March 4, 2002

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma women's golf team is tied for seventh place at the Verizon "Mo" Morial Invitational in Bryan, Texas. The Sooners carded a 324 in the first of two rounds at the Briarcrest Country Club. The tournament, which was originally scheduled for 36 holes today, was delayed due to weather and ground conditions and has been shortened to two rounds. Sixth ranked Ohio State leads the tournament after shooting a score of 307 in its opening round.

Sophomore Lisa Meldrum paces the Sooners in 15th place with a first-round score of 79. Senior Wendy Martin shot an 81 and is currently in 29th place, while junior Allison Johnson and sophomore Hope Edge trail her by one stroke in 36th place. Senior Jennifer Tannehill shot a 91 and is currently in 90th place.

The Sooners will begin play of the final round tomorrow at 8:30 a.m.

Team Standings
1.Ohio State307
2.TCU        315
3.Michigan State317
4.Indiana        323
Missouri323
Texas A&M323
7.Baylor        324
        Oklahoma324
9.Minnesota327
10.UTEP        330
11.Kansas State332
Kent State332
Northwestern332
14.Iowa State333
15.Texas Tech335
16.Iowa        336
17.Kansas        346
18.Arkansas351

Individual Standings 1.Kristen White, Ohio State 75 T2.Emily Bastel, Michigan State 76 Christine Boucher, Kansas State 76 Mollie Fankhauser, Ohio State 76 Stacy Snider, Michigan State 76 Brooke Tull, TCU 76

OU Individual Standings T15.Lisa Meldrum 79 T29.Wendy Martin 81 T36.Hope Edge 82 T36.Allison Johnson 82 T90.Jennifer Tannehill91