Carter Crowther
Carter Crowther

Player Profile

Kilmarnock, Va.

High School:




On Crowther: Three-year letterwinner in her final collegiate campaign … a strong player capable of shooting low numbers … ended last spring on a high note with a strong showing at the ACC Tournament in the team’s season finale … has the potential for a solid senior campaign.

Spring 2003: Competed in all five spring tournaments … led the Terps to sixth place at the ACC Championship in Clemmons, N.C., where she carded a 17-over-par 230 and placed 17th … carded her season-low 75 (three over) at the Bradford Creek Women’s Intercollegiate, where she tied for 22nd place with a nine-over-par 153 … cracked the top 25 in four spring tournaments … averaged 80.69 strokes per round, fourth best on the team.

Fall 2002: Competed in three of four fall tournaments for a total of nine rounds … carded the team's only round of par in the third round of the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate in Kiawah Island, S.C., when she fired a 72 … also had rounds of 74 and 76 on her way to a six-over-par 222 for the tournament and a team-best 14th-place finish, leading the Terps to a season-best fourth place at the final fall tournament … averaged 78.78 strokes per round, third best on the squad.

Spring 2002: Played in all five tournaments … carded her best round, a 76, in the final round of the ACC Tournament on her way to a sixth-place team finish and a 21st placing overall … spring stroke average was 81.66.

Fall 2001: Played in three of four tournaments … helped the Terps to their second top 10 finish of the season with an eighth place in the Lady Pirate Fall Intercollegiate … carded a personal best 74 in the last round of the same tournament … recorded the best stroke average, 78.1, on the team … led the team in three of four tournaments.

Spring 2001: Came back from a bout with mononucleosis to compete in two of five spring tournaments, totaling five rounds of competition … averaged 79.8 strokes per round … shot her low round of 75 in the second round of the JMU Invitational … finished fourth on the team in the ACC Championships after shooting 81-82-82 in respective rounds.

Fall 2000: Participated in all four tournaments ... averaged 81.1 strokes per round over 11 rounds ... shot her career low round of 74 (+2) in the Draper Valley/Lady Highlander Invitational on Sept. 19 ... carded one of the top-five individual round scores in the fall.

Spring 2000: Competed in all five tournaments in the inaugural spring season ... averaged 83.4 strokes per round over 11 rounds ... her strokes per round average was second best on the team ... placed second on the team in three tournaments, Edwin Watts/Carolina's Collegiate Classic, James Madison Lady Dukes Invitational and the ACC Championships ... shot her fall best round of 78 (+6) in the Northern Illinois Snowbird Invitational.

Fall 1999: Participated in all four tournaments during the fall season … finished fourth on the team with a strong 83.5 stroke average in 10 rounds … finished tied for seventh in leading the Terps to a fourth-place finish at the Great Smokies Championship … was one of two players to finish among the individual top 10 in a fall tournament … her first-round score of 76 (+4) at the Great Smokies Championship was the fourth-best single round gross score of the fall for the Terps while her score vs. par (+4) was the second best of the fall season … carded two of the team's top four gross scores - 75 in the second round of the Nittany Lion Invitational and her 76 in the Great Smokies Championship … her 157 (+13) score at the Great Smokies Championship was the best two-round score (gross and vs. par) among the Terps during the fall.

Before Maryland: Graduated from Lancaster High School in 1999 … the top golfer for Lancaster which won the state and regional championships during her senior season … helped lead Lancaster to the district regular season and tournament championships, also as a senior … was the first-ever state championship in golf (men's or women's) in school history … team also won its first-ever district championship her senior season … three-year varsity letterwinner … all-state and all-region first-team selection in both 1997 and 1998 … named to the 1997 and 1998 all-district teams …. helped the team improve from a 2-13 record during her first two seasons to a 19-3-1 record during her junior and senior seasons … a senior season average of 75.5 with a best effort of 37 on nine holes … the only female to make either the Group AAA, Group AA or Group A all-state teams during tournament play in the fall of 1998 … named Lancaster's female athlete of the year in 1999 … won more than one dozen tournament championships during her career and was the 1998 Mid-Atlantic PGA Junior Tour points winner … golf coach at Lancaster was Fred Swathen.

Personal: Born on April 30, 1981 … daughter of Harriet and David Crowther … with her honors course figured in, she held a grade point average higher than 4.0 during her prep career … majoring in engineering … enjoys drawing … president of the national honor society … chose Maryland because of its strong engineering school.