May 23, 2002
NORMAN, Okla. - The Oklahoma women's golf team is tied for ninth place going into the final round of the NCAA Championships at the Washington National Golf Club in Auburn, Wash. The Sooners are 15 strokes behind tournament leader Arizona. Duke's Virada Nirapathpongporn has led all three rounds of the tournament thus far.
Senior Jennifer Tannehill carded a one-over par 73 for the day. Tannehill, who is in 12th place, improved on her season-low three-round score by eight strokes. Sophomore Lisa Meldrum is in 23rd place after turning in a third-round score of 75, while senior Wendy Martin shot a 224, her second-lowest three-round score of the year, and is in 47th place. Junior Allison Johnson is in 82nd place after shooting an 83 and sophomore Hope Edge carded a 79 for the day.
Oklahoma will conclude the fourth and final round Sunday with tee times beginning at 12:20 p.m. PST on the 10th tee. - OU -
Team Standings 1.Arizona 285-296-293=874 2.Texas 305-286-285=876 3.Duke 294-293-290=877 4.Auburn 298-300-285=883 5.Florida 298-291-295=884 Georgia 294-294-296=884 7.Arizona State 301-292-292=885 8.Ohio State 299-292-296=887 9.Oklahoma 299-289-301=889 Stanford 299-295-295=889 11.Pepperdine 301-294-297=892 12.California 298-303-292=893 13.Tulsa 302-297-296=895 14.Purdue 304-296-297=897 15.Michigan 301-299-299=899 Oklahoma State 299-303-297=899 Southern California307-294-298=899 18.Vanderbilt 311-296-296=903 19.South Carolina 298-298-308=904 Washington 302-297-305=904 21.Wake Forest 298-305-302=905 22.UCLA 314-297-298=909 23.Michigan State 305-297-311=913 24.South Florida 313-322-323=958
Individual Standings 1.Virada Nirapathpongporn, Duke68-69-70=207 2.Summer Sirmons, Georgia 69-68-73=210 3.Lorena Ochoa, Arizona 71-68-71=211 T4.Danielle Downey, Auburn 73-69-70=212 Lindsey Wright, Pepperdine70-71-71=212
OU Individual Standings T12.Jennifer Tannehill70-75-73=218 T23.Lisa Meldrum 79-67-75=221 T47.Wendy Martin 77-73-74=224 T82.Allison Johnson 73-74-83=230 T108.Hope Edge 81-76-79=236