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Sophomore In Hong Lim leads Ohio State heading into final round Tuesday

COLUMBUS, Ohio After 36 holes, the Ohio State women’s golf team currently sits in seventh place Monday at the Central District Invitational in Parrish, Fla. Tied for fourth after round one at 304 (+16), the Buckeyes fell three positions following a second round score of 301 at the par 72, 6,099-yard River Wilderness Country Club.

With a total of 605 the Buckeyes are three strokes back from sixth-place TCU. Auburn maintained its lead throughout the day and currently sits atop the leaderboard at 579 with 18 holes left to play in the tournament.

The Buckeyes were lead by sophomore In Hong Lim. Currently tied for eighth with a total of 148, the Melbourne, Australia, native carded an opening score of 75. In the second round, Lim notched 15 pars and a birdie for a season-low round of 1-over 73.

Freshmen Nara Shin fired two rounds of 75 to end day one in a tie for 21st at 150. Shin recorded three birdies in each of her rounds.

After firing a 79 on the first 18 holes, senior co-captain Gemma Webster improved in the second round with a season-low score of 73 to finish the day in a tie for 29th at 152.

Also competing for the Buckeyes, are freshman Victoria Villanueva and senior Jessica Hauser. Villanueva concluded the day tied for 42nd at 155 (75-80), while Hauser is tied for 70th at 167 (87-80).

The Central District Invitational concludes Tuesday with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Live score for the event is available at www.golfstat.com.

Central District Invitational Day 1
River Wilderness Country Club, Parrish, Fla.
Par 72, 6,099 yards

 Team Standings Scoring 1. Auburn 284-295579 (+3) 2. LSU  292-297589 (+13) 3. Purdue  305-286591(+15) 4. Duke   294-298592(+16) 5. Michigan State  304-297601(+25) 6. TCU  310-292602(+26) 7. Ohio State 304-301605 (+29) 8. Kent State 313-293606 (+30) 9. Oklahoma 309-298607 (+31) 10. Iowa State 315-302617 (+41) 11. Texas  315-304619(+43) 12. Kansas  319-306625 (+49) 13.Missouri   318-308626 (+50) T-14. SouthCarolina  309-319628 (+52) T-14. Michigan 322-306628 (+52)   Ohio State Results Scoring T-8. In Hong Lim 75-73148 (+4) T-21. Nara Shin  75-75150(+6) T-29. Gemma Webster   79-73152(+8) T-42. Victoria Villanueva  75-80155(+11) T-70. Jessica Hauser  87-80167 (+23)