Women’s Golf Announces Class of 2018

St. Louis, Mo., July 28, 2014 – Washington University in St. Louis women's golf coach Sean Curtis announced that three student-athletes will join the Bears' program for the 2014-15 season.

The three players hail from three different states: Erin Drolet, Carson Platnick and Emily Romanow.

"We are really thrilled to add another great recruiting class to our program.  All three of our new student-athletes bring a great deal of very competitive experiences with them from high school and junior golf," said Curtis, the 2012 and 2014 Division III Eaton Pride NGCA National Coach of the Year. "We are looking forward to them bringing their winning attitudes with them to our team. I think they will be a good fit for our program."

Washington University posted a seventh-place finish at the 2014 NCAA Division III Championship, the second-highest finish in school history. The Bears were ranked No. 1 in the Golf World/National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) coaches' poll for the first time in school history and placed in the top-five in nine of 11 tournaments played.

Complete biographies are listed below:
ERIN DROLET  •  Freshman  •  5-6  •  Alexandria, Va. (Hayfield Secondary School)
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Hayfield Secondary School … Team captain … Qualified four times for the Virginia Girls' State Championship … Career-best ninth-place finish in 2013 … Team finished second in districts in 2011 and 2012 … Four-time all-district selection … National Honor Society … Math Honor Society and Science Honor Society … Tri-M Music Honor Society … Wellesley College Book Award … PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences … Daughter of E. Brian and Karen Drolet.

CARSON PLATNICK  • Freshman  •  5-7  •  Broomfield, Colo. (Broomfield)
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four seasons of golf, earning three varsity letters, at Broomfield High School … Team captain … Also earned three letters in softball … 2014 Northern Conference and Northern Regional champions … Team placed sixth at the 2014  Colorado 4A State Championship … Two-time state qualifier … Northern Conference Athlete of the Year … Two-time all-conference … Four-year Academic All-State … Summa Cum Laude … National Honor Society … National Merit Commended Scholar … AP Scholar with Honors … PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences … Daughter of Barry and Penny Platnick.

EMILY ROMANOW  •  Freshman  •  5-8  •  Edina, Minn. (Edina)
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Edina High School … Team captain … Averaged 75.8 as a junior and 78.3 as a senior … Member of 2013 Minnesota Class AAA State Championship Team … Two-time all-state and three-time all-conference … Four-year A Honor Roll … AP Scholar with Honors … Scholar Athlete … PERSONAL: Enrolled in the Olin Business School … Daughter of John and Donna Romanow.