March 11, 2020

Ohio State Leaves Hawaii with Third-Place Finish



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KANE’OHE, Hawaii. – The Ohio State women’s golf team earned a third-place finish at the 2020 Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational. The Buckeyes shot a 292 on the last day of competition for an overall score of 872. Arizona State won the tournament, carding an 852 and TCU snagged the runner-up stop with an 871. Ohio State’s outright claim of third out of the 16-team field is the best finish by the team this season.

Sophomore Aneka Seumanutafa fired a 5-under 67 in the final round of competition to grab the fourth-place spot on the individual scoreboard. Her 67 is the second-lowest score she has recorded all season and the second-lowest this season for the Buckeyes. Seumanutafa is one of three Buckeyes to card a score in the 60s this year and she was one of only four student-athletes in the tournament to record an eagle.

Ohio State recorded 9-over in par-3 scoring to claim third in the category. The Buckeyes also shot 14-over in par-4 scoring and tallied 181 pars, runner-up to tournament champion No. 3 Arizona State.

3rd Team 286-294-292-872 (+8)
4th – Aneka Seumanutafa 70-74-67-211 (-5)
T-8th – Yukie Sasaki 69-72-75-216 (E)
T-25th – Adeena Shears 75-74-74-223 (+7)
T-33rd – Lauren Peter 72-77-76-225 (+9)
T-39th – Skylar Thompson 76-74-77-227 (+11)
T-49th – Sofia Seldemirova (Ind.) 75-75-79-229 (+13)

The Buckeyes are back in action March 16-17 at the Briar’s Creek Invitational on John’s Island, S.C.