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Quick Facts Location ………………………………… Charleston, S.C. Founded ……………………………………………… 1842 Enrollment …………………………………………… 1,964 Colors ……………………………… Citadel Blue and White Affiliation ……………………………… NCAA Division I Conference ……………………………………… Southern Nickname ……………………………… Bulldogs, Cadets President ……………………… Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, Jr. Director of Athletics ……………………… Les Robinson Senior Associate AD ……………………… Ray Whiteman Asst. AD/Senior Woman Administrator … Kelly Simpson Assoc. AD/Communications……………… Andy Solomon Assoc. AD/Marketing ………………… Chuck Beddingfield Asst. AD/Event Management …………… Robby Bennett Asst. AD/Facilities ………………………… Mike Groshon Fac. Athletic Representative … LtC. William Sharbrough Business Manager ……………………… Lynn Meador Athletic Department …………………… 843-953-5070 Director of Golf …………………………… Jim Craven Media Relations Director ……………………… Noelle Orr Assoc. Media Relations Director …………… Patrick Walsh Asst. Media Relations Director ………… Melanie Long Asst. Media Relations Director …………… Al Buddin Asst. Media Relations Director/Golf …………… Erik Bell Bell’s E-mail ………………………… erik.bell@citadel.edu Bell’s Phone Number ……………………… 843-953-7590 Media Relations Office …………………… 843-953-5120 Media Relations Fax ……………………… 843-953-5058 Website …………………………… www.citadelsports.com Mailing Address ……………………………… The Citadel ……………………………………… 171 Moultrie Street …………………………………… Charleston, SC 29409

Table of Contents Quick Facts……………………1 Outlook ……………………… 2 Coaching Staff ……………… 3 Bulldog Profiles …………… 4-7 2004-05 Results ……………… 8 Lt. Gen. Rosa ………………… 9 Les Robinson ………………… 9 History …………………… 10 The Citadel ……………… 11-12 Special Thanks to the Courses Where the Bulldogs Compete Charleston National Golf Club Kiawah Island Golf Links Patriots Point Golf Links Rivertowne Country Club Shadowmoss Golf Club Snee Farm Country Club Stono Ferry Golf Links

The 2005-06 Citadel Golf Media Guide was edited and written by Erik Bell using Adobe InDesign CS and Adobe Photoshop CS. Photos are by The Citadel photographer Russ Pace. A special thanks to Noelle Orr, Melanie Long, Al Buddin, Patrick Walsh, Coach Jim Craven and The Citadel Print Shop.

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2006 Outlook The Citadel golf program begins the 2006 campaign with an eye on a promising future. After inheriting a program that had seen its third coach in two years, Director of Golf Jim Craven looks to bring some stability as he enters his second season at The Citadel.

in political science and has a sterling grade point average in her knob year. Owens had her best score of the fall with a first-round 75 at the Great Smokies. Unlike Nagel, Owens is no stranger to the Lowcountry as she attended nearby James Island Charter High School where she was coached by Craven.

The Bulldogs are led by senior captain Tracy Hancock, who followed up two top-10 finishes in 2004-05 with two top-15 finishes in the fall. Hancock had the best performance of autumn for the Cadets as she tied for 11th at the Draper Valley Invitational thanks in part to a first-round 74. Hancock also tied for 14th at the Diet Coke Wofford Autumn Invitational and matched her season best round of 74 on the first day of the Great Smokies Women’s Collegiate.

Seniors Kayla Bowsher and Kelley Thorsen also return in the spring to finish out their collegiate careers. They are joined on the squad by sophomores Maggie Dunning and Samantha Hamil. “I’m very excited about the spring season,” Craven said. “Getting through the fall season and improving was a big step for our program.” “I’m looking forward to big things in the spring as the freshmen continue to get their feet wet and the seniors work towards the light at the end of the tunnel,” Craven continued.

Craven also welcomed three promising newcomers to the program in the fall as freshmen Brittany Nagel, Kasey Owens and Elizabeth Penn-Sanders began their Bulldog careers on the links.

The women open the spring with two tournaments in the Sunshine State, as they compete in the Pat Bradley Women’s Golf Championship Feb. 20-22 in Miami, Fla., and the Bethune-Cookman Spring Invitational Feb. 24-26 at Daytona Beach, Fla. The Bulldogs head to Rock Hill, S.C., for the Shamrock Intercollegiate March 16-19. The Brittany Nagel Southern Conference Championships are to be held at Elon, April 20-23.

Coming to The Citadel from Minot, N.D., Nagel led the Bulldogs with Tracy Hancock a career-best score of 76 in the second round at Wofford. Nagel has also been a star in the classroom. After being named the valedictorian of her high school class, Nagel is majoring

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Director of Golf -- Jim Craven Henry J. “Jim” Craven, Sr. enters his second season as the Director of Golf at The Citadel.

South Carolina Golf Coach of the Year following the 1986 season. Craven was also a finalist for the National High School Golf Coach of the Year award in 1989.

Craven took over the program on Feb. 9, 2005 for former coach Kimberly Lewellen. He served as Lewellen’s assistant coach for the 2004 fall season, helping both the men’s and women’s teams to two top-five finishes. A native of Mount Pleasant, S.C., Craven joined the Bulldogs after serving as the head coach of the girls’ and boys’ golf teams at James Island Charter High School since 1996. He began his coaching career in 1970 as a baseball, basketball, football and golf coach at Bishop England High School and went on to work as a football assistant and head golf coach at Porter-Gaud, Walterboro and Wando high schools. Craven, who coached the Wando boys’ golf team to a state championship in 1986, was named

A 1965 graduate of Moultrie High School, Craven earned his undergraduate degree at Charleston Southern in 1972 and went on to earn two graduate degrees in secondary school administration from The Citadel in 1980 and 1984. Born January 23, 1945, Jim is married to the former Ms. Dara Dudley from Merridan, Conn. He has two children by his former wife, the late Mrs. Christine Altmaier Craven. His daughter is Mrs. Christine Elizabeth Workman and his son is Mr. Henry J. Craven, Jr. Coach Craven has two grandchildren, Vivian Alexander Workman (3) and Joseph Miller Workman, IV, 10 months.

Assistant Coach -- Kathryn Adkins Kathryn Lee Deal Adkins is in her first season as the assistant women’s golf coach.

for the 2003-04 season. She was also a medalist at the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference in 2004 and was named firstteam All-CVAC. Adkins won the inaugural CVAC Tournament in 2004.

A 2004 graduate of Anderson College, Adkins was the captain of the women’s golf team for four years and received a coaches’ award after her first season in 2001. Adkins was named the Most Valuable Player of the squad in 2003 and 2004, as well as player of the year

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Born August 16, 1982, Adkins graduated from Easley High School in Easley, S.C., in 2000. She is currently working on her master’s degree in physical education at The Citadel.

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Tracy Hancock -- Senior Captain Ridgefield, Wash. Fall 2005 -- Had her best tournament of the 2005 fall season in the first event of the year: the Draper Valley Women’s Invitational, leading the Bulldogs and tying for 11th with a two-day score of 151 (74-77)…Fired a season-best round of 74 twice, at Draper Valley and at the Great Smokies Women’s Collegiate in Cullowhee, N.C. High School – Attended Jesuit High School in Ridgefield, Wash.…Earned four letters as a member of the golf team and also was on the volleyball squad her freshman year…Coached by Kathleen Birrell in high school…Named Most Valuable Player of the squad for three years. Personal – Majoring in psychology…Daughter of Scott and Ginger Hancock…Born Nov. 5, 1983.

Kayla Bowsher -- Senior Katy, Texas Fall 2005 -- Had a season-best score of 76 during second round of Draper Valley Women’s Invitational... Best total score of the season was also at Draper Valley where she tied for 29th (156, 80-76)…Had a team-best round of 77 at the Edwin Watts Palmetto Intercollegiate. High School – Had a 75 scoring average for four years as a member of the Katy High School golf team in Katy, Texas…Named the Most Valuable Player of the squad all four years, was All-District all four years, a district medalist two seasons and All-City two years…Member of a district championship team at Katy…Coached by Mike Ellaby…Also played on the softball team one season at Katy. Personal – Majoring in criminal justice…Daughter of Brad and Liz Bowsher…Father was a football player at Bath University…Born March 23, 1984.

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Kelley Thorsen Senior -- Crown Point, Ind. Fall 2005 -- Tied for the team lead with a total score of 157 (79-78) and finished tied for 14th at the Diet Coke Wofford Autumn Invitational…Had the best score of the fall in the second round of Great Smokies Women’s Collegiate with a 76. High School – Four-year member of the golf team at Crown Point High School in Crown Point, Ind….Was named All-Conference all four years, a sectional medalist in 2001 and the conference Most Valuable Player in 2002…Coached at Crown Point by Angie Henley. Personal – Majoring in health, exercise and sport science…Daughter of John and Carol Thorsen...Born July 31, 1984.

Brittany Nagel Freshman -- Minot, N.D. Fall 2005 -- Led the Bulldogs with a season-best score of 76 in the second round of the Diet Coke Wofford Autumn Invitational. High School – Attended Minot High School in Minot, N.D.…Member of the golf team for four years…Named All-Conference for the Western Dakota Association and was also a West Region medalist on the All-State team of North Dakota…Coached by Nadene Johnson at Minot…Also on the tennis team for one year at Minot. Personal – Majoring in political science…Daugher of Bryan Nagel and LuAnn and Gerard Cederstrom…Father played football at Minot State University from 1982-86…Was the valedictorian of her high school class…Born May 23, 1987.

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Kasey Owens Freshman -- James Island, S.C. Fall 2005 -- Had the best score of the fall season at the Great Smokies Women’s Collegiate with a first-round 75. High School – Attended James Island Charter High School…Was a member of the golf team and was coached by the current Director of Golf at The Citadel: Jim Craven…Also participated in soccer and softball at James Island Charter. Personal – Majoring in criminal justice...Daughter of Randy and Teresa Owens…Born May 4, 1987.

Elizabeth Penn-Sanders Freshman -- Jackson, Ga. Fall 2005 -- Participated in her first collegiate tournament during the fall, the Diet Coke Wofford Autumn Invitational. High School – Attended Jackson High School in Jackson, Ga…Member of the golf team for three years, where she was twice a member of regional championship squads…Also a member of the cheerleading squad for three years, with the team winning a regional championship each season...Received a Wendy’s High School Heisman award at Jackson High School. Personal – Majoring in Civil Engineering…Daughter of Marian Sanders...Born Nov. 8, 1986.

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Maggie Dunning Sophomore -- Hickory, N.C. Fall 2005 -- Did not compete. High School – Attended Hickory High School in Hickory, N.C….Was a member of the cheerleading squad at Hickory and was named to the All-Star Cheerleading team. Personal – Majoring in history and political science… Daughter of Gary and Cathy Dunning…Born June 12, 1986.

Samantha Hamil Sophomore -- Bartow, Fla. Fall 2005 -- Did not compete. High School – Attended Bartow High School in Bartow, Fla., and was a member of the golf team. Personal – Majoring in business administration… Daughter of Tracy and Mike Hamil…Born June 17, 1986.

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2004-05 Results 2004-05 Citadel Women’s Golf Statistics Player Kayla Bowsher Tracy Hancock Kelley Thorsen Alex Lucisano Mary Nguyen Kristina Romero

Rounds 22 22 22 22 19 1

Strokes 1773 1803 1867 2077 1767 108

Average 80.59 81.95 84.86 94.40 93.00 108.00

Draper Valley Women’s Intercollegiate September 13, 2004 -- Boone, N.C. 336 / 14th out of 14 Tracy Hancock 81 Kayla Bowsher 83 Mary Nguyen 85 Kelley Thorsen 87 Alex Lucisano 90

Miccosukee Championship February 21-22, 2005 -- Miami, Fla. 343-343-338; 1024 / 18th out of 18 Tracy Hancock 79-80-81; 240 Kayla Bowsher 82-81-87; 250 Kelley Thorsen 86-84-82; 252 Mary Nguyen 96-97-89; 282 Alex Lucisano 106-107-98; 311

Sea Trail Women’s Intercollegiate September 25-26, 2004 -- Sunset Beach, N.C. 337-317; 654 / T-5th out of 15 Tracy Hancock 76-79; 155 Kayla Bowsher 82-77; 159 Kelley Thorsen 90-77; 167 Alex Lucisano 89-84; 173 Mary Nguyen 94-97; 191

Coca-Cola Terrier Intercollegiate March 5-6, 2005 -- Spartanburg, S.C. 348-326; 674 / 6th out of 10 Kayla Bowsher 80-76; 156 Kelley Thorsen 84-81; 165 Tracy Hancock 90-80; 170 Alex Lucisano 94-89; 183 Mary Nguyen 107-95; 202

Coca-Cola C2 Wofford Autumn Classic October 11-12, 2004 -- Spartanburg, S.C. 324-330; 654 / 4th out of 6 Kayla Bowsher 79-77; 156 Tracy Hancock 79-80; 159 Kelley Thorsen 82-80; 162 Alex Lucisano 84-94; 178 Mary Nguyen 94-93; 187

Northern Illinois Springlake Invitational March 11-12, 2005 -- Sebring, Fla. 328-324; 652 / 15th out of 20 Kayla Bowsher 79-74; 153 Kelley Thorsen 81-80; 161 Tracy Hancock 82-84; 166 Mary Nguyen 86-86; 172 Alex Lucisano 92-89; 191

Hatter Fall Classic October 18-19, 2004 -- Deland, Fla. 334-340; 674 / 11th out of 13 Kayla Bowsher 80-76; 156 Tracy Hancock 79-86; 165 Kelley Thorsen 83-91; 174 Mary Nguyen 92-94; 186 Alex Lucisano 100-87; 187

Spider Spring Invitational March 28-29, 2005 -- Bradenton, Fla. 361-337; 698 / 6th out of 6 Kayla Bowsher 87-83; 170 Tracy Hancock 87-83; 170 Kelley Thorsen 92-84; 176 Mary Nguyen 95-87; 182 Alex Lucisano 111-93; 204

Edwin Watts Palmetto Classic November 1-2, 2004 -- Kiawah Island, S.C. 338-351-333; 1022 / 18th out of 18 Kayla Bowsher 80-81-76; 237 Tracy Hancock 76-87-81; 244 Kelley Thorsen 89-88-83; 260 Alex Lucisano 93-95-93; 281

Southern Conference Championships April 22-24, 2005 -- Greenville, S.C. 343-352-346; 1041 / 9th Kayla Bowsher 85-83-85; 253 Tracy Hancock 81-88-84; 253 Kelley Thorsen 86-89-88; 263 Alex Lucisano 95-95-89; 279 Mary Nguyen 91-92-97; 280

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Lt. General John W. Rosa, Jr.

Les Robinson

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The Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa was born in Springfield, Ill., Sept. 28, 1951. After graduating high school in Jacksonville, Fla., in 1969, he was recruited to play football at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. While at The Citadel, Rosa was the starting Bulldog quarterback in 1970 and went on to earn three varsity letters in football. He graduated from The Citadel in 1973 with a degree in business administration and was awarded a commission in the Air Force. A command fighter pilot with more than 3,600 flying hours, Rosa enjoyed an illustrious 32-year career in the Air Force. Among his career highlights, he was stationed in Lossiemouth, Scotland, as an American exchange officer flying the Jaguar for the Royal Air Force. He has commanded at squadron, group and wing levels at air bases in Georgia, Idaho, New Mexico, South Carolina, and South Korea. He served as inspector general for Pacific Air Forces at Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii and commandant of The Air Command and Staff College at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama. As deputy director for operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, D.C., he was in charge of the National Military Command Center and served as the military spokesman for the Pentagon when U.S. troops were deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq in 2002. In July 2003, he was named superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., and in September of that year, he was promoted to lieutenant general. Rosa holds a master’s degree in public administration from Golden Gate University. He is a graduate of the Air Force Command and Staff College, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College. He has also studied at the John F. Kennedy School of Government and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, the Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, the Air Force Commendation Medal and the Combat Readiness Medal with two oak leaf clusters. He has flown the A-7, A-10, Hunter and Jaguar aircrafts, F-16, F-117A, HH-60G and HC-130. On Jan. 3, 2006, Rosa returned to The Citadel where he serves as 19th president. He is married to Donna Kangeter, a Charleston native. They have two sons, Jonathan and Brad (’03), and a grandson, Michael Bradley, who is the son of Jonathan and his wife, Elisha.

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At a school where leadership is taught and duty is part of the curriculum, The Citadel has the right person to lead its Department of Athletics in Les Robinson. A virtual Who’s Who in intercollegiate athletics and one of the region’s most sought-after speakers, Robinson begins his sixth year as the Director of Athletics. Possessing more than four decades of college athletics experience to his credit, Robinson, who also served as athletics director and basketball coach at North Carolina State and East Tennessee State, is only the fifth athletics director in The Citadel history. He served as the Bulldogs’ basketball coach from 1974-85, having spent the five previous seasons as an assistant coach. In his first five years leading The Citadel’s athletics program, Robinson’s skills as a proven fundraiser have already benefited The Citadel Brigadier Foundation. During the past five years, the school witnessed the opening of the Altman Athletic Center at Johnson Hagood Stadium and the addition to McAlister Field House for women’s athletics. The Citadel, under Robinson’s guidance, has hosted the Southern Conference cross-country championships, the first two rounds of the women’s basketball championships, the men’s and women’s tennis championships and the baseball tournament. A 1965 graduate of N.C. State, Robinson served five years as a Bulldog assistant coach under Dick Campbell and George Hill, and eventually spent 11 seasons as The Citadel’s head basketball coach from 1974-85. He directed the 1978-79 and 1984-85 teams to 20 and 18 victories, respectively. Robinson was named the Southern Conference Coach-of-the-Year in 1979 and was tabbed South Carolina’s Coach-of-the-Year in 1979 and 1985. Following his tenure at The Citadel, Robinson became the head basketball coach at East Tennessee State, where he coached the Buccaneers for five years, increasing their win total (7-14-20-27) each year. The West Virginia native remains the only coach in Southern Conference men’s basketball history to earn league Coach-of-the-Year honors at two different schools, and he ranks fifth on the conference’s list of basketball wins. Robinson concluded a six-year term serving on the prestigious NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee, one of the NCAA’s most influential committees. The Committee is responsible for site selection for each round of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball championships. Robinson earned a bachelor of science degree in education and recreation from N.C. State in 1965 and added a master’s degree in education and guidance from Western Carolina in 1969. Robinson is married to the former Barbara Simon of St. Albans, W.Va. The Robinsons, who have maintained a home on Sullivan’s Island since coaching at The Citadel, have four children and seven grandchildren.

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The Citadel Women’s Golf History The Citadel women’s golf program began in the Fall of 2000 when Suzanne Campbell became the first women’s golfer at the military school. Campbell was a member of the Bulldogs’ team for four years and saw the program grow from one female golfer in 2000-01 to six in the 2003-04 season when she was the women’s team captain. A member of the Class of 2004, Campbell is currently pursuing a degree at the Charleston School of Law. Mary Nguyen became the second female golfer at The Citadel, joining Campbell in the 2001-02 season. Nguyen also was a member of the program for Suzanne Campbell -- 2004 four years and was named the women’s team captain for the 2004-05 season. Nguyen graduated from The Citadel in 2005 and is currently working for the Professional Golfers Association of America Champions Tour. The women’s program welcomed three new recruits for the 2002-03 season. Tracy Hancock, Kayla Bowsher and Kelley Thorsen are still part of the golf program and will wrap up their collegiate careers this spring. The trio helped lead the Bulldogs to two top-five finishes in the fall of 2004. Bowsher and Hancock each had two top-10 finishes in the fall of 2004, including a second place tie for Hancock at Mary Nguyen -- 2005 the Sea Trail Women’s Intercollegiate. Hancock was named the women’s team captain for the 2005-06 season and had two top-15 finishes in the fall of 2005, including shooting two rounds of 74. The program has reason for optimism in the future as Director of Golf Jim Craven welcomed three new faces for the 2005-06 season in freshmen Tracy Hancock -- 2006 Brittany Nagel, Kasey Owens and Elizabeth Penn-Sanders. A native of Minot, N.D., Nagel led the Bulldogs with a 76 at the Diet Coke Wofford Autumn Invitational in the fall of 2005 and had a sterling grade point average in her knob year as a political science major. Owens, a native of James Island, S.C., also played for Craven at James Island Charter High School while Penn-Sanders joined The Citadel from Jackson, Ga.

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