Senior, Danae Rugola tied for 2nd place at the PIAA AAA Golf State Championship! She shot a 2nd round score of 76 to go with her first round 78 putting her at 10 over par for the tournament and just 7 strokes behind the winner, Caroline Wrigley of North Allegheny. Dane pared 25 holes out of the 36 she played and had an eagle on the 18th hole @ Heritage Hills Golf Course in York, PA.
Danae will take her talents to Youngstown State University in the fall where she will play under coach, Nate Miklos, a two-time Horizon League Coach of the Year. The Penguins placed in the top-three at the Horizon League Championships in each of his first four years, including a league title in 2015. That win helped the Penguins reach the NCAA Regionals for the first time in school history. During his tenure the Penguins have excelled in the classroom as well. YSU was honored by the NCAA for having a perfect APR (1,000) for the 2014-15 campaign. Annually the program has received WGCA All-American Scholar Recognition for having a GPA above 3.50.