Team Canada’s Jaclyn Lee breaks school record en route to 2nd NCAA victory
PEORIA, Ariz. – Calgary’s Jaclyn Lee wrote a chapter in history on Monday, breaking an Ohio State school record with a 64 at the Westbrook Spring Invite, collecting her second NCAA victory in the process.
Lee, a Team Canada National Amateur Squad member, marched to the tune of seven birdies accompanied by an eagle on the par-5 8th hole, finishing at 8 under par for the day on the Westbrook Village Golf Course.
The 20-year-old junior finished at 19 under par in the 36-hole event, two strokes clear of runner-up Kaitlin Milligan of Oklahoma State.
????????Lee used seven birdies and an eagle en route to an Ohio State-record 64, breaking @JPorvasnik‘s opening-round 65 at the Westbrook Spring Invite in 2014.#GoBucks pic.twitter.com/bvWRhtt07n
— Ohio State W Golf (@OhioState_WGOLF) February 25, 2018
Lee’s first NCAA victory of her career came in 2017 when she split medallist honours at the East & West Match Play.
The former Alberta Ladies Amateur champion paced the Buckeyes to a 2nd place finish, one stroke behind Oklahoma. She was named as the Big Ten Conference Golfer of the Week for her efforts in Arizona.
Congrats to @JaclynLee57 on her second Big Ten Golfer of the Week honor of the 2017-18 season!#GoBucks pic.twitter.com/xpOjDDxKgz
— Ohio State W Golf (@OhioState_WGOLF) February 28, 2018
In her sophomore season, Lee led the Buckeyes in scoring average as well as total finishes in the top-5, earning her a selection to the All-Big Ten Second Team.
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