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Iowa City, Iowa – Lea Zeitler has signed a National Letter of Intent to play golf at the University of Iowa, UI head coach Megan Menzel announced on Wednesday.
“Lea is a strong addition to our 2019 class,” Menzel said. “She will be an impact player for the Hawkeyes next year and brings a wealth of international playing experience and maturity. We are happy that she felt like Iowa was home on her visit. Lea’s strong work ethic and competitive mindset will be a great addition to our young roster.”
Zeitler is a native of Fiecht/Mieming Tyrol, Austria, and attends high school at Bundesoberstufenrealgymnasium für Berufstätige. She joins the 2019 class along with Morgan Goldstein, Jacquelyn Galloway, and Lilly Gentzkow.
Fiecht/Mieming Tyrol, Austria
Bundesoberstufenrealgymnasium für Berufstätige
· 2014 Winner of Individual Qualifying European Girls Team Championship (personal-best round of 65)
· 2014 Nomination for the Youth Olympic Games in China
· 2015 Bronze Medal European Girls Team Championship
· 2017 2nd place Austrian Matchplay Championship
· 2018 3rd place International Bulgarian Ladies Amateur Championship
· Member of Austrian National Team since 2010