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Oct. 23, 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Team Canada tied for second place with a final score of 570 (-6) Saturday at the Women’s World Amateur Championship in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. The Canadian squad, who competed on the par 72 Ocean Course (6,159 yards) posted a final-round score of 145 and tied for second with the United States.

Ohio State senior golfer Lindsay Knowlton tied for 50th place on the individual leaderboard that boasted 140 of the best amateur players from around the world. Knowlton, who posted a round of 78 on the final day, finished with a total score of 304 (+16).

Sweden topped the field of 51 nations contesting for the Espirto Santo Trophy with a final mark of 567, three strokes in front of Canada and the U.S.

Julieta Granada of Paraguay and Sweden’s Karin Sjodin tied for medalist honors with a final score of 280 (-8).

Knowlton is scheduled to return to Columbus Sunday. The Buckeyes are back in action Oct. 29-31 at the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C. The event will wrap up the fall season for Ohio State.

TEAM STANDINGS (PAR 72) RD1 RD2 RD3 RD4 TOTAL 1. Sweden 144 141 142 140 567 T2. Canada 137 145 143 145 570 T2. United States 139 147 144 140 570 T4. Japan 147 147 139 146 579 T4. Korea 142 148 144 145 579 T4. Chinese Taipei 143 152 141 143 579

TOP INDIVIDUALS RD1 RD2 RD3 RD4 TOTAL T1. Julieta Granada, Paraguay 76 72 63 69 280 T1. Karin Sjodin, Sweden 69 70 71 70 280 3. Jane Park, United States 69 71 73 71 284

TEAM CANADA RD1 RD2 RD3 RD4 TOTAL T4. Laura Matthews 70 70 72 73 285 T9. Mary Ann Lapointe 67 78 71 72 288 T50. Lindsay Knowlton 73 75 78 78 304