Aug. 27, 2005
Story courtesy of Eastern Michigan sports information
YPSILANTI, Mich.--Sandy Wagner, an assistant women's golf coach at the
University of Michigan for five years, has been named Eastern Michigan
University's head women's coach, Interim Athletics Director Bob
England announced today. Wagner takes over from Scott King who did not
have his contract renewed after the 2005 season.
As a member of the Michigan women's golf staff from 2000-2005,
Wagner helped the Wolverines appear in four NCAA Tournaments (2001,
2002, 2004, 2005). During her tenure the Wolverines also captured a
runner-up spot in the 2005 Big Ten Championships. Wagner is a member
of the LPGA and is currently teaching golf at Miles of Golf-Kendall
Academy in Ann Arbor.
Prior to joining the U-M women's golf staff, Wagner was a golf
professional at Walton Golf Range (1996-99) in Pontiac and also at
Willow Creek Golf and Sports Center (1998-2000) in Lake Orion. As a
player she finished fourth at the 2000 state of Michigan Women's Open,
and also won the Red Holman Pro-Am tournament, shooting a one-under
part 73 at Meadowbrook Country Club.
The 37-year-old Wagner (8-23-68) graduated from Ferris State
University in 1991, after earning a bachelor's degree in business
management. She served as a three-year captain of the FSU softball
team and also played on the basketball squad for one year.