Women Golfers in Sixth Place at NCAA Fall Preview

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 12, 2003


NORMAN, Okla. In its first tournament of the fall season, the University of Oklahoma women's golf team is in sixth place at the NCAA Fall Preview in Auburn, Ala., after shooting a 296 (+8) in first-round action today. The Sooners trail first-place Auburn by 10 strokes.

The 18-team field is playing at the 6,215-yard, par-72 Grand National Lake Course and is composed of 17 nationally ranked teams, including the top 11 in the country.

Senior Lisa Meldrum is in fourth place and trails the leader (Brittany Lang, Duke) by only two strokes after shooting a first-round 69 (-3). Senior Hope Edge recorded a 72 (E) and is currently tied for 11th. Junior Emily Milberger is tied for 46th after a round of 77(+5) while sophomore Amparo Gala is one stroke behind Milberger and tied for 53rd. Sophomore Cathryn Uselton is tied for 83rd after carding an 83 (+11).

The Sooners will resume play at 8 a.m., Saturday and the tournament concludes Sunday.

Team Standings



2 Duke   345
3 Arizona 289
T4 Vanderbilt 295
Pepperdine 295
 6 Oklahoma 296
T7 Georgia 301
Oklahoma St. 301
 9 North Carolina 302
T10 Tulane 303
UCLA 303
Ohio State 303
13 Texas 306
14 Florida 308
15 USC 309
16 New Mexico 310
17 Tennessee 314
18 Wake Forest 315

Individual Standings

Brittany Lang, Duke     67    
T2 Nicole Hage, Auburn 68
Cassandra Kirkland, Arizona     68
4 Lisa Meldrum, Oklahoma 69
T5 Elizabeth Janangelo, Duke 70
Carolina Llano, Pepperdine 70

OU Individual Standings

4     Lisa Meldrum         69   
T11   Hope Edge 72
T46 Emily Milberger  77
T53 Amparo Gala 78
T83    Cathryn Uselton 83




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