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Haley Brown and Emma Jandel lead the Buckeyes and are tied for 10th after 36 holes

COLUMBUS, Ohio The Ohio State women’s golf team opened the Indiana Invitational with scores of 295 and 300 to sit in third place with a 36-hole total of 595 (+19) Monday in Carmel, Ind. The two-day tournament is being held on the par 72, 5,938-yard Crooked Stick Golf Club. The Buckeyes are five stokes back from second-place UNLV while sixth-ranked Purdue is the lone team under par, leading the event with a total of 561 (-15).

Senior Haley Brown and sophomore Emma Jandel led the way for the Buckeyes on day one and both stand tied for 10th with scores of 147. Brown came out strong during round one, birdying four holes to shoot 1-under 71. Combined with her second round score of 76, the senior from Austin, Texas, heads into the final round 3-over par.

Jandel opened with a 75 and carded a solid second round of 72, including a streak of seven-consecutive holes of par. The sophomore from Dayton, Ohio, has had previous success on Crooked Stick, advancing to the Round of 16 during the 2007 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship last summer on the course.

Senior Carling Coffing shot a 72 in the first round, opening with 11 pars and a birdie on her first 12 holes. The Middletown, Ohio, native stumbled in round two with an 80 and is tied for 28th at 8-over 152.

One stroke back from Coffing is junior Gemma Webster who had scores of 78-75 to tie for 32nd with a total of 153. Rookie In Hong Lim, competing in her first tournament of the spring, shot two rounds of 77 to tie for 39th. 

Representing Ohio State as an individual is junior Jessica Hauser, who carded scores of 73-81 to tie for 39th.

The Indiana Invitational concludes with a final 18 holes Tuesday. Teams begin teeing off at 9 a.m. Live scoring for the event is available on www.golfstat.com.

Indiana Invitational: Day One
Crooked Stick Golf Club, Carmel, Ind.
Par 72, 5,938 yards

 Team Standings Scores 1. Purdue 279-282561 (-15) 2. UNLV  299-291590(+14) 3. Ohio State 295-300595 (+19) 4. Illinois 293-307600 (+24) T-5. Indiana 300-302602 (+26) T-5. Texas  302-300602(+26) 7. Northwestern  298-308606(+30) 8. Michigan  308-300608 (+32) 9.Oregon  306-304610 (+34) 10. Ball State  307-304611 (+35) 11. Iowa  308-311619(+43) 12. Minnesota  318-302620(+44) 13. Illinois State  312-319631(+55) 14. Penn State  325-315640(+64) 15. Lipscomb  331-340671 (+95)   Ohio State Results Scores T-10. Haley Brown 71-76147 (+3) T-10. Emma Jandel  75-72147 (+3) T-28. Carling Coffing 72-80152 (+8) T-32. Gemma Webster 78-75153 (+9) T-39. In Hong Lim 77-77154 (+10) T-39. Jessica Hauser (Indiv.) 73-81154 (+10)