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Tee Time with Laura Hendee
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Welcome Canes fans to the third installment of "Tee Time." For the past few weeks, has introduced fans to a new member of the five-time national championship University of Miami women's golf team. This week, we're talking with Tampa, native Laura Hendee.

Previous Features:
Rika Park
Carina Cuculiza

Be sure to follow us on Twitter (@hurricanesgolf) for the latest news and updates on your Miami Hurricane women's golf team.

Name: Laura Hendee
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: H.B. Plant High School
Major: Accounting
Year: Freshman

I'm a Hurricane because... Miami is a perfect fit for me. The campus is beautiful, the weather is perfect for golf year round, the coaches are so knowledgable and helpful, and I love the girls on the team! We are like a family.
One thing that everyone should know about Miami Golf... is that we have enormous potential. Our team is relatively young so these next few years are going to be huge! We will work harder than anyone to achieve our goals and I know we will become a force to be reckoned with!

My favorite thing about being part of the U family is: the people
My favorite golfer is: Luke Donald
My favorite athlete in another sport is: Novak Djokovic (Tennis)
My favorite pro sports team(s): Tampa Bay Rays
My favorite midnight snack is: Goldfish
My favorite song right now is: "Bleeding Out" by Imagine Dragons
My favorite class is: Marketing
My favorite cartoon when I was growing up was: "Rocket Power" and "Rugrats"

If I was a superhero, my name would be: Hendeeeeee and my
superpower would be:
If I could play any other sport at UM, it would be: Tennis
The funniest nickname on the team is: Giggles (Carina)
My best friend on another college team: Katerina Luttner, Ole Miss
Other than golf, I am talented at: Fishing

The song no one would believe I have on my iPod is:
"Robbery" by Nappy Heads
I hate to admit it, but I love: "The Real World" on MTV
The farthest place from home I’ve been is: Prague and Hawaii
Most embarrassing moment: accidently texting Coach Koskinen... oops.
My worst habit is: procrastinating
When I was little, I wanted to be: a veterinarian
Now my dream job is: to be a pro golfer

About my teammates:
Most competitive: Rika Park
Best dressed: Coach Koskinen
Most intellectual: Carina Cuculiza
Most outspoken: Lauren Riehle
Will surprise the most people this season: Me!
Most likely to win "Dancing with the Stars": Lauren Riehle
Most likely to win "American Idol": Rika Park
Most likely to bring down the house at a comedy club: a partner act of Lauren Riehle and Christina Ocampo
Most likely to make a stupid remark in a team meeting: Christina Ocampo
Will be on a reality show: Lauren Riehle
Will be a head coach someday: Rika Park
Most likely to be President: No one on this team will be President