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 Chris Tanabe

Spring 2018: Played in all three stroke play events, averaging 76.7 for the spring and 76.3 for the full 2017-18 season ... placed T-33rd in his first Patriot League Championship appearance (80-79-77) ... shot 75 on three occasions ... Fall 2017: Made an immediate impact at Bucknell, playing in all seven fall tournaments and posting a 76.1 scoring average ... notched two top-20 finishes: T-16th at the Colgate Invitational (77-71) and T-20th a tthe Lehigh Invitational (78-75) ... 1-under 71 at Colgate was a season-best score ... shot 1-over twice: 72 at the Cornell Invitational and 71 at the MacDonald Cup ... PERSONAL: Born Oct. 21, 1998 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... son of Jennifer and Scott Tanabe ... has three brothers: Alex, Michael and Adam ... 2016 Class 2A Pennsylvania state champion at Quaker Valley High School, where he has played both golf and baseball ... four-year golf letterman and two-time captain and team MVP ... team was the 2016 PIAA state champion after finishing as the runner-up a year earlier ... led his team to the 2016 PIAA Western Regional title and the 2014 WPIAL championship ... low high school round of 69 came on the Penn State Blue Course ... owns the school’s single-season scoring average record of 35.1 ... became Quaker Valley’s first golfer to win a WPIAL title and a PIAA state championship ... 1-under-par 70 gave him the state title by one stroke at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York in October 2016, one year after he was runner-up in the event ... also had six career wins and seven top-10 finishes in junior golf events ... his two 2016 wins came at the College Prep Series at Penn State and the Major Championship at Birdsfoot in Pittsburgh ... was runner-up by one shot at the 2017 Pennsylvania State Junior Championship at Hershey Country Club ... shot a 3-under 68 in the opening round and closed with a 74 ... finished fourth in that event the previous summer ... also owns a top-15 finish at the 2015 Innisbrook Easter Junior Classic at the famed Innisbrook Resort and Spa in Florida ... major is undeclared ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in 2018. 

Year: Freshman
Hometown: Sewickley, Pa.
High School: Quaker Valley


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