Colleen Panosian
Colleen Panosian
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Smyrna, GA
Major: Business
Gamer: Whitefield Academy

One of three returners who played in at least 10 tournaments last season, and only fellow senior Kit Creighton has played in more career tournaments among current Moccasins (26-25).

As a junior (2014-15)... Named Florida Southern’s Most Improved Player… Played in all but one tournament with 10 of her appearances coming as part of the Mocs’ regular lineup, and one coming with the “B” team at the Lady Moc Classic… Counter in 20 of her 26 rounds with the varsity team… Shot an even-par 72 in the second round of the Lady Moc Classic (Feb. 16-17), the best round of her college career… Followed that with a team-leading 73 in the opening round of the Armstrong Pirate Women’s Invitational (March 2-3)… Clinched Florida Southern’s win at the West Florida Argonaut Invitational with birdies on her final two holes, leading to a 1-stroke margin of victory over Limestone (March 30-31)… Had a 74 in that round which was the second best score of the day in that tournament… Had at least one round in the 70’s in all seven of her spring tournaments… Tied with Britta Bernth for the top position for the FSC “B” team during the Lady Moc Classic… Florida Southern’s #3 golfer in the SSC Tournament for the second year in a row with a 238 (76-81-81) that tied her for 30th place… Played in her first NCAA South Region Tournament and improved her score there with a 237 (77-78-82)… Over the summer, played in qualifier for the U.S. Amateur Championships, and the Florida State Amateur where she tied for 26th with a 152 (74-78).

As a sophomore (2013-14)… Played in 10 of a possible 11 tournaments, either as part of the varsity team (6), the “B” team (2), or as an individual (2)… Member of the regular varsity lineup in six of the seven spring tournaments and was a counter in 13 of her 17 rounds… The Moccasins’ top golfer for the “B” team in the final event of the fall, the Saint Leo Invitational, where she shot a 79 and 76 for a 155 total, which was good for 22nd place in a field of 96 (Oct. 21-22)… Owned a 79.7 stroke average in her final four tournaments, shooting in the 70’s in six of those 10 rounds… Carded a one-over par 73 in the second round of the University of Cincinnati Spring Invitational (March 21-23), which equaled the best score of her season which she also accomplished in the second round of the Tusculum/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate (Feb. 1-2)… Her 73 at Tusculum was the Mocs’ best single-round score of the tournament and marked one of two occasions where she had their best score in a round… Finished as Florida Southern’s #2 golfer at Tusculum where she was tied for 23rd of 90 golfers… Played in her first career postseason tournament when she placed 26th and was the Moccasins’ #3 golfer at the Sunshine State Conference Championships (April 13-15)… Had a 79 and a 75 in the first two rounds of the SSC Championships… Went on to play in the Georgia State Golf Association’s Top 60 Women’s Classic where she was 31st with a 158 (80-78).

As a freshman (2012-13)… Played in four tournaments as a member of the Florida Southern “B” team… Was a team counter in all 10 of her rounds with the “B” team and its #2 finisher in both the Lady Moc Classic (Feb. 24-25) and the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational (March 4-5)… Cut almost three strokes off her average from the fall to the spring when she had her three best rounds for the year.

In high school… 2012 graduate of the Whitefield Academy in Mableton, Georgia… Played golf there for coach Matt Peterson and was also a member of the softball team… 4-year captain and 3-time All-State selection… Won the golf team’s Cornerstone Award all four years of her career… Helped Whitefield Academy finish 10th in the Class A state tournament in 2012… 2-time regional champion… Played in the Georgia State Golf Association’s Top 60 Women’s Classic in the summer of 2012… Personal… Daughter of Lea and Brian Panosian… Has two brothers (Luke and Jack) and one younger sister (Cara)… Born April 30, 1994… Serves on the Florida Southern Student-Athlete Advisory Committee… Business Administration major with a minor in Communications.


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