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

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 people, the residential college system, the Course at Yale, Coach Rompothong, and the academics. I love Yale!
Other schools officially visited: Yale was my first choice.

Favorite place at Yale: The Course at Yale, Commons, Old Campus
My favorite class at Yale: Civil War with David Blight
Band:  The Killers, Coldplay
Song:  Sleepyhead by Passion Pit
Food:  Anything without tree nuts. I’m really allergic to them!
Book: The Sun Also Rises, The Great Gatsby
Golf Course: Poppy Hills, California and South Lakes, Oklahoma
Place She'd love to visit: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso