PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Women’s golf highlights its spring campaign this Friday through Sunday in Maineville, Ohio, at the Big Ten Championships. The 14-team event will be contested on the 6,357-yard, 72 par TPC River’s Bend Golf Course with one round to be played on each day.
The travel party consists of juniors Emily Mills and Tatum Jackson, sophomores Ashleigh Greenham and Astrid Aneman, and freshman Ana Maria Cortes and Carrie-Ann Lee. Six golfers will compete, with the top four scores counted towards the scorecard.
RU is coming off a 12th place finish at the Lady Buckeye Invitational carding a 967 (325-322-320). Mills had her second-consecutive top 20 finish, placing 20th in the 75-player field with a 228 (78-73-77). She was minus one on both par three and par five holes with 35 pars and five birdies. Lee provided the second best scorecard for the Scarlet Knights with a 245 (83-80-82), to finish tied for 61st.
At last year’s Championship, Rutgers finished 12th with an 886 (287-298-301). Mills paced the team with a 12th place finish, carding a 214 (67-72-75).
Northwestern and Ohio State tied for first at the 2016 Big Ten Championships with scorecards of 852.
Tee times are set for 8:30 a.m. ET on Friday and Saturday, and 8:00 a.m. on Sunday. Live scoring will be available via Golfstat.com.