March 10, 2019

Seumanutafa Posts Another Top 10 as Buckeyes Place Ninth in Gainesville


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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Ohio State women’s golf team finished ninth at the Lady Gator Invitational Sunday at Mark Bostick Golf Course in Gainesville, Fla.

After winning carding a career-best 64 in the second round Saturday, freshman Aneka Seumanutafa posted a 2-over 72 to finish in eighth place for the tournament at 1-over par. Fellow freshman Lauren Peter notched a 5-over 75 in the final round to tie for 41st while junior Adeena Shears posted a 4-over 74 to tie for 50th.

Playing as an individual, freshman Skylar Thompson carded a 5-over 75 to tie for 53rd while senior Niki Schroeder tallied the Buckeyes’ best round of the day, a 1-over 71 to place 57th. Sophomore Yukie Sasaki rounded out the Buckeye lineup in a tie for 65th after a final-round 80.

As a team, Ohio State was the fifth-best in the field in par-3 scoring at 3-over. Seumanutafa tied for eighth in par-3 scoring at 2-under and par-4 scoring at 1-over.

9th Team 293-286-292-871 (+31)
8th – Aneka Seumanutafa 75-64-72-211 (+1)
T-41st – Lauren Peter 73-71-75-219 (+9)
T-50th – Adeena Shears 75-73-74-222 (+12)
T-53rd – Skylar Thompson (Ind.) 73-75-75-223 (+13)
57th – Niki Schroeder 73-81-71-225 (+15)
T-65th – Yukie Sasaki 72-78-80-230 (+20)

Ohio State travels to the Tar Heel Classic at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic March 15-16.