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Women Golfers In Second Place After First Round In Las Vegas
November 10, 2003

The No. 8 University of Oklahoma women’s golf team shot a first-round 293 (+5) at the Las Vegas Founders Women’s Collegiate Showdown on Monday in Las Vegas, Nev., and is in second place after 18 holes. The Sooners’ first round tied for their lowest first-round score of the season (the other came at the Kent Youel Invitational last week). OU heads into the second round trailing No. 7 ranked New Mexico by five strokes.

Three Sooners are in the top 15 heading into second round play. Senior Lisa Meldrum is leading the Sooners after carding a two-below-par 70 in the first round. Meldrum is in third place and trails the leader, Trisha Quick (Colorado State), by only two strokes. Sophomore Amparo Gala recorded a 72 (E) and is tied for fifth. Gala’s round tied for her season best this fall. Junior Emily Milberger shot a 74 (+2) and is tied for 12th while senior Hope Edge is tied for 33rd after carding a 77 (+5). Rouding out the Sooner squad is Freshman Jaclyn Stelzer who is tied for 53rd with a first-round score of 80 (+8).

Oklahoma will play 18 holes Tuesday and conclude the tournament of Wednesday. The 15-team field that includes three top-25 teams is playing at the 6,914-yard, par-72 Anthem Country Club.

Team Standings

1. New Mexico        288
2. Oklahoma 293
3. Tennessee 297
4. Missouri 299
5. Colorado State            300
6. San Jose State 303
7. Kent State 304
8. UNLV 306
9. Hawaii 310
10. San Diego State 314
11. UC-Irvine 316
12. Colorado 319
13. Nevada 320
14. Eastern Washington 324
15. Brigham Young 325

Individual Standings

1. Trisha Quick, Colorado State  68
2. Katrina Leckovic, New Mexico 69
3. Lisa Meldrum, Oklahoma 70
4. Maria Ohlsson, Missouri 71
T5. Amparo Gala, Oklahoma 72
Carmina Calle, San Jose State 72
Shannon Johnson, New Mexico 72

OU Individual Standings

3. Lisa Meldrum 70
T5. Amparo Gala 72
T12. Emily Milberger   74
T33. Hope Edge 77
T53. Jaclyn Stelzer 80

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