Ohio State Opens 2013-14 Season at Mary Fossum Invite
Sept. 13, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State women's golf team opens up the 2013-2014 season this weekend, Sept. 14-15, traveling to East Lansing, Mich., for the Mary Fossum Invitational. An impressive field of 15 teams is scheduled, including four Big Ten teams. The two-day season opener will be played on the par 72, 6,236-yard Forest Akers West Golf Course.
SCHEDULE OF PLAY:
THE BUCKEYE LINEUP
Senior Allison Harper along with junior Claudia Lim will compete for the Buckeyes, while making their first collegiate appearance are freshmen Jessica Porvasnik, Ileen Domela and Katja Pogacar. Junior Jan Chanpalangsri will compete as an individual.
ABOUT THE MARY FOSSUM
A native of Hinckley, Ohio, Porvasnik comes to Ohio State with a handful of accolades. A four-year starter for Highland High School, she captured the 2012 Ohio Division I state individual title and tied the OHSAA record with a 140 in the win. This summer, Porvasnik finished first at a handful of events, including The Memorial Junior held at the Ohio State Golf Club.
Domela joins the Buckeye squad from Waalre, Netherlands. In 2010, she clinched the U18 Dutch Championship and went on to win the National Open in 2011 and 2012. Domela has competed in a handful of European championships, including the 2011 and 2012 European Ladies Amateur and the 2012 World Cup.
Pogacar, a native of Ljubljana, Slovenia, is a four-time Slovenian national champion (2008-12). She captured the 2012 Hungarian Ladies Amateur and won the 2011 Czech Amateur Championship. Like Domela, Pogacar also competed at the 2012 European Ladies Amateur and finished 20th overall.