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The Knights will tee off Tuesday, May 17th at 8:30 a.m.
The Knights will tee off Tuesday, May 17th at 8:30 a.m.
Women's Golf - Fri, May 13, 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - For the third year in a row, and 4th in the history of the program, the Knights Women's Golf team will play in the NAIA Women's Golf Championship being held in Savannah, Georgia.  The Knights tee off to start the championship on Tuesday May 17 at 8:30 a.m.  They are paired with the 2-time defending NAIA Champions Keiser University.

"We are excited to paired with the defending champions" said Coach Brett Cope.  "We get an opportunity to see a national champion play and see what it takes to have a chance to win the title."  The Knights will tee off on Wednesday at 1:50 with Keiser and Texas Wesleyan.  "We have our goals of making the cut and finishing in the top 15," said Cope.  "But more important, we want to represent Marian University and the Crossroads League well.  I think we can reach all of our goals."

The Knights advanced to the championship by winning the Crossroads League Championship for the third year.  Annie Getzin was voted by the coaches as the Crossroads League Golfer of the Year.  "The team was very happy for Annie, and we told the team all year we are a team first, and if that happens, then individual honors will come."  Alexa West was the runner up in the Crossroad League Championship while Emily Tilton finished 4thand Taylor Wilson was 5th.  All four were named Crossroads All-League team, with Nina Nicpon and Darrah Holder honored as Honorable Mention All-League.

 

The NAIA Women's National Championship can be followed live on Golfstat.com.  The championship will conclude on Friday May 20th.  

Championship Facts:

22nd Annual NAIA Women's Golf Championship

Savannah Quarters Country Club, Pooler Georgia

Defending Champion Keiser University (Formerly Northwood University)

144 golfers, 28 teams and 9 individuals.  A cut will be made after Thursday.  The top 17 teams and any individual in the top 40 (including ties).

 

Follow live at www.golfstat.com

Results on www.naia.org