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Sooners 15th After 18 at Longhorn Invitational
March 26, 2010

March 26, 2010

 

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma women's golf team carded a 313 (+25) Friday in the first round of the 17-team Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin, Texas.  The Sooners stand in 15th place in a competitive field that features 15 teams ranked in Golfweek’s top 50.

"We had a tough day today," OU head coach Veronique Drouin said.  "We have a lot of golf left and look forward to tomorrow."
 
UCLA (295) holds a one-shot lead over Texas (296) while TCU (298) occupies third and Oregon and Texas A&M share fourth place (299 each).  Texas' Shannon Fish leads the individual race with a 2-under-par 70.
 
OU junior Ellen Mueller turned out a solid opening round by firing a 74 (+2).  She stands in a 12th-place tie and is just two strokes out of the top five and four strokes behind Fish.
 
Senior Andrea Sellmeyer and sophomore Brooke Collins each carded a 78 (+6) and share 52nd place. 

Playing in her first Longhorn Invitational, freshman Taylor Schmidt recorded an 83 (+11) and is tied for 83rd.  Senior Chelsey Collins shot an 86 (+14) and stands in 88th.
 
Round two of the Betsy Rawls Invitational begins Saturday at 8:15 a.m. CT.

Team Standings:
1. UCLA: 295 (+7)
2. Texas: 296 (+8)
3. TCU: 298 (+10)
T4. Oregon: 299 (+11)
T4. Texas A&M: 299 (+11)
6. Vanderbilt: 300 (+12)
T7. Arizona: 301 (+13)
T7. Northwestern: 301 (+13)
9. Stanford: 302 (+14)
10. Notre Dame: 303 (+15)
T11. New Mexico: 305 (+17)
T11. Washington: 305 (+17)
13. Texas (B): 310 (+22)
14. UC Davis: 311 (+23)
15. Oklahoma: 313 (+25)
16. Chattanooga: 315 (+27)
17. Tulsa: 317 (+29)

Player Standings:
T1. Shannon Fish, Texas: 70 (-2)
T1. Sarah Zwartynski, Texas A&M: 70 (-2)
T3. Stephanie Kono, UCLA: 71 (-1)
T3. Kristina Wong, Stanford: 71 (-1)
T5. Madison Pressel, Texas: 72 E
T5. Nicole Vandermade, Texas: 72 E
T7. Marina Alex, Vanderbilt: 73 (+1)
T7. Brooke Beeler, TCU: 73 (+1)
T7. Isabelle Boineau, Arizona: 73 (+1)
T7. Ashley Edwards, Oregon: 73 (+1)
T7. Cheyenne Hickle, Oregon: 73 (+1)
 
OU Standings:
T12. Ellen Mueller: 74 (+2)
T52. Andrea Sellmeyer: 78 (+6)
T52. Brooke Collins: 78 (+6)
T83. Taylor Schmidt: 83 (+11)
88. Chelsey Collins: 86 (+14)

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