COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s golf team looks to continue its strong spring when it competes in the Bryan National Collegiate starting Friday at the Champions Course at Bryan Park in Browns Summit, N.C.. The tournament features an 18-team field that will play 18 holes Friday through Sunday.
Name: Bryan National Collegiate
Live Scoring: Golfstat.com
Course: Champions Course at Bryan Park (Browns Summit, N.C.)
Yardage: 6,305 yards – Par 72
Format: Play 5, count 4
Schedule of Play:
Friday, March 29 (18 holes with tee times beginning at 8:30 a.m.)
Saturday, March 30 (18 holes with tee times beginning at 8:30 a.m.)
Sunday, March 25 (18 holes with shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.)
*All times local
Field (18 teams):
Boston University, Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, Duke, East Carolina, Georgetown, Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, NC State, Ohio State, Oregon State, Tulsa, UNCG, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest
Weather Channel is forecasting partly cloudy skies with highs in the low-70s Friday and Saturday before rain arrives on Sunday with temperatures in the low-60s.
SEUMANUTAFA STARTING STRONG
With just four collegiate tournaments under her belt, freshman Aneka Seumanutafa is off to a strong start to her Ohio State career. Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week Feb. 27 and March 13, Seumanutafa followed a tie for 23rd finish in her first tournament at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge with a victory at the Westbrook Spring Invitational, an eighth-place finish at the Lady Gator Invitational and a second-place finish at the Tar Heel Classic.
The Emmitsburg, Md., native leads the Buckeyes with a 70.7 scoring average, including five rounds in the 60’s and a career-best 6-under 64 in the second round of the Lady Gator Invitational March 9.
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.