Buckeyes Travel to Iowa for First Annual Diane Thomason Invitational
Oct. 11, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State women's golf team will travel to Iowa City, Iowa, Oct.12-13, for the first annual Diane Thomason Invitational. The 54-hole event will take place on the par 72, 6,212-yard Finkbine Golf Course.
The invitational will feature a field of 12 teams including five Big Ten schools: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio State and Wisconsin
SCHEDULE OF PLAY
THE BUCKEYE LINEUP
LAST TIME ON THE LINKS
Freshmen Jessica Porvasnik and Katja Pogacar led the way as each finished tied for 15th with a 4-over 217. Junior Jan Chanpalangsri also notched a top 25 finish, coming in tied for 22nd with a 6-over 219. Her second-round score of 67 was a career-low for the Bangkok, Thailand, product.
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.