BENTON - Marshall County High School senior Ashley McKenty signed to play golf for the St. Catharine College Patriots next fall under Head Coach Joan Rizer, who has been the boys and girls golf coach for 15 years. St. Catharine is a member of the NAIA Mid-South Conference and is located near Springfield, Ky.
McKenty is a six year member of the MCHS golf team and was a member of the 2012 Regional team qualifying third with an average of 40.63, and a member of the same team that placed 10th overall at the KHSAA State Championships.
She has been a volunteer at Drake Creek Golf Course for the past three years with the Junior Golf program and has competed on the Pepsi tour and several local tournaments.
Nominated to participate in the St. Andrews high school recognition program, McKenty has also won several academic and coaches golf awards over her career as well.
McKenty plans to pursue a degree in Radiology while at St. Catharine and currently holds a GPA of 3.3 at Marshall County High School.