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Gia Fanelli
Gia Fanelli

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Cardinal Newman

Experience:
SR


Lion Career:
2009-10: Fanelli dramatically increased her playing time as a junior as she was one of two players who competed in all 28 rounds for the Nittany Lions...averaged 79.6 strokes-per-round...tied a career-best finish at the Canes and Cardinal Classic where she earned a tie for fourth place, carding rounds of 73-79-74 (226)...also carded a season-best round at the Canes and Cardinal Classic with a 73.

2008-09: Played in five rounds as a sophomore...improved her average to a 79.0 for the season...recorded a career best 72 at the Bucknell Invitational along with a tie for fourth place.

2007-08: Fanelli played in only one round as a freshman...shot an 89 in the opening round of the Lady Northern hosted by Penn State.

]Junior/Amateur Career:
Won four South Florida PGA tournaments 2004-2007...Won eight PBCJGA tournaments 2004-2007...PBCJGA Player of the Year 2004 and 2005... 2nd team all-county 2004...1st team all-area 2005...2nd team all-area 2005.

Quoting Gia: (On why she chose PSU) "Great school, great team, great coach... What's not to like? We are...Penn State!"

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