Kent State women's golf team competes at NCAA Championship

Updated 5/21/2003

May 21, 2003

West Lafayette, Ind. -- The Kent State University women's golf team improved 16 strokes during the second round of the 2003 NCAA Championships to tie for 11th place May 21. The Golden Flashes' composite score of 632 ties them with last year's NCAA Champions Duke University, Pacific-10 Conference Champions University of California and the University of Arizona.

Junior Martina Gillen (Dublin, Ireland/Maryfield College) shot four-over 76 to bring her total score to 157, good for 39th place. Sophomore Gabby Wedding (Wilmington, Ohio/Wilmington) shot two-over 74, improving her first round score by 10 strokes and tying for 49th. Senior Veronique Drouin (St. Agnes, Quebec/Davie {Fla.} Academy) carded rounds of 79-80=159, tying for 61st place. Freshman Becky Wood (Derbyshire, England/Glossopdale C.C.) is tied for 85th, while freshman Katie Williams (Cambridge, Ontario/Galt Collegiate) moved into the top 100 with rounds of 87-78=165.

The third round of the 2003 NCAA Championships begins at 8 a.m. CST.

    ROUND TWO RESULTS
1. Southern California 305-303 608
2. Oklahoma State 309-302 611
3. Pepperdine 315-298 613
4. Ohio State 309-307 616
t-5. Florida 313-307 620
t-5. Auburn 317-303 620
7. Purdue 316-309 625
8. Texas 317-310 627
9. UCLA 314-314 628
10. Arizona State 320-311 631
t-11. Arizona 318-314 632
t-11.Duke 318-314 632
t-11. KENT STATE 324-308 632
t-11. California 321-311 632
15. Vanderbilt 321-312 633
t-16. Georgia 320-314 634
t-16. Tulsa 329-305 634
18. South Carolina 318-318 636
19. Stanford 316-321 637
20. North Carolina 321-317 638
21. Florida State 329-318 647
23. Wisconsin 340-316 656
24. Washington State 343-321 664

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
1. A. Thurman (Okla. St.) 73-74 147
T39. Martina Gillen 81-76 157
T49. Gabby Wedding 84-74 158
T61. Veronique Drouin 79-80 159
T85. Becky Wood 80-84 164
T94. Katie Williams 87-78 165