Dec. 5, 2008
NORMAN, Okla. - University of Oklahoma women’s golf head coach Carol Ludvigson unveiled her 2009 recruiting class on Friday, announcing the names of two high schoolers who will compete for the Sooners beginning in the fall of 2009.
Aly Seng from Enid High School in Enid, Okla., and Taylor Schmidt of Kincardine Secondary School in Ontario, Canada, signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Sooners.
Seng, the sister of OU sophomore baseball player Tyson Seng, won the Women’s Oklahoma Golf Association Junior Championship this past summer. She also fired the low round of the 2008 Centennial Conference Championship with a score of 6-under-par at Oakwood Country Club in Enid. The high school senior nabbed five first place tournament finishes during her sophomore and junior years, along with five second place finishes and nothing but top-10 finishes for all other tournaments.
“Aly is a great athlete and has the heart of a lion,” Ludvigson said of Seng. “She displays great confidence and is also very hard working. Aly has just really come into her own with golf and the sky is the limit as far as her potential. With a competitive team and a competitive schedule, she will accomplish anything she sets her mind on.”
Schmidt placed 16th at the 2008 Canadian Junior Championships with a low round of 1-under-71 and finished 11th at the Ontario Junior Championships. She also competed in five events of the 2008 Future Collegians World Tour and came out with nothing but top-10 finishes, including a third place finish at a Notre Dame tournament.
“We are so excited about Taylor because she brings a lot of national experience, as well as a very athletic background full of competition and a team atmosphere,” Ludvigson said. “She has a fantastic attitude, a very strong work ethic and, above all of this, she is a wonderful person. She will thrive as a student and a player, and just as importantly, as a person and team leader.”
“We are so excited about this recruiting class because of their competitiveness and their heart to win and to support their teammates. They will raise our team to another level.”