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Three Buckeyes finish tournament in Top 25 led by In Hong Lim in 11th place

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With a team total of 907, the Ohio State women’s golf team placed sixth Tuesday at the two-day, 54-hole Central District Invitational in Parrish, Fla. Moving up one position from the opening day, the Buckeyes added a third-round score of 302 (+14) to their previous rounds of 304-301 at the par 72, 6,099 yard River Wilderness Country Club.

Auburn won the tournament with a team score of 882 while Megan McChrystal of LSU took medalist honors.

Sophomore In Hong Lim led for the Buckeyes with a total score of 8-over 224 to finish in a season-best tie for 11th. On the final 18 holes, the Melbourne, Australia, native had three birdies en route to a score of 76.

One stroke back from Lim was Nara Shin. Shooting her third-consecutive round of 75, the freshman from Avon, Conn., climbed six spots to conclude the tournament in a tie for 15th.
 
Also in the Top 25 was senior co-captain Gemma Webster. The Glasgow, Scotland, native carded a third-round score of 76 to move up to a tie for 22nd at 228.

Victoria Villanueva carded four birdies in her final round for a score of 76. The freshmen from Buenos Aires, Argentina, finished in a tie for 29th with a three-day total of 230.

Rounding out the Buckeye lineup was senior Jessica Hauser, who concluded the tournament in a tie for 68th after carding rounds of 87-80-81.

The Buckeyes will return to action March 2-3 when they travel to Pinehurst, N.C., for the Pinehurst Challenge.

Central District Invitational Final
River Wilderness Country Club, Parrish, Florida
Par 72, 6,099 yards

 Team Standings Scoring 1. Auburn 284-295-303882 (+18) 2. LSU 292-297-296885 (+21) 3. Purdue 305-286-297888 (+24) 4. Duke  294-298-303895 (+31) 5. Michigan State 304-297-302903 (+39) 6. OhioState  304-301-302907(+43) 7. TCU  310-292-307909(+45) 8. Kent State  313-293-310916(+52) 9. Oklahoma  309-298-311918(+54) 10. Texas  315-304-306925(+61) 11.South Carolina  309-319-308936(+72) 12. Iowa State  315-302-326943(+79) T-13. Kansas  319-306-321946(+82) T-13. Missouri  318-308-320946(+82) 15. Michigan  322-306-321949(+85)    OhioState Results Scoring T-11. In HongLim   75-73-76224 (+8) T-15. NaraShin   75-75-75225 (+9) T-22. GemmaWebster  79-73-76228 (+12) T-29. VictoriaVillanueva  75-80-75230 (+14) T-68. JessicaHauser   87-80-81248 (+32)