KSU women's golf finishes among nation's top 20 teams

Updated 5/24/2003

May 24, 2003

The Kent State University women's golf team fired rounds of 324-308-307-317=1,256 to tie for 19th with Florida State University at the 2003 NCAA Championships May 23. The University of Southern California claimed the national title with rounds of 305-303-293-296=1,197, while the Trojans' Mikaela Parmlid and Florida University's Andrea Vander Lende shared the individual crown.

Junior Martina Gillen (Dublin, Ireland/Maryfield College) tied for 40th after shooting an even par 72 during the final day at the par-72, 6,225-yard Kampen Course. Sophomore Gabby Wedding (Wilmington, Ohio/Wilmington) finished with a 309 aggregate, tying for 50th. Freshman Becky Wood (Derbyshire, England/Glossopdale C.C.) carded rounds of 80-84-79-79=322 for the tourney, tying for 97th. Senior Veronique Drouin (St. Agnes, Quebec/Davie {Fla.} Academy) and Katie Williams (Cambridge, Ontario/Galt Collegiate) tied for 115th place with a 330 composite score.

FINAL TEAM RESULTS
1. Southern California 305-303-293-296 1197
2. Pepperdine 315-298-295-304 1212
3. Texas 317-310-290-296 1213
4. Ohio State 309-307-305-293 1214
5. Oklahoma State 309-302-301-304 1216
6. UCLA 314-314-296-292 1216
7. Arizona 318-314-295-290 1217
8. Florida 313-307-298-303 1221
9. Auburn 317-303-300-304 1224
10. Duke 318-314-294-299 1225
11. Georgia 320-314-300-292 1226
12. Purdue 316-309-304-305 1234
13. North Carolina 321-317-304-299 1241
t-14. California 321-311-304-306 1242
t-14.Vanderbilt 321-312-305-304 1242
16. Stanford 316-321-307-301 1245
17. South Carolina 318-318-309-303 1248
18. Arizona State 320-311-309-310 1250
t-19. KENT STATE 324-308-309-317 1256
t-19.Florida State 329-318-306-303 1256
21. Tulsa 329-305-315-308 1257
22. Nebraska 320-333-314-314 1281
23. Washington State 343-321-310-314 1288
24. Wisconsin 340-316-323-312 1291

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
T1. M. Parmlid (USC) 77-73-70-77 297
T1. A. VanderLende (Fla.) 77-74-69-77 297
T40.Martina Gillen 81-76-78-72 307
T50.Gabby Wedding 84-74-72-79 309
T93.Becky Wood 80-84-79-79 322
T115.Veronique Drouin 79-80-82-89 330
T115.Katie Williams 87-78-78-87 330