Women's Golf Signs Two To Letters Of Intent

Nov. 15, 2001


The Oregon State women's golf program signed two athletes to letters of intent, it was announced Thursday.

Leah Whiting and Alexandra Lee have committed to play golf at Oregon State, beginning next fall.

Whiting, a native of Hilo, Hawaii, won the American Junior Golf Association Colorado Championship last summer. Whiting has an extensive tournament resume, highlighted by strong performances in both the United States Golf Association Women's Amateur Public Links in 2000 and the USGA Girls Junior Championship in 2000. Whiting advanced to the second round in both tournaments.

Whiting, who earned Player of the Year honors while at Walakea High School, has a low score of 68 and is a two-handicap.

Lee, a graduate of Lakeridge high school in Lake Oswego, Oregon, was the national Player of the Year on the Junior Tour, while earning All-America honors on the Junior Tour as well.

Lee, who earned First-Team All-League honors for Lakeridge, competed in the Junior World Championships and the USGA Girls' Amateur in the summer of 2000. She carries a handicap of 3.5 and has a low score of 73.

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