Norco native Madison Santana commits to Biola University
Santana becomes first Norco HS golfer to play at the university level.
LA MIRADA, CA (12/18/2013)(readMedia)-- NORCO, Calif. --- Madison Santana, a senior golfer from Norco High School in Norco, Calif., committed to play golf for women's golf coach Jane Carr at Biola, beginning in fall 2014.
Santana has played golf since she was seven years old, and played for three seasons at Norco. During her time with the Cougars she made it to the CIF prelims all three seasons and won the top golfer award in 2012.
She currently averages between an 82 and 86 on the course, and works with a PGA swing coach to drop her scores even lower. Santana also played water polo and was on the swim team at Norco.
Santana won two tournaments and finished second in three others in 2013. She took first ath the San Clemente GC National Tour 18 & Under tournament and the Best in the West - Short Course Junior Golf tournament at Fountain Valley GC. She was also a homecoming princess as a senior.
She has two younger sisters, Eronn and Marci, who both also play golf. She enters Biola as a freshman in fall 2014 and plans to major in business.
ABOUT BIOLA UNIVERSITY:
Biola is a nationally ranked university that provides a premier education in over 35 majors and 75 academic programs. For over 100 years, Biola has prepared students to impact the world for Christ in their chosen
careers, while fostering spiritual life transformation in an all-Christian campus community. Biola is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges; professionally accredited by American Psychologica l Association, Association of Collegiate Business Schools, Association of Theological Schools, National Association of Schools of Art and Design, National Association of Schools of Music, and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. It is a Suburban campus of 95 acres in La Mirada, CA. located on the border of Los Angeles and Orange counties.
ABOUT BIOLA ATHLETICS:
Biola University is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and participates in 19 varsity sports against schools from the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the NAIA. Biola athletics nickname is the Eagles and the teams are a part of the Golden State Athletic Conference. More information on the athletic department can be found at http://athletics.biola.edu/sports/2013/10/9/GEN_1009130456.aspx?tab=quickfacts.