Womens Golf In Third Place After First Round At Big 12

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
APRIL 23, 2004

The No. 17 Oklahoma women’s golf team fired a first-round 299 and is in third place at the Big 12 Championships in College Station, Texas.  The Sooners trail first-round leader Texas by seven strokes.

The tournament is being held at the 6,242-yard, par-72 Pebble Creek Golf Course.

Senior Lisa Meldrum, last week’s Susie Maxwell Berning Classic champion, is tied for fourth after shooting an even-par 72.  Senior Hope Edge carded a two-over-par 74 and is tied for ninth heading into the second round.  Junior Emily Milberger is tied for 13th after recording a first-round 75 (+3) while freshman Jaclyn Stelzer is tied for 32nd with a six-over par 78.  Sophomore Amparo Gala carded a 79 (+7) and is tied for 40th after round one.

Last year, the Sooners finished fourth at the Big 12 Championships which were held in Columbia, Mo.

The Sooners will begin second-round play Saturday morning at 8 a.m.

Team Standings

1. Texas       292
2. Texas A&M       294
3. Oklahoma


4. Baylor 304
5. Kansas 305
T6.      Texas Tech 306
Oklahoma State 306
8. Kansas State        308
9. Colorado 309
10. Missouri 311
11. Iowa State 312
12. Nebraska 315

Individual Standings

T1. Perry Swenson, Texas   69
Annie Thurman, Oklahoma State 69
3. Brenda Norris, Texas A&M 71
T4. Lisa Meldrum, Oklahoma 72
Janice Olivencia, Texas 72
Chelsey Pryor, Kansas 72

OU Individual Standings

T4.   Lisa Meldrum    72
T9. Hope Edge 74
T13.   Emily Milberger    75
T32. Jaclyn Stelzer   78
T40. Amparo Gala 79



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