2010-11 Tournament Results
Career Tournament Results
2011 Golfweek third team All-American
2011 NGCA Honorable Mention All-American
2011 ACC Player of the Month (February)
2010 Medalist at LPGA Futures Tour Qualifying School
2009 NGCA Honorable Mention All-American
2009 ACC Player of the Year
2009 All-ACC First Team
2009 ACC Individual Champion
2009 Lady Tar Heel Individual Champion
2008 NGCA Honorable Mention All-American
2008 ACC Rookie of the Year
2008 All-ACC First Team
2008 Northrop Grumman Regional Individual Champion
2008 Golf World Player of the Week (Feb. 14, 2008)
Led the team with 73.6 scoring average ... Earned NGCA honorable mention All-American honors for the third time ... Became just the second Demon Deacon to be named a three-time All-American ... Also named a Golfweek third team All-American ... Earned All-ACC honors for the third season ... Led the team with eight top-20 finishes and 16 rounds at par or better ... All 34 of her rounds counted towards the team score ... Finished her career with a 74.47 scoring average, which is the lowest scoring average in school history ... Fired a second-round 4-under 67 at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge and took a share of the 36-hole lead ... Finished runner-up in the event after a final round 74 ... Was named ACC Co-Player of the Month for February after her runner-up finish in the strong Northrop Grumman field ... Bookended a tough second round 80 at the LSU Invitational with a pair of superb 1-under par 71s en route to tying for seventh at 6-over par ... Finished tied for 12th at the Bryan National Collegiate after rounds of 72-76-77 ... Finished the Liz Murphey Collegiate with a strong round of 1-under 71 to finish tied for 6th at 4-over par ... It was her fourth top-10 finish of the season ... Finished her career at the ACC Championships with rounds of 71-80-76 to finish tied for 11th ... She finished in the top-15 at all four ACC Championships ... Birdied two of her final three holes to help the Demon Deacons advance through the NCAA Regionals ... Finished tied for 18th after rounds of 79-72-74 (+9) ... Enjoyed her best NCAA Championship, finishing tied for 8th at 1-over par ... Shot rounds of 72-74-71-72 at the NCAA Championships.
Opened the year with a strong performance at the NCAA Fall Preview ... Carded three-straight rounds at par of better, 70-70-72=212 (-4), for the first time in her career and the 4-under par total was the best 54-hole score of her career ... She finished the event tied for ninth ... Posted her fourth round at par or better with a 2-under 70 in the second round of the Mason Rudolph Championship ... Finished the event in a tie for 41st at 2-over par ... Opened the Lady Tar Heel Invitational with a round of 2-over 74 but bounced-back with a 1-under 71 in round two ... The 71 was her fifth round at par or better ... Finished the tournament tied for 39th at 4-over par ... Opened the Landfall Tradition with a round of 80 but rebounded to finished with rounds of 74-72 to finished in a tie for 26th at +10 ... Recorded the team's first eagle in the event.
Won the Connecticut Women's Open, posting the only two under-par rounds and winning the event by eight shots ... Tied Suzy Whaley (2002) for the second lowest two round total in Connecticut Women's Open history at 6-under 138 ... Was medalist as the US Women's Amateur qualifier at The Ranch Golf Club with a solid 73 ... Finished tied for 33rd at the Futures Tour's ING New England Golf Classic.
Played in all 10 events and was fourth on the team with a 75.2 scoring average ... Three of her 30 rounds were played at par of better and 25.5 rounds counted toward the team score ... Recorded a total of five top-20 finishes which was second-best on the team ... Was third on the team with 60 birdies on the year ... Opened the spring with a great tournament at the Northrop Grumman, finishing tied for seventh after rounds of 73-74-74 ... Struggled early at the Tiger/Wave Classic but finished with a final round 73 ... Tied for 47th at the Liz Murphey with rounds of 80-78-77 ... Had a good weekend at the Bryan National, finishing tied for 30th after posting rounds of 74-74-76 ... Helped lead the Demon Deacons to their second-straight ACC Championships with a solid final round of 74 ... Finished the tournament 15th after posting rounds of 77-75-74=226 (+13) ... Finished the year with rounds of 74-78-77 at the NCAA East Regional to tie for 78th.
Played in all four events and was second on the team with a 74.0 stroke average ... All but one of her 12 tournament rounds counted towards the team score ... Fired a season-low 3-under 69 in the third round of the Topy Cup in Japan, where she went on to finish sixth ... Carded rounds of 71-73-74 to finish tied for 11th at the Lady Tar Heel ... Also finished tied for 11th at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate after shooting 76-75-70 ... Capped the fall with rounds of 77-75-79 in tough conditions at the Landfall Tradition.
Fired rounds of 69-74-69=212 (+2) to finish tied for 31st at the DURAMED Futures Tour ING New England Classic ... Shot a 74 and qualified for the US Women's Amateur ... Carded 77-72 to qualify for match play at the US Women's Amatuer and won her first round match before falling in the second.
Played in all 11 events on the year and finished second on the team with a 74.8 stroke average ... Won two events, the Lady Tar Heel Invitational and the ACC Championship ... Named ACC Co-Player of the Year with Duke's Amanda Blumenherst ... Earned her second NGCA honorable mention All-America honors and was named to the All-ACC Team for the second-straight season as well ...Was second on the team with 27.67 of her 32 rounds counting toward the team score ... Also second with nine of 32 rounds at par or better ... Fired a career-low 5-under 66 in the opening round of the ACC Championship, marking the lowest round of the year and the lowest postseason 18-hole score in school-history ... Had a total of seven top-20 finishes including four top-5 finishes ... Opened the spring with rounds of 80-79-74=233 (+20) to finish tied for 20th at the Northrop Grumman ... Carded a then season-best 69 in the opening round of the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic ... Followed that with rounds of 72-74 to finish tied for 11th at 1-under par, which marked just the second time in her career she finished a 54-hole event under-par ... Shot 74 at the rain-shortened Liz Murphey Classic to tie for fifth ... Opened the Bryan National with a 78 but rebounded to post rounds of 75-71 over the final two days to finish 11th at 8-over par ... Fired a career-low 5-under 66 in the first round of the ACC Championship and held a 3-shot lead ... Followed with rounds of 74-74 to lead the team to its first ACC Title in 14 years and finished tied with Duke's Amanda Blumenherst for the individual title ... Made a solid par on the first playoff hole and defeated Blumenherst to claim her first Individual ACC Title ... Carded rounds of 70-76-84 to finish tied for 27th at the NCAA Central Regional ... Had an up-and-down NCAA Championship, posting rounds of 80-75-83-77=315 (+27) to finish tied for 90th.
Played in all four tournaments ... Claimed her second career medalist honors when she tied teammate Jean Chua for first at the Lady Tar Heel ... Led the tournament after two rounds with scores of 71-70 ... Also finished tied for fourth at the Landfall Tradition, posting rounds of 72-75-75=222 (+6) ... Started the season with a 39th place finish at the Fall Preview after rounds of 76-78-76 ... Followed that with rounds of 71-76-75 to finish tied for 31st at the Mason Rudolph ... Was named a Top-50 Female Golfer to Watch by Golfweek and was named a preseason third team All-American by Golfweek.
Finished second at the DURAMED Futures Tour's CIGNA Golf Classic after rounds of 71-75-71=217 (+1) ... Her second place finish was the best for an amateur in a Futures Tour event in eight years ... Also shot 71-78 at the US Women's Amateur to qualify for match play, eventually losing in the first round.
Competed in all eight events... Led the team in scoring with a 74.2 average for the season... Won the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge and became the first Wake Forest freshman to win an event since Marta Prieto won the ACC Championship in 1998... Was the top finisher for the Demon Deacons in six tournaments... Named All-America Honorable Mention by the National Golf Coaches Association... Named All-America Honorable Mention by Golfweek magazine... Named ACC Freshman of the Year...Selected to the All-ACC team... Named Female College Golfer of the Week by GolfWorld following her win at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge... Recorded the lowest 54-hole score for the Deacons on the season, a 214 at the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational... Low round of the season was a 69 in the third round of the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational, which tied for the fourth-lowest round of the season for Wake Forest... Posted four top five finishes, four top 10 finishes and seven top 20 finishes on the season... Recorded 12 rounds at or under par for the season, a team best... Shot 72-71-72=215 (+2) to win the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge... Finished in a tie for fourth at the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational after carding a 72-73-69=214 (+4)... Posted a fifth-place finish at the ACC Championship after posting a 71-77-70=218 (+2)... Led the team in rounds played for 2007-08 with 37.
Competed in all four events... Led the team in scoring with a 73.8 average... Led the team in top 20 finishes with three... Led the team in rounds at or under par with six... Shot 76-82-72=230 (+14) to finish tied for 66th at the Mason Rudolph Championship... Shot 70-74-72=216 (-3) to finish tied for 13th at the NCAA Fall Preview... Tied for fifth at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational after shooting 71-71-74=216 (E)... Shot 79-71-73=223 (+7) to finish 12th at the Landfall Tradition.
Finished 5th at the Rolex Tournament of Champions ... Was the Women's Eastern Amateur Champion in 2007 ... Qualified for the USGA Women's Amateur earlier this year... Competed in the Duramed Futures Tour CIGNA Golf Classic, a professional event, tying for 19th... In 2006, won the Connecticut State Women's Amateur Champion and was selected for the East Canon Cup Team ... Joined the AJGA in 2003... Recorded 13 top 10 finishes, including four first-place finishes.
Is majoring in religion with a double-minor of American ethnic studies and sociology ... Born May 30, 1989 ... Daughter of Michael and Linda Sheary ... Has a younger sister, Jennifer who plays tennis ... Chose Wake Forest because of the women's golf program and the strong academics.
Getting to know Natalie...
Most people don't know this about me: I have a sister with blonde hair and blue eyes... (and no neither of us are adopted)!
What I love most about the game of golf is: No matter where I travel in the world, no two golf courses are ever the same
Favorite tournament you have played in and why: The Duramed Futures Tour tournament at a course in Connecticut because all of my family gets to come watch me.
If I could be a freshman again, I would do this differently: Bring a car down from Connecticut!
I wish I were better at: Singing
Your "Welcome to college moment": Getting my golf bag with my name next to the Demon Deacon logo
Something most people don't know about me is: One of my goals in life is to me on MTV Cribs.
Best advice from Mom or Dad: Whatever makes you happy will make us happy
Describe your style of play in one word: Aggressive
Nobody can believe I watch(ed): Home and Garden Television
Favorite athlete to watch in another sport: Chip Vaughn
If I could be on the cover of any magazine, it would be: Forbes - for the issue detailing "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women"
My first job was: A cart girl at my local golf course. I got to pick the range, wait on impatient golfers and hear people complain... it was great (well at least the money was)!
My worst habit is: worrying about other people
If I could play another sport here at Wake, it would be: Basketball
Person who has most influenced your golf game: My Dad
Your dream vacation: A cruise to a variety of Caribbean Islands while eating lobster on the beach every night.
The hardest thing you ever had to do: Pack up and leave my family and high school at age 17 to live down in Florida by myself for my senior year so I could attend the Leadbetter Golf Academy.
If you could change one thing in the game of golf, what it would be: Repair spike marks before putting...
The thing you like the most about Wake Forest: Small school = smaller class size = better grades for me
If I could bring something with me from my hometown, it would be: The Santos Family
Actress that would play me on the big screen:¬¬ Jennifer Lopez (she sports the bun like I do)
Your pre-round superstitions or habits: Listen to rap on my ipod
One thing you couldn't imagine living without: Food
Your worst phobia: Snakes and Spiders
Person you would love to trade places with for a day and why: Oprah Winfrey so I could see what good things I would do with all the money, power and fame that she has.
The top three things on my bucket list are:
3. Traveling at least once to every continent!
Favorite golfer: Camilo Villegas
Favorite non-sport person: Nina (My Grandma)
Favorite toy as a child: Baby Big Bird
Favorite cartoon as a child: Whinny the Pooh
Favorite course you've played: Harbor Town in Hilton Head Island, SC
Favorite course you would like to play but haven't: Augusta National
Favorite team to play with or against (specify): Virginia because we have humorous pranks that we do back and forth with each other
Favorite TV show: MTV Cribs or VH1 Fabulous life of....
Favorite food: Anything Asian
Favorite pre-round meal: Eggs and Toast
Favorite cereal: Cinnamon Toast Crunch
Favorite movie: Titanic
Favorite music group: Lil' Wayne
Favorite restaurant in Winston-Salem: Kan pai Japanese Steakhouse
Favorite restaurant anywhere: Szechuan Tokyo (Chinese/ Japanese restaurant about a half mile from my house)
Favorite sport besides golf: Basketball
Favorite sports team: Boston Celtics
Favorite sports announcer: David Feherty
Favorite midnight snack: Popcorn
Favorite song to sing in the shower: Raindrops are falling on my head...
Favorite Wake Forest athlete: James Johnson
Favorite golf accessory: My lobster headcover
Golf ball of preference: Titleist proV1
My 14 clubs:
Driver: Callway Hyper X
3 Wood: Titleist 15 degree
5 Wood: Titleist 19 degree
Irons: Callaway X Forged 5-PW
Wedges: Titleist Volkey 50, 55 and 60 degree
Putter: Adle 33"