Cristan, who was Frenship Golf’s Newcomer of the Year in the 2017-2018 season, was a contributor to the Tigers’ District 2-6A Championship effort in 2019 and had her cap set on a stellar season in 2019-2020 as well. Cristan placed in every fall and spring tournament leading up to the cancellation of the 2020 season.
"Lainey is one of the hardest working players I have ever coached,” said Frenship Girls Golf Coach Roger Whipkey. “I have no doubt she will be a great success at the collegiate level. She is not only a great golfer, she is also a great person and teammate.”
Loyola competes in the Southern States Athletics Conference as a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). They were ranked for 18 consecutive weeks and climbed to No. 9 in the NAIA Coaches Poll on March 6, 2020, the program’s second-highest ranking in history, prior to the cancellation of their season.