University of Iowa Athletics

Riley Lewis

Class So.
Hometown Edwardsville, Ill.
High School Edwardsville
Riley Lewis - Women's Golf - University of Iowa Athletics

2023-24 — Posted a 74.26 scoring average over 27 rounds… 23 of her 27 rounds counted… had 64 birdies on the year… had five rounds at or below par. Spring 2024 — Competed in all seven tournaments… had a 74.00 spring scoring average over 21 rounds… posted a career-low 54-hole score of 215 (75-70-70) at the Westbrook Spring Invitational, tying for 45th… helped team to the best 54-hole score (847) in program history at Westbrook… tied for 36th at the Buckeye Invitational with a 229 (79-73-77)… tied for 55th at the Big Ten Championships with a 229 (74-75-80).  Fall 2023 — Had her best finish of the season at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational, shooting a three-over par 219 (77-70-72) to tie for 22nd.

2022-23 Honors — Big Ten Golfer of the Week on March 8. 2022-23 — Posted a 75.14 scoring average over 27 rounds… tallied two top 20 finishes and had seven rounds at or below par… had 71 birdies and a team-best three eagles during the season… 24 of her 27 rounds were counted. Spring 2023 — Competed in six of eight spring tournaments… had a 75.33 scoring average over 18 rounds, the seventh-best spring average in program history… had a hole-in-one on the par 3, 150-yard 17th at the Tulane Classic… tied for 13th at the UNF Collegiate with a two-over par 218 (74-67-77)… her second round 67 is tied for the second-lowest 18 hole score in program history… tied for 29th at the Westbrook Invitational with a 218 (75-72-71)… tied for 52nd at the Big Ten Championships with a 232 (75-79-78). Fall 2022 — Competed in three tournaments, posting a 74.77 scoring average… tied for 15th at the Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate with an even par 216 (77-71-68)… the 216 is a career low and tied for the 12th lowest 54-hole score in program history.

High School — Three-time PGA Girls Junior Championships qualifier… tied for 24th at the Texas Women’s Open in 2022, finishing at two-under par… qualified for the USGA Women’s Amateur Four Ball in 2021… won the 20th annual Golfweek International Junior Invitational with a career-best four-under par 68… medalist at HJGT Midwest Regional Invitational… quarterfinalist at 2021 Illinois State Women’s Amateur Championship and tied for fourth at Illinois State Girls Junior Championships… tied for fourth at the AJGA Kansas City Junior Championships in 2020… did not play high school golf as junior or senior… two-time first-team all-conference, first-team all-region, first-team all-Metro and team MVP… placed fifth at Sectionals as a freshman and third at Sectionals as a sophomore… placed 53rd at state tournament as a freshman and 15th as sophomore… two-time Southwestern Conference runner-up… High Honor Roll all four years… first-team All-Academic in 2019… National Honor Society inductee.

Personal — Born Jan. 13, 2004, in Dallas… daughter of Matt and Julie Lewis… has a younger brother, Mason… father played collegiate golf at Southern Methodist… father and uncle both played professional golf after college… majoring in sports management.

Year  Rounds Strokes  Avg.  Low 18 Low 54 Top 10 Top 20 At or Below Par
2022-23 27 2,029 75.14 68 (-5) 216 (E) 2 7
2023-24 27 2,005 74.26 70 (-2) 215 (-1) 5
Career  54 4,061 75.20 68 (-5) 215 (-1) 12