September 13, 2019

Buckeyes Open 2019-20 at Inaugural Glass City Invitational

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s golf team opens its 2019-20 season at the Glass City Invitational starting Monday at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. The 13-team field will play a 54-hole event with 36 holes Monday and the final 18 holes Tuesday. 

TOURNAMENT TIDBITS
Name: Glass City Invitational
Live Scoring: Golfstat.com
Course: Inverness Club (Toledo, Ohio)
Yardage: 6,249 yards – Par 72
Format: Play 5, count 4
Schedule of Play:
Monday, Sept. 16 (36 holes with shotgun start at 8:45 a.m.)
Tuesday, Sept. 17 (18 holes with tee times beginning at 8 a.m.)
Field (13 teams):
Baylor University, Coastal Carolina, Florida, Furman, Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, Northwestern, Ohio State, South Florida, Texas A&M, Toledo and Wisconsin

BUCKEYE LINEUP
1. Aneka Seumanutafa | So.
2. Lauren Peter | So.
3. Yukie Sasaki | Jr.
4. Skylar Thompson | So.
5. Adeena Shears | Sr.
Ind. Sofia Seldemirova | Jr.
Ind. Alanis Sakuma | Jr.

WEATHER FORECAST
The Weather Channel is forecasting temperatures in the high-70s throughout the event with partly cloudy skies Monday and Tuesday.

EIGHT BACK FROM 2018-19
Eight Buckeyes who were part of the 2018-19 campaign return for the 2019-20 season. Niki Schroeder, medalist of 2019 Big Ten Championships, graduated but the Buckeyes return five starters from their Big Ten championship and four from their NCAA Regional squad.

Aneka Seumanutafa, a WGCA second team All-American last year, was a first team All-Big Ten selection and the Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Seumanutafa’s 72.0 scoring average ranked ninth nationally and second among freshmen. In all, returning Buckeyes accounted for 115 counted rounds a season ago.

HESSION ENTERING 29TH SEASON
Buckeye head coach Therese Hession is entering her 29th season in Columbus. Hession has led the Buckeyes to 26 NCAA Regionals, 18 NCAA Championships appearances and 11 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.

In addition, Stacy Snider enters her fourth 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.