Womens Golf Tied For 11th At NCAA Central Regional

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 06, 2004

NORMAL, Ill. -- The Oklahoma women’s golf team is tied for 11th place at the NCAA Central Regional in Normal, Ill., after recording a first-round 311 (+27).  In a tie for the tournament lead, Vanderbilt (No. 1 seed) and New Mexico (No. 2 seed) each carded a 298 (+14) in opening-round play.   

Senior Lisa Meldrum, April’s Big 12 Golfer of the Month, and sophomore Amparo Gala each shot a five-over-par 76 in first-round action and are tied for 23rd.  Senior Hope Edge turned in a seven-over-par 78 and is tied for 46th while  junior Emily Milberger is tied for 70th after carding a first-round 81 (+10).  Freshman Jaclyn Stelzer recorded an 85 (+14) and is tied for 102nd heading into second-round play. 

The tournament is being played at the 6,500-yard, par-71 University Golf Course.  Round-two action will be played Friday with the final 18 holes being played Saturday.  The top eight teams qualify to play at the NCAA Championships, May 18-21 in Opelika, Ala.

Live results can be found at www.golfstat.com.

Team Standings

T1. Vanderbilt                      298
New Mexico                298 
3. Arizona 299
4. Southern California 300
5. Michigan State 302
6. Missouri 303
T7. Purdue 305
Texas A&M 305
T9. TCU 308
Arkansas 308
T11. Oklahoma 311
Indiana 311
13. Baylor 312
T14. Illinois State 313
T14. Northwestern 313
16. Southern Methodist 316
T17. Notre Dame 319
T17. Tulsa 319
19. Princeton 320
20. Kent State 325
21. Kansas State 326

Individual Standings

T1.  Erica Blasberg, Arizona       68
Kyla Neal, Texas A&M  68
T3. Laura Cross, SMU 72
Sarah Jacobs, Vanderbilt 72
T5. Karen Dennison, Indiana   73
Kailin Downs, New Mexico   73
Myrte Eikenaar, Purdue 73
Allison Fouch, Michigan State   73
Caroline Haase, Purdue 73
Ashley Rollins, New Mexico  73
May Wood, Vanderbilt 73

OU Individual Standings

T23. Amparo Gala   76
T23. Lisa Meldrum       76
T46. Hope Edge              78   
T70.  Emily Milberger 81
T102.  Jaclyn Stelzer 85



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