OU Women in Third After First Round
April 08, 2007

NORMAN, Okla. The University of Oklahoma women's golf team is in third place through the first round of play of the 18-team Susie Maxwell Berning Classic at the par-72, 6,013-yard Jimmie Austin OU Golf Course in Norman.  The Sooners recorded a 1-over-par 289 Sunday morning and trail leader Baylor (282) by seven strokes and second-place SMU (287) by two shots.

Freshman Chelsey Collins paced OU with a 2-under 70, a round that featured five birdies.  Collins stands in a tie for eighth place.  Sophomore Kendall Dye and junior Heather Wright each shot an even-par 72 and are tied for 12th place.

Texas Tech's Ulrika Van Niekerk shot a 66 to set a tournament and course record.  The previous tournament record of 67 was set by the University of Tulsa's Nancy Lopez in 1976 while the previous course mark (also a 67) was set by OU's Isabelle Blais.

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Arkansas' Stacey Lewis and UTEP's Jullianne Kim recorded first-round 67s and stand in a tie for second place.  Lewis tied for fifth place at last week's LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Second-round results will be posted Sunday evening by approximately 8 CDT.  Monday's final round will begin at 8 a.m.

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