Coquese's Drive for the Women's Resource Center Golf Tournament Raises $20,000

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Aug. 22, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. - Ninety-two golfers hit the links at the Penn State Blue Course for the Seventh Annual Coquese's Drive for the Women's Resource Center, hosted by Lady Lion head coach Coquese Washington on Friday. The event was capped off with the presentation of a check for $20,000 from Washington to Centre County Women's Resource Center (CCWRC) director Anne Ard. Coquese's Drive has surpassed the $100,000 mark in its seven-year history.

Debbie Mulhattan, John Shaeffer, Steve Moyer and Arron Ehrensberger won first place on in the open division with a 19-under par 53, while Joan Ritchie, Karen Krupa, Sue Cromwell and Traci Richardson claimed top prize in the women's division with an eight-under par 64. Second place in the open division went to Jerry Fisher, Steve Searer, John Thompson and Jeff Fisher with a 56 and match of cards. Second place in the women's division went to Toni Clarke, Regina Durso, Velma Shipp and Jane Lanier with a 65 and match of cards.

The closest to the pin winners were Ford McNutt (#4; 10'), Jerry Mooney (#8; 4"), Steve Moyer (#14; 4'5") and John Shaeffer (#17; 8'), while Aaron Ehrensberger and Julie Del Giorno claimed the men's and women's longest drives, respectively.

The Centre County Women's Resource Center will continue to accept online donations for Coquese's Drive until August 31. Visit www.GoPSUsports.com/coquesesdrive and click on the donate button to give online.

Next year's Coquese's Drive date will be announced in the future. For more information on Coquese's Drive for the Women's Resource Center, visit www.GoPSUsports.com/coquesesdrive.

The Centre County Women's Resource Center provides services for victims of domestic and/or sexual violence. Counselor/Advocates are available 24 hours a day. There is no cost involved and all services are private.

The CCWRC provided services for 1,300 people last year in Centre County. Domestic and sexual violence happens to millions of people every year; from every religion, race, and economic class, in rural areas and cities, those with a college degree and in elementary school. Domestic and Sexual Violence effects someone you know!

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2014 Coquese's Drive for the Women's Resource Center Award Winners

Team Awards

Open Division
1st place with a score of 53 - Debbie Mulhattan, John Shaeffer, Steve Moyer, Arron Ehrensberger
2nd place with a score of 56 (match of cards) - Jerry Fisher, Steve Searer, John Thompson, Jeff Fisher
3rd place with a score of 56 (match of cards) - Bill Hayes, Brad Scovill, Dustin Starer, Connie Hayes
4th place with a score of 59 - Howie Lockett, Larry Craig, Marc Fetters, Ron Steger

Women's Division
1st place with a score of 64 - Joan Ritchie, Karen Krupa, Sue Cromwell, Traci Richardson
2nd place with a score of 65 (match of cards) - Toni Clarke, Regina Durso, Velma Shipp, Jane Lanier

Individual Skill Prizes
Closest to the Pin (#4) - Ford McNutt (10')
Closest to the Pin (#8) - Jerry Mooney (4")
Closest to the Pin (#14) - Steve Moyer (4'5")
Closest to the Pin (#17) - John Shaeffer (8')
Men's Longest Drive - Aaron Ehrensberger
Women's Longest Drive - Julie Del Giorno

 

 

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