McDaniel wins sixth CC crown

NEW TRIPOLI, Pa. – Elyse Massa (Wescosville, Pa./Emmaus) shot matching rounds of 89 to finish second overall and lead McDaniel to the team title at the 2009 Centennial Conference (CC) women’s golf championships at Olde Homestead Golf Club on Saturday and Sunday.

            The Green Terror grabbed its sixth CC title since 2002, posting a two-round total of 721 to outdistance second-place Gettysburg by nine strokes. McDaniel shot a round of 356 on Saturday to finish the first round with a six-shot lead on the Bullets before posting a 365 on Sunday to extend the lead by three.
            Massa was one of four McDaniel players to earn all-conference honors with her two-round total of 178 – four shots off the pace of Gettysburg’s Caroline Nathan.
            Valerie Saucier (Cockeysville, Md./Dulaney) finished fifth overall with a two-round score of 181, including an 88 on Saturday.
            Jennie Weiner (Stony Brook, N.Y./Ward Melville) and Nicole Cristy (Towson, Md.) rounded out the All-CC performers with matching rounds of 182 to finish tied for sixth.
            Weiner shot an 88 on Saturday and a 94 on Sunday while Cristy shot a 93 on Saturday and an 89 on Sunday.
            Amy Glock (Lineboro, Md./Hereford) finished ninth overall with a 185 (91-94).
Team Scores: 1. McDaniel 721 (356-365), 2. Gettysburg 730 (362-368), 3. Franklin & Marshall 800 (407-393), 4. Dickinson 842 (438-404), 5. Muhlenberg 906 (450-456).
McDaniel Results: 2. Elysa Massa 178 (89-89), 5. Valerie Saucier 181 (88-93), 6T. Jennie Weiner 182 (88-94), 6T. Nicole Cristy 182 (93-89), 9. Amy Glock 185 (91-94).