NCAA Golf News

Badgers welcome Sammon and Stricker for 2024

Badgers welcome Sammon and Stricker for 2024

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin women’s golf head coach Todd Oehrlein announced on Wednesday that two new golfers — Lauren Sammon and Izzi Stricker — have signed a national letter of intent to attend the University of Wisconsin. The talented student-athletes will join the Badgers roster beginning with the 2024-25 season.

“We are thrilled to welcome Izzy and Lauren to our program. They are both extremely talented and will add a lot of competitiveness right away,” said Oehrlein. “In addition to being great players, they are both outstanding students who bring first-class character and habits to our team. We are confident that they’ll be great student-athletes overall at Wisconsin and we can’t wait to get them on campus next fall!”

Lauren Sammon

Murrieta, Calif.

Vista Murrieta High School

Coach: Ryan Heise

Oehrlein on Lauren Sammon: “Lauren is an incredible addition to our program! She is one of the top players in California and brings a wealth of competitive experience and success to our team. When we’ve watched Lauren, we’re impressed by her strength and overall athleticism. She loves to compete and was looking for a strong team culture.”

  • 2023 AJGA Scholastic All-American
  • 2023 Southern California Women’s Amateur Championship (5th)
  • 2023 AGJA Colorado Junior at Walnut Creek (5th)
  • Top 10 Southern California Junior Championship (3X – 2020, 2021 & 2022)
  • 2022 56th California Women’s Amateur (match play round of 32)
  • Inland Empire Press Enterprise Girls Golfer of the Year (2X – 2021 & 2022)
  • 2022 Top 10 finish AJGA Heather Farr
  • 2022 Southern California Regional Championship (2nd)
  • 2021 CIF Southern Section Southern Regional Champion
  • 2021 CIF Southern Section Champion (spring)
  • Southwestern League Champion/MVP (2X – 2021 & 2022)
  • SoCal Regional Qualifier (4X)
  • 2021 55th California Women’s Amateur (match play round of 16)
  • 2021 AJGA Transamerica Open Champion
  • 72nd USGA U.S. Girls Junior Championship (match…


Click Here to Read the Full Original Article at Wisconsin Badgers…