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Catherine O’Donnell and 11-year-old Lucy Li shoot identical 8-over-par 78s Thursday in opening round of U.S. Women's Open.
North Carolina freshman women's tennis player Jamie Loeb has been named the 2014 ITA National College Player of the Year.
EX-UNC STAR CATHERINE O'DONNELL SWEPT QUALIFYING FIELD, TO TEE OFF IN U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN THURSDAY
When then-North Carolina freshman Catherine O’Donnell heard in 2009 that the U.S. Women’s Open was coming to Pinehurst No. 2, she called her father and told him she would play in it.
Five years later, she called him from a qualifying tournament in Rumson, N.J.
“She said, ‘Dad, I was the medallist,’” Michael O’Donnell said. “I started crying, and then she started crying, and then I called her mother and her mother started crying. Because it’s such a big deal.”
With just two spots available in a field of 57, O’Donnell and 1987 U.S. Women’s Open champion Laura Davies were able to qualify.
The 2012 UNC graduate will tee off from No. 10 at 7:07 a.m. today along with 11-year-old Lucy Li, the youngest qualifier in the history of the tournament.
“Maybe I’ll get some TV coverage — that’s the first thing that went through my mind,” O’Donnell said. “I’m interested to see how (Li) plays. Honestly I’m just glad to be here. It didn’t matter who I was paired with.”
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