Women's Golf

Buckeyes Finish Second at Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational

Go Buckeyes! Amy Meier
Go Buckeyes!
Amy Meier
Go Buckeyes!

March 13, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State women's golf team earned a second-place finish with a three-round total of 900 at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational. The Buckeyes closed out the tournament Wednesday with a 304 in round three on the par 72, 6,099-yard Kane'ohe Klipper Golf Course in O'ahu, Hawai'i.

Arizona captured the team title with an 11-over 875, while Wildcat Manon Gidali took the individual title with a 3-under 213.

Senior Amy Meier led the Buckeyes with a second-place finish following rounds of 71-72-72. Her 54-hole score of 1-under 215 set a new career-low score for the Rochester Hills, Mich., product. Overall, Meier tied for a tournament-best with 12 birdies over three rounds.

A pair of Buckeyes in senior Susana Benavides and junior Allison Harper finished tied for 20th with a 13-over 229. Harper's 54-hole score of 229 was a season-low for the Upper Arlington native. Sophomore Jan Chanpalangsri came in tied for 24th with a 15-over 231 and classmate Claudia Lim carded a 16-over 232 to tie for 28th.

Up next, the Buckeyes will compete in the SMU/Dallas Athletic Club Invitational April 5-6 in Dallas.

2013 Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational
Kane'ohe Klipper Golf Course
Par 72, 6,099 yards

Team Standings
1. Arizona - 289-293-293 - 875 (+11)
2. Ohio State - 296-300-304 - 900 (+36)
3. Gonzaga - 300-300-302--902 (+38)
4. Mississippi - 306-300-307--913 (+49)
5. Washington State - 306-307-301--914 (+48)
6. Louisville - 296-302-317--915 (+51)
7. New Mexico - 298-308-315--921 (+57)
T8. Hawai'i - 309-302-315--926 (+62)
T8. Idaho - 308-311-307--926 (+62)
10. San Francisco - 308-307-321--936 (+72)
11. UTEP - 318-310-311--939 (+75)
12. Illinois State - 320-311-318--949 (+85)
13. Seattle - 320-316-316--952 (+88)
14. Hawai'i-Hilo - 321-326-323--970 (+106)
15. Central Conn. St. - 323-326-328--977 (+113)
16. Lipscomb - 327-320-333--980 (+116)

 

 

Ohio State Standings
2. Amy Meier - 71-72-72--315 (-1)
T20. Susana Benavides - 72-77-80--229 (+13)
T20. Allison Harper - 77-75-77--229 (+13)
T24. Jan Chanpalangsri - 76-77-78--231 (+15)
T28. Claudia Lim - 79-76-77--232 (+16)
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