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Candace Schepperle
Candace Schepperle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Hoover

Birthdate:
07/13/1988

Major:
Business Administration

2010 NGCA Honorable Mention All-American
2010 Curtis Cup Team, First Alternate
2010 All-SEC Second Team
2009 U.S. Open Participant
2009 U.S. Amateur Quarterfinalist
2009 NGCA First-Team All-American
2009 GolfWeek First-Team All-American
2009 SEC Golfer of the Year
2009 All-SEC First Team
2008 Golf World Mid-Season All-American
2008 All-SEC Second Team
2007 SEC Freshman of the Year
2007 All-SEC Second-Team

Senior Year (2009-10)
Named an NGCA honorable mention All-American... Ranked 37th in the nation in the final GolfWeek/Sagarin ratings... Finished with a 73.69 stroke average, second-best on the team and eighth-best all-time at Auburn... Named All-SEC Second Team, making her a four-time All-SEC selection... All-SEC Community Service Team... Selected as first alternate for the 2010 United States Curtis Cup team... Completed her career with a 73.91 stroke average, a mark that ranks third all-time at Auburn... Competed in the LPGA's Kraft Nabisco Championship for the second-consecutive year, carding rounds of 79 and 76, respectively... Missed the cut at the Kraft Nabisco Championship after finishing in a tie for 103rd... Posted five top-ten finishes in eight tournaments... Opened the season by taking a tie for 29th at the Hooters Collegiate Match Play (76-75--151)... Tied her career best with a first-round 66 at the Mason Rudolph Championship, helping her finish in a tie for seventh (66-73--139)... Carded an even-par 216 to finish in a tie for sixth at the Tar Heel Invitational (71-72-73--216)... Capped off the Fall season by finishing in a tie for 10th at the NCAA Fall Preview (75-68-76--219)... Finished in a tie for 50th at the Arizona Wildcat Invitational (80-76--156) to open the spring season... Posted a round of 76 at the Auburn Invitational to tie for tenth... Her best finish came at the Tiger/Wave Golf Classic, where she finished fourth with a 76-76-67--219 tournament total... Finished in a tie for 28th at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic (76-81-74--231)... Placed in a tie for 17th at the SEC Championship with rounds of 72-72-72--216...Tied for 19th at the NCAA East Regional Championship, carding a 2-over-par 218 total... Carded an 8-over-par tournament total at the NCAA Championship, tying for 43rd with a 73-71-74-78--296 performance... Finished second on the team with six sub-par rounds, three of which were scored in the 60s... Ranks in a tie for seventh all-time at Auburn in career tournaments played with 44.

Junior Year (2008-09)
Tied for eighth at the NCAA East Regional (71-70-75--216)... Earned NGCA and GolfWeek First-Team All-America honors... Named the 2009 SEC Golfer of the Year, becoming the seventh Auburn player ever to receive the award... Selected to the All-SEC First Team... Led the team in all but three tournaments... Finished with a team-best 72.00 stroke average... Ranked fifth in the nation by Golfweek after spending part of the Spring season at No. 1... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women's Amateur, falling 5-and-4 to Jennifer Johnson... Made the cut and finished 70th at the U.S. Women's Open (73-78-76-79--306)... Competed in the LPGA's Kraft Nabisco Championship, carding an even-par 72 in the first round before posting an 86 in the second round... Missed the cut at the Kraft Nabisco after finishing in a tie for 87th... Has recorded top ten finishes in all nine tournaments... Tied for 10th at the SEC Championship (71-74-73--218)... Opened the season with a fourth place finish at the NCAA Fall Preview, carding a career low 66 in the second round (73-66-77--216)... Turned in a second place finish at the Mason Rudolph Championships shooting a 67-70-72--209, for a season low... Led the team with two fourth place finishes at the Derby Invitational (71-73-72--216) and at the Hooter's Match Play (70-70--140)... Also finished ninth at the Tar Heel Invitational (72-80-69--221)... Earned SEC Golfer of the Week honors for the first week of November... Also named SEC Women's Golfer of the Month for September... Won two amateur tournaments over Winter break... Won the Dixie Amateur with a 14-under-par 274... Picked up her second win at the Harder Hall Invitational posting a final-round 7-under-par 65 to finish the tournament 13-under par 275... Has finished in the top five in three of the four spring tournaments... Finished runner-up at the Central District Invitational with rounds of 70-69-75--214... Was tied for third at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic with an even-par 72... Tied for fourth at the Central Florida Challenge (73-70-68--211) and tied for ninth at the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational (73-79-75--227)... Posted four rounds in the 60s along with a team-best nine sub-par rounds.... Auburn's representative on the SEC Community Service Team.

Sophomore Year (2007-08)
Finished with a 75.08 stroke average, second lowest on the team... Averaged 75.18 in spring play... Ranked No. 52 in the country... Tied for 75th at the NCAA Championship (69-82-79-78--308)... Came in 14th at the NCAA East Regional (74-76-71--221)... Earned Second-Team All-SEC honors... Tied for seventh at the SEC Championship (74-75-72--221)... Tied for 21st at the Bryan National Collegiate (78-77-75--230)... Turned in highest finish of the season at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, leading Auburn and tying for seventh (72-78-74--224)... Tied for 47th at the UCF Challenge... Led Auburn with a 24th place finish at the Wildcat Invitational (74-76-77--227)... Finished the fall with a 74.93 stroke average and had two top 20 finishes... Tied for 13th at the UA-Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate (78-72-74--224)... Finished tied for 37th at the UT Mercedes-Benz Collegiate, tied for 61st at the Lady Tar Heel Invite and tied for 55th at the Margaret Moses Branch Fall Preview... Opened the season with a 15th place finish at the Mason Rudolph Championship, carding a then-career low 69 in the opening round (69-76-72--217).

Freshman Year (2006-07)
Finished the season ranked 42nd in the Golfweek rankings... Concluded the season with a 74.55 stroke average... Led the Tigers with a 14th place finish at the NCAA Championship (79-72-74-73--298)... Tied for 48th at the NCAA East Regional... Voted SEC Freshman of the Year... Named Second Team All-SEC... Tied for 25th at the SEC Championship (75-73-79--227)... Tied for 18th at the Bryan National Collegiate... Finished in a tie for 16th at the Liz Murphey Classic... Turned in back-to-back top-10 finishes at the LSU/Cleveland Classic and Lady Puerto Rico Classic... Tied for eighth at LSU (74-73-72--219), while turning in a season low 218 in Puerto Rico (72-72-74)... Finished 2-1-1 at the Hooters Collegiate Match Play... Tied for 17th at the Derby Invitational, carding a 77-75--152... Shot a 73-76-75--224 and finished tied for 19th at the Mercedes-Benz Women's Collegiate... Was the low individual for Auburn at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational after shooting a 76-78-70--224 and placing in a tie for 11th... Opened her collegiate career with a 76-73-78--227 to finish tied for 40th at the NCAA Fall Preview.

Prep & Junior
Finished her junior career as the 46th-ranked junior in the nation according to the 2006 Polo Golf Rankings... Named a Rolex Junior All-American by the American Junior Golf Association in 2005 and 2006... Won the Ringold Telephone Company Junior Classic with a 69-68-75--212 in 2005 and placed third in the event in 2006... Earned Medalist honors at the Women's State Amateur Championship with a 6-under 213.

Personal
Full name is Candace Jeanne Schepperle... Born on July 13, 1988... Native of Birmingham... Daughter of Kim and David Schepperle... Her sister Abigale is a former member of the Auburn women's golf team, playing from 2004-08.