The Dalton State women's golf team has proven themselves a force to reckon with during only two seasons of postseason eligibility. Roadrunner Coach Jim McGrew has been highly successful in attracting top talent that has competed well in the NAIA National Tournament in Pooler, Ga., near Savannah, during each season.
Gone from each of the seasons are All-Americans Julia McQuilken and Erika Wardzinski along with Ashley McDonald. A strong nucleus returns. Two-time All-American Caroline Griffin and 2016 All-American Katie Dalton lead a strong squad that includes seniors Rachel Rebne and Carly Shane, both of whom played in the 2016 SSAC Championship Tournament. McQuilken is also returning, but in a new role. The 2015 NAIA Tournament Medalist will be a student assistant this coming season.
Live Oak, Fl. native Haejin Choe, who red shirted last season, will see her first year of college eligibility. A multi-sport star in high school, Choe didn't take up the links until her junior year.
Three highly competitive true freshmen now join the team. Hannah Gasaway, a four-year golfer from Union Grove High School in McDonough, Ga., was a AAAAA All-State golfer and Henry County Women's Golfer of the Year. Isabel Rijos was a four-year AAAAA All-State golfer for ...