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Emma Wasson

Emma Wasson

YEAR FR
HT. 5-6
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Knoxville, Tenn. (Christian Academy of Knoxville)
MAJOR Marketing

2018-19:

  • Played 24 rounds over 10 tournaments
  • Compiled a scoring average of 80.33
  • Recorded five top-50 finishes
  • Shot 13 of her 24 rounds sub-80
  • Best finish was in 16th (73-75=148) at the Fred Marx Invite

2017-18:

  • ASUN All-Freshman Team member
  • Played 18 rounds over eight tournaments
  • Complied an 84.4 scoring average
  • Recorded two top-50 finishes
  • Shot her best round of the season with a 78 at the Bama Beach Classic where she tied for 42nd

High School:

  • 4-year letter winner at Christian Academy of Knoxville under coach Donnie Copper
  • Won two team state championships while at CAK (2015, 2016)
  • Finished as the individual runner-up in the 2015 TSSAA Girl’s Golf state tournament.
  • Named to the All-District (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), All-Region (2014, 2015, 2016), and All-State teams (2015, 2016).
  • Nominated as Girl’s Golfer of the Year by Prep-Xtra in 2016.
  • Finished in the top 15 at the 2016 Scott Stallings AJGA at Oak Ridge Country Club.
  • Graduated with honors from CAK in 2017

Personal:

  • Daughter of Mike and Marcia Watson
  • Father owns a business, mother is a school counselor
  • Mother played basketball at Lincoln Memorial University
  • Has one brother, Rand (24), who golfed at Lincoln Memorial
  • Plans to major in business with a focus in marketing
  • Picked Lipscomb over Tennessee Tech, Austin Peay, Lincoln Memorial, Gardner-Webb and UNC-Asheville.
  • Choose Lipscomb because of its smaller size and because it “was the right fit and felt like home.”
  • Hopes to grow as a golfer, person and Godly woman while at Lipscomb.
  • Spent this past summer working at Holston Hills Country Club, where she is also a member.Favorite include: The Office and Gossip Girl (TV Shows), A Walk to Remember (Movie), Love Does (Book), Jordan Speith and Steph Curry (Pro Athletes), Golden State Warriors (Pro Sports Team).