OU Womens Golf Team in Fourth Place at NCAA Fall Preview

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 13, 2003

NORMAN, Okla. The University of Oklahoma women's golf team recorded the second-best round of the day at the NCAA Fall Preview in Auburn, Ala., and is in fourth place heading into the final round. The Sooners shot a second-round score of 296 for a two-day total of 592, which leaves OU 11 strokes behind first-place Arizona.

Senior Lisa Meldrum continues to lead the Sooner squad and is tied for sixth place after carding a 75 (+3) for a two-round score of 144 (E). Meldrum trails the the leader (Cassandra Kirkland, Arizona) by only four strokes. Senior Hope Edge continued her stellar play and recorded a 73 (+1) for a total of 145 (+1) and is currently tied for 12th. Sophomore Amparo Gala is tied for 33rd after improving five strokes from her first-round score and shooting a 73 (+1) today. Junior Emily Milberger recorded a second-round 81 (+9) and is tied for 63rd with sophomore Cathryn Uselton who recorded a second-round 75 (+3) for a two-day total of 158 (+14).

The tournament is being played at the 6,215-yard, par-72 Grand National Lake Course and features 17 nationally ranked teams. Oklahoma will conclude the tournament tomorrow morning with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

Team Standings

1. Arizona           289-292=581
2. Auburn 286-297=583
3. Duke 287-298=585
4. Oklahoma 296-296=592
5. Oklahoma State        301-298=599
T6.  Vanderbilt 295-305=600
UCLA 303-297=600
8. Pepperdine 295-307=602
T9. Southern California 309-297=606
Ohio State 303-303=606
11. North Carolina 302-306=608
12. Florida 308-302=610
13. Texas 306-305=611
14. New Mexico 310-305=615
15. Tulane 303-313=616
=16. Georgia 301-316=617
Wake Forest 315-302=617
18. Tennessee 314-304=618

Individual Standings

1. Cassandra Kirkland, Arizona   68-72=140  
2. Erica Blasberg, Arizona 71-70=141
3. Brittany Lang, Duke 67-75=142
T4. Elizabeth Janangelo, Duke 70-73=143
Charlotte Mayorkas, UCLA 73-70=143

OU Individual Standings

T6.  Lisa  Meldrum    69-75=144
T12. Hope Edge 72-73=145
T33. Amparo Gala 78-73=151
T63. Emily Milberger 77-81=158
T63. Cathryn Uselton 83-75=158



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