October 28, 2019

Two Buckeyes in Top 15 after 18 Holes at White Sands Invite


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NASSAU, Bahamas – The Ohio State women’s golf team sits seventh in a tough 14-team playing field after the first day of competition at the 2019 White Sands Invitational. Including Ohio State, there are six Top 25 teams competing in the Bahamas. The Buckeyes carded a 5-over-par 293 in the first round, their second-best opening-round team score of the fall season.

Sophomore Aneka Seumanutafa leads the team shooting a 2-under 70, placing her in a tie for eighth. Senior Adeena Shears follows close behind, sitting 12th on the leaderboard after carding a 1-under 71 in the opening round. This is Shears’ lowest opening round score of the fall season.

Sophomores Lauren Peter and Skylar Thompson, along with junior Sofia Seldemirova all shot 4-over par 76 and are sitting in a tie for 53rd after the first day of competition. Seldemirova just came off an individual title win at the Dayton Fall Invitational and is competing in her first team tournament of the season.

Kristin Jamieson is competing as an individual for the second time this season. Jamieson carded a 4-over 76 to place her in a tie for 53rd. Her score of 76 on the first 18 holes is a season and career best for the freshman.

7th Team 293 (+5)
T-8th – Aneka Seumanutafa 70 (-2)
T-12th – Adeena Shears 71 (-1)
T-53rd – Lauren Peter 76 (+4)
T-53rd – Skylar Thompson 76 (+4)
T-53rd – Sofia Seldemirova 76 (+4)
T-53rd – Kristin Jamieson (Ind.) 76 (+4)

The second round of competition at the White Sands Invitational will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at the Ocean Club Golf Course.