BC's Hannah Lee And Mary Parsons Among 5 Team Canada Members To Sign On With NCAA Programs
Surrey's Hannah Lee (L) And Delta's Mary Parsons (R) Have Signed With Oklahoma And Indiana's Women's Golf Programs Respectively For The 2017-18 Season - Images/ British Columbia Golf
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During the mid-November early signing period, five Team Canada Development Squad athletes signed National Letters of Intent to commit to NCAA golf programs for the 2017-18 season.
On the women’s side, three athletes made their official announcements to join NCAA Div I programs next year.
Surrey, B.C., native Hannah Lee will join the Oklahoma Sooners, a three-time Big 12 Conference Championship winner. Lee will fall under the guidance of the Sooners’ Head Coach, Veronique Drouin-Luttrell, a Quebec native and two-time Big 12 Coach of the Year recipient.
Mississauga, Ont., product Chloe Currie will head to South Carolina to attend the College of Charleston, a Division I program in the Colonial Athletic Association Conference. The Cougars are three-time conference champions.
Delta, B.C., native Mary Parsons signed in favour of joining the Indiana Hoosiers program. Dating back to 1986, the Hoosiers have recorded seven Big 10 Championship titles.
On the men’s side, former Team Alberta teammates Max Sekulic (Rycroft, Alta.) and Chandler McDowell (Springbrook, Alta.) both signed on the dotted line to attend Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz. The pair graduated to the development squad this season together, and will continue their journey next year as members of the Grand Canyon Antelopes.
The early signing period comes to a close on Nov. 16; uncommitted athletes will be eligible to sign agreements once again during the regular signing period from Apr. 12 – Aug. 1, 2017.