5th/90 AVERAGE

1

5

10

-

-

-

76.3

2010-11

9

703

221

70

2

3

-

-

-

78.0

2009-10

30

2288

220

70

2

10

-

-

-

75.4

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Victoria Uresti ANNA HIGH SCHOOL Two-time Texas state qualifier out of Anna High School ... qualified for the state tournament as both a junior and senior ... advanced to the regional tournament her final three years ... led Anna H.S. to the district title in 2011 and 2012 ... was a secondteam all-state selection in 2012 ... honorable mention all-state pick in 2011 ... was also a first team allregion honoree her final two years as well ... medaled at every high school tournament played in 2012 ... finished in the top

15 on the High School Scoreboard that year as well ... is the first graduate from her high school to become a Division-I student-athlete ... successful in the classroom as well ... graduated in the top 10 percent of her senior class ... also a member of the Student Council, National Robotics Team, and president of Beta Club.

PERSONAL Born Oct. 4, 1993, to parents Steve Uresti and Kimberley Jones ... has three other siblings, Tyler, Ashley, and Katherine Jones ... comes from a family of successful golfers ... cousin Omar Uresti played collegiately at the University of Texas before playing on both the PGA and Nationwide Tours ... another cousin, Rusty Uresti, currently caddies on PGA Tour ... hopes to one day play on the LPGA Tour and own her own driving range ... majoring in business.

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JoJo Robertson

The pair also wrapped the year ranked in the top 50 individuals of the Golfweek poll en route to becoming the first Texas Tech players to earn All-Big 12 accolades since Jamie Vannoy in 2000.

In only three seasons as the head women’s golf coach at Texas Tech, JoJo Robertson has turned the Lady Raiders into one of the top teams in the country and a consistent NCAA tournament participant. Since being named the fourth head coach in school history on June 25, 2009, Robertson and the Lady Raiders have advanced to a NCAA Regional in each of the past three seasons and have twice come close to moving on to the NCAA Championships for only the second time in program history. The Lady Raiders have finished ninth at a regional twice during Robertson’s tenure, beginning in 2010 at the NCAA East Regional and then again in 2012 at the West Regional held in Colorado. Texas Tech finished 16th at the 2011 NCAA East Regional. The impressive part of Robertson’s success has been that she has succeeded playing with mainly a young roster. During her three seasons, Robertson has had only two seniors Rosalyn Kim in 2010 and Alex Gibson in 2011. Possibly her best season to date came in 2011-12 when the Lady Raiders boasted not a senior on the roster but managed to win tournament titles at both the Texas State Challenge and Mountain View Collegiate. It marked only the fourth time in school history and first time since the 1995-96 campaign where Texas Tech won multiple tournaments in a season. Despite falling just shy of advancing to the national tournament later in the year, Kim Kaufman and Gabby Dominguez qualified as individuals for the NCAA Championships where they finished tied for eighth, marking the highest finish for a Lady Raider in school history. The two juniors joined Rosalyn Kim as the only individual qualifiers for the NCAA Championships after Kim advanced during Robertson’s first season in 2010. Dominguez and Kaufman were eventually named honorable mention All-Americans by both the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) and Golfweek Magazine following the season. Texas Tech had not previously had a women’s golfer earn All-American accolades since Brooke Lawrence following the 1995-96 season.

The Lady Raiders have rewrote the school record book under Robertson’s tutelage as Dominguez and Kaufman both finished with the two lowest single-season stroke averages in program history a year ago. The duo is also on pace to snap the career stroke average record as well. As a team, Texas Tech has posted nine of the 12 lowest 54hole scores in school history under Robertson, most noticeably an 856 card at the 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitational. The Lady Raiders also snapped the program’s 18-hole score record with a 279 second round. Texas Tech finished in the top 10 a total of 16 times over Robertson’s first two seasons, including nine times ranked in the top-five teams. In her first year alone, the Lady Raiders finished in the top 10 in all but one tournament as Texas Tech also picked up its first team title at the Heather Farr/CU Memorial Classic, only the second event during her tenure. Gibson also earned top medalist honors at the Heather Farr/CU Memorial Classic, the first of four individual titles for Texas Tech under Robertson. Gibson went on the win the 2011 Baylor Spring Invitational as senior en route to leading the Lady Raiders to their second team title thanks to a double-digit lead. Dominguez has also claimed two individual titles of her own as well with wins at the 2010 Mountain View Collegiate and 2011 Texas State Challenge. Robertson has also helped oversee a transformation of The Rawls Course during her tenure as the $3.7 million clubhouse and team facility project was completed prior to the start of the 2012-13 season. Already one of the premier collegiate courses in the country, the clubhouse and team facility additions will allow Texas Tech to host several of the top tournaments in the country while also giving the Lady Raiders state-of-the-art dressing and team areas.

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Prior to her hiring at Texas Tech, Robertson, who has regional ties and played collegiate golf at Oklahoma State, helped lead Purdue to back-to-back Big Ten Championships. The Roswell, N.M., native also was instrumental in Purdue’s four-straight top-10 NCAA Championship finishes, including runner-up and fourth-place finishes in 2007 and 2008. Under Robertson’s tutelage, Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year and Purdue women’s golfer Maria Hernandez won the 2009 NCAA Championship and the 2008 and 2009 conference individual titles. In just her second season, the 2006 squad turned in one of the most successful seasons in program history that culminated in the NCAA Championships. The Boilermakers won a school-record six tournaments, including the Big Ten Championship and the NCAA West Regional Championship.

Prior to joining the collegiate ranks as a coach, Robertson was an assistant professional at Spring River Golf Course in Roswell from 1999-2000. While playing on the Futures Professional Tour from 2000-02, she was also an assistant professional at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course through 2004. She and her husband John Weast reside in Lubbock.

The 1995 and 1997 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links champion, Robertson enjoyed a distinguished collegiate career at Oklahoma State, which included three team conference championships. Her amateur career included a ranking of No. 11 in Golfweek Magazine’s Female Amateur List in 1997 as well as being named one of the top 10 amateurs by Golf Digest. Robertson participated in the 1997 and 1998 U.S. Women’s Opens, making the cut in 1998. Additionally, in 1998, she was a member of the United States Curtis Cup team. page 21 — 2012 Texas Tech woMen’s Golf

Has Led Tech to 3 consecutive postseason appearances

Emily Kuhfeld Emily Kuhfeld enters her second season as the assistant women’s golf coach at Texas Tech after helping lead the team to one of the best seasons in school history a year ago. Kuhfeld, who was named to the position on July 29, 2011, has already been an instrumental asset to head coach JoJo Robertson as she assists with daily practice instruction, recruiting, and the day-to-day operations of the program. Texas Tech advanced to the postseason for the thirdstraight season in Kuhfeld’s first year as the Lady Raiders finished tied for ninth at the NCAA West Regional held in Colorado. Despite failing to advance as at team, juniors Gabby Dominguez and Kim Kaufman qualified as individuals for the NCAA Championships where they eventually finished tied for eighth, the highest finish for a Texas Tech player in school history. Dominguez and Kaufman were named honorable mention All-Americans following the tournament by both the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) and Golfweek Magazine, marking the first time a Texas Tech player had been named an All-American since Brooke Lawrence also earned honorable mention honors in 1996. The pair also wrapped the year ranked among the top 50 individuals of the Golfweek poll en route to becoming the first Texas Tech players to earn All-Big 12 accolades since Jamie Vannoy in 2000.

The Lady Raiders wrapped the 2011-12 season with two tournament titles with wins at the Texas State Challenge and Mountain View Collegiate, marking only the fourth time in program history and the first time since the 1995-96 campaign where Texas Tech won multiple tournaments. Texas Tech snapped several school records in the process as Dominguez and Kaufman recorded the lowest single-season stroke average in program history while the Lady Raiders snapped the team marks for lowest 18-hole and 54-hole totals. Dominguez and Kaufman also broke the individual 54-hole record at the Westbrook Spring Invitational on their way to finishing tied for second individually. Kuhfeld arrived at Texas Tech following a one-year stint as the head coach at the University of South Carolina Beaufort where she led the NAIA program to a third place finish in the Sun Conference and a spot in the national tournament. The Sand Sharks finished 18th at the NAIA National Championships this past season and were ranked among the top 20 teams in the country. Under Kuhfeld’s direction, Kelli Nakano claimed the Sun Conference individual title and earned All-American honors as well. Kuhfeld has a background in golf instruction, being a LPGA Class A T&CP member. She arrived at UCSB after two years as a golf instructor with both the Junior Players Golf Academy (JPGA) and at the Oyster Reef Golf Club in Hilton Head, S.C. While with the JPGA, Kuhfeld assisted in the organization’s college placement program mission. The Indianapolis native earned her degree in history from The Ohio State University in 2005 after wrapping her playing career. The captain of the 2004-05 squad, Kuhfeld was a four-time Academic All-Big 10 selection and helped lead the Buckeyes to the Big 10 title in each of her four seasons. Following graduation, she spent nearly two years as a professional player on the Futures Tour before moving on to caddie for Allison Hanna on the LPGA Tour.

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At Big West Championships, 2012, from left: Hannah Arnold, Gabby Dominguez, Deb DeVilla, Kim Kaufman, Bev Mendoza Above: Head Coach JoJo Robertson tracks Hannah Arnold’s drive at the event in Kansas. page 23 — 2012 Texas Tech woMen’s Golf

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2011-12 Season stats Player

Rounds

Gabby Dominguez Kim Kaufman Beverly Mendoza Deborah DeVilla Hannah Arnold Elin Arvidsson Mattie Tobey FOUR-PLAYER TEAM

39 40 27 30 20 33 3 36

Tournament

Low Par/- Strokes Round Rounds 2840 66 2921 66 2035 71 2286 69 1530 70 2529 71 234 76 10645 279

Finish Top Events  1 5 10

16 17 2 3 1 4 - 43

Dates

13 13 9 10 7 11 1 13

1 - - 1 - - - 2

5 4 - 1 - - - 10

9 8 - 2 - - - 19

Rel. To Par +1 +1 +4 +5 +5 +5 +6 +9

Rounds Place Teams Players

Ptarmigan Ram Classic 9/21/11 Windy City Collegiate Championships Oct. 3-4, 2011 Susie Berning Maxwell Classic Oct. 16-18, 2011 UTSA Alamo Invitational Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2011 Texas State Challenge Nov. 7-8, 2011 Lady Puerto Rico Classic Feb. 12-14, 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitational Feb. 26-27, 2012 Notre Dame Clover Cup March 16-18, 2012 Mountain View Collegiate March 23-24, 2012 Knights and Pirates Invitational April 9-10, 2012 Big 12 Women’s Championships April 27-29, 2012 NCAA West Regional May 10-12, 2012

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

4 11 2 8 1 7 2 4 1 2 7 9

19 15 17 14 13 15 12 12 15 15 12 24

100 81 90 78 75 84 66 72 90 87 50 126

Team low rounds 1. 2. 3. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10.

279 283 284 284 286 287 288 288 289 290

Westbrook Spring Invitational UTSA Alamo Invitational Westbrook Spring Invitational Mountain View Collegiate Mountain View Collegiate Knights and Pirates Invitational Texas State Challenge Mountain View Collegiate Susie Berning Maxwell Classic Windy City Collegiate Championships

Feb. 26-27, 2012 (2nd round) Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2011 (2nd round) Feb. 26-27, 2012 (3rd round) March 23-24, 2012 (1st round) March 23-24, 2012 (2nd round) April 9-10, 2012 (1st round) Nov. 7-8, 2011 (1st round) March 23-24, 2012 (3rd round) Oct. 16-18, 2011 (1st round) Oct. 3-4, 2011 (3rd round)

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Par +20 +38 +15 +27 +34 +38 -8 +40 -6 +14 +84 +29

Average 72.8 73 75.4 76.2 76.5 76.6 78 295.7

Score 884 902 879 891 874 902 856 904 858 878 924 893

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2011-12 Season stats Individual low rounds 1. 3. 4. 7. 14. 24. 35.

66 66 67 68 68 68 69 69 69 69 69 69 69 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72

Gabby Dominguez, Westbrook Spring Invitational Kim Kaufman, Westbrook Spring Invitational Kim Kaufman, Westbrook Spring Invitational Kim Kaufman, Susie Berning Maxwell Classic Gabby Dominguez, UTSA Alamo Invitational Kim Kaufman, Mountain View Collegiate Gabby Dominguez, Susie Berning Maxwell Classic Deborah DeVilla, Texas State Challenge Gabby Dominguez, Texas State Challenge Gabby Dominguez, Notre Dame Clover Cup Gabby Dominguez, Mountain View Collegiate Deborah DeVilla, Knights and Pirates Invitational Gabby Dominguez, NCAA Championships Gabby Dominguez, Ptarmigan Ram Classic Kim Kaufman, UTSA Alamo Invitational Gabby Dominguez, Texas State Challenge Kim Kaufman, Texas State Challenge Gabby Dominguez, Westbrook Spring Invitational Kim Kaufman, Notre Dame Clover Cup Hannah Arnold, Mountain View Collegiate Gabby Dominguez, Mountain View Collegiate Deborah DeVilla, Knights and Pirates Invitational Kim Kaufman, NCAA Championships Kim Kaufman, Windy City Collegiate Championships Elin Arvidsson, Windy City Collegiate Championships Kim Kaufman, Windy City Collegiate Championships Elin Arvidsson, UTSA Alamo Invitational Gabby Dominguez, Lady Puerto Rico Classic Gabby Dominguez, Westbrook Spring Invitational Elin Arvidsson, Mountain View Collegiate Gabby Dominguez, Mountain View Collegiate Kim Kaufman, Mountain View Collegiate Beverly Mendoza, Knights and Pirates Invitational Kim Kaufman, NCAA West Regional Kim Kaufman, Ptarmigan Ram Classic Kim Kaufman, Susie Berning Maxwell Classic Elin Arvidsson, UTSA Alamo Invitational Beverly Mendoza, Texas State Challenge Kim Kaufman, Notre Dame Clover Cup Kim Kaufman, Mountain View Collegiate Beverly Mendoza, Mountain View Collegiate Gabby Dominguez, Knights and Pirates Invitational Gabby Dominguez, NCAA West Regional Kim Kaufman, NCAA Championships page 26 — 2012 Texas Tech woMen’s Golf

Feb. 26-27, 2012 (2nd round) Feb. 26-27, 2012 (2nd round) Feb. 26-27, 2012 (3rd round) Oct. 16-18, 2011 (1st round) Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2011 (2nd round) March 23-24, 2012 (3rd round) Oct. 16-18, 2011 (3rd round) Nov. 7-8, 2011 (1st round) Nov. 7-8, 2011 (2nd round) March 16-18, 2012 (2nd round) March 23-24, 2012 (2nd round) April 9-10, 2012 (1st round) May 22-25, 2012 (4th round) Sept. 21, 2012 (3rd round) Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2011 (2nd round) Nov. 7-8, 2011 (1st round) Nov. 7-8, 2011 (3rd round) Feb. 26-27, 2012 (3rd round) March 16-18, 2012 (1st round) March 23-24, 2012 (1st round) March 23-24, 2012 (3rd round) April 9-10, 2012 (2nd round) May 22-25, 2012 (1st round) Oct. 3-4, 2011 (2nd round) Oct. 3-4, 2011 (3rd round) Oct. 3-4, 2011 (3rd round) Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2011 (1st round) Feb. 12-14, 2012 (2nd round) Feb. 26-27, 2012 (1st round) March 23-24, 2012 (1st round) March 23-24, 2012 (1st round) March 23-24, 2012 (2nd round) April 9-10, 2012 (1st round) May 10-12, 2012 (2nd round) Sept. 21, 2012 (3rd round) Oct. 16-18, 2011 (2nd round) Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2011 (2nd round) Nov. 7-8, 2011 (1st round) March 16-18, 2012 (3rd round) March 23-24, 2012 (1st round) March 23-24, 2012 (3rd round) April 9-10, 2012 (3rd round) May 10-12, 2012 (1st round) May 22-25, 2012 (4th round)

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All-time roster -AAcreman, Amanda 2003 Anderson, Brynn 2006-08 Arnold, Hannah 2011-present Arvidsson, Elin 2012-present

- GGardner, Calais 2003 Grady, Katie 2011 Gray, Jane 1977-81 Gibson, Alex 2008-11

-BBrower, Laurie 1982 Browne, Sami 1983

-HHall, Kristi 1991 Hapack, Michelle 1988-91 Hatfield, Deidre 2005 Hill, Kimmy 2012Horany, Tracy 2003 Hughs, Lauren 2011 Hull, Melanie 2000-01 Hunt, Linda 1977-81 Hunt, Priscilla 1998-2001

-CCramer, Cathy 1982 Carter, Misty 1992-94 Chiapell, Chelsea 2004 Covington, Beth 1996-99 Crump, Colleen 1982 -DDeVilla, Deborah 2010-2012 Dominguez, Gabby 2010-present Dowdy, Megan 2006-09 Dowlin, Kerry 1990-92 Dukes, Stephanie 2000-03

-IIrwin, Clifton1968

-EEy, Jackie 2001-04

-KKaufman, Kim 2010-present Kight, Kristin 1995-98 Kim, Rosalyn 2007-10 Kleinmann, Laurie 1990 Kolb, Stacey 1993-95 Kolb, Kim 2002-05 Kovalcik, Christine 2004-07

-FFahey, Melissa 2006 Fondren, Leslye 1983

-JJones, Leann 1995 Jutt, Kimberly 1990-93

-LLouth, Allison 2000-02 Lowrance, Brooke 1995-98 -MMagee, Angie 1990-93 Malcom, D’Lynn 1991-93 Marsh, Amy 1995-98 Martinez, Amanda 2007 McMahon, Julie 1997-99 Mendez, Sheila 2002-05 Mendoza, Beverly 2010-11 Merrill, Candance 1993-94 Metcalf, Adella 1990-94 Millman, Aubrey 1981 Munsch, Tamara 2001 -NNaylor, Jane 1981 Newhouse, Jennifer 1999-2002 -PParker, Tamara 1993-97 Peoples, Linda 1982 Phillips, Robyn 1996-98 -RRagsdale, Christine 1991-94 Remy, Liz 1978-81 Rorie, J.J. 1995-96

-SScott, Barbra 1981 Scott, Robyn 2007-09 Self, Kimberly 1992-93 Slavich, Ashley 2005-06 Smith, Jackie 2008-2010 Smith, Stephanie 2007 Soliz, Anna 1997-2000 Soto, Gloriana 2006-09 Stanford, Tracy 2007-08 Stelzer, Jill 1997 -TTan, Hazel 2003-06 Tan, Valarie 2005 Thomson, Tracy 1993-96 Troester, Marla 2005-07 Turnage, Carol 1982 -UUresti, Victoria 2012 (has not yet competed) -VVan Niekerk, Ulrika 2006-09 Vannoy, Jamie 1998-2000 -WWall, Leslie 2004-05 Winters, Beverly 1978-81 Wohltman, Robin 1980-83 Wrede, Heather 1997-2000 Please note that our records are imcomplete or sparse for the following periods of time: 1975 through 1980 and 1983 through 1990. This includes the newcomers for 2012-13 as of October 2012.

HEAD COACHES Name Jay McClure Jeff Mitchell Stacey Totman JoJo Robertson Overall

Tenure (Yrs) 1977-90 (14) 1990-2000 (11) 2000-09 (9) (Fall) 2009-10 - present 37 seasons

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history and records Team Bests

Individual Bests

Top (10) 18-Hole Scores

Top 18-Hole Scores

Rank Score 1. 279 2. 281 3. 283 4. 284 5. 285 6. 286 7. 287 8. 288 9. 289 10. 290

Rk. Sc. Player 1. 65 Kim Kaufman 2. 66 Ulrika Van Niekerk Ulrika van Niekerk Gabby Dominguez Kim Kaufman 3. 67 Kim Kaufman Kim Kaufman 4. 68 Stephanie Dukes Stephanie Dukes Valerie Tan Ulrika Van Niekerk Kim Kaufman Gabby Dominguez Kim Kaufman 5. 69 Rosalyn Kim Kim Kaufman Kim Kolb Marla Troester Jackie Ey Melissa Fahey Gloriana Soto Ulrika Van Niekerk Gabby Dominguez Deborah DeVilla Gabby Dominguez Gabby Dominguez Gabby Dominguez Deborah DeVilla Gabby Dominguez 6. 70 Gabby Dominguez Alex Gibson Gabby Dominguez Alana Soliz Priscilla Hunt J.J. Rorie Stephanie Dukes Sheila Mendez Beverly Mendoza Kim Kaufman Gabby Dominguez Alex Gibson Gabby Dominguez Gabby Dominguez Kim Kaufman Gabby Dominguez Kim Kaufman Gabby Dominguez Kim Kaufman Hannah Arnold Gabby Dominguez Deborah DeVilla Kim Kaufman

Tournament 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitational 2008 Heather Farr Memorial 2009 Texas State Challenge at Onion Creek 2011 UTSA Alamo Invitational 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitational 2012 Mountain View Collegiate 2009 Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic 2010 NCAA East Regional 2008 UNLV Spring Invitational 2012 Mountain View Collegiate 2009 Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic 2012 Knights and Pirates Invitational 2011 Texas State Challenge 2012 Mountain View Collegiate 2011 Susie Berning Maxwell Classic 2009 Heather Farr Memorial 2011 Windy City Collegiate Championships

Top (10) 54-Hole Scores Rank Score 1. 856 2. 858 3. 863 4. 869 5. 874 6. 870 7. 878 8. 879 9. 882 10. 884

Tournament 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitational 2012 Mountain View Collegiate 2008 Heather Farr Memorial 2008 UNLV Spring Invitational 2009 Texas State Challenge at Onion Creek 2011 Texas State Challenge 2009 Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic 2012 Knights and Pirates Invitational 2006 GSU/Pelican Preserve Invitational 2011 Susie Berning Maxwell Classic 2009 Heather Farr Memorial 2011 Ptarmigan Ram Classic

Tournament Wins (Since 1990) Year Wins 1990-91 1 1992-93 2 1993-94 3 1995-96 2 2001-02 1 2002-03 1 2006-07 1 2007-08 1 2009-10 1 2010-11 1 2011-12 2

Tournament Wichita State Shocker Fall Classic Wichita State Shocker Fall Classic LSU-Fairwood Invitational Wichita State Shocker Fall Classic LSU-Fairwood Invitational Susie Maxwell Berning Classic Chip-N-Club Invitational Baylor-Tapatio Springs Shootout SDSU/Lady Aztec Invitational GSU/Pelican Preserve Invitational McHaney/Morehead Invitational Heather Farr Memorial Baylor Spring Invitational Texas State Challenge Mountain View Collegiate

Records as of August 2012

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Tournament 2009 Texas State Challenge at Onion Creek 2007 Susie Maxwell Classic 2008 McHaney/Morehead Inv. 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitational 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitational 2010 Ptarmigan Ram Classic 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitational 2001 Susie Maxwell Classic 2001 Susie Maxwell Classic 2005 Stanford Pepsi Intercollegiate 2008 Rio Verde Invitational 2011 Susie Berning Maxwell Classic 2011 UTSA Alamo Invitational 2012 Mountain View Collegiate 2010 NCAA East Regional 2009 Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic 2004 Price’s Give ‘Em Five Intercoll. 2004 Las Vegas Founders 2003 Lady Aztec Spring Invitational 2006 GSU/Pelican Preserve Inv. 2008 Mountain View Invitational 2008 UNLV Spring Invitational 2011 Susie Berning Maxwell Classic 2011 Texas State Challenge 2011 Texas State Challenge 2012 Notre Dame Clover Cup 2012 Mountain View Collegiate 2012 Knights and Pirates Inv. 2012 NCAA Championships 2010 UNLV Spring Invitational 2009 Heather Farr Memorial 2009 Texas State Challenge at Onion Creek 1997 Jeannine McHaney Memorial 1997 Big 12 Fall Preview 1995 Roadrunner Invitational 2001 Price’s Intercollegiate 2003 UCLA Bruin Classic 2010 Windy City Collegiate 2010 Windy City Collegiate 2010 Lady Northern 2011 Baylor Invitational 2011 Big 12 Championships 2011 Ptarmigan Ram Classic 2011 UTSA Alamo Invitational 2011 Texas State Challenge 2011 Texas State Challenge 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitatonal 2012 Notre Dame Clover Cup 2012 Mountain View Collegiate 2012 Mountain View Collegiate 2012 Knights and Pirates Inv. 2012 NCAA Championships

history and records Individual Bests Top 10 Career Stroke Averages

Top 54-Hole Scores Rk. Sc. Player 1. 207 Gabby Dominguez Kim Kaufman 2. 208 Stephanie Dukes 3. 210 Ulrika van Niekerk Ulrika van Niekerk Gabby Dominguez 4. 211 Kim Kaufman Onion Creek Ulrika van Niekerk Rosalyn Kim Kim Kaufman 5. 212 Ulrika van Niekerk Rosalyn Kim Kim Kaufman Gabby Dominguez 6. 213 Gabby Dominguez Alex Gibson Stephanie Dukes Kim Kaufman Deborah DeVilla 7. 214 Kim Kolb 8. 215 Megan Dowdy Gabby Dominguez Kim Kaufman 9. 216 Melanie Hunt Alex Gibson 10. 217 Stephanie Dukes Gloriana Soto Deborah DeVilla Stephanie Smith Gabby Dominguez Kim Kaufman

Tournament 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitational 2012 Westbrook Spring Invitational 2001 Susie Maxwell Classic 2008 UNLV Spring Invitational 2008 UNLV Rebel Classic 2012 Mountain View Collegiate 2009 Texas State Challenge at 2007 Susie Maxwell Classic 2008 UNLV Rebel Classic 2012 Mountain View Collegiate 2008 Heather Farr Memorial 2010 NCAA East Regional 2010 Ptarmigan Ram Classic 2011 Texas State Challenge 2009 Ptarmigan Ram Classic 2009 Heather Farr Memorial 2001 Dick McGuire Invitational 2011 Susie Berning Maxwell Classic 2012 Knights and Pirates Inv. 2004 Price’s Give ‘Em Five Intercoll. 2008 Heather Farr Memorial 2011 MountainView Collegiate 2011 Windy City Collegiate 2000 Big 12 Preview 2008 Heather Farr Memorial 2001 Price’s Intercollegiate 2006 GSU/Pelican Preserve Invt. 2011 Big 12 Championships 2008 UNLV Spring Invitational 2011 Susie Berning Maxwell Classic 2012 NCAA West Regional

Top 10 Single-Season Stroke Averages Rank A verage Player Season 1. 72.8 Gabby Dominguez 2. 73.0 Kim Kaufman 3. 74.7 Gabby Dominguez 4. 74.8 Gabby Dominguez 5. 74.9 Rosalyn Kim 6. 75.0 Kim Kaufman 7. 75.4 Brooke Lowrance 8. 75.5 Kim Kaufman 9. 75.7 Ulrika van Niekerk 10. 75.8 Ulrika van Niekerk

2011-12 2012-12 2009-10 2010-11 2009-10 2010-11 1997-98 2009-10 2006-07 2008-09

(min. 60 rounds over career) Rank Average Player Season 1. 76.3 Rosalyn Kim 2. 76.5 Ulrika van Niekerk 3. 76.7 Megan Dowdy 4. 77.0 Brooke Lowrance 5. 77.1 Jamie Vannoy 6. 77.3 Stacey Kolb Stephanie Dukes Alex Gibson 7. 77.6 Gloriana Soto 8. 78.1 Megan Hull 9. 78.2 Priscilla Hunt Kim Kolb 10. 78.3 Jennifer Newhouse

2005-09 2005-09 2005-09 1995-99 1997-00 1993-95 1999-04 2007-11 2006-09 2001-04 1997-01 2001-04 1998-02

Year-by-Year Scoring Leaders Year Average 1990-91 79.7 1991-92 82.0 1992-93 77.7 1993-94 76.9 1994-95 77.7 1995-96 77.6 1996-97 78.3 1997-98 78.3 1998-99 77.0 1999-00 76.6 2000-01 76.6 2001-02 77.5 2002-03 78.3 2003-04 77.25 2004-05 76.47 2005-06 76.88 2006-07 75.72 2007-08 76.38 2008-09 75.8 2009-10 74.7 2010-11 74.8 2011-12 72.8

Player Laurie Kleinmann Tracy Thompson Tracy Thompson Stacey Kolb Stacey Kolb J.J. Rorie Brooke Lowrance Brooke Lowrance Brooke Lowrance Jamie Vannoy Stephanie Dukes Stephanie Dukes Kim Kolb Sheila Mendez Kim Kolb Megan Dowdy Ulrika van Niekerk Ulrika van Niekerk Ulrika van Niekerk Gabby Dominguez Gabby Dominguez Gabby Dominguez

Click for a link to In season statistics.

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program honors NCAA REGIONAL APPEARANCES

NGCA All-Scholar Team

Year 1993 1994 1996 1997 1999 2000 2001 2004 2005 2008 2010 2011 2012

1998 1999 2000 2002 2006 2006 2006

Tournament NCAA West Regional NCAA West Regional NCAA West Regional NCAA West Regional NCAA West Regional NCAA West Regional NCAA Central Regional NCAA West Regional NCAA Central Regional (at The Rawls Course) NCAA Central Regional NCAA East Regional NCAA East Regional NCAA West Regional

Finish/Score 15th of 18/918 17th of 19/937 9th of 20/959 18th of 20/918 18th of 20/953 t18th of 24/918 19th of 21/993 t13th of 21/922 16th of 21/932

Capital One Academic All-America Third Team 2012 Kimberly Kaufman

13th of 21/916 9th of 24/887 16th of 24/917 T9th of 24/893

Capital One Academic All-District

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES Year 1996

Location La Quinta, Calif.

Finish/Score 12th of 20/1288

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP INDIVIDUAL APPEARANCES Year 2010 2012 2012

Player Rosalyn Kim Gabriella Dominguez Kimberly Kaufman

Location Wilmington, N.C. Franklin, Tenn. Franklin, Tenn.

Finish/Score 94th/305 t8th/291 t8th/291

Big 12 Conference All-Tournament Team 2009 2010 2011

Rosalyn Kim Rosalyn Kim Deborah DeVilla

All-Big 12 Conference 1997 1998 1999 2000 2012 2012

Brooke Lowrance Priscillia Hunt, Brooke Lowrance Brooke Lowrance Janie Vannoy (second team) Gabriella Dominguez Kimberly Kaufman

Big 12 Golfer of the Month October 2008 October 2009 February 2012 March 2012

Ulrika van Niekerk Alex Gibxon Gabriella Dominguez Gabriella Dominguez

Southwest Conference All-Tournament Team 1994 1995

Stacey Kolb, Tracy Thompson Stacey Kolb

All-Southwest Conference 1993 1994 1995 1996

Tracy Thompson Stacey Kolb, Tracy Thompson Stacey Kolb J.J. Rorie, Tracy Thompson

Jamie Vannoy Priscilla Hunt, Jamie Vannoy Jennifer Newhouse, Jamie Vannoy Jennifer Newhouse Megan Dowdy Ashley Slavich Ulrika van Niekerk

First Team 2011 Kimberly Kaufman 2012 Gabriella Dominguez 2012 Kimberly Kaufman

Academic All-Big 12 Conference First Team 1997 Beth Covington, Kristin Kight, Brooke Lowrance, Julie McMohan, Alana Soliz, Jill Stelzer 1998 Priscillia Hunt, Kristin Kight, Jamie Vannoy 1999 Beth Covington, Priscillia Hunt, Jennifer Newhouse, Jamie Vannoy 2000 Priscillia Hunt, Jennifer Newhouse, Jamie Vannoy 2001 Stephanie Dukes, Jennifer Newhouse 2002 Stephanie Dukes, Jackie Ey, Jennifer Newhouse 2003 Jackie Ey 2004 Jackie Ey, Megan Hull 2005 Megan Hull 2006 Megan Dowdy, Ashley Slavich, Marla Troester 2007 Megan Dowdy, Marla Troester, Ulrika Van Niekerk 2008 Megan Dowdy, Ulrika Van Niekerk 2009 Ulrika van Niekerk 2011 Deborah DeVilla, Gabriella Dominguez, Alex Gibson, Kimberly Kaufman 2012 Deborah DeVilla, Gabriella Dominguez, Kimberly Kaufman, Beverly Mendoza Second Team 1998 Elizabeth Covington 2001 Priscillia Hunt, Allison Louth 2003 Stephanie Dukes 2004 Kim Kolb, Hazel Tan 2005 Hazel Tan 2006 Hazel Tan Honorable Mention 1998 Beth Covington Big 12 Community Outreach Award 2005 Deirdre Hatfield

As of August 2012, click for Academics Web site.

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The Rawls Course Home of Red Raider Golf Teams

Fielding championship men’s and women’s golf teams in today’s fiercely competitive NCAA environment is a tall order. Still, Texas Tech golf teams have fared well in both the Southwest and Big 12 Conferences, earning multiple berths in post-season NCAA tournament play. Through his philanthropy, Jerry Rawls set out to employ the best talent in the world to create a paragon layout for intercollegiate golf nationwide. On every turn, Texas Tech’s premier golf course exudes excellence, giving Red Raider golf teams a competitive edge. From exclusive practice holes, featuring diverse putting surfaces they will experience at away tournaments, to sheltered hitting bays featuring the latest in video technology, and state-of-theart locker room and team meeting facilities, Texas Tech golfers enjoy a home course that is second to none. The Rawls Course Par 5, No. 18 (555 yards) is considered to be a Tom Doak masterpiece. Running along the 4.5-acre lake toward a small, well-trapped green, the link is arguably one of the finest finishing holes in the world.

Jerry Rawls

When Texas Tech University publicly acknowledged their wish to build a golf course for the campus, Jerry Rawls was immediately interested in lending his support. A proud alumnus, Rawls graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 1967 where he was also a varsity member of the basketball team. But it wasn’t until he went to Purdue University for a Masters in Business Administration from the Krannert School of Management that he became interested in golf. Purdue had two golf courses on campus, and because of its close proximity, he started playing golf with his classmates and some professors. Rawls realized their immeasurable value. The school, alums, golf program, and the city benefited from them. They helped in the recruitment of athletes, students, and faculty. There could host golf events for alums and donors during football weekends. It was especially beneficial that the course was on campus and easily accessible. “We didn’t know what we were missing at Texas Tech.”

So in the spring of 2001, Rawls met with a group from Texas Tech who were spearheading the project, which included not only a golf course but state-of-the-art golf facility. He was involved on two conditions: that it become one of the finest collegiate golf facility in the country, and it also had to be located on-campus. The Tech group agreed with his vision and they got started. John Montford and David Schmidly, TTU’s Chancellor and President respectively at the time, agreed to move an agricultural research facility to a nearby location in order to free up 268 contiguous acres only minutes from campus center. Needless to say, the project would require a leading golf architect to make this dream a reality. Rawls listened to the advice from a friend and accomplished golf course developer, Mark Parsinen who spoke very highly of the work of Tom Doak. Rawls had read a book authored by Doak titled Anatomy of a Golf Course and had been impressed with his sophisticated opinions on golf course architecture. At the time, Doak’s reputation was becoming more well known, as it was increasingly linked with his design of Pacific Dunes in Oregon. Rawls and Doak met at Pacific Dunes in April of 2001 four months before it would open to the public. As they walked the course together, Rawls was given a full visual presentation on Doak’s philosophies and design/construction talents. It was there on the windswept dunes of Oregon that Doak accepted Rawls’ offer to build a course in Lubbock. The commitment of Jerry Rawls to the University extends far beyond athletics. Having amassed a fortune as the CEO of a technology firm in California’s Silicon Valley, Rawls has also donated $25 million to the University as an endowment for the Business School. Most of the money goes to scholarships, endowed professorships with the remainder for technology enhancements. About 23% of Texas Tech’s students passed through The College of Business (now called the Rawls College of Business). As the largest school at TTU, the increased endowment has led to it flourishing, as well as attracting a new Dean, Dean Allen McInnes.

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The Rawls Course HISTORY

It was a most unlikely place for renowned golf course architect Tom Doak to follow up his Oregon masterpiece Pacific Dunes: a flat cotton field in Lubbock, Texas. And yet, on the high plains of the West Texas panhandle, where the sky is big and blue, the wind is unabated and the land is dry and flat, Doak created the Rawls Course for Texas Tech University, immediately one of the finest university courses in the country. A minimalist by reputation, Doak and his team from Renaissance Golf stepped out of that role for this design, moving 1.3 million yards of topsoil to sculp a course. Creating an entire landscape from scratch, they shaped the earth to mimic the land east and south of Lubbock, where the great plain suddenly starts falling into the valleys and canyons that lead to the Caprock region. The result is a 7,207-yard, par-72, feat of engineering that fully exemplifies Doak’s philosophies on design and strategy, most notably the unusually wide fairways and boldly contoured greens.

THE VISION

It took a visionary like Jerry Rawls to imagine that a truly worldclass golf course could be carved out of a cotton farm in the West Texas Panhandle. Positioned on the Texas South Plains on a short-grass prairie, Lubbock, Texas may, at first, seem an unlikely site for a course design that will position Texas Tech as a leader in NCAA championship golf. The wind-swept Llano Estacado, where the skies are big and blue, sunsets are boastful, the wind is unabated and the land is dry and flat, is a far cry from the likes of Pebble Beach, Augusta or Torrey Pines. Those who have played Texas Tech’s brilliant collegiate golf course agree that its designer has created a masterpiece on the High Plains. This parkland course, with its undulating greens, vast fairways and long, picturesque views, provides a top-flight setting that few golfers experience on a regular basis. The natural texture of the landscape—like the course—reflects the wearing down of the land from wind and water over time. Fairway contours, roughs and bunkers are all reminiscent of these narrow, gouged-out landforms. Rustic, lively and beautiful, The Rawls Course provides for an unforgettable round of golf that will keep you coming back for more.

Images courtesy of Troon Golf.

Recent Honors for the Rawls Course • • •

Golfweek’s Golfweek’s Golf Digest’s

#2 #3 #2

Best Course that you can play in Texas University Golf Course in America Most Affordable Public Golf Course in the U.S.

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The cash family Team Facility COURSE OVERVIEW

Clubhouse at The Rawls

Once again, Jerry Rawls reached out to a leader in the field to ensure that the clubhouse facilities are par for a course of this caliber. Robert McKinney, a Lubbock native, former Red Raider golfer and Southwest Conference Champion, is perhaps the foremost authority on golf course clubhouses in the country. McKinney has drawn on his vast golfing experience to design a visually stunning yet extremely functional clubhouse. Texas Tech’s dynamic golf facility will provide a stunning entrance to the northern edge of the Texas Tech campus. The resort-style structure, with its Texas Tech brick and clay tile roof, will be highly visible. The clubhouse is positioned at the bend of the forthcoming Texas Tech Parkway, which connects nearby North Loop 289 to the southern edge of the Texas Tech campus.

Pavilion & Guest Facilities

The sizeable pavilion, situated on the opposite end of the clubhouse, offers a dramatic view of the course. The pavilion is the site for receptions, conferences and other special events. The 22,000-square foot clubhouse contains spacious facilities for the women’s and men’s golf teams, a fullyequipped pro shop and public locker rooms. The addition of this outstanding facility will secure Texas Tech as a host for Big 12 and NCAA championships and professional tour circuits. The Rawls Course golf complex is a calling card for Lubbockarea recreation and tourism, attracting Texas Tech alumni and supporters who can now fill out a weekend stay during Red Raider football and basketball weekends or for concerts and scholastic events.

Cash Family Team Facility

Opened in August 2012, the new clubhouse and home for the nationally prominent Texas Tech Men’s and Women’s Golf Teams is simply one of the finest in the nation. It is best highlighted by the images in the following pages.

Elevation - 3,200 feet above sea level Grade - Elevation change up to 30 feet Berms - Surrounding entire course, 10 and 15 feet above playing surface Irrigation - The most sophisticated ever devised. Computerized irrigation system utilizes 2,500 sprinkler heads to deliver up to 4,500 gallons a minute. Designer - Tom Doak, Renaissance Golf Design Inc., Traverse City, Michigan Estimated rounds per year - 30,000 - 35,000

Yardage

Total Yardage - 7,207 from the championship tees Par: 72, women; 72, men. Par Fours - 10 (five on each side) Par Threes - 4 Par Fives - 4 including back-to-back fives on 17 and 18 Bunkers - 96

Architecture

Greens - Dominance plus bent grass Rough - grasses, jackpot, blue gramma, bahia Water Hazards - one central 4.5 acre, man-made lake Fairways - 115 to 125 acres of fairway

Facilities and Services

Driving Range - 375-yard horse shoe shaped, three target greens Short game facility - Three hole practice course for Texas Tech golfers only Indoor hitting bays - Three bays shelter golfers from inclement weather Video teaching aid - Equipped with video technology for instructional purposes

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Welcome to Texas Tech Mission Statement: As a public research university, Texas Tech advances knowledge through innovative and creative teaching, research, and scholarship. The university is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. The university is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world.

Texas Tech University is in the midst of the most exciting time in the school’s history. As the university embarks on becoming the state’s next national research university, the opportunities for students could not be greater. Established in 1923, Texas Tech University sits on a 1,840-acre campus that features expansive lawns, impressive landscaping and Spanish Renaissance–style architecture. Texas Tech has the distinction of being the largest comprehensive higher education institution in the western two-thirds of the state and serves a region larger than 46 of the nation’s 50 states. A major research university with the feel of a smaller liberal arts institution, Texas Tech’s enrollment of more than 30,000 allows students to have oneon-one interactions with top faculty in a safe, traditional campus atmosphere. The university offers more than 150 bachelor’s degrees, 100 master’s degrees and 50 doctoral degree choices. Plus, as part of the Texas Tech University System, Texas

Tech shares the same campus with its sister university the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. The close proximity makes Texas Tech the only institution in the state with undergraduate and graduate schools, a law school and medical school all in close proximity to each other, which facilitates the transition to professional studies. A strong art and music program is balanced with growing research in a number of sustainable energy areas. New areas of research in solar and nuclear energies as well as smart grids and storage are supported by major endowed chairs for which national searches are currently underway. Texas Tech researchers are also known for their work in creative and technical writing, food safety, environmental toxicology and wind science. Texas Tech is proud to boast of one of the finest and most diverse faculties in the nation. Our faculty members excel in teaching, research and service as demonstrated by the award winning chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious page 40 — this is texas tech university

honor society. From prestigious nationally competitive scholarship, such as the William J. Fulbright, GatesCambridge, and Barry M. Goldwater, to national championships in animal science, debate and law, Texas Tech students are known nationwide for their successes. Community engagement plays an important role at Texas Tech. In 2006, the university was one of the first 62 institutions and the first in Texas to earn the Carnegie Foundation’s classification for Community Engagement. In subsequent years the university was named to the Corporation for National and Community Service President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The university has welcomed more Red Raiders to campus in four-straight fall semesters and, in the fall of 2012, notched its highest enrollment figure at 32,611 as enrollment is on the rise over the past decade with a 27 percent growth which places the school on course to reach the institutional goal of 40,000 by 2020.

leadership

Chancellor Kent Hance Kent Hance became the third chancellor of the Texas Tech University System on December 1, 2006. As chancellor, Hance is the chief executive officer of all campuses and academic sites of Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Angelo State University. He is focusing his energies on continuing quality enrollment growth, enhancing research in areas of excellence and accentuating the programs and opportunities that prepare students for professional and personal success.

Dr. Lawrence Schovanec Interim President Dr. Lawrence Schovanec, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, was named interim president Aug. 10, 2012. Schovanec earned his doctorate in mathematics from Indiana University, his master’s degree from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Phillips University. Schovanec served as chair of the Department of Mathematics & Statistics for ten years until he was appointed as interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences in 2008, before being named dean of the college in 2010. During his tenure as dean, the college has hired more than 70 faculty, including 5 strategic hires, and has experienced significant increases in research funding and student enrollment. He has overseen programs and initiatives to support faculty development, improve advising and increase funds for scholarships. A major initiative of the college has focused on development of alumni relations that has resulted in more than $55 million in gifts to the college since 2008. Personally, Schovanec has received over $3.2 million in external funding for his research in the fields of

Foremost on the agenda is fundraising for scholarships, professorships and endowments as well as capital contributions. The chancellor also works in Austin and Washington, D.C. to enhance funding for all institutions. Before becoming chancellor, Hance was a partner in Hance Scarborough, an Austin law firm. His firm’s primary focus was on state and federal administrative law, regulatory law and legislative law. In addition, he advised clients in oil, gas and other energy-related matters. Hance earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas Tech University in 1965 and graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1968. He returned to Lubbock to practice law and teach business law at Texas Tech. In 1973, he was named an outstanding professor at Texas Tech. Hance began a career in politics in 1974 when he won a seat in the Texas State Senate. While in the Senate, he was one of only four members who served jointly on the chamber’s two most powerful committees: Finance and State Affairs. Four years later, he won election to the 19th Congressional District. In 1981, Hance authored and won passage of President Reagan’s tax bill. While a member of Congress, Hance served on the Ways and Means Committee, the Agriculture Committee and the Science and Technology Committee. After Congress, Hance won election to the Texas Railroad Commission. Hance is a native of Dimmitt, Texas. He and his wife, Susie Hance, also an attorney, have five children and seven grandchildren.

biomechanical and physiological control systems and solid mechanics. He has spoken extensively at conferences and other professional venues and is the author of more than 50 scholarly publications. Schovanec has received the President’s Excellence in Teaching Award and is a member of the Texas Tech Teaching Academy. In 2011, he was a recipient of the Texas Tech University Inclusive Excellence Award awarded by the Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement. “I am humbled by the opportunity to serve Texas Tech as Interim President. Because of the contributions of the faculty, students and staff and the administrative leadership of the university, we enjoy substantial momentum in the crucial areas of enrollment growth, student success, faculty productivity and scholarship, and research funding. As evidence of our progress, Tech now receives a share of the state’s National Research University Fund. Working with all university stakeholders, and utilizing our Strategic Plan and business model, my objective as Interim President is to enhance Texas Tech’s position as a great public research university.”

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Athletics Director

Kirby Hocutt Kirby Hocutt was officially named Texas Tech’s 13th athletics director in school history on March 2, 2011. He joined the Red Raider family after spending two and a half years at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. Hocutt is no stranger to the Big 12 Conference as both a student-athlete at Kansas State and as an administrator at both Kansas State and Oklahoma. A four-year letterman on the Wildcat football team, Hocutt led the former Big 8 Conference in tackles his junior season, while earning All-Big 8 accolades. Following his playing career, he moved over to administration where he served as assistant director of marketing and promotions at Kansas State. He later served seven years at the University of Oklahoma where he oversaw fundraising efforts for the Sooners and was the primary administrator for the OU football program. Hocutt comes to Texas Tech from the University of Miami, where he was named athletics director on Feb. 8, 2008. While at Miami, he oversaw $26 million in new projects, including the construction of a basketball practice facility, as well as upgrades to Alex Rodriguez at Mark Light Field (Baseball), the Neil Schiff Tennis Center and Cobb Stadium (Women’s Soccer/Track & Field). Under his direction in 2010, Miami recorded a programbest Graduation Success Rate of 86 percent, while all 18 teams excelled in the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate Report (APR). Led by the Hurricanes football program - who has posted a multi-year APR score in the top 10 percent - Miami finished sixth in the APR in 2010, and is the only Bowl Championship Subdivision (BCS) team among the 26 schools recognized that finished ranked in the final USA Today Coaches Poll and Associated Press Poll following the 2009 season. In addition, UM’s football program was the co-recipient of the American Football Coaches Association’s 2009 Academic Achievement Award,

graduating 100 percent of its freshman football studentathlete class of 2002. At the age of 33, Hocutt got his first opportunity as an athletic director at the Division I level with the Ohio University Bobcats, in 2005. At Ohio, Hocutt significantly reorganized the athletic department’s annual giving program, increasing fundraising by more than 75 percent, including the securing of the second largest major gift in school athletics history. He also increased season ticket sales in football by 112 percent and in men’s basketball by 50 percent. He developed a comprehensive plan to improve the facilities for the football stadium and the press box, as well as the Convocation Center which houses all administrative and coaches’ offices. In his three years at Ohio, the school won 11 team championships and four head coaches were recognized as conference coaches of the year. In 2006, the football team played in its first bowl game in 38 years. After a stint as the assistant coordinator of licensing at the NCAA, Hocutt joined the staff at the University of Oklahoma in 1998, where he oversaw the fundraising efforts for the Sooners and was the primary administrator for football and sports supervisor for baseball and men’s and women’s golf. His duties included supervision of the athletics development office, athletics ticket office, special events, stadium suite program, athletics endowment program, letter winners association and the department’s facility use and rental program. Hocutt led Oklahoma’s athletics fundraising to an alltime high in annual giving and capital campaigns. From 1998 to 2005, Oklahoma’s annual giving increased from $3.4 million to more than $17 million. That 400 percent increase in annual giving was one of the highest percentage increases in intercollegiate athletics history. Beginning in 1999, Hocutt served in a leadership position in the strategic planning for a $100 million capital campaign. The $120 million campaign was unique in that it focused on facility construction or improvements for each of Oklahoma’s 20 sports. Prior to joining the Oklahoma staff, Hocutt served as the assistant director of licensing at the NCAA. In that position, he worked with corporate partners and licensees to create new revenue producing initiatives to support and promote all 81 NCAA championships. Hocutt earned his bachelor’s degree from Kansas State in 1995 and his master’s of education degree from the University of Oklahoma in 2001. He and his wife, Diane, have two sons: Drew and Brooks.

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The Spirit of Raiderland

The “Spirit of Raiderland“ comes in many forms. The 400 member award winning Goin Band From Raiderland, the Tech Cheerleaders, the Tech Pom Squad, the Saddle Tramps, the High Riders, Raider Red and of course the Masked Rider. All of these groups help make the Texas Tech athletic experience a thrilling one. The true “Spirit of Raiderland“ comes only from the hearts of Red Raider fans who bleed Red and Black. Texas Tech University sports some of the very best athletic facilities in the nation and after the completion of several million dollars worth of renovations, there will be no doubt that Red Raider student-athletes and fans will be able to enjoy world-class facilities. Over the past few years, Texas Tech has invested more than $200 million in facilities which includes the construction of the United Spirit Arena 15,050-seat basketball arena, a new softball stadium and tennis complex plus major renovations to Jones AT&T Stadium and Dan Law Field. Texas Tech also opened the new football training complex in 2004. A new academic services building, The Marsha Sharp Center for Student-Athletes, opened in January 2004 to further enhance Tech’s commitment to the academic well being of student-athletes. Tradition abounds at Texas Tech and the Spirit of Raiderland is best exhibited during football season.  Whether it is through singing FIGHT RAIDERS FIGHT or the Matador Song with your Guns Up or wrapping Will Rogers the night before the game, the Red Raider spirit is alive and well. 

Matador Song, Texas Tech Alma Mater Fight, Matadors, for Tech! Songs of love we’ll sing to thee, Bear our banners far and wide. Ever to be our pride, Fearless champions ever be. Stand on heights of victory. Strive for honor evermore. Long live the Matadors! Music by Harry Lemaire, words by R.C. Marshall

Fight Raiders Fight! Fight, Raiders, Fight! Fight, Raiders, Fight! Fight for the school we love so dearly. You’ll hit ‘em high, you’ll hit ‘em low. You’ll push the ball across the goal, Tech, Fight! Fight! We’ll praise your name, boost you to fame. Fight for the Scarlet and Black. You will hit ‘em, you will wreck ‘em. Hit ‘em! Wreck ‘em, Texas Tech! And the Victory Bells will ring out! Written by Carroll McMath

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The masked rider The Masked Rider is the oldest and most popular mascot of Texas Tech University that still exists today. Originally the Masked Rider began as a dare in 1936 and was called the ghost rider, because no one knew the rider’s identity. These ghost riders circled the field at home football games and then disappeared. The Masked Rider did not become the official mascot until 1954, when Joe Kirk Fulton led the football team out onto the field at the Gator Bowl. Fulton, wearing jeans, red shirt, black cape and who was mounted on a black horse, awed the crowd as the team made one of the most sensational entrances ever. Today the Masked Rider, with his or her guns up, leads the football team out onto the field for all of the home games. The Masked Rider is one of the most visible figures at Tech and was recently named by the Associated Press as the ninth-best mascot in college football.

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Masked Rider History Year Rider, Hometown Horse 1953-54 Joe Kirk Fulton Lubbock . . . . . Blackie (according to lore) 1954-55 Joe Kirk Fulton Lubbock . . . . . Blackie (according to lore) 1955-56 Jim Cloyd, Stratford . . . . . . . . . . Blackie (confirmed) 1956-57 Jim Cloyd, Stratford. . . . . . . . . . . . . Tech Beauty 1957-58 Donald “Polly” Hollar, Brenham. . . . . . . . Tech Beauty 1958-59 Donald “Polly” Hollar, Brenham. . . . . . . . Tech Beauty 1959-60 J.H. “Hud” Rhea, Roswell, N.M. . . . . . . . . Beau Black 1960-61 J.H. “Hud” Rhea, Roswell, N.M. . . . . . . . . Beau Black 1961-62 Kelley Waggoner, Hillsboro, N.M.. . . . . . . . Tech Beauty 1962-63 Bill Durfey,The Woodlands . . . . . . . . . . Tech Beauty 1963-64 Douglas “Nubbin” Hollar, Brenham. . . . . . Charcoal Cody 1964-65 Douglas “Dink” Wilson, Quanah . . . . . . . Charcoal Cody 1965-66 Douglas “Dink” Wilson, Quanah . . . . . . . Charcoal Cody 1966-67 Douglas “Nubbin” Hollar, Brenham. . . . . . Charcoal Cody 1967-68 Douglas “Nubbin” Hollar, Brenham. . . . . . Charcoal Cody 1968-69 Johnny Bob Carruth, Lubbock. . . . . . . . Charcoal Cody 1969-70 Johnny Bob Carruth, Lubbock. . . . . . . . Charcoal Cody 1970-71 Tommy Martin, Graham. . . . . . . . . . . Charcoal Cody 1971-72 Randy Jeffers, Amarillo. . . . . . . . . . . Charcoal Cody 1972-73 Randy Jeffers, Amarillo. . . . . . . . . Showboy Huffman 1973-74 Gerald Nobles, Midland . . . . . . . . . . . . Happy Five 1974-75 Ann Lynch,Escazu, Coasta Rica . . . . . . . . . Happy Five 1975-76 Joe Kim King,Brady . . . . . . . . . . . . . Happy Five 1976-77 Jess Wall, Perryton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Happy Five 1977-78 Larry Cade, Copperas Cove. . . . . . . . . . Happy Five 1978-79 Lee Puckitt,San Angelo . . . . . . . . . . . . . Happy VI 1979-80 Coke Hopping, Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . Happy VI 1980-81 Kathleen Campbell,El Paso. . . . . . . . . . . Happy VI-II 1981-82 Kurt Harris, Collinsville. . . . . . . . . . . . . Happy VI-II 1982-83 Perry Church, Canyon . . . . . . . . . . . . . Happy VI-II 1983-84 Jennifer Aufill, Buffalo Gap. . . . . . . . . . . Happy VI-II 1984-85 Zurick Labrier, Guymon, Okla.. . . . . . . . . . Happy VI-II 1985-86 Jerrell Key, Lubbock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Happy VI-II 1986-87 Daniel Jenkins, Turkey. . . . . . . . . . . . . Happy VI-II 1987-88 Kim Saunders, Colfax, La.. . . . . . . . . Midnight Raider 1988-89 Lea Whitehead, Midland . . . . . . . . . Midnight Raider 1989-90 Tonya Tinnin-Jackson, Bryson . . . . . . . Midnight Raider 1990-91 Blaine Lemons, Colorado City. . . . . . . Midnight Raider 1991-92 RaLynn Key, Crosbyton. . . . . . . . . . Midnight Raider 1992-93 Jason Spence, Seminole. . . . . . . . . Midnight Raider 1993-94 Lisa Gilbreath, Lewisville. . . . . . . . . . . . Double T 1994-95 Amy Smart, Midland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Double T 1995-96 JoLynn Self, Lubbock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . High Red 1996-97 Martha Reed,San Angelo. . . . . . . . . . . . High Red 1997-98 Becky McDougal, Lubbock. . . . . . . . . . . High Red 1998-99 Michael “Dusty” Abney, Lubbock. . . . Black Phantom Raider 1999-2000 Travis L. Thorne,New Deal. . . . . . Black Phantom Raider 2000-01 Lesley Gilbreath,Flower Mound . . . . Black Phantom Raider 2001-02 Katie Carruth, Lubbock . . . . . . . Black Phantom Raider 2002-03 Jessica Melvin, Pierre, S.D.. . . . . . . . Midnight Matador 2003-04 Ben Holland, Texline. . . . . . . . . . . Midnight Matador 2004-05 Stacy Stockard, Stanger. . . . . . . . . Midnight Matador 2005-06 Justin Burgin, Scurry. . . . . . . . . . Midnight Matador 2006-07 Amy Bell, Kermit. . . . . . . . . . . . Midnight Matador 2007-08 Kevin Burns, Clovis, N.M.. . . . . . . . . Midnight Matador 2008-09 Ashley Hartzog, Farwell . . . . . . . . . Midnight Matador 2009-10 Brianne Hight,Clovis, N.M. . . . . . . . . Midnight Matador 2010-11 Christi Chadwell, Garland. . . . . . . . . Midnight Matador 2011-12 Bradley Skinner, Arvada, Colo.. . . . . . . Midnight Matador 2012- Ashley Wenzel, Friendswood. . . . . . . Midnight Matador

Get your Guns Up! The hand sign of the Red Raiders can be traced back to L. Glenn Dippel, a 1961 alumnus of Texas Tech, and his wife, Roxie. The sign is made by extending the index finger outward while extending the thumb upward and tucking in the middle, little and fourth fingers to form a gun. The idea is that the Red Raiders will shoot down their opponents. The Guns Up sign is the widely recognized greeting of one Red Raider to another. It is also the sign of victory displayed by the crowd at every athletic event.

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texas tech traditions from a-z

ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

ARTIFICIAL TURF

BLARNEY STONE

Modeled after La Universidad de Alcala de Hernales in Spain, the Administration Building was one of the original campus buildings. The most recognized building on campus, it has three floors and a basement, twin bell towers, salle port, double wings and a courtyard. Among the offices in the “Ad Building” are the Chancellor’s Office, President’s Office and Board of Regents Office in the east wing and the College of Education in the west wing.

The football field carpet, installed in 2006, is the sixth different surface covering the Jones AT&T Stadium floor since Tech switched to turf in 1970. The current surface is known as Fieldturf. The old astroturf was removed and sold to the public.

On St. Patrick’s Day in 1939 Texas Tech University unveiled that they had discovered a piece of the Blarney Stone. According to the legend the stone was discovered by a group of petroleum engineers while they were on a field trip. After doing tests it was discovered that the stone was a piece of the original Blarney Stone.

ARBOR DAY

When Texas Tech first started, most of the funds went towards the buildings, but the campus was lacking its landscape. Then, in 1937, president Knapp decided to dedicate one day every spring to beautify the campus. On the first day of this now annual tradition, 20,000 trees were planted.

BANGIN’ BERTHA

Saddle Tramps carry Bangin Bertha, a bell on a trailer, to all home football games and homecoming events. Bertha was designed in 1959 by Saddle Tramp Joe Winegar, and was donated by the Santa Fe Railroad. Bangin’ Bertha is considered a spirit-raiser and a big tradition at Texas Tech.

This Tech tradition still goes on today as student and teachers plant trees and beautify the campus each Arbor Day. ANDERSON, DONNY

While also arguably owning the most nicknames - “Stinnett Stingray,” the “Golden Palomino” and “Donny Wonderful” - AllAmerican Donny Anderson also held many of Texas Tech’s football records when his legendary career ended with the 1965 season. He finished fourth in the 1965 Heisman Trophy race. Anderson later played nine seasons in the NFL, including on both of Green Bay’s Super Bowl champion teams in 1967 and 1968. He scored a touchdown in the ‘68 Super Bowl against Oakland.

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The stone now lies on a stand in front of the old Electrical Engineering Building. It is said that seniors that kiss the Blarney Stone upon graduation will receive the gift of eloquent speech.

texas tech traditions from a-z CAROL OF LIGHTS

To celebrate the holiday season Texas Tech holds an annual event called the Carol of Lights. The event starts off with the Texas Tech University Combined Choirs performing selections of classic holiday songs at the Science Quadrangle. This tradition started in 1959 when Harold Hinn came up with the idea and provided the funds to cover the science quadrangle and the administration building with lights. Unfortunately students were away on Christmas break and did not see the display. The next year the Residence Hall Association created the Christmas Sing, which is now known as the Carol of Lights. Today, the Carol of Lights is one of Texas Tech’s favorite traditions. CAWTHON, PETE

Texas Tech’s third football coach, Pete Cawthon had quite a friend in his corner. Notre Dame’s legendary Knute Rockne was among those who recommended Cawthon for the job as Texas Tech’s head football coach. Cawthon’s squads posted a 76-32-6 record in his 11 years as head coach. Cawthon left Texas Tech in 1940 and later coached professionally in Brooklyn and Detroit. He died on Dec. 31, 1962, and is the subject of a book called “Tender Tyrant,” written by Etta Lynch in 1976 and published by Staked Plains Press, Inc. DAVIS, DR. J. WILLIAM

The “father of the national letter of intent,” Dr. J. William Davis was chairman of Texas Tech’s Athletic Council. He devised the form that insured coaches could not pirate another school’s recruits. The measure was adopted in 1964 by the College Commissioners Association. Under the “Davis Plan,” as a news service dubbed the program, major conferences agreed to honor each others’ letters of intent; that is, agreements by high school athletes to accept an athletic scholarship from a particular school. A national letter of intent, embracing all NCAA members, failed to pass at the 1962 NCAA convention, when smaller colleges opposed the plan. Davis served as Southwest Conference president, NCAA vice-president and was a member of the NCAA Infractions Committee. DOUBLE T

An image study in 1989 brought out loud and clear that to Texas Techsans the Double T represents tradition, pride and school identity. Historical evidence suggests that Tech’s first football coaches, E.Y. Freeland and Grady Higginbotham, are the originators of this campus trademark, first using it on letter sweaters. No campus symbol is so readily identified with Texas Tech as the Double T. DOUBLE T BENCH

Located in the courtyard behind the Administration Building, this special bench was given by the seniors of the class of 1931. It was an announced tradition that no freshmen were allowed to sit on it. DOUBLE T SADDLE MONUMENT

Before the football team goes out onto the field they touch the sculpture of a saddle. The saddle was dedicated by the Saddle Tramps to Double T, one of the many Masked Rider Horses that served proudly over the years. DYKES, WILLIAM TAYLOR

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named Blackie, Tech student Joe Kirk Fulton, wearing Levi’s, red shirt, red and black cape and a black cowboy hat, led the team onto the field. Thus the “Masked Rider” was born. Most recently, the Red Raiders staged a thrilling, fourth quarter came-from-behind win over the No. 20 Virginia Cavaliers in the 2008 Konica Minolta Gator Bowl.

for the Dallas Texans of the AFL and the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL. He achieved an NFL first as the only player to start on both offense and defense in two separate Super Bowls. He was also inducted into the Texas Tech Athletic Hall of Honor in 1977 and is a member of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame.

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HOMECOMING

Held each fall Homecoming brings back Tech-exes and fans to join with students for a bonfire and pep rally, parade, open houses, awards programs, and float competitions. Homecoming dates back to 1930 when Texas Tech lost 20-6 to Hardin-Simmons. A highlight of Homecoming is election of a queen, the first being Suzanne Matteson in 1954.

Texas Tech’s first football coach, E.Y. Freeland was hired in June 1925. He compiled a 21-10-6 record for four seasons from 1925-28.

Five Red Raiders have finished among the top vote getters in the race for college football’s most prestigious trophy. Texas Tech’s Byron Hanspard garnered 251 points in 1996 to finish sixth overall in the voting. Donny Anderson posted Tech’s all-time highest finish in the Heisman voting when the running back received 408 points to finish fourth in 1965. E.J. Holub finished 10th in the 1960 Heisman ballot with 117 points. Quarterbacks Kliff Kingsbury and B.J. Symons finished ninth and tenth, respectively, in the voting in 2002 and 2003.

GATOR BOWL

HOLUB, E.J.

Tech claimed a 35-13 win over Auburn in the ‘54 Gator Bowl, which marked the first televised game ever for the school. The contest also gave birth to another longstanding Texas Tech tradition. Riding a horse

Texas Tech’s first consensus Division I All-America at center and linebacker, Lubbock native E.J. Holub was named to the Southwest Conference’s Hall of Honor in 1994. Holub went on to a 10-year career in the NFL, playing

the Red Raiders and is the school’s all-time winningest coach. He got his nickname from a Dick Tracy character from the World War II era. He was named the Southwest Conference’s coach of the year three times and was the first coach to receive the honor from the Big 12 Conference. He took over the Tech football program in 1986 in December before the Red Raiders battled Mississippi in the Independence Bowl. He is Tech’s all-time winningest coach in Southwest Conference games and led the Red Raiders to a schoolrecord four-consecutive bowls entering 1997. He was born in Lubbock, went to high school in Ballinger and graduated from Stephen F. Austin in 1959. Dykes came to Tech as defensive coordinator in 1984. FREELAND, E.Y.

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INSTANT REPLAY

The Sept. 18, 1965, Texas Tech game against Kansas—a 26-7 Tech win—was the first intercollegiate football contest to use instant video replay (Ampex). Robert “Daddy Warbucks” Walker, a Texas Tech grad, pioneered the equipment used by coach JT King to review plays immediately. However, the new twist was eliminated by the NCAA in 1967 because the technology was too costly for some schools.

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JONES AT&T STADIUM

Completed in 1947 and named for former Texas Tech president Clifford B. Jones and his wife Audrey, Jones AT&T Stadium originally seated 18,000. The first game was played on November 29, 1947, with a 14-6 Texas Tech victory over Hardin-Simmons. Following the last game of the 1959 season, the stadium was widened to the east for additional seating and the playing field lowered to a depth of 28 feet. Successive additions in 1969 and 1972 took the stadium to its current seating capacity of 50,050. In 1979, the Lettermen’s Lounge was completed on the north end of the stadium. A large Double T scoreboard was added on the south end, and athletic department offices were renovated and expanded in 1990. Texas Tech celebrated the 50th anniversary of the stadium in 1997. West side renovations were recently completed and include the addition of a new press box, club seats and luxury suites and increased capacity. LAMB, ARCH

The founder of the Saddle Tramps in 1936, Arch Lamb was head cheerleader when he formed the all-male booster organization. The group was founded based on three

principles - spirit, service and leadership. The Texas Tech legend passed away in March 2004. LETTERMEN’S LOUNGE

Found on the north end of Jones Stadium on 4th Street, the Lettermen’s Lounge holds memorabilia of Tech’s most prominent athletes. Meetings and meals can be held in the facility, whose windows look right out onto the football field. It is connected to the Athletic Ticket Office and was constructed in 1979. MASCOTS

Texas Tech has had several, including the current Masked Rider. The first, a black calf, was donated to the team after Tech’s first victory, a 30-0 decision in the third game of 1925. The calf was branded with the winning score and later slaughtered and barbecued for the team with the idea that the hide would be tanned and placed in the trophy room. However, the hide did not retain its hair and thus was lost. One accomplishment the calf made during its one-year reign was that no opposing fan and was ever able to ride it without being thrown. This became a regular performance during halftime at Tech’s first games.

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McMURRY

Texas Tech played its first football game on Oct. 3, 1925, against McMurry. The game ended in a controversial 0-0 tie. The referee ruled that time had expired before Texas Tech’s Elson Archibald made his apparent game-winning 20-yard field goal. The decision came much to the dismay of the players and fans who were in the midst of a wild celebration. Reports after the game explained that the referee was getting revenge on Texas Tech because he was not named the school’s football coach. The Dallas-based department store drew the wrath of Texas Tech fans after the school’s attempt to join the Southwest Conference was denied in 1952. Red Raider fans were so angry that many cut up their Neiman-Marcus charge cards and mailed them to the store. Legend has it that Stanley Marcus got involved and helped sway SMU’s vote toward Tech’s favor. NICKNAMES

Interestingly, Texas Tech was almost nicknamed the Dogies, as suggested by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. But the first athletic teams became known as the Matadors, instead, thanks to the head coach’s wife. Mrs. Ewing Young Freeland preferred Matadors

texas tech traditions from a-z because of the Spanish architectural influence on campus. The college colors of scarlet and black and team name of Matadors were adopted by students on March 15, 1926, during a convocation. The teams remained as Matadors until 1936 when Red Raiders was adopted. The name-change from Matadors to Red Raiders came from Lubbock Avalanche-Journal sports writer Collier Parris, reflecting on their red uniforms and a strong season. Covering a football game in 1932, he wrote: “The Red Raiders from Texas Tech, terror of the Southwest this year, swooped in the New Mexico University camp today.” The name caught on and by 1936, the Matadors had faded into history, replaced by the Red Raiders. RAIDER ALLEY

One of the most popular events associated with Texas Tech football is Raider Alley. Raider Alley is Texas Tech’s answer to tailgating. Food, beverages, games, live entertainment and merchandise are available in a festive pregame atmosphere. Raider Alley is shoulder-to-shoulder football fans gearing-up for the upcoming game. It usually begins three hours prior to kickoff. RAIDER RED

Prior to the 1971 season, the Southwest Conference passed a rule that prevented members of the conference from taking live animals to non-home games unless the host team had no objections. So Jim Gaspard, a member of Saddle Tramps, created Raider Red from a drawing by the late Lubbock cartoonist Dirk West as an alternative to the Masked Rider when the horse couldn’t travel with the football team. Raider Red’s student persona is kept a secret from the Tech community. Red is a public relations mascot who shakes hands with the crowds at athletic events and poses for pictures. Raider Red fires his two 12-gauge shotguns using powder-filled shells after every Tech touchdown and field goal. RAILROAD TRACKS

To accommodate the $2 million stadium expansion after the 1959 season, each of the seven sections—estimated at 10 million pounds—were moved back more than 200 feet on railroad tracks with long steel rollers. The move was considered an engineering marvel for the times. RAINOUT

The 1965 Texas Tech matchup with Kansas was the only game involving a Southwest Conference team called early because of bad weather. The game was called 56 seconds into the final period after heavy rains, strong winds and a tornado alert threatened the 35,300 fans in attendance. RETIRED JERSEYS

Three Red Raider football players have had their jersey numbers retired. E.J. Holub’s No. 55 was retired on Dec. 19, 1960, and Donny Anderson’s No. 44 was retired Nov. 11, 1995. Dave Parks’ No. 81 jersey was retired Nov. 17, 2001. Both Holub and Anderson are members of the College Football Hall of Fame. SADDLE TRAMPS

Formed by Tech student Arch Lamb in 1936, this all-male booster organization supports men’s athletics at Texas Tech. The name Saddle Tramp came from the stories of traveling men who would come to a farm for a brief time, fix up some things and move on. Lamb said he decided that he could fix up some things himself before moving on, and the Saddle Tramps were born. Since that time the Saddle Tramps believe if something was for the betterment of Texas Tech then they would work at it. page 50 — this is texas tech university

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These Midnight Raiders “paint the campus red” with crepe paper before big home games, form the legendary “Bell Circle” moments before kickoff, ring Bangin’ Bertha, participate in parades and other campus events (including the Carol of Lights), and ring the Victory Bells after Red Raider victories. SEAL OF TEXAS TECH

Designed by the campus’ master planner, William Ward Watkin, in 1924, the Tech Seal’s symbols are the lamp, which represents “school,” the key for “home,” the book for “church,” and the star for “state.” Cotton bolls represent the area’s strong cotton industry and the eagle is suggestive of our country. The seal first appeared on Tech diplomas in 1948, but it wasn’t officially approved as “The” Seal of Texas Tech University until 1953. On April 27, 1972, the seal was placed at the Broadway and University entrance to the campus in what became known as the Amon G. Carter Plaza. It is made of red granite and stands 12 feet high. It has been referred to by students through the years as “the Oreo.” SCOVELL

A familiar name in the annals of Texas football. The elder Field Scovell was considered “Mr. Cotton Bowl.” In fact, his name is on the winner’s trophy after serving

as the bowl’s chairman of team selection for nearly four decades. He has sent several family members to Texas Tech that have made a substantial impact on Red Raider football. Scovell’s son, John, played quarterback and threw for 175 yards in the 1967 win over Texas, the Red Raiders’ first victory over their bitter rivals in 12 years. His grandson, Field, was a four-year member of the Texas Tech football team (1993-96). One of the nation’s top scholar-athletes, he led the ‘95 Texas Tech squad in catches and yards and played in three-consecutive bowl games. Grandsons, King and Dupree, graduated in 2002 and 2004, respectively. SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE CIRCLE

Now unused, the Southwest Conference Circle contains the teams which comprised the SWC. The landmark was constructed when Texas Tech was admitted into the conference in 1956. It was the site of pep rallies and spirit-raising events for many years. SUN BOWL

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TELEVISION

The 35-13 win over Auburn in the 1954 Gator Bowl was Texas Tech’s first televised game. Bowl MVP Bobby Cavazos had 141 yards on 13 carries and scored three touchdowns in the triumph over Auburn and quarterback Vince Dooley. TEXAS SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Former women’s basketball head coach Marsha Sharp and former Lady Raider and Olympic star Sheryl Swoopes were inducted into the Hall in 2000. Legendary football coach Pete Cawthon and All-Americans Donny Anderson and E.J. Holub are members of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Field Scovell, inducted in 1986, sent son, John, to Texas Tech. Longtime Baylor head coach Grant Teaff served one year as an assistant football coach at Tech. TEXAS TECH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Known as The Ex-Students Association until recently when its name changed to the Texas Tech Alumni Association, the organization began in 1927 with the first graduating class and its senior president Edmund W. “Ned” Camp. The organization began as Tech’s Alumni Association. Then in April 1935, its name was changed to the Alumni and Ex-Students Association. Since September 1949, it was the Ex-Students

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Association until the recent change. The organization represents all who have attended Tech, not just its graduates. The Texas Tech Alumni Association provides numerous academic scholarships, support for the University and student groups, and it sponsors various campus-wide Homecoming events, awards programs and chapter activities.

Tom Cats.” As the story goes, after the vote was taken in the House of Representatives on passage of the bill to create the institution, Rep. George Purl turned to Rep. Baldwin and remarked: “We’ll call the Tech football team the ‘Texas Tom Cats’ - TTC for Texas Technological College and also for Texas Tom Cats.”

TEXAS TECH(NOLOGICAL) UNIVERSITY

TIE

From 1959-69, debates were held and feuds erupted over what name should replace Texas Technological College. It was agreed that the word “university” was necessary to reflect the growth in size and prestige of the “college.” Strongest support was for retaining the Double T, despite what name was selected for the university. By 1963, the board of directors officially approved “Texas Tech University,” preserving aspects of the original name and retaining the trademark Double T. The State Legislature, on Sept. 1, 1969, formally approved the board’s suggestion.

Texas Tech was involved in one of the strangest games in college football history. A 0-0 tie with Centenary in 1939 was played in a driving rainstorm and featured an NCAA-record 77 punts (67 on first down!). Interestingly, Field Scovell (featured earlier under Scovell) was a game official in the game, which was played in Shreveport, La. Charlie Calhoun still owns the NCAA record for number of punts in a single game. He punted 36 times for 1,318 yards in the game.

TEXAS TOM CATS

State Representative R.A. Baldwin, instrumental in the creation of Texas Tech and it being located in Lubbock, was in favor of naming Texas Tech’s athletic teams the “Texas

UNDEFEATED

The 1938 squad remains as the only Texas Tech football team to go through the entire regular season unbeaten. Under coach Pete Cawthon, the 10-0 squad lost to St. Mary’s (Calif.), 20-13, in the Cotton Bowl.

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VICTORY BELLS

In 1936 victory bells were given to Texas Tech as a class gift. The bells rang for the first time at the 1936 class’s graduation. It is said that after the win over TCU, the following year, the bells rang through out the night. The bells kept Lubbock residents up all night. Thereafter, the bell ringing was limited to 30 minutes. Saddle Tramps ring the bells after Texas Tech victories and during special occasions. The Victory Bells - one large and one small, which combine to weigh 1,200 pounds - hang in the east tower of the Administration Building. WEST, DIRK

The late Lubbock cartoonist designed Raider Red, an additional mascot that could travel with Texas Tech’s athletic teams. West became familiar to thousands of Red Raider fans by poking fun at Tech’s SWC rivals in his weekly newspaper sketches and on the cover of Tech’s football programs. WILL ROGERS AND SOAPSUDS

One of the most well known landmarks on campus is the statue of Will Rogers and his horse Soapsuds. This memorial was dedicated on February 16, 1950 by longtime

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friend of Rogers, Amon G. Carter. Carter believed Texas Tech was the perfect setting for the statue and that it would fit into the traditions and scenery of West Texas. The statue stands at 9’11” tall and weighs 3,200 pounds; its estimated cost was $25,000. On the base of the statue, the inscription reads “Lovable Old Will Rogers on his favorite horse, ‘Soapsuds,’ riding into the Western sunset.” Today Texas Tech tradition and legends surrounds the statue. According to one legend, the plan to face Will Rogers so that he could be riding off into the sunset did not work out as it would cause Soapsuds’ rear to be facing downtown. To solve this problem, the horse and Will was turned 23 degrees to the east so the horse’s posterior was facing in the direction of Texas A&M, one of the school’s rivals. Before every home football game the Saddle Tramps wrap Old Will with red crepe paper. Will Rogers and Soapsuds have also been wrapped up in black crepe paper to mourn national tragedies.

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Athletics Academics services

Mission Statement

The Office of Athletics Academic Services is committed to providing a comprehensive program that emphasizes the development of academic, personal and professional excellence for the student-athlete population. Vision Statement

Texas Tech University will be a national leader in the academic support of our student-athlete population. Athletics Academic Services aspires to achieve national recognition through student-athlete academic support programs and the accomplishments of individual student-athletes. Texas Tech University Athletics Academic Services will create an environment of excellence that fosters the highest standards of integrity, academic support and performance and will provide the resources necessary for our student-athletes to achieve their academic potential and prepare them for life after college athletes, both personally and professionally. The Marsha Sharp Center

In January of 2004 the doors of The Marsha Sharp Center for Student-Athletes opened to meet the needs of the studentathletes of Texas Tech University.

This state-of-the-art facility is one of the finest in the nation and was designed to ensure academic success for each student-athlete. Responsibility for academic achievement rests with each Red Raider, and assistance by the Athletic Academic Services staff -- with full support of the Texas Tech coaching staff -- helps those student-athletes attain their academic goals. The Marsha Sharp Center is at the center of support for student-athletes balancing academics, athletics and life after sport. The Marsha Sharp Center for Student-Athletes provides sufficient space for private study, a state-of-the art computer lab, supplemental instruction classrooms, and private conferencing areas for tutoring and mentoring appointments. The Texas Tech Academic Hall of Fame, located between the computer lab and conference room, recognizes those student-athletes who excelled both in the classroom and on the field, and provide a lasting legacy of their academic accomplishments. The Office of Athletics Academic Services serves more than 400 student-athletes.

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