September 14, 2021

Buckeyes Finish 9th(t) at Wolverine Invitational

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s golf team finished tied for ninth in the opening tournament of the fall season at the Wolverine Invitational at the University of Michigan Golf Course Tuesday in Ann Arbor. The Buckeyes shot 887 over the two-day event (+35). Individually, junior Aneka Seumanutafa finished tied for eighth, her fifth career Top 10 finish.

  • Ohio State’s lineup at the first fall event of the season consisted of Seumanutafa, Kristin Jamieson, Lauren Peter, Faith Choi and Jillian Bourdage. Alexis Phadungmartvorakul competed as an individual. She finished tied for 56th at +16 (79-73-77=229)
  • Bourdage, a redshirt freshman, led the way in Round 3, shooting a two-over 73. The effort earned her a Top 20 finish (T19), her first.
  • Seumanutafa recorded six birdies in the second round with just one bogey for a score of 66 (-5), the fourth career round in the 60s for the junior from Emmitsburg, Maryland.
  • The Buckeyes were ninth after Round One with Jamieson leading the way with an even-par 71. Seumanutafa posted a 3-over 74 ahead of Bourdage (+4/36) and a pair of 79s (+8) by Choi and Peter. Phadungmartvorakul posted a score of 79 as well while playing as an individual.
  • Michigan won the event on its home course (280-282-289=851 (-1).
  • The Buckeyes are participating in the Folds of Honor program this year to honor military heros lost or wounded in action. Each week a member of the Buckeyes will carry a bag that will be auctioned after the spring season to benefit the Folds of Honor program. This week Seumanutafa carried the designated golf bag after winning the team qualifier last week. The player carrying the bag each week will be indicated by (FOH) in tournament lineup and score graphics.
  • The Buckeyes returned their Top 5 scorers from last year: Jamieson, Peter, Seumanutafa, Skyler Thompson and Kailie Vongsaga. Seumanutafa led the way (72.53) and was a First Team All-Big Ten selection in the spring of 2021.
  • Bourdage and Emily Hummer sat out last season as redshirts. The Buckeyes added transfer Phadungmartvorakul from Oregon along with true freshman Choi of Frederick, Maryland.
  • Seumanutafa, Peter, Vongsaga, Jamieson and Thompson played in all seven events a year ago.
  • This week was the first of four fall events. The Buckeyes travel to the Mason Rudolph (Vanderbilt/Sept. 24-26); host the Barbara Nicklaus Cup (Oct. 4-5 at Muirfield Village GC) and finish at the Tar Heel Invitational (UNC/Oct. 15-17).
  • The Spring portion of the schedule gets underway with Big Ten Match Play (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) in Palm Harbor, Florida.

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Wolverine Invitational
T9Ohio State299-288-300=887+35
T8Aneka Seumanutafa74-66-76=216+3
T19Jillian Bourdage75-71-73=219+6
46Kristin Jamieson71-76-78=225+12
T56Faith Choi79-75-75=229+16
72Lauren Peter79-79-76=234+21
T59 (Ind.)Alexis Phadungmartvorakul79-73-77=229+16

 

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