|High School:||Buchanan HS|
First Regal in program history to be named First Team All-SCIAC…competed in nine tournaments and one dual…shot 20 rounds…lowest round of the year was a 1-over-par 73 at the SCIAC No. 2 (April 7-8)…best two-round score was at the SCIAC No. 2 (80-73-153)…won the Centenary Invitational (78-81-159, March 19-20) and led the team to the title as well…she placed third at the SCIAC No. 2 (75-80-155, April 7-8) and then tied for third at the Regals Invitational (76-79-155, March 12-13)…finished in the top-10 three more times…had a stroke average of 78.1…helped CLU finish runner-up at the Regals Invitational and then take third at the SCIAC No. 2 and the Cal State Invitational (Sept. 18-19).
Made an immediate impact for the Regals as a true freshman…earned Second Team All-SCIAC honors…averaged a team-best of 81.68 over 19 rounds of play…one of just two golfers to play 19 rounds…shot a season-best round of 77 at SCIAC Championships (Apr. 24-25) at Los Serranos GC… inducted into the CLU Scholar-Athlete Society for the first time.
Buchanan High School
Graduated in 2016 from Buchanan HS in Clovis, Calif.…played four years of varsity golf…earned Second Team All-Star Fresno Bee 2015.
Full name: Marissa McCardell…born Nov. 24, 1997 in Clovis, Calif.…parents are Kathy and Chad…chose CLU because of the amazing weather…currently majoring in broadcast journalism.
Movie(s): Seven Days in Utopia
Food: Ice Cream, Grilled Cheese
Pro Team: SF Giants
Pro Athlete: Buster Posey, Jordan Spieth
Book: Beautiful Disaster
TV Show: Gossip Girl
Quote: “Don’t let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”
If she could visit anywhere it would be: Paris to visit the Eiffel Tower.