Sept. 30, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio – After tying for second place at the first tournament of 2012-13 season, the Ohio State women’s golf team heads to the Windy City Collegiate Classic, Oct. 1-2. The two-day event hosted by Northwestern will feature 15 teams on the par 72, 6,333-yard Glen View Club in Chicago, Ill.
Live results will be available at Golfstat.com. Fans can also follow along at OhioStateBuckeyes.com as well as on Twitter: @OhioState_WGOLF.
Name: 2012 Windy City Collegiate Classic
Course: Glen View Club
Field (15 teams):
THE BUCKEYE LINEUP
Representing the Buckeyes at the tournament are seniors Rachel Rohanna, Amy Meier and Susan Benavides with sophomores Jan Chanpalangrsi and Claudia Lim. Junior Allison Harper is competing as individual.
In the 2011-12 season, Ohio State finished in third at the Windy City Invitational with three Buckeyes finishing in the top 20. Of the three top finishers, Amy Meier and Susana Benavides return this year after both tying for 11th with a final score of 3-over 147.
Sunny skies are expected for both days of play with a high of 72 on Monday and 73 on Tuesday with 7-8 mph winds.
BIG TEN PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Senior Rachel Rohanna was named the Big Ten’s Golfer of the Week Thursday. She finished in second place individually, leading the Buckeyes to a second place team finish at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational. It was her first Big Ten Player of the Week honor this season and the second of her career.
LAST TIME OUT
Ohio State posted a total score of 11-over 886 to tie for second at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational. Rachel Rohanna finished second as individual, while fellow seniors Amy Meier tied for 13th and Susana Benavides tied for 19th. Allison Harper tied for 55th and sophomore Jan Chanpalangrsi ended the tournament tied for 69th. Sophomore Claudia Lim, competing as individual, tied for 35th.
Ohio State will compete in the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic in Norman, Okla., Oct. 15-17.