MENíS AND WOMENíS GOLF SET FOR MAAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
2014 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Golf Championships
Practice Round: April 24
April 25-27 (18 holes each day)
Location: Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Course: Disney’s Palm Course
Men’s Tournament: Blue Tees, par-72, 7,011-yards
Women’s Tournament: Gold Tees, par-72, 6,006-yards
ESPN3 Link: Live from the ninth and 18th holes beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday
Men’s Participants: Corey Carrick, Kyle Deisher, Brady Goodling, Cody Gross, Colin Buckley
2013 Championship Result: t-5th of 11 (Northeast Conference)
Men’s Preview: The Monmouth men’s squad, the 2013 Fall ECAC Champions, makes its first trip to the MAAC Championship in its inaugural year in the league. Paced by Brady Goodling, who captured medalist honors at the ECAC Championship, the Hawks will look to punch their first ticket to the NCAA tournament since the 2007 campaign. Goodling, a two-time MAAC Golfer of the Month, has two first-place finishes to his credit during the season and leads the squad with a 75.3 stroke average. Corey Carrick, who has a 77.9 stroke average this season, along with Kyle Deisher each have a pair of top-10 results, while Colin Buckley has seen action in all 18 rounds this season for the Blue and White. Cody Gross, who has played 12 rounds, sits in a tie with Buckley with an 80.1 stroke average.
Women’s Participants: Elizabeth Abbondandolo, Rebecca Gaona, Ashley Navin, Macy Raimo, Michelle Rosenhouse
2013 Championship Result: 6th of 11 (Northeast Conference)
Women’s Preview: Under the direction of first-year head coach Susan DeKalb, the Monmouth women’s team enters its first MAAC Championship event after earning a third place result last time out at the Navy Spring Invitational. The Hawks are led by Michelle Rosenhouse who has finished first for MU in all seven tournaments this season. The senior paces the squad with an 81.9 stroke average, while earning one top-five result this season. Macy Raimo has compiled an 86.0 stroke average in her 14 rounds of action, while Elizabeth Abbondandolo, who notched a top-10 result this spring, Rebecca Gaona and Ashley Navin have each played all 16 rounds this season.