University of Iowa Athletics

Lea Zeitler

Class Jr.
Hometown Fiecht/Mieming Tyrol, Austria
High School Bundesoberstufenrealgymnasium für Berufstätige
Lea Zeitler - Women's Golf - University of Iowa Athletics

Spring 2021 — Big Ten Golfer of Week on Feb. 17… Academic All-Big Ten selection… Dean’s List honoree… competed in seven tournaments… recorded the Iowa 18-hole record at the Rebel Beach Invite with a low 66 (-6)… named Big Ten Golfer of the Week on Feb. 17, following her 216 (E) performance at the Rebel Beach Invitational — a mark that ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… finished in the top-5 at two tournaments, including second place at the Rebel Beach Invitational and fifth place at the UNI Spring Invite… tied for 56th at the Big Ten Championships, posting a 2331 (+15).

Fall 2020 — Season canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spring 2020 — Big Ten Golfer of the Week for performance at Allstate Sugar Bowl… competed in three tournaments… tied for eighth at the Allstate Sugar Bowl with a career-best 54-hole score of 215 (-4)… tied for 53rd at the Westbrook Invitational with a 54-hole score of 220 (+4)… tied for 10th at the Entrada Classic with a 54-hole score of 224 (+8).

Fall 2019 — Big Ten Golfer of the Week for performance at Battle at the Beach… competed in three tournaments… won matchup (5-3) at the East West Match Play Challenge and earned a career-best fifth place finish with a 36-hole score of 142 (-2)… tied for 22nd at the Magnolia Invitational with a 54-hole score of 223 (+7)… tied for 16th at the Battle at the Beach with a 54-hole score of 218 (+2).

High School — 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… second-place finish at 2017 Austrian Matchplay Championship… third place finish at International Bulgarian Ladies Amateur Championship… member of Austrian National Team since 2010.

Year  Rds.  Strokes Avg.  Low
2019-20 17 1,242 73.06 68
2020-21 21 1,622 77.23 66
Career 38 2,864 75.37 66