March 2020

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45 F our fresh faces joined the University of Iowa women's golf team in August and each has played a role in the team's success. Jacquelyn Galloway, originally from Rio Rancho, New Mexico, has competed in six tournaments for the Hawkeyes. e first tournament she played was the Branch Law Firm Invitational on Sept. 9-10 in her home state of New Mexico. Galloway earned career-bests at the Magnolia Invitational on Oct. 13-15, including a low 18-hole score (68), low 36-hole score (152), low 54-hole score (217), and highest season finish (eight). "e coaches here have been nothing short of a Godsend," Galloway said. "is transition was such a crazy and unexpected experience, and they have eased us into adulthood and the reality of the real world in such a fantastic way. ey are supportive and encouraging through so many situations and are truly a blessing." Lilly Gentzkow, a native of Wilmette, Illinois, competed at the Northern Iowa Dual on Sept. 2 and won her matchup, 6-5. "Lilly is the ultimate team player," Iowa head coach Megan Menzel said. "Even when Lilly is not traveling, she is with us on FaceTime, because no one can go very long without checking in with her. She is improving at a steady pace and the time and effort she has put in is starting to pay off. I am sure Lilly plans most of the team get-togethers and does a great job of keeping our team connected." Morgan Goldstein has competed in six meets for the Hawkeyes. e Las Vegas, Nevada, native earned a low 18-hole score of 72 and low 54-hole score of 218 at the Westbrook Invitational on Feb. 23-24. In addition to her career-bests, Goldstein sank eight birdies and finished 37 holes at par. "I was excited to play in my first college tournament," Goldstein said. "Traveling with the team was a fun and amazing experience. Since I wasn't able to do it in high school golf, this was a great change. I love everything about my team. I am thankful to meet great friends my freshman year." Lea Zeitler started her freshman season strong in the fall. She has competed in six tournaments, earning her best finish (fih) at the East West Match Play Challenge on Sept. 22-24, where she carded her best 36-hole score (142), shooting two under par. e Fiecht/Mieming Tyrol, Austria, native has already earned two Big Ten Golfer of the Week awards. "Competing in my first college event was an amazing experience," Zeitler said. "It was my first event I played aer I had to take a year break, and I just couldn't wait to go out there and play again. Representing the University of Iowa, wearing black and gold, and competing side-by-side with your teammates is special and one of the best feelings ever. I am looking forward to many more events." e Hawkeyes are back in action April 5-6 at the Bryan National Invitational in Brown Summit, North Carolina. APRIL SCHEDULE April 5-7 at Bryan National Invitational (Brown Summit, N.C.) April 24-26 at Big Ten Championships (Maineville, Ohio)

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