Aug. 25, 2014
DALLAS (SMU) – SMU women’s golf head coach Jeanne Sutherland announced the addition of Evelyn Dole to the 2014-15 roster Monday. Dole, a transfer from Virginia, will be a sophomore for the Mustangs.
“We are very excited to have Evelyn join the team,” Sutherland said. “She is a great player, student and teammate. We value those characteristics in all our players and Evelyn will be a good fit for the program. I am happy to welcome her to the team.”
Dole played in two tournaments in her freshman season with the Cavaliers. Her best outing came at the Texas A&M Mo-Morial where she tied for 29th and shot a season best 72 in the second round. She also competed in the Landfall Tradition as an individual.
“She is a solid player and I admire her competitiveness,” Sutherland said. “She will put the team first and contribute any way she can. I expect her to challenge for a spot in the lineup.”
The Raleigh, North Carolina, native, was the American Junior Golf Association’s 44th-ranked player in the class of 2013. In 2012 she won the AJGA Quad Cities Open tournament and qualified for the U.S. Junior and the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship.
Also in 2012 she won the Junior Trophy for the Women’s Southern Golf Association Amateur and the Tar Heel Youth Golf Association Jimmy Anderson Invitational. In addition, she qualified and played in the Callaway Junior World Golf Championship at Torrey Pines, California, and competed for the North Carolina/South Carolina match play team.
While at Ravenscroft School Dole was tabbed North Carolina State Player of the Year as a junior. She was also honored with NCISAA Conference Player of the Year and All-State accolades her junior and sophomore seasons.