KSU finishes shy of NCAA national qualification in women's golf

Updated 5/11/2002

May 11, 2002

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Kent State, who entered the final day of play leading the 24-team field, shot a 312 and plummeted to a ninth-place finish at the NCAA Central Regional Championship. Tulsa captured the Central Regional title with a 315-309-290-914. Ohio State and Texas tied for second with a three round total of 918. Tulsa's Stacy Prammanasudh took medallist honors with a 71-77-71-219.

The top eight teams - Tulsa, Ohio State, Texas, Purdue, Oklahoma State, Michigan, Oklahoma and Michigan State - will advance to the NCAA Championship May 21-24 at the Washington National Golf Club in Auburn, Wash. The two individuals from the Central Regional to advance were Kent State's Martina Gillen, who captured second, and Baylor's Melanie Hagewood, who finished fourth.

NCAA Central Regional Forest Akers West Golf Course (East Lansing, Mich.) May 9-11, 2002

Team Standings (after Final Round) Place Name Scores

1 Tulsa 315-309-290 914

T-2 Ohio State 311-310-297 918

T-2 Texas 316-310-292 918

4 Purdue 309-314-297 920

5 Oklahoma State 306-319-296 921

6 Michigan 313-322-294 929

7 Oklahoma 319-306-306 931

8 Michigan State 310-327-295 932

9 Kent State 304-317-312 933

10 Baylor 309-318-309 936

11 Texas Christian 314-320-304 938

12 Wisconsin 324-319-305 948

13 Illinois 324-334-303 961

14 Northwestern 325-334-304 963

15 Kansas State 325-326-313 964

16 Indiana 339-318-311 968

17 Florida State 327-329-313 969

18 UNC Wilmington 331-324-318 973

19 Nebraska 339-333-326 998

20 Bradley 337-344-322 1003

21 St. Francis 358-355-342 1055

Individual Results (after Final Round) Place Name, School Scores

1 Stacy Prammanasudh, Tulsa 71-77-71 219

2 * Martina Gillen, Kent State 71-77-75 223

3 Caroline Laurens, Purdue 75-76-73 224

4 * Melanie Hagewood, Baylor 70-78-77 225

5 Malinda Johnson, Wisconsin 77-76-73 226

T-6 Mollie Fankhauser, Ohio State 77-77-73 227

T-6 Lindsay Knowlton, Ohio State 78-75-74 227

T-8 Kristin Dufour, Texas 80-75-73 228

T-8 Janice Olivencia, Texas 77-79-72 228

10 Allison Fouch, Michigan State 80-79-70 229