Aneka Seumanutafa

Player profile

  • Hometown Emmitsburg, Md.
  • Previous School St. John's Catholic Prep H.S.
  • Year Sophomore

CAREER HONORS
• WGCA Second Team All-American (2019)
• Golfweek Third Team All-American (2019)
• WGCA Freshman of the Year Watch List (2019)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Year (2019)
• First Team All-Big Ten (2019)
• Mary Fossum Award (2019)
• Big Ten All-Championships Team (2019)
• Big Ten Golfer of the Week (2/27/19, 3/13/19)

2019-20 (Sophomore)
Competed in all seven tournaments with 19 of 21 rounds counting toward the team tally, with a team-high three rounds in the 60’s and 10 under par
Led the Buckeyes for the second year in a row with a 72.3 scoring average
Earned two Top 5 finishes, three in the Top 10 and five in the Top 25
Tied for 24th at the Glass City Collegiate (Sept. 16-17) after a 1-under 71 in the final round
Placed in a tie for third at the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational (Oct. 11-13), carding a 6-under 66 in the opening round before a 1-under 71 in the second round
Finished 11th at the White Sands Invitational (Oct. 28-30), posting a two-under 70 in both the opening and final round
Tied for ninth at the Westbrook Invitational (Feb. 23-24), carding a 2-under 70 in the opening round before a 4-under 68 in the second round and a 1-under 71 in the final round
Placed fourth at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational (March 10-11), posting a 2-under 70 in the first round before a 5-under 67 in the final round

2018-19 (Freshman)
Competed in nine events after joining the team in January
• Played 26 rounds with 22.5 counting toward the team score and three as an individual at NCAA Championships
• Led Ohio State, ranked ninth nationally and second among all freshmen with a 72.0 scoring average.
• Carded six rounds in the 60’s, 10 under-par and one at even-par
• Placed in the Top 25 in all but one event, earning five Top 10 finishes and three in the Top 5
• Tied for 23rd with a 9-over 222 in her first tournament at the Northrop Grumman Invitational (Feb. 3-5)
• Won the Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 24-25) with a 12-under 204, shooting in the 60’s in all three rounds
• Placed eighth at the Lady Gator Invitational (March 9-10), carding a 1-over 211 including a second round 64, becoming one of 15 players nationally to shoot a 64 or better in 2018-19
• Finished second at the Tar Heel Classic (March 15-16) with a 5-under 211
• Tied for 21st at the Bryan National Collegiate (March 29-31) at a 4-over 220
• Carded an 8-over 224 to tie for 13th at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 13-14)
• Finished in a tie fifth at Big Ten Championships (April 19-21) with a 2-under 142
• Tied for seventh at the NCAA Cle Elum Regional (May 6-8), earning a spot as an individual at NCAA Championships with a 5-under 211
• Notched a tie for 29th finish at NCAA Championships (May 17-21) with an 8-over 227

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Won the 2017 Junior North & South Championship at Pinehurst
• Finished second at 2018 North & South Championship
• Tied for 13th at 2018 Girls Junior PGA Championship at Kearney Hills Golf Links

PERSONAL INFO
• Daughter of Isopo and Poni Seumanutafa
• A management and industry major