University of Iowa Athletics

Lea Zeitler

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

2022-23 Honors — Named to the Dean’s List during the fall and spring semesters. 2022-23 — Posted an 83.33 scoring average over three rounds.

2021-22 Honors – Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Academic All-Big Ten… 2021-22 – Posted a 79.33 scoring average over 21 rounds… had one round at or below par. Spring 2022 – Competed in all five tournaments… tied for 58th at the Tulane Classic with a 242 (83-77-82)… posted season-low 54 hole total of 232 (75-81-76) at the Westbrook Invitational, tying for 75th… fired a season-low 70 (-2) at the Chattanooga Classic… tied for 68th at the Big Ten Championships with a 234 (+21).  Fall 2021 – Competed in two tournaments… fired a 235 (79-79-77) at the Badger Invitational to tie for 54th.

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
2021-22 21 1,666 79.33 70
2022-23 3 250 83.33 81
Career 62 4,772 76.96 66