Katie QuinneyHost Shan Coughlin welcomes Katie Quinney, Coastal Carolina University’s (CCU) Women’s Golf Coach, to Amateur Golf Talk LIVE!  In her seventh year as Head Golf Coach, this Florida State Alum has enjoyed  three Big South Conference Championships, four second place finishes, four NCAA Tournament appearances and one NCAA Championship Appearance (2011).  The 2014/2015 team boasts a ton of talent with three seniors, three juniors and one starting freshman.  Shan talks with Katie about the CCU Women’s Golf team’s season so far and their hopes for the Big South Tournament held this year in Georgetown South Carolina at Debordieu Golf Club, and their NCAA Tournament possibilities.

One of the most recent headlines highlights Lena Schaeffner being named the Big South player of the week for the fourth time this season, seventh time in her three year career.  This team leader has a season scoring average of 72.65 which tops the Big South.  Her career scoring average is an impressive 74.77, second on the all time CCU list.   Her top ranked play coupled with the play of Freshman Phenom Malene Hanson and consistent, solid performances by the team as a whole has the Lady Chants looking forward to their post season opportunities.

Lady Chants Golf TeamMeet the Team:

Senior Frida Castillo from Cordoba Mexico• 2014 WGCA All-American Scholar• 2014 All-Big South Conference• 2014 Big South All-Championship Team• 2013 WGCA All-American Scholar• 2013 Tied for 42nd at the NCAA Central Regional• 2012 All-Big South Conference

Senior Emee Herbert from Johns Creek Georgia • 2013 WGCA All-American Scholar

Senior Nadia Luttner from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Junior Bailey Cocca from Lathan New York • 2014 Big South All-Championship Team

Junior Marissa Hinchman from Lodi California • 2014 All-Big South Conference • 2013 WGCA All-American Scholar • 2013 Big South All-Freshman Team • 2013 Tied for 103rd at the NCAA Central Regional

Junior Lena Schaffner from Rettighein German • 2014 WGCA All-American Scholar • 2014 All-Big South Conference • 2014Big South All-Championship Team • 2013 WGCA All-American Scholar • 2013 Big South All-Freshman Team • 2013 Big South All-Championship Team
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Tied for 62nd at the NCAA Central Regional

Freshman Malene Hansen from Taastrop Denmanr – Three-time Big South Freshman Golfer of the Week (Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 30).  Prior to coming to CCU, Malene owned a 73.46 scoring average over 45 rounds of competitive golf.  She has won numerous amateur tournaments, including the Vejlematchen (2012), Fureso Pokalen (2013) and ANNIKA Invitational Europe (2013).

Listen to the entire interview with Shan and Katie by clicking the player above.  Katie gives insights into recruiting, playing and collegiate golf in general.  You can also download the podcast for listen on demand.  For additional information on the Lady Chants Golf team, go to www.goCCUSports.com .  You can keep up with their schedule, read about the players, get the latest news and link to their social media sites.  Thank you for your interaction with TheGolfDirector.com and for your interest in CCU Golf.