|Brianna Stein||Emma Nemitz||Molly Lennon|
The University of Scranton will travel to Branchburg, New Jersey this weekend for the Landmark Conference Championships which will be played at the Fox Hollow Golf Club and hosted by Drew.
The two-day, 36-hole championship tournament begins on Saturday, April 27 and concludes with final round action on Sunday, April 28. Both rounds are scheduled to tee off at 11 a.m. at Fox Hollow.
Scranton, which finished fourth at last year's Landmark Conference Championships, was picked third in this spring's preseason coaches' poll. The Royals have enjoyed a strong season, posting a 13-2 overall record in dual matches.
Junior Brianna Stein (Basking Ridge, N.J./Ridge) earned Second Team All-Landmark Conference honors last spring after leading the Royals with a ninth place finish as last spring's conference championships. This season, she has a 92.8 scoring average.
The Royals have a pair of freshman enjoying strong debut seasons this year. Emma Nemitz (Moscow, Pa./North Pocono) leads Scranton with a 90.0 scoring average in stroke play including a season-best 83 on Monday in a dual match with Misericordia at the Glenmaura National Golf Club. Classmate Molly Lennon (Melville, N.Y./Half Hollow Hills East) is third on the squad, carding a 93.2 score per round.
Senior Maura McDonough (Dunmore, Pa./Holy Cross) has a 100.1 scoring average this season, just ahead of twin sister and fellow senior Maggie McDonough (Dunmore, Pa./Holy Cross), who checks in with a 100.5 scoring average.
The Royals were fourth out of six teams at inaugural Landmark Conference Championships which was held at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club last year. Marywood won the title after shooting a 227 and was followed by Drew (238), Goucher (256), Scranton (273), Juniata (406), and Elizabethtown (462).