Womens Golf Heads Into Final Round in Third Place

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
NOVEMBER 11, 2003

The No. 8 University of Oklahoma women’s golf team is currently in third place after two rounds of play at the Las Vegas Founders Women’s Collegiate Showdown in Las Vegas, Nev. The Sooners recorded an 11-over-par 299 Tuesday for a two-round score of 591 (+15). OU trails first-place New Mexico by 16 strokes. The 15-team field, that includes three top-25 teams, is playing at the 6,914-yard, par-72 Anthem Country Club.

Leading the Sooner squad was senior Lisa Meldrum, who carded an even-par 72 in the second round. Meldrum’s two-round score of 142 (-2) is one stroke behind first-place Katrina Leckovic of New Mexico. Junior Emily Milberger carded a 74 (+2) for the second consecutive day and is tied for 16th going into final-round play. Shooting a 77 (+5) in the second round was sophomore Amparo Gala who is tied for 18th with a 149 (+5). Senior Hope Edge recorded a 77 (+5) for the second straight round and is tied for 36th. Freshman Jaclyn Stelzer shot a 76 (+4), four strokes better than Monday, and is tied for 46th with a 156 (+12).

The Sooners will play their final round of the fall season Wednesday, when the tournament concludes after three rounds.

Team Standings

1. New Mexico 288-288=576
2. Tennessee 296-295=591
3. Oklahoma     293-295=594
4. Colorado State    300-294=594
5. Kent State 304-296=600
6. UNLV 306-296=602
7. San Jose State 303-300=603
8. Missouri 299-305=604
9. San Diego State 314-300=614
10. Hawaii 310-310=620
11. UC-Irvine 317-305=622
12. Brigham Young 323-306=629
13. Nevada 320-310=630
14. Colorado 319-319=638
15. Eastern Washington    324-318=642

Individual Standings

1. Katrina Leckovic, New Mexico 69-72=141
2. Lisa Meldrum, Oklahoma 70-72=142
T3. Trisha Quick, Colorado State 68-75=143
Viioleta Retamoza, Tennessee 74-69=143
T5. Christine Fernandez, New Mexico   74-70=144
Maria Ohlsson, Missouri 71-73=144

OU Individual Standings

2. Lisa Meldrum 70-72=142
T16. Emily Milberger       74-74=148
T18. Amparo Gala   72-77=149
T36. Hope Edge 77-77=154
T46. Jaclyn Stelzer 80-76=156




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