Women’s golf to compete in the Evie Odom Invitational in Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – The Penn State Women’s Golf Team will travel to the Evie Odom Invitational, formerly the Princess Anne Invitational, hosted by Old Dominion Sunday through Tuesday at the Princess Anne Country Club. The field for the third annual tournament consists of 13 teams, 11 of which are currently ranked in the top 100 by GolfWeek.
The game must start at 8:00 am each day with teams starting on separate tees. Penn State is paired with North Florida and Campbell in the first round on Sunday with tee times starting at 8:55 am from the first hole. The start times and locations for the second and third rounds depend on the team’s classification.
The live score will be available via GolfStat.
- A slight adjustment has been made to the starting five of this tournament. Senior Sarah Willis (Eaton, Ohio) is joined by junior classmates Mathilde Delavallade (Royan, France) and Isha Dhruva (Katy, Texas) with the first year Drew nienhaus (St. Louis, Missouri) as a senior Taylor waller (Canonsburg, Pa.) Makes his first appearance in the rotation this fall.
- First-year student Katie Scheck (Greensboro, GA) will compete as an individual in his second tournament of the season after finishing tied for 40th at the Nittany Lion Invitational to open the season.
- Delavallade is on pace with the Nittany Lions at the start of the year with a below-average points average of 71.78 while Willis is second a shot higher at 72.78.
- The par-70 layout spans 5,824 yards and includes four par-5s as well as six difficult par-3s.
- Opened in 2008, the premier golf course winds through stands of majestic pines and holm oaks and along narrow waterways.
- Penn State’s No.71 and Host Monarchs (No.69) are joined by 11 additional schools run by UCF, ranked 41st. Chattanooga arrives the 49th weekend while Campbell is 56th and Charlotte is 60th.
- Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, East Carolina, North Florida, Sacramento State, North Carolina Greensboro and South Florida complete the field.
Penn State takes the next three weeks before wrapping up the fall portion of its program at Landfall Tradition over Halloween weekend.