Women’s golf set for a double game with Northern Kentucky on Saturday
Ally St. Clair (Photo by Robert Hayes)
Youngstown State’s women’s golf team will continue its spring schedule Saturday with a doubleheader against Northern Kentucky at Elks Run Golf Club in Batavia, Ohio.
Three penguins competed as individuals in the Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird Invitational hosted by Southern Utah, which ended Saturday at Sunbrook Golf Club in St. George, Utah.
Junior Danae Rugola is tied for 12th with a score of 226 (74-76-76) over three rounds to claim her fourth top 15 of the season. She has now also recorded six top-25 finishes in seven stroke play events in the campaign. Rugola has now been YSU’s top finisher in six of seven stroke play events this season. For her efforts, she was named Horizon League Women’s Golfer of the Week for the second time in her career on Thursday. Lizzie Saur finished tied for 27th with a three-round total of 231 (77-77-77) while Tori Utrup tied for 89th with a three-round total of 250 (84-83-83).
Youngstown State will participate in its first double game of the 2021-22 season. The Penguins went 3-0 in doubles games last season, recording wins over Charleston Southern, St. Francis (Pennsylvania) and Cleveland State.
Teams will play 18 holes on Saturday with tee times starting at 1:30 p.m. The course will play approximately 6,833 yards and the par is 71. There will be no live scoring, but results will be posted after play is complete.
Head coach Nate Miklos announced that the YSU roster will include Christina Lewis, Utrup, Victoria Gräns, Ally St. Clair and Jenna Vivo. Additionally, Britney Jonda and Kelly Hutton will compete as individuals.
Lewis has appeared in six tournaments this season while Utrup has appeared in five events. St. Clair and Vivo have each competed in three tournaments while Jonda has competed in two events. Gräns and Hutton have each appeared in one tournament so far this season.
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