Trojans looking for sixth conference crown, fifth win this season.
Trojans looking for fifth conference championship.
THIS SEASON: Senior Anna Rawson is a veteran golfer who has shown a knack for performing well in big tournaments, as evidenced by her tie for 11th at last year's NCAA Championships ... She competed in two tournaments in the fall and had a stroke average of 77.50.
2002-2003: It was a season to remember for Rawson as a junior, as she produced a come-through performance at the NCAA Championships to help the Women of Troy win the team title for the first time ... She shot 301 to tie for 11th, her best finish at a tournament since her freshman season ... Fired several clutch shots in the final round on her way to a season-tying low round of 73 ... Tallied five top 30 finishes on the season ... Also tied for 19th at the Ping/ASU Invitational, where she shot a season-low 224 over 54 holes.
2001-2002: Rawson played in 12 tournaments for USC as a sophomore, finishing third on the squad with a stroke average of 76.0 ... She was named to the All-Pac-10 honorable mention team ... Had three top-20 finishes, including a tie for 12th at the Topy Cup and ties for 17th at both the Stanford Women's Invitational and the Spartan Invitational ... Led USC at the Arizona Invitational, shooting 225 (including a final-round 69) to tie for 25th ... Notched her lowest 54-hole score at the Stanford Women's Invitational with a 220.
2000-2001: As a freshman, Rawson was slowed by a sprained ankle for much of the fall, but rebounded with a strong spring, notching a couple top 20 finishes along the way ... Led USC at the Pac-10s, shooting 221, including a career-low 67 in the third round, to finish tied for 10th ... Tied for 17th at the TRW Regional Challenge while competing as an individual ... Was named All-Pac-10 honorable mention.
BEFORE USC: Rawson was the leading qualifier in both 1999 and 2000 at the Australian Amateur ... She also competed in the 2000 Australian Open and won the 1999 Jack Newton International Junior Classic ... Attended Immanuel College ... Also played the sport of netball and was a successful fashion model before coming to USC.
PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 5, 1981, in Adelaide, Australia, Anna is a communications major at USC.
Anna Rawson Tidbits Funniest Thing to Happen on the Golf Course: "Falling in the lake at Wilshire's 17th hole." Biggest Sports Hero: "Anna Kournikova." Favorite Pasttime Away From Golf: "Horseback riding." Favorite TV Show: "Sex and the City." Golf Superstition: "I use pink or purple markers. You can see them better & they're cute." Most Thrilling Moment In Sports: "Winning the 2003 national championship."