Tournament will run from Sept. 9-11 in Charleston, S.C.
Lion Career: 2011-12: Lavin competed in 15 rounds during her junior season and had an 80.5 average for the season ... had a season-best round of 74 in the Pinehurst Challenge ... scored a 78 in the Western Tri-Match for third place ... tied for 48th in the Nittany Lion Invitational after carding a 159 in two rounds ... totaled a 230 in the Pinehurst Challenge to finish in the top 50, tying for 48th.
2010-11: After 16 rounds her freshman year, Lavin competed in three rounds as a sophomore...competed in the Nittany Lion Invitational, carding a career-best round of 73...finished in a tie for 41st place at the Nittany Lion Invitational.
2009-10: Lavin competed in six tournaments for the Nittany Lions in her freshman season...competed in 16 rounds, averaging 81.8 strokes-per-round...had a best round of 74 at the Spider Invitational...finished the Spider Invitational a tie for 21st place.
Lavin comes to Penn State from Deerfield, Illinois...was an Illinois State Runner-Up as a senior in 2008...placed fifth at the AJGA Summer tournament at Notre Dame this past summer and won a PGA National Qualifier as well...had three wins in junior tournaments...won th FCWT-Mission Hills tournament in December 2008, shooting 67 and 72...claimed the IHSAA Girls' AA State Championship in October 2008, shooting two rounds of 73 for the crown... won the PGA Illinois Section Qualifier in June 2009, shooting rounds of 76 and 68.