March 25, 2002

NORMAN, Okla. - After the first round of competition the Oklahoma women's golf team is in fourth place at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic in Austin, Texas. The Sooners shot a 308 on the Barton Creek Lakeside course. Due to weather conditions, the field was not able to conclude play on the second round, but that round will carry over to tomorrow. Leading the field is No. 2 Duke, No. 4 Texas and No. 8 Ohio State.

Sophomore Lisa Meldrum, ranked 27th by Golfweek, leads the team with a score of 75, good for seventh place. One stroke behind Meldrum is senior Wendy Martin and junior Allison Johnson each tied for 10th place. In 33rd place is senior Jennifer Tannehill, while sophomore Hope Edge is in 72nd place. Freshman Emily Milberger, who is competing as an individual, shot an 84 and is in 49th place.

The Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic will continue with the second and third rounds, starting tomorrow morning at 7 a.m.

- OU -

Team Standings
1.Duke            297
2.Texas           304
3.Ohio State       307
4.Oklahoma        308
5.Arizona         315
Tulsa                   315
7.Vanderbilt      317
8.Oklahoma State   318
9.TCU               320
10.Missouri        323
11.Northwestern    329
12.Texas Tech      336
13.Southern Methodist337
14.UNLV            340

Individual Standings 1.Janice Olivencia, Texas 68 T2.Elin Ohlsson, Missouri 73 Meredith Ward, Vanderbilt73 Candy Hannemann, Duke 73 Kristina Engstrom, Duke 73

OU Individual Standings T7.Lisa Meldrum 75 T10.Allison Johnson 76 Wendy Martin 76 T33.Jennifer Tannehill81 T49.Emily Milberger*84 T72.Hope Edge 88 * indicates an individual competitor