OU Womens Golf Team in Fourth Place at NCAA Fall Preview
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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