Ellen Ceresko shoots even par in final round of Cougar Classic
Ariana Coyle Diaz paces the Nittany Lions on the second day of play
Senior Ellen Ceresko leads Nittany Lions with even par 72
The Nittany Lions look to start off their season strong behind leader Ellen Ceresko
Penn State seeks to improve upon previous season through familiar tournaments as well as Nittany Lion Invitational
Nittany Lion Career
Summer 2013: Ceresko won her second straight Pennsylvania State Amateur Championship.
2012-13: Ceresko played in 29 rounds last season and compiled the second lowest average score on the team at 75.2 ... Shot back-to-back career low rounds of 69 at the Nittany Lion Invitational ... Recorded three top ten finishes including a first-place finish the Nittany Lion Invitational, a tie for seventh at the Mercedes Benz Intercollegiate, and a tie for eighth at the Pinehurst Challenge ... Earned the Big Ten Women's Golfer of the Week honors for her outstanding performance at the Nittany Lion Invitational ... Over the summer, she captured her second consecutive title in the Pennsylvania State Women's Amateur Golf Championship.
2011-12: Ceresko competed in three tournaments before an injury sidelined her for the remainder of the 2011-12 season ... had an average of 75.1 after three tournaments ... had a career-best score of 72 at the Nittany Lion Invitational ... had a team-best sixth place finish at the Cardinal Cup.
Summer 2012: Ceresko won the Pennsylvania State Amateur Championship.
2010-11: Ceresko had a tremendous freshman campaign, accumulating the second-best average on the team of players who participated in more than 20 rounds with a 78.3...had best round of 73 at the Starmount Fall Classic...one of three players to finish in the top five in a tournament with tie for fifth place at the Starmount Fall Classic...had a final score of 147 at the Starmount Fall Classic, good for a tie for the 10th-best two-round score in school history...one of six players on the team to have notched 20 or more rounds. Ceresko, along with teammate Christina Vosters, was named to the 2010-2011 NGCA All-American Scholar Team for Division I...was one of 576 women's collegiate golfers combined from Division I, II and III to earn the honor that requires a minimum GPA of 3.50.