Womens Golf Finishes in Fourth Place in Ohio

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 28, 2003

NORMAN, Okla. The University of Oklahoma women's golf team placed fourth Sunday with a score of 900 (+36) at the Lady Northern Intercollegiate in Columbus, Ohio. The Sooners shot a 305 and finished with a three-round total of 900 (+36), seven strokes behind tournament champion Texas. The 15-team field played at the 6,037-yard, par-72 Ohio State University Scarlet Golf Course.

Senior Lisa Meldrum tied for first and played in a three-way playoff for first place. Janice Olivencia of Texas won the playoff after beating Lisa Meldrum on the second playoff hole. Ohio State's Allison Hanna was eliminated after the first playoff hole. Meldrum recorded a final-round 73 (+1) for a total of 218 (+2) .

Sophomore Amparo Gala tied for 11th after shooting a 79 (+7) Sunday for a total of 226 (+10). Junior Emily Milberger posted a final-round 79 (+7) to tie for 18th place with 229 (+13) total strokes. Senior Hope Edge finished 21st with a score of 231 (+15) after recording a 78(+6) in the final round. Freshman Jaclyn Stelzer, competing in her first collegiate tournament, tied for 28th place and shot a third-round 75 (+3) for a total of 234 (+18). Sophomore Cathryn Uselton recorded an 82 (+10) today and finished tied for 75th with 250 (+34) total strokes.

The Sooners will return to action Oct. 6 at the New Mexico State University Invitational in Las Cruces, N.M.

Team Standings

1.  Texas      298-297-298=893  
2. Ohio State   291-300-304=895
3.  Michigan State   298-302-297=897
4. Oklahoma 299-296-305=900
T5.  Indiana 305-309-312=926
Kent State 312-309-305=926
7. Michigan 312-311-305=928
8. Northwestern 313-313-310=936
9. Wisconsin 309-312-318=939
10. Purdue 313-310-319=942
11. Illinois 320-313-318=951
12. Minnesota 316-322-321=959
T13.  Iowa 327-326-314=967
Penn State 320-324-323=967
15. Ohio State (B) 324-326-322=972

Individual Standings

T1. Janice Olivencia, Texas 70-73-75=218* 
Lisa Meldrum, Oklahoma 74-71-73=218
Allison Hanna, Ohio State 70-73-75=218#
4. Kristen White, Ohio State 72-74-73=219
5. Malinda Johnson, Wisconsin  71-73-76=220

*won on second hole of playoff.
#eliminated on first hole of playoff.


OU Individual Standings

T1.  Lisa Meldrum   74-71-73=218
T11. Amparo Gala    75-72-79=226
T18. Emily Milberger  73-77-79=229
21. Hope Edge 77-76-78=231
T28. Jaclyn Stelzer 82-77-75=234
T75. Cathryn Uselton    81-87-82=250




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