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Womens Golf Finishes Third At Lady Puerto Rico Classic
February 24, 2004
The Oklahoma women’s golf team completed their first tournament of the spring and finished in third place with a three-round total of 888 at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic.  The Sooners’ tournament total ties for their team low this year.  The 15th-ranked Oklahoma team recorded a final-round 299 to finish behind Duke (ranked No. 1) and Georgia (No. 7). 
  
The Sooners competed against a 15-team field that included 10 top-25 teams. The teams played at the 6,00-yard, par-72 Del Mar Country Club in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 
 
For the fourth time this season Oklahoma had four of its golfers finish in the top-25.  Sophomore Amparo Gala, the Sooners’ top-performer, carded a final-round 74 (+2) to finish in eighth place with a career-best 220.  One stroke behind was junior Emily Milberger who tied for ninth after carding a third-round 73 (+1). 
 
Senior Hope Edge tied for 13th after recording a final-round 72 (E) for a final score of 222.  Senior Lisa Meldrum was in the top five heading into the final round, but shot an 81 (+9) in the final round to finish tied for 25th with a tournament total of 226.  Freshman Jaclyn Stelzer finished in 58th place after carding an 80 (+8) for a total of 241.
 
OU returns to action March 7-9 at the Lady Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla.
 
Team Standings

1. Duke      285-293-284=862
2. Georgia 292-299-294=885
3.   Oklahoma   293-296-299=888
4. Southern California   297-297-299=893
5. Tulsa 304-296-296=896
6. Wake Forest 312-293-295=900
7. Auburn 310-297-306=913
8. Florida 310-305-303=918
9. Michigan 315-307-301=923
10. Tulane 301-310-314=925
11. Texas 314-310-303=927
12. Missouri 317-311-308=936
13. Kent State 313-321-314=948
14. Purdue 321-314-324=959
15. Penn State 324-322-321=967

Individual Standings

1. Veronica Felibert, USC    71-73-69=213
2. Elizabeth Janangelo, Duke   72-70-73=215
T3. V. Nirapathpongporn, Duke  66-78-72=216
Whitney Wade, Georgia 74-71-71=216
T5. Brittany Lang, Duke 75-71-71=218
Ashley Hoagland, Wake Forest  74-73-70=217

OU Individual Standings

8.  Amparo Gala    73-73-74=220
T9.  Emiiy Milberger      74-74-73=221  
T13. Hope Edge 76-74-72=222
T25. Lisa Meldrum 70-75-81=226
58. Jaclyn Stlezer 81-80-80=241

 

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