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PREVIEW: Women’s Golf Looks to Defend PSAC Championship

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Tournament Information

THE BASICS

Gannon is set to compete at the PSAC Championships at Hershey Country Club this weekend and has posted three top five finishes as a team this season. The PSAC Championship will take on a different look this season after being moved from its typical place in the fall to the spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Golden Knights claimed their fourth championship in program history in 2019 and will look to defend that title this weekend. “We’re all excited and fortunate to be playing for a championship this year, “said head coach Scott Stano. “I’m extremely grateful that our seniors have the opportunity to play at Hershey Country Club one last time for a championship. Our team has been working hard since August for this opportunity. This a major tournament and all the student-athletes are ready for the challenge.”

THE LINEUP

1. Sarah White (Erie, Pa./Mercyhurst Preparatory)

Season Recap: White has made an immediate impact in her first season as a Knight logging three top five finishes, including picking up her first career win Cavalier Fall invite on Sept. 29. She is ready to make her first career appearance at the PSAC Championships.

2. Maria Arenas (Bogota, Colombia)

Season Recap: Arenas, who was named PSAC Freshman of the Year in 2019-20, has appeared in three tournaments this season. Her season was highlighted by her second career win at the Browngolf Intercollegiate on March 13. Last season, Arenas cracked the top 10 at the PSAC Championships finishing in ninth place.

3. Madison Gardner (Avon, Ohio/Magnificat)

Season Recap: Gardner has appeared in all five tournaments this season and helped lead the Knights to a win at the Cavalier Fall Invite on Sept. 29. She fired a career-low two-round score of 161 to earn a career-best third place finish. This season will mark her first appearance at the PSAC Championships.

4. Roxanne Garceau (Woodstock, Conn./Woodstock Academy)

Season Recap: Garceau has appeared in all six tournaments this season for the Golden Knights logged two top 20 finishes. This season will mark her second appearance at the PSAC Championships after she earned a 16th place finish at the 2018 PSAC Championships.

5. Ana Maestro (Seville, Spain/Albaydar)

Season Recap:  Maestro has appeared in five tournaments in her first season as a Knight and posted two top 10 finishes. Her season was highlighted by a season-low two-round score of 169 at the Cavalier Fall Invite to finish tied for seventh place on Sept. 29. Maestro is set to make her first career appearance at the PSAC Championships.

 

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