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OU Women Golfers Tied for First in New Mexico
October 06, 2003

NORMAN, Okla. The University of Oklahoma women's golf team shot a first-round 293 (+5) at the Price's Give Em Five Intercollegiate in Las Cruces, N.M., and is tied with Florida State for first place heading into the second round. The Sooners recorded their best single-day total of the season and are seven strokes ahead of third-place Texas Tech and Louisiana State.

The 16-team field is playing at the 6,319-yard, par-72 University Golf Course.

All five of the Sooner golfers are in the top 20 after first-round play. Seniors Lisa Meldrum and Hope Edge are tied for third after recording a 72 (E) Monday and trail the leader by two strokes. Freshman Jaclyn Stelzer, competing in only her second collegiate tournament, is tied for 10th after carding a two-over-par 74. Sophomore Amparo Gala shot a 75 (+3) to tie for 13th place while junior Emily Milberger is tied for 20th with a 76 (+4). Freshman Alana Donaldson is competing as an individual and is tied for 64th after shooting an 81 (+9).

In yesterday's practice round, Stelzer shot two hole-in-ones. She shot her first one on the 133-yard, No. 8 hole, and her second on the 154-yard, No. 11 hole.

Oklahoma will resume play at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday and the tournament concludes Wednesday.

Team Standings

T1. Oklahoma        293  
Florida State 293
T3. Texas Tech 300
Louisiana State 300
5. Baylor 301
6. San Jose State 303
7. New Mexico State   305
8. Hawaii 307
9. Arizona State 310
10. Kansas State 311
11. Western New Mexico 313
12. Arkansas-Little Rock 315
13. UTEP 320
14. North Texas 324
15. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 326
16. Northern Arizona 329

Individual Standings

1. Allison Curdt, Florida St. 70
2. Sara Odelius, Hawaii  71  
T3. Lisa Meldrum, Oklahoma 72
Megan Hull, Texas Tech 72
Michaelyn Morgan, Baylor  72
Hope Edge, Oklahoma 72

OU Individual Standings

T3. Lisa Meldrum   72
Hope Edge 72  
T10. Jaclyn Stelzer 74
T13. Amparo Gala 75
T20. Emily Milberger   76
T64. Alana Donaldson*  81

*competing individually

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