Lily Boettcher
Lily Boettcher
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
High School: Holland Hall

2011-2012 CAPTAIN

2010-2011: NGCA Scholar All-American...Appeared in five tournaments, including a fourth-place finish against Longwood University in Yale's season opener (75)...finished tied for 19th at the Yale Women's Intercollegiate with rounds of 81, 75 and 74...tied for 13th at the Sacred Heart Invitational (78, 83).

2009-10: Appeared in four tournaments as a sophomore…Finished tied for sixth at the Yale Intercollegiate with rounds of 73 and 80…Best round of the year was 73 at the Yale Intercollegiate…Averaged 82.45 strokes per round…Widdy Neale Award.

2008-09: Appeared in four tournaments as a freshman…Best finish was a tie for 27th at the Ross Resorts Invite…Also finished tied for 29th at the Yale Intercollegiate…Best round was a 77 shot at the Eagle Landing Invite…Averaged 82.7 strokes per round…Widdy Neale Award.

Before Yale: A 2008 graduate of Holland Hall in Tulsa, Oklahoma…Four-time First Team All Southwest Preparatory Conference (2005-2008)…Three-time Southwest Preparatory Conference Champion…Runner-up in 2008…2006 PGA South Central Section Champion …Also played Field Hockey and Basketball…AP Scholar… Cum Laude Society…Chemistry Award and Visual Arts Award at Holland Hall….Alec M. Hill Award…Received several regional and national awards for sculpture.

Personal: Parents are Thomas Boettcher and Pam Olson Vennerberg. Older sister, Evelyn, rowed for the University of Pennsylvania. Father played football and wrestled for the United States Air Force Academy. Paternal cousin, Doug Blubaugh, was an Olympic gold medalist in wrestling.

Nickname: Iowa
Residential College: Pierson
Major: American Studies
Future Plans: Architecture or Law School Possibly
Lowest Score: 70
Why She Chose Yale:  The greatest combination of wonderful people, residential college system, Yale Golf Course, Coach Rompothong, and academics. 
Other schools officially visited: Yale was my first choice.

Favorite place at Yale: The Yale Golf Course, Commons, and Sterling Library.
My favorite class at Yale: Civil War with David Blight
Band:  The Killers, Coldplay
Song:  Viva la Vida by Coldplay
Food:  Egg and cheese sandwiches from Gourmet Heaven on Broadway and Dunkin Doughnuts coffee. And essentially anything without tree nuts because I'm really allergic to them!
Book: The Great Gatsby
Golf Course: South Lakes and LaFortune Park Golf Courses in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where I first learned to play golf.
Place She'd love to visit: Mongolia and Thailand