Louisville Women's Golf February Newsletter

Classroom Success

The University of Louisville Women's Golf Team exceled in the classroom once again for the Fall 2016 semester - boasting a cumulative GPA of 3.661. Lauren Hartlage led the way with a 4.0 for her first freshman semester. Shannon Gramley, Louise Oxner, Olivia Cason, Meghan Nay, Ellen Kehoe, Delaney Shah and Molly Skapik all were named to the Dean's List. They were also named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll along with Jaqueline Twitty and honored at the Louisville vs. Clemson Men's Basketball game last month.

Fall 2016 Team Results

FALL KICKOFF // Norcross, Georgia // 5 of 7 Teams

MINNESOTA INVITATIONAL // Minneapolis, Minnesota // 7 of 11 Teams

COUGAR CLASSIC // Hanaha, South Carolina // 10 of 21 Teams

TAR HEEL INVITATIONAL // Chapel Hill, North Carolina // 11 of 18 Teams

CARDINAL CUP // Simpsonville, Kentucky // T-5 of 17 Teams

Spring 2017 Schedule

BATTLE OF THE BLUEGRASS // Lake Mary, Florida // January 30

CENTRAL DISTRICT INVITATIONAL // Port St. Lucie, Florida // February 20-21

HURRICANE INVITATIONAL // Coral Gables, Florida // February 27-March 1

BRIAR'S CREEK INVITATIONAL // John's Island, South Carolina // March 20-21

CLEMSON INVITATIONAL // St. John's Island, South Carolina // March 31-April 2

ACC CHAMPIONSHIP // Pawley's Island, South Carolina // April 13-15

NCAA REGIONALS // TBD // May 8-10

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP // Sugar Grove, Illinois // May 19-24

Bonus Practice Time!

Prior to the Battle of the Bluegrass, the team was able to get some quality practice time in the Orlando area to prepare for the season. It was great to see the sunshine and warmer temperatures. Thanks to all who make these quality pratice trips possible!

Battle of the Bluegrass

Olivia Cason and Molly Skapik each shot a 4-over-par 148 to tie for second, but the University of Louisville women's golf team fell to Kentucky in the third annual Battle of the Bluegrass State in Lake Mary, Florida.

Central District Invitational Preview

The ladies head to Port St. Lucie, Florida for the Central District Invitational, hosted by Michigan State February 20-21. A special thank you to our host family - David & Anne Allen! They will also make a stop in Palm Beach Gardens for a couple days of warm weather practice prior to the tournament.

WINGS 2017 Kick-Off

Our fabulous W.I.N.G.S. group (Women in Golf and Sports) got together at our Golf Complex in KY Exposition Center on February 2 for an evening of fun and leadership! We were also joined by a few ladies from UofL's MBA Program. It was a great way to network with leading businesswomen in the community and gather inspiration for the Spring.

Alumni Update - Laura Restrepo

Cardinal Forever Laura Restrepo has had a fantastic 2017 thus far! She's boasted her first two professional victories on the Suncoast Tour among many other top finishes! She currently leads the Tour's Order of Merit. Way to go Laura!

Alumni Update - Katie Mitchell

Katie's a Wave! 2016 Grad Katie Mitchell has taken her infectious personality to the West Coast and is now the Assistant Womens' Golf Coach at Pepperdine University. The team saw a victory in the Ron Moore Intercollegiate in Denver in October.

Alumni Update - Emily Haas

Emily Haas is currently enrolled in Med School at UofL! In her own words, "School has been great! It certainly keeps me busy but I've loved every minute of it! I have wonderful classmates, and I feel like I've learned more in the last almost two years than I have in my whole life. It seems to be going by so fast too, I cannot believe it! I'm still exploring different specialities that I may want to pursue and am really enjoying the entire journey. I am amazed every single day by the complexity of the human body and the incredible feats that medicine can accomplish."

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Louise Oxner, Senior

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