Ellen Royse Lapierre '93 earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in
communication and English. While at DePauw, she earned four varsity
letters as a member of the women's golf team. She competed in the
National Golf Coaches Association Division III tournament all four
years and led the team to a second-place finish in 1991 and
third-place showings in 1990 and 1992. She earned all-America
honors in both 1992 and 1993 after finishing sixth and ninth,
respectively, at the national championships. She also placed 15th
as a sophomore and 23rd during her freshman year. She is a Ladies
Professional Golf Association (LPGA) senior instructor for Robert
Linville's Precision Golf School and recruiting coordinator for
Recruitgolf.net, a program of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation.
Lapierre is a Class A Ladies Professional Golf Association
Professional. Previously, she served as head women's golf coach at
the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Lapierre directed
the Spartans to five consecutive runner-up finishes at the Southern
Conference tournament and coached a tournament medalist and
two-time NCAA East Regional qualifier. Additionally, five of her
student-athletes were named to the All-Southern Conference team.
Lapierre and her husband, Mark, reside in Greensboro, N.C.