Women's Golf in Second at Ohio State Tournament

Competition concludes Sunday.

April 25, 1998

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The Purdue women's golf team fired a two-round score of 601 to place second after the first day of competition at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational in Columbus, Ohio. The Boilermakers shot a 298 in the first round and were in the lead by a stroke, but scored a 303 in the second to fall 16 strokes behind Ohio State, which leads with a 585.

Sophomore Stacy Orschell and juniors Angie Blythe and Lisa Kenley led the Boilers in the first two rounds. The trio is currently tied for sixth with 36-hole scores of 150. Both Orschell and Blythe fired two-over-par 74s in their second rounds. Senior Colleen Cashman is close behind, tied for ninth with a 151. Juniors Johanna Gollings and Rebecca Burkhart are tied for 29th (162) and 33rd (164), respectively.

With one round of play remaining, the Buckeyes' Bethany Overstake is in the leadwith a 141 (-3). Purdue is currently 12 strokes ahead of Wisconsin (613).