|High School:||Pacific Ridge|
|Major:||Studying in the Leavey School of Business|
Has played in 21 career tournaments with nine top-20 finishes, including five in the top 10.
AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): Competed in 10 events … posted a 79.10 scoring average … finished tied for fifth in the SCU Colby Invitational (Oct. 31-Nov.1) with scores of 82-70-75 (227) … her second-round total was a collegiate best, as was her 54-hole score … finished tied for 24th at the Lady Mustang Invitational (Oct. 22-23) … finished tied for 22nd at the WCC Championship (Apr. 20-22) with scores of 81-83-78.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Competed in five events … finished the season with a 78.93 scoring average ... two top-10 and four top-20 finishes … finished tied for ninth at the Matador Invitational (Feb. 8-9) with scores of 81-85-73 (239) ... the round of 73 at the Matador Invitational was a season low ... also finished tied for ninth at the Battle at the Rock (Feb. 22-23) tied for 12th at the SCU Colby Invitational (Oct. 19-20) with rounds of 85-81-75 (241) … tied for 17th at the Lady Mustang Intercollegiate (Oct. 24-25) with rounds of 75-79 (154).
AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Completed 16 rounds in six events … posted a 79.00 scoring average … two top-10 finishes and four top-20 finishes … started her career strong shooting 75-73 (148) at the Hobble Creek Classic (Sep. 8-9) for a 10th-place finish … best tournament of the season came at the SCU Colby Invitational (Oct. 20-21) where she placed third thanks to scores of 81-76-72 (229) … her even-par round of 72 at the SCU Colby Invitational (Oct. 20-21) was the best of her young career … also finished tied for 14th at the Fresno State Classic (Oct. 6-7) and tied for 20th at the Firestone Grill Invitational (Oct. 25-26).
ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE: First team All CIF 2012 … Second team All CIF 2013 … San Diego Union Tribute Athlete of the Week 2012 … Spotlight Sports Magazine award for Golf Achievement and Volunteer Work 2012 … Union Tribune Achievement Award 2013 … High school “Firebird” award – Most Outstanding Player for Varsity Golf 2013-14 … Lowest round was 3 under
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, Calif. In 2014 … played for high school coach Michael Chirgwin … was a founder of high school’s very first golf team … played on an all boys golf team … won first place in league – 2014
PERSONAL: Daughter of Anthony and Elizabeth Salant … Anthony is a Food Distributor … Elizabeth is a Photographer … One older sister, Georgiana … Georgiana played golf at Williams College – Division 3 National Champion 2014 … Hobbies include singing, golfing and playing the violin … A Cappella Ensemble … San Diego Youth Symphony … founder of community service group “Food for Thought” … California Scholarship Federation Award … National Honor Society … San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team … Dean’s List
WHY SALANT CHOSE SANTA CLARA: I really wanted to attend a school where I could play competitive golf and at the same time receive and amazing education. I found that Santa Clara University had the perfect balance for me. Attending Santa Clara would allow me to play competitive golf, engage in challenging academics and prepare me for a purposeful life.
SALANT'S CAREER BESTS
|18 Holes ||70||SCU Colby Invitational, 2nd Rd. (Oct. 31, 2016)|
|36 Holes ||148 (75-73) ||Hobble Creek Classic (Sept. 8, 2014)|
|54 Holes ||227 (82-70-75) ||SCU Colby Invitational (Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2016)|
|Finish||3rd (81-76-72 - 229)||SCU Colby Invitational (Oct. 20-21, 2014)|