Roslyn Leitner (Dundee, Ill. / Harry Jacobs) didn’t waste any time in making a strong first impression with the Valparaiso University women’s golf team. Playing as an individual, the freshman sits atop the leaderboard after Monday’s opening round of the 36-hole, two-day Flyer Intercollegiate. The event, hosted by Lewis University at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont, Ill., marks the first Valpo sporting event against outside competition in over six months.
After finishing with the second-best single-season team scoring average in program history in 2019-2020, the Valparaiso University women’s golf team is well positioned to sustain the positive momentum as the athletic calendar flips to 2020-2021.
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s golf programs have announced plans for competition this fall. They will become the first Valpo teams to compete in outside competition during the 2020-2021 academic and athletic year.
Valparaiso University women’s golf coach Jill McCoy has announced two additions to her incoming recruiting class for the 2020-2021 academic and athletic year.
Valparaiso University senior Kayla Krueger (Spring Lake, Mich. / Spring Lake) was recognized by the Missouri Valley Conference following the spring season for her success both on the course and in the classroom as she received MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention.