March 20, 2002

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma women's golf team captured second place Wednesday at the Dr. Thompson Wahine Invitational in Kaneohe, Hawaii. The runner-up honors are the Sooners' best finish of the season. Oklahoma finished behind fifth-ranked Oklahoma State, while moving ahead of No. 6 Tennessee.

Senior Jennifer Tannehill recorded her best finish of the season and tied her season low round with a third-round score of 74 and a fourth place finish. Carding a 231 was junior Allison Johnson, while sophomore Lisa Meldrum trailed her by one stroke in 13th place. Sophomore Hope Edge finished in 17th place, her best of the spring, with a score of 236. Individual competitor Wendy Martin carded a 238 for a 24th place finish and freshman Emily Milberger placed 26th with a three-round score of 239.

Oklahoma will resume tournament action on March 25-26 at the Betsy Rawls Invitational in Austin, Texas.

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Team Standings
1.Oklahoma State  307-302-299=908
2.Oklahoma         306-313-301=920
3.TCU             302-319-303=924
4.Tennessee          313-302-311=926
5.Kent State        319-318-309=946
6.Washington State321-318-310=949
7.Princeton             330-314-319=963
8.UTEP            320-320-326=966
9.Hawaii          331-320-329=980
10.Osaka Gakuin (Japan)332-329-322=983
11.Portland        336-320-338=994
12.Weber State     339-331-337=1007

Individual Standings 1.Emma Zackrisson, Oklahoma State76-74-72=222 2.Drae Ward, TCU 74-76-75=225 3.Jessica Shepley, Tennessee75-76-75=226 T4.Martina Gillen, Kent State78-76-73=227 Jennifer Tannehill, Oklahoma75-78-74=227

OU Individual Standings T4.Jennifer Tannehill75-78-74=227 T11.Allison Johnson 76-81-74=231 T13.Lisa Meldrum 79-75-78=232 T17.Hope Edge 82-79-75=236 T24.Wendy Martin* 78-79-81=238 T26.Emily Milberger 76-84-79=239 * indicates individual competitor