Congratulations to the Class of 2017 – PLU Women’s Golfers
Desirae Haselwood — Anela Barber — Anna Jessen
You did it!! Congratulations ladies on completing your undergraduate degree while be exceptional student athletes at Pacific Lutheran University. It has been a pleasure to watch you on your journey through college and an honor to be your coach during your senior year. The world will be a better place because of you all. Thank you for being who you are! I love your intelligence, independence, determination, competitiveness, communication, responsibility and love of golf. These characteristics are so desperately needed in our world today. Thank you for embodying them and being leaders on our team.
This chapter you have completed is one that needs to be celebrated. Enjoy this time in your life and keep making amazing memories with your friends and family. Each of you has created an incredible path for your future and there is no doubt in my mind that you will succeed at anything you choose to do.
Desirae – congrats on getting a job all lined up and for such a great career at PLU. You have set a high mark for the next golfers to achieve. I hope they all improve like you did. So glad I got to work with you all 4 years. I enjoyed all our time together and am glad you came to work at TCGC!
Anela – congrats on being accepted to one of the toughest Nursing programs in the country. PLU is lucky to keep you for another couple of years. You are going to be an amazing nurse and I am glad you will be close by so we can still see you! Thank you for being so supportive of your teammates and for sharing your opinion with me!
Anna – enjoy Iceland with Kieran and I will be patiently waiting to hear what is next for you. Thank you for spreading the word about PLU and our team. I appreciate you considering a new way of thinking and am so happy you found your confidence back on the course!
The women’s golf team is lucky to be gaining some fabulous alumni and we will keep you informed of all that we are up to! Thanks for creating the foundation and for continuing the tradition of excellence for women’s golf at PLU. We thank you and congratulate you!!!