Womens Golf Moves Into Second Place In Puerto Rico

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
FEBRUARY 23, 2004

The Oklahoma women’s golf team has moved into second place after two rounds at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic.  OU recorded a 296 Monday morning, for a two-day total of 589, which trails No. 1 Duke (Golfweek) by 11 strokes.  The No. 15 Sooners are competing against a 15-team field that includes 10 top-25 teams.  The tournament is being played at the 6,000-yard, par-72 Dorado Del Mar Country Club in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  

Senior Lisa Meldrum is leading the way for the Sooners after shooting a three-over-par 75.  Meldrum is currently tied for fourth with a two-round total of 145.  She trails the leader Elizabeth Janangelo (Duke) by three strokes.  Also in the top 10 for the Sooners is sophomore Amparo Gala who is currently tied for sixth after carding a 73 (+1) for the second consecutive day.  Sophomore Emily Milberger recorded a 74 (+2) in consecutive rounds and is tied for 15th.  Senior Hope Edge shot a two-over-par 74, two strokes better than yesterday, and is tied for 22nd heading into final round play.  Freshman Jaclyn Stelzer is tied for 60th after recording an 80 (+8) for a two-round total of 161.

Oklahoma will wrap up the tournament on Tuesday with the final 18 holes.

Team Standings

1. Duke        285-293=578
2.   Oklahoma       293-296=589
3. Georgia 292-299=591
4. Southern California    297-297=594
5. Tulsa 304-296=600
6. Wake Forest 312-293=605
7. Auburn 310-297=607
8. Tulane 301-310=611
9. Florida 310-305=615
10. Michigan 315-307=622
11. Texas 314-310=624
12. Missouri 317-311=628


Kent State 313-321=634
14. Purdue 321-314=635
15. Penn State 324-322=646

Individual Standings

1. Elizabeth Janangelo, Duke  72-70=142
T2. V. Nirapathpongporn, Duke  66-78=144
Veronica Felibert, USC 71-73=144
T4. Lisa Meldrum, Oklahoma    70-75=145
Whitney Wade, Georgia 74-71=145

OU Individual Standings

T4. Lisa Meldrum   70-75=145
T6. Amparo Gala    73-73=146
T15. Emily Milberger   74-74=148
T22. Hope Edge 76-74=150
T60. Jaclyn Stelzer 81-80=161



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