Women's Golf

Ohio State Finishes Fourth after Day One of Lady Buckeye Invitational

Go Buckeyes! Allison Harper
Go Buckeyes!
Allison Harper
Go Buckeyes!

April 20, 2013

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 36 Ohio State women’s golf team finished fourth after the first two rounds of play at the 33rd-annual Lady Buckeye Invitational in Columbus. Eleven squads joined the Buckeyes on the par 72, 6,268-yard Scarlet Course at The Ohio State University Golf Club. 

The final round will get a late start tomorrow, beginning at 10 a.m. ET Sunday with a shotgun start because of anticipated morning fog.

After 36 holes, Purdue leads the field with a score of 29-over 605. Boilermaker Laura Gonzalez posted a 2-over 146 to move into first place heading into the final round. Northwestern’s Elizabeth Szokol notched the only under-par round of the day with a 1-under 71 in the second round..

Senior Amy Meier and junior Allison Harper lead the Buckeyes with Top 10 finishes after two rounds. Meier, who scored a 7-over 79 in the first round, responded with an even 72 to tie for fifth with a 7-over 151. Harper tallied one birdie in the second round to tie for eighth with a 9-over 153. The Upper Arlington, Ohio, native carded a 78 and 75 in the first two rounds, respectively.

Senior Susana Benavides tallied a team-high three birdies in the second round to finish tied for 28th with a score of 13-over 157. Sophomore Jan Chanpalangsri tied for 22nd with a 12-over 156 after rounds of 81 and 75.

Sophomore Claudia Lim notched back-to-back birdies on holes 12 and 13 in the second round to score a 7-over 79 in the round, en route to a 15-over 159 to tie for 41st. Sophomore Sheridan Balyeat carded a 21-over 167 after two rounds to tie for 59th place.

Team Standings
1. Purdue – 310 – 295 – 605 (+29)
2. Michigan State – 308 – 2988 – 606 (+30)
3. Northwestern – 310 – 297 – 606 (+31)
4. Ohio State – 314 – 301 – 615 (+39)
5. Wisconsin – 317 – 303 - 620 (+44)
T6. Kent State – 314 – 309 – 623 (+47)
T6.  Indiana – 312 – 311 – 623 (+47)
8. Augusta State  – 311 – 315 – 626  (+50)
9. Penn State – 307 – 320 – 627 (+51)
10. Iowa – 317 – 314 – 631 (+55)
11. Illinois – 315 – 320 – 635 (+59)
12. Youngstown State – 344 – 350 – 694 (+118)

Ohio State Standings
T5. Amy Meier – 79 – 72 – 151 (+7)
T8. Allison Harper – 78 – 75 – 153 (+9)
T22. Jan Chanpalangsri – 81 – 75 – 156 (+12)
T28. Susana Benavides – 77 – 80 – 157 (+13)
T41. Claudia Lim – 80 – 79 – 159 (+15)
T59. Sheridan Balyeat – 83 – 84 – 167  (+21)


 

 

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