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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Carding a 72-hole sum of 1,200, the Ohio State women’s golf team concluded the Big Ten Championships in fifth. The Buckeyes fired a final round of 300 at the par 72, 6,303-yard Lake Shore Country Club in Chicago, Ill.

For the third-consecutive day, Michigan State remained in first to clinch the league crown with a total of 1,180. Purdue’s Numa Gulyanamitta took medalist honors with a 1-under 287.

Leading Ohio State was the trio of sophomore Susana Benavides, junior Vicky Villanueva and senior co-captain In Hong Lim who tied for 11th at 301. Benavides and Lim chipped in final rounds of 74, while Villanueva shot a 75.

One stroke back at 302 was sophomore co-captain Rachel Rohanna. The Waynesburg, Pa., native tallied a final score of 77 to tie for 14th.

At 309, sophomore Amy Meier carded a 77 that included two birdies to tie for 29th.

Junior Nara Shin would round out the Buckeye lineup with a final mark of 81 to tie for 48th at 316.

Up next, the Buckeyes will look to secure a slot to their 17th-consecutive NCAA regional May 5-7.

Big Ten Championships – Day 3
Lake Shore Country Club, Chicago, Ill. 
Par 72, 6,303 yards

Team Standings
1. Michigan State             306-290-295-289-1180 (+28)
2. Purdue                            303-296-294-292-1185 (+33)
3. Northwestern              308-293-300-286-1187 (+35)
4. Wisconsin                      303-296-305-291-1195 (+43)
5. Ohio State                      304-296-300-300-1200 (+48)
6. Minnesota                     307-299-312-298-1216 (+64)
7. Indiana                            305-302-310-304-1221 (+69)
8. Michigan                        311-308-302-302-1223 (+71)
9. Illinois                             314-313-303-307-1237 (+85)
10. Penn State                   321-314-307-305-1247 (+95)
11. Iowa                               318-316-315-312-1261 (+109)

Ohio State Results
T-11. Susana Benavides 78-76-73-74-301 (+13)
T-11. In Hong Lim             76-74-77-74-301 (+13)
T-11. Vicky Villanueva    77-76-73-75-301 (+13)
T-14. Rachel Rohanna     73-73-79-77-302 (+14)
T-29. Amy Meier              81-74-77-77-309 (+21)
T-48. Nara Shin                  81-75-79-81-316 (+28)