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Marianna Monaco
Marianna  Monaco

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yonkers, N.Y.

High School:
Yonkers

05/03/2016

Katelyn Dambaugh Grabs All-SEC Honors For Third-Straight Year

Junior tabbed as First Team All-SEC selection

AWARDS
Senior season (2016-17)
• SEC Community Service Team
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

Junior season (2015-16)
• SEC Community Service Team
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

Monaco's Career Bests
18-hole score 70
54-hole score 227
Tournament finish T44th
Top 10 finishes 0
Top 20 finishes 0

2016-17
Appeared in two tournaments in her final year at Carolina, competing as an individual at the 2017 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate and 2017 Bryan National Collegiate…Broke par once, firing a final-round 70 (-2) at the Bryan National to finish in a tie for 44th (227, +11) at the 54-hole event…Placed in a tie for 61st (231, +18) at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate.

2015-16
Joined South Carolina at the start of the spring semester and appeared in two tournaments...Finished with a 77.17 scoring average...Posted a 234 (+21) in her debut for the Gamecocks at the 2016 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate to finish in a tie for 80th...Saw her best showing of the season at the 2016 Wildcat Invitational, placing in a tie for 52nd with a three-round total of 229 (+13)...Fired a career-low 73 (+1) in the second round of the Wildcat Invitational.

Prior to South Carolina
Played two seasons at Newberry College in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC)... earned SAC Player of the Year accolades and a spot on the All-SAC First Team as a sophomore following eight top-20 and six top-10 finishes... her 77.1 18-hole scoring average during the 2014-15 season was the sixth-lowest in program history... named the SAC Freshman of the Year and was an All-SAC First Team honoree after firing 10 rounds under 80 in her first season... played on both the girl's and boy's golf teams while at Yonkers High School... was an All-League honorable mention for the boy's team and a state finalist as a member of the girl's team... also played softball and was a member of the bowling team.

Personal
Chose to transfer to South Carolina because of the chance to learn and develop her game under coaches Kalen Anderson and Puggy Blackmon.... daughter of Nicholas and Valerie Monaco.

Marianna Monaco
 
Monaco's Career Stats
Year Tourn. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 18 Best Finish
2015-16 2 6 463 77.17 73 T52nd
2016-17 2 6 458 76.33 70 T44th
Career 4 12 921 76.75 70 T44th
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