All eligible members of the team were honored at the annual Student-Athlete Support Services Academic Excellence Gala.
Jenny Sritragul receives President's Award for highest GPA.
Former Spartan Allyssa Ferrell places fourth, assistant coach Aimee Neff ties for sixth, and rising senior Lindsey McPherson places second among amateurs.
Playing in her last home tournament, senior Caroline Powers claims runner-up honors.
Caroline Powers leads Spartans with an even-par 144.
Has competed in four tournaments and owns an 80.58 scoring average.
2014-15 - Junior
Collected an 81.33 scoring average in two tournaments (six rounds) . . . Tied for 48th place at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a 241 (79-82-80) . . . Competing as an individual, tied for 77th at the Mason Rudolph Championship in Franklin, Tennessee, with a 247 (80-83-84).
Tied for 26th at the GAM Championships held at Spring Lake Country Club with a 160 (78-82) . . . Tied for 36th during the stroke-play portion of the Michigan Women's Amateur . . . Tied for 54th at the Michigan PGA Women's Open (242).
2013-14 - Sophomore
Tied for 70th place with a 244 (80-84-80) at the Mary Fossum Invitational.
Tied for seventh place at the GAM Women's Championship at Gull Lake Country Club with a 152 (78-74) . . . Tied for 68th at the Michigan PGA Women's Open . . . Tied for 52nd in stroke play at the Michigan Women's Amateur at Walnut Hills Country Club.
2012-13 - Red-shirt Freshman
Tied for 39th at the Mary Fossum Invitational (82-78-75--235) in her only appearance of the season.
Placed 46th at the Michigan PGA Women's Open at Crystal Mountain Resort ... Advanced to match play at the Michigan Women's Amateur ... Placed 13th at the GAM Championship at the Port Huron Golf Club.
Tied for 22nd at the GAM Championships at Gull Country Club with a 157 (77-80) ... Participated in the Michigan Women's Amateur.
Two-time Lansing State Journal Player of the Year (2009, 2010) ... Named to the 2010 Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association Super Team (all divisions) ... Three-time Lansing State Journal Dream Team pick ... Four-time all-league (CAAC-Blue) selection ... Finished runner-up at the 2010 Michigan Lower Peninsula Division 1 Finals held at Eastern Michigan University's Eagle Crest Course; tied for first after two rounds with a 150 (77-73), the best two-round total during her high school career, but lost on the first playoff hole . . . As a team captain, helped lead Holt to a third-place finish at the 2010 state tournament . . . Won three of six CAAC dual matches her senior year and closed the season by placing first in six consecutive tournaments, including the league championship and the regional championship . . . Finished the 2010 season with a 9-hole average of 39.6 strokes and an 18-hole average of 79.3 . . . Tied for seventh in the 2009 Michigan Division 1 LP Finals with a 165 (83-82) and helped lead Holt to an eighth-place showing in the team standings . . . Shot a 166 to help lead Holt to a fifth-place finish at the 2008 Michigan Division 1 LP Finals ... As a freshman, posted the best score on her team as Holt took 13th in the 2007 Michigan Division 1 LP Finals ... Also lettered in tennis; played second singles as a junior and first doubles as a senior ... Member of the National Honor Society and owned a 4.0 GPA.
Born Oct. 23, 1993 ... Her mother, Julie, played golf at Arizona State University (1981-86) . . . Her sister, Maddi, also played on the MSU women's golf team ... Majoring in supply chain management.
GETTING TO KNOW MARIAH MASSA
When did you first start playing golf?
I grew up around golf, but I started playing competitively when I was 10.
What course did you learn to play on?
Forest Akers Golf Course in East Lansing, Michigan.
Favorite golf memory?
Making a birdie on the 17th hole at my senior year of states to tie for the lead.
Best thing about playing golf at MSU is...
Everyone on the team and continuing to play golf at a higher level.
Favorite TV show?
Favorite club and why?
My 4 hybrid because it's a great utility club; I can hit it well out of the rough and the fairway.
Favorite thing to do besides golf?
Mountain bike, go to the beach or hang out with my friends.
What's on your iPod right now?
"Call it what you want" by Foster the People
Favorite article of clothing?
I first beat my dad in golf at the age of...?
What's your major and why?
Dietetics because I believe it's important to live a healthy lifestyle and I want to learn more about how to do that.
In 10 years, I will be...
Working, married and maybe living in Washington D.C. or the West Coast.
Traveling to Italy, Australia and Japan.
If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be...
New York City
If I could play any course in the world, it would be...
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