March 26, 2002

NORMAN, Okla. - The Oklahoma women's golf team concluded tournament action at the Besty Rawls Longhorn Classic with a score of 929 and a third-place finish. The Sooners competed at the Barton Creek Lakeside course in Austin, Texas. Oklahoma played 27 holes today due to a rain delay yesterday. Second-ranked Duke claimed the tournament title by three strokes.

Junior Allison Johnson shot a 225 for a third-place finish. Tenth place went to sophomore Lisa Meldrum with a score of 229, while senior Wendy Martin tied for 17th with a score of 235. Carding a 240 was senior Jennifer Tannehill with a 28th-place finish and sophomore Hope Edge turned in a score of 250 for a 58th-place finish. Freshman Emily Milberger, who competed as an individual, shot a 251.

Oklahoma will next host the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic on April 8-9, in Norman, Okla at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Course.

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Team Standings
1.Duke            297-319-304=920
2.Texas           304-316-303=923
3.Oklahoma        308-315-306=929
4.Ohio State      307-318-308=933
5.Oklahoma State  318-324-304=946
6.Tulsa                  315-328-307=950
7.TCU                    320-322-310=952
8.Vanderbilt          317-326-310=953
9.Arizona              315-330-321=966
10.Northwestern           329-325-315=969
11.Missouri               323-334-329=986
12.UNLV            340-328-322=990
13.Texas Tech            336-327-331=994
14.Southern Methodist337-338-331=1006

Individual Standings 1.Janice Olivencia, Texas 68-75-75=218 2.Candy Hannemann, Duke 73-76-74=223 3.Allison Johnson, Oklahoma76-73-76=225 T4.Emma Zackrisson, Oklahoma State76-76-74=226 Meredith Ward, Vanderbilt73-79-74=226

OU Individual Standings 3.Allison Johnson 76-73-76=225 T10.Lisa Meldrum 75-80-74=229 17.Wendy Martin 76-81-78=235 T28.Jennifer Tannehill81-81-78=240 T58.Hope Edge 88-81-81=250 60.Emily Milberger*84-88-79=251 * indicates an individual competitor