Womens Golf Team Finishes 12th In Florida

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MARCH 09, 2004

The Oklahoma women’s golf team finished in 12th place at the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla.  The 13th-ranked Sooners recorded a final-round 317 (+37) to finish with a tournament total of 954 (+114).  Tournament champion and No. 1-ranked Duke finished with a total of 878 (+38) and outpaced the entire field by 33 strokes.

The tournament was held at the 5,773-yard, par-70 University of Florida Golf Course and featured nine teams ranked in the top-25, including seven of the top-10 individual golfers in the country. 

Senior Hope Edge was the top-finishing Sooner for the first time this season.  Edge carded a two-over-par 72, her season-low, to finish tied for 16th with a tournament total of 231 (+21).  Freshman Alana Donaldson, playing as an individual, and sophomore Amparo Gala tied for 49th with three-round totals of 239 (+29).  Donaldson carded a third-round 81 (+11) while reigning Big 12 Golfer of the Month Gala shot a final round 79 (+9). 

Senior Lisa Meldrum earned a tournament total of 241 (+31) after shooting a final-round 83 (+13) to finish tied for 57th.  Junior Emily Milberger recorded an 83 (+13) for the second consecutive day and tied for 63rd with a 243 (+33).  Sophomore Cathryn Uselton shot a final-round 83 (+13), 10 strokes better than the previous round, and earned 82nd place with a 257 (+47).

The Sooners next tournament is March 21-23 at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic in Austin, Texas.

Team Standings

1. Duke      292-296-290=878
2. Ohio State     299-309-303=911
3. Michigan State   299-317-298=914
T4.  Florida 308-309-302=919
Auburn 307-314-298=919
T6. Oklahoma State   308-316-298=922
Tennessee 301-319-302=922
8. Vanderbilt 306-317-309=932
9. South Florida 315-315-315=945
10. Purdue 320-314-313=947
11. Arkansas 322-308-319=949
12. Oklahoma 312-325-317=954
13. Florida State 312-325-321=958
14. Virginia 322-321-317=960
15. Central Florida 322-331-334=987

Individual Standings

1. Brittany Lang, Duke    72-73-71=216
2. Elizabeth Janangelo, Duke   73-74-70=217
3. Anna Grzebien, Duke 73-72-73=218
4. Allison Fouch, Michigan State   69-78-72=219
5. Allison Hanna, Ohio State 74-73-74=221

OU Individual Standings

T16. Hope Edge    78-81-72=231
T49. Alana Donaldson*   78-80-81=239
Amparo Gala 81-79-79=239
T57. Lisa Meldrum 76-82-83=241
T63. Emily Milberger 77-83-83=243
82. Cathryn Uselton 81-93-83=257

*Competing as an individual



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