On January 27, 2011, Alvernia University Women’s Golf announced that Katie Fitzharris confirmed plans to attend this fall. She’s the first recruit to commit to Alvernia’s Women’s Golf team. Fitzharris hails from Long Island, NY and is currently a senior at Smithtown East HS where she has been a member of the varsity golf team for four years.
Here’s a bit of the announcement from Alvernia’s website:
Fitzharris signed on with the Crusaders in January and will bring a strong interscholastic golf background. A co-captain her junior year, Katie has been awarded All-League, Suffolk County in each of her first three seasons. Katie’s achievements include maintaining an impressive nine-hole scoring average of 42.5 during her 2010 high school season. She posted a career-low 84 in tournament competition. Fitzharris received MVP honors as a member of the Smithtown East HS golf team in each of her first four seasons. Additional milestones include recording her first hole-in-one in May 2009 at Sunken Meadow Golf Course.
A true student-athlete, Katie was honored as a Scholar-Athlete in her junior season. She will major in Bio-Chemistry at Alvernia