October 10, 2018

Buckeyes Head to Tar Heel Invitational, Dayton Fall Invite this Weekend

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s golf team travels to Chapel Hill, N.C., for the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational starting Friday and the Dayton Fall Invitational at NCR Country Club in Kettering, Ohio, Monday. The Buckeyes will compete in an 18-team field in Chapel Hill with 18 holes played Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

TOURNAMENT TIDBITS
Name: Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational
Live Scoring: Golfstat
Course: UNC Finley Golf Course (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Yardage: 6,379 yards – Par 72
Format: Play 5, count 4
Schedule of Play:
18 holes (Friday, Oct. 12) | Shotgun start at 11:00 a.m.
18 holes (Saturday, Oct. 13) | Tee times starting at 8:51 a.m.
18 holes (Sunday, Oct. 14) | Shotgun start at 9:15 a.m.
Field (18 teams):
Arkansas, Charlotte, Clemson, Duke, Furman, Louisville, Michigan, Michigan State, NC State, North Carolina, Ohio State, Rollins, South Carolina, Tulane, UNCW, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Wake Forest

BUCKEYE LINEUP

  1. Niki Schroeder | Sr.
  2. Alex Wright | Jr.
  3. Yukie Sasaki | So.
  4. Adeena Shears | Jr.
  5. Lauren Peter | Fr.

WEATHER FORECAST
Weather Channel is forecasting temperatures in the low-70s with partly cloudy skies Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

TOURNAMENT TIDBITS
Name: Dayton Fall Invitational
Course: NCR Country Club (Kettering, OH)
Schedule of Play:
18 holes (Monday, Oct. 15) | Shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.
18 holes (Tuesday, Oct. 16) | Shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.
Field (10 teams):
Chico, Detroit, Findlay, IUPUI, Morehead State, NKU, Oakland, Ohio Northern, Ohio State, Youngstown State

BUCKEYE LINEUP

  1. Alanis Sakuma | So.
  2. Lexie Long | So.
  3. Sofia Seldemirova | So.

OHIO STATE OF LATE
Ohio State finished 7th at the Windy City Collegiate Championship Oct. 2 at Westmoreland Country Club in Wilmette, Ill. Jaclyn Lee led the Buckeyes for the second-consecutive tournament, finishing in a tie for third place.

LEE NAMED B1G GOLFER OF THE WEEK
Jaclyn Lee was named Big Ten Golfer of the Week, the conference office announced Sept. 19. The award is the fourth Big Ten weekly honor of Lee’s career.

Lee earned stroke play medalist honors at the East and West Match Play Challenge at University Ridge Golf Course in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Calgary, Alberta, native posted a 4-under 69-71 through 36 holes of stroke play. Lee then went 2-0 in match play, topping UC Davis’ Samantha Hutchinson, 5&4, and Oregon State’s Susie Cavanagh, 5&3, to help the Buckeyes to a third-place finish in the event.

HESSION ENTERING 28TH SEASON
Buckeye head coach Therese Hession is entering her 28th season in Columbus. Hession has led the Buckeyes to 25 NCAA Regionals, 17 NCAA Championships appearances and 10 Big Ten championships in her 28 seasons. The seven-time Big Ten Coach of the Year guided the Buckeyes to another NCAA appearance last season.

This past June after completing her 27th season as the head coach of the Ohio State women’s golf team, Hession was promoted to director of golf for both the men’s and women’s programs.

In addition, Stacy Snider enters her third season as an assistant on the Ohio State coaching staff. Snider, who has five years of Division I head coaching experience, was a two-time All-Big Ten selection at Michigan State (2001, 2002) and former professional golfer.