Franklin Pierce Picked to Take Home NE10 Women's Golf Title

Franklin Pierce Picked to Take Home NE10 Women's Golf Title




MANSFIELD, Mass. – The fourth annual Northeast-10 Conference Women's Golf Championship is set to take place this Sunday-Monday, September 24-25. This year's championship will take place at Haverhill Country Club in Haverhill, Massachusetts, and will be hosted by Merrimack. Prior to the championship, Franklin Pierce was voted as the favorite to win its first women's golf title by the league's head coaches.

For complete results of the NE10 Coaches' Poll, please see below.

The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Follow @TheNortheast10 on Twitter for updates throughout the 2017 NE10 Women's Golf Championship. Live results will be made available prior to the tournament getting underway on Sunday.

The Ravens will be looking to turn the tables on the 'home' team - Merrimack - as the Warriors have won each of the first three editions of the NE10 Championship event.

Franklin Pierce, which finished second at the championship last season, garnered 34 points and four of the seven first-place votes in the poll. Leading the way for the Ravens will be Camden Morrison, who finished second at last year's championships. The senior recently medaled at the Le Moyne Fall Invite for her first tournament win of the season.

The only school to ever win an NE10 Women's Golf Championship will be looking to make it four straight titles this weekend. The Warriors were picked to finish second, garnering 32 points, inlcuding three first-place nods. Merrimack won last year's championship by 21 strokes, and is led by senior Alessandra Ricigliano and junior Krystal Knight. Ricigliano won this event last year, while Knight has gotten off to a fast start this fall posting a pair of individual wins already this season.

The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete.

Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.