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Columbus North girls golf set to begin 2014 season
August 1, 2014Columbus North High School
Thirteen players participated in the first day of practice Friday (Aug. 1) for the Columbus North girls golf team.
Senior Sydney Anderson headlines the Bull Dogs for coach Scott Seavers. Anderson has qualified for the IHSAA State Finals as an individual the past two seasons and has committed to play golf for the University of Indianapolis beginning in 2015-16.
CN won last season's Greensburg Sectional after going 12-0 in dual matches last season. However, the Bull Dogs placed fifth in the New Castle Regional and did not qualify as a team for the state meet.
Anderson shot a 72-81--153 to tie for 17th place in the 2013 individual state meet. She finished her season with a 75.67 stroke average in eight 18-hole matches.
Another varsity regular for Columbus North is sophomore Holly Anderson (88.83), Sydney's sister. Holly Anderson averaged 88.83 in six 18-hole matches last season.
Other returnees include sophomore Aubrey Smith (46.92 average in nine-hole matches), senior Madison Smith (50.82), senior Madissen Pearson (50.89), senior Rachel Davis (52.13), sophomore Maddi Neal (54.29), sophomore Katelyn Kovach (58.83) and junior Paige Grider (60.14).
New faces are freshmen Molly Donnell, Dambi Kim, Julia Luken and Liz Tynan.
Columbus North begins competition on Saturday, Aug. 9 when it takes part in the Greensburg Invitational at Greensburg Country Club.
Other multi-team events include the Fuzzy Zoeller Invitational on Aug. 16 at Champions Pointe Golf Club in Henryville, the Hall of Fame Invitational on Aug. 23 at Hillcrest Golf & Country Club in Batesville, the Roncalli Invitational on Aug. 30 at Smock Golf Course in Indianapolis, the Bloomington South Invitational on Sept. 6 at Cascades Golf Course in Bloomington, the Franklin Central Invitational on Sept. 13 at Smock Golf Course and the Conference Indiana Tournament on Sept. 15 at Southern Dunes Golf Club in Indianapolis.
CN competes in the Greensburg Sectional on Sept. 20 at Greensburg Country Club. It potentially will advance to the New Castle Regional on Sept. 27 at Westwood Golf Club. This season's IHSAA State Finals will be Oct. 3-4 at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel.