Watanabe finishes as top OSU performer
Watanabe leads Buckeyes at 2-under
Ohio State heads to Chicago
Schroeder leads team at 4-over
Eighteen holes to play at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship
2014-15 (Sophomore Season): Posted a pair of top-25 performances, tying for 16th individually at both the Landfall Tradition (Oct. 24-26) and Lady Buckeye Invitational (Apr. 18-19) ... contributed two scores (73-73) to the team tally in Ohio State's MountainView Collegiate team title (Mar. 20-21) ... also in the lineup during the Buckeyes' Big Ten Championship run (Apr. 24-26) ... recorded an overall stroke average of 76.46 in 24 rounds played ... competed for Team New Zealand at the World Amateur Team Championships (Sept. 3-6) in Karuizawa, Japan ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2013-14 (Freshman Season): First Team All-Big Ten selection ... second on the team with a 74.11 scoring average ... started competing in the spring semester, playing in 28 rounds and contributing to the team tally 22.5 times ... fired two rounds in the 60s and four scores under par ... notched a top-20 finish in five of nine events played, including a pair of top-5 performances ... placed second at the Big Ten Championships with a 3-over 219 (74-71-74) ... grabbed a share of second place in the Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 23-24), aiding Ohio State to the team title with rounds of 72-68-67--207 (-9) ... top Buckeye performer at the NCAA Central Regional, propelling OSU to the NCAA Championships with a T-15th effort (75-70-76--221; +5) ... posted top-10 efforts at the SunTrust Gator Women's Invitational (March 14-16) and Lady Buckeye Invitational (Apr. 19-20) ... an Academic All-Big Ten honoree and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2012-13 (Redshirt Season): Redshirted.
Prior to Ohio State: Attended Trident High School and named school's Sportswoman of the Year in 2009 ... captured the 2009 New Zealand Strokeplay and U23 Championships ... was the 2010 South Island Strokeplay champion ... qualified for the 2010 Australian Open ... member of the 2006 & 2007 Bay of Plenty New Zealand Women's Interprovincial championship teams ... led the New Zealand National Team to victory at the 2009 Women's Tasman Cup vs. Australia ... member of the 2008 Aaron Baddley International championship team ... a part of the 2009 Riversdale Cup team that captured the title in Australia ... spent two and a half years in the Royal New Zealand Navy.
Personal: Daughter of Trevor and Janet Brake ... has a brother, Zaire ... majoring in art.