Hayley McNeill
Hayley McNeill
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Batemans Bay, Australia
High School: Carroll College

2016-2017

  • Earned All-Big South Conference honors after ranking fourth in the league with a team-best 74.81 scoring average
  • Named to Big South All-Academic Team for second straight year and enters her senior year holding a 3.6 GPA as a psychology major
  • Set CSU's 54-hole scoring record with a four-under par 212 total at February's Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic
  • Placed fifth in a field featuring 232 players at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic
  • Recorded three top-ten finishes in six events during the spring seasons
  • Four top-ten finishes overall tied her for seventh-most in the Big South
  • Broke her own school mark for par-three scoring and compiled the second best par-five scoring average in CSU history

2015-2016

  • Won 2016 Bison at Boulder Creek (75-72-73,+4) in February at Las Vegas to become CSU’s first medalist since fall of 2014
  • Named to Big South All-Academic Team
  • Named Big South Golfer of the Week following her three-shot win in Las Vegas
  • Named to Big South All-Championship Team after finishing tied for fifth (76-75-75, +10) and leading CSU to a third-place finish
  • Was 14th in the conference with a 76.3 scoring average
  • Played in all 33 rounds for the Bucs, carding her season-low round at the Web.com Intercollegiate with a 71 (-1)

2014-2015

  • All-Big South selection and All-Freshman team honoree in her first season at CSU
  • Was fourth in the Big South in scoring with a 75.1 average over 28 rounds
  • Earned Big South Freshman of the Week honors five times
  • Was CSU’s top finisher six times as a freshman
  • Had one Top 10 and three Top 20s in her first season as a Buc
  • Tied for 33rd (72-73-75, 220) at the Powerade Cougar Classic in her first collegiate tournament, which featured a number of nationally-ranked teams
  • Best finish came at the Big South Championships where she tied for 10th (82-76)
  • Finished tied for 12th at the JU Classic (74-70-79, 221,+7)

High School: McNeill comes to Charleston Southern by way of Batemans Bay, Australia and Carroll College, as well as the Australian Golf Club where she played under Coach Atlan Bull. On the course, McNeil was a 2013 NSW State Team member, earning 2013 South Coast Junior Masters champion honors, the 2013 NSW Age Champion and the 2013 NSW Country Champion. She was also the 2014 Concord Cup Champion. She also finished 12th at the 2013 Australian Girls Amateur Championships.

In addition to her honors on the course, McNeill earned 2013 Carroll College Sportswoman of the Year honors, and received academic achievement award in Business Studies, PDHPE and Hospitality in her final year of high school. She also received the 2013 Principals award for commitment to studies.

Personal: McNeill is the daughter of Amanda and Terry McNeill and plans on majoring in Psychology, while minoring in Health Promotion at CSU.

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