UNCW golf Lyberty Anderson hoping for one more tournament in teal

UNCW golf Lyberty Anderson hoping for one more tournament in teal
UNCW senior Lyberty Anderson has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Women's Golfer of the Year in a unanimous vote of the league's head coaches. (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Golfer Lyberty Anderson has always had the talent, but it was a change of scenery that helped her showcase it.

Anderson started her college career at the University of Virginia before transferring to UNCW for her final two seasons.

"The goal when I left Virginia was to make the most of the final two years I had," said Anderson.

She did that, becoming just the second women's golfer to win consecutive Colonial Athletic Association individual tournament championships.

"To win two and be the two years you are here is kind of remarkable," said UNCW coach Cindy Ho.

Anderson has said she doesn't have a desire to play professional golf, but she hopes her college career isn't over just yet.

"The hope is that I sneak into the NCAA regional field," said Anderson. "We will see what happens after all the teams finish conference tournaments."

The top 24 teams, and twelve individuals not on those teams can participate in the NCAA tournament.

Having the chance to play in the NCAAs would give Anderson another chance to give back to the Seahawks program.

"I think it would be cool to bring that back to UNCW," said Anderson. "Try to get the girls ready for next season and hype them up a bit even though I am not going to be here."

The NCAA women's golf selection show is April 25 at 5:30 p.m. and will be televised on the Golf Channel.

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