Vongphoumy tied for 12th after Friday's round
Maryland to play 54 holes at Sedgefield Country Club
Freshman finishes tied for 21st
Maryland looks to improve in final tune up before ACCs
Lady Terps travel south for 3rd tournament for the spring
A second-year transfer from the College of William & Mary...a highly decorated prep player...named second team All-CAA for 2010-11 season.
Fall 2012: Competed in all five fall tournaments... finished 19th in the ACC in round average for the fall with a 75.9 average in all events... shot a 13-over 229 (77-77-75) at the Cougar Classic... fired a 12-over 228 (75-79-74) at the Cardinal Cup... scored a 12-over 225 (71-77-77) at the UNCG Starmout Forest Tournament... finished tied for 12th with a 1-over 73 at the Lady Pirate Invitational... at the Palmetto Intercollegiate shot a 16-over 232 (79-75-78).
Spring 2012: Competed in all six spring tournaments...had two rounds at or below par...finished in the top-10 in two events...placed third on the team with a 75.50 scoring average...carded a season-low 70 in the opening round of the JMU/Eagle Landing Invitational and finished with a 54-hole career-low 219 (74-70-75)...fired a 9-over 225 (77-74-74) at the Pinehurst Challenge...tied for eighth at the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate with a 5-over 221 (75-72-74)...carded a 234 at the Rebel Intercollegiate...finished tied for 25th with a 230 at the ACC Championship...closed the season with a 230 at the NCAA East Regional at Penn State Golf Courses.
Fall 2011: Competed in four fall tournaments...finished 76th at the Wild Eggs Cardinal Cup...at the UNCG/Starmount Classic, carded a 237 (78-80-79) to tie for 34th...recorded a 241 (77-81-83) at the Lady Pirate Invitational...finished the fall with a season-low 225 (73-77-75)to tie for 27th at the Palmetto Intercollegiate.
Before Maryland: Won the Pennsylvania State Junior Girls Championship in 2010...crowned Philadelphia Catholic Academies League champion 2007-09...received All-Athletic Association of Catholic Academies (AACA)honors from 2006-09...finished 10th at the Women's Eastern Amateur Championship in 2011...finished sixth at the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) Tournament in 2009...won the International Junior Golf Tour's (IJGT) Seaview Marriott Resort event in 2009...played in two American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) invitationals...played in the AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions and the AJGA McDonald's Betsy Rawls Girls Championship in 2009...led Mount Saint Joseph Academy to two PIAA state championships (2006-07), two PIAA state runners-up (2008-09), and four straight east regional and district championships.
Personal: Born in Chestnut Hill, Pa...daughter of John and Eileen Gimpel...is the oldest of three children, siblings include Jack and Clare...kinesiology major...founder of Junior Golf Clubs Cancer, which has raised $100,000 for pediatric cancer and has donated over 2,000 golf clubs to the First Tee program...chose Maryland over Penn State and the College of Charleston.