Tori Utrup
Tori Utrup
Year: So.
Hometown: Uniontown, Ohio
High School: Walsh Jesuit
Major: Exercise Science/Pre-Physical Therapy

2018-19 (Sophomore): Participated in one tournament and two rounds during the fall season…averaged 84.0 strokes per round…carded a two-round 168 (85-83) at the Roseann Schwartz Invitational.

2017-18 (Freshman): Participated in nine tournaments and 20 rounds...averaged 84.7 strokes per round...recorded two top-15 finishes and another in the top 25...earned a season-best fifth-place finish at the Marietta Pioneer Classic with a two-round 173 (88-85)...finished 13th at the Sand Ridge Shootout with a single-round score of 82...finished tied for 25th at the Horizon League Championships with a three-round total of 252 (84-85-83)...was YSU's second-best finish at the league meet...tied for 32nd at the Butler Fall Invitational with a two-round score of 161 and a season-low round of 78...posted a two-round 160 (81-79) at the Dolores Black Falcon Invitational...earned her first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Walsh Jesuit High School where she was a four-year letterwinner...career was highlighted by an appearance in the 2014 Ohio Division I State Championships where she placed 55th...was a four-time District Tournament qualifier...selected honorable-mention all-district and first-team all-conference throughout her four years...finished tied for first in the NEOI Conference Tournament as a junior with a low score of 74....finished fourth as a senior at the league meet after carding an 81...she supported her team with an 81 scoring average her senior year where they won five tournament titles...finished in the top 10 in the 2016 USGA Junior Championship carding a 79 and had a low nine-hole score of a 35 and 38.

PERSONAL: Major is exercise science/pre-physical therapy...is the 2018-19 recipient of the Penguin Club Athletic Scholarship.

More about Tori:

Why I chose YSU: It has everything that I need to have a good college experience. It has the program I want to study, golf and amazing people.

The best thing about Coach Miklos is: He is always giving good advice and keeping everything in a positive mood. 

The best thing about being a Penguin golfer: Being able to represent the school in the game that I love.

The best thing about going to school at YSU is: It is home away from home. Everyone here is friendly and it is the perfect size college, not too big and not too small.

At 150 yards, I pull out my: 6 iron. 

My favorite club in my bag is my: 8 iron.

My favorite golf course: Inverness Club (Toledo, Ohio).

My favorite golfer: Rory McIlory 

My golf superstitions/rituals are: I always have to place my clubs perfectly in my bag after every shot. 

Person I would love to play a round of golf with: Rory McIlroy

My greatest sports moment: Winning one of my high school conference tournaments.

Best career competitive round: 73 

Hobbies: I love to water ski and play basketball in my spare time.

Post-college plans/ambitions: I would like to use what I learn in my four years to become a Physical Therapist and help people recover from their injuries.