No. 27 Buckeyes led by junior Emma Jandel at 1-over 73
COLUMBUS, Ohio Competing on its own par 72, 6,246-yard Scarlet Course in Columbus, the Ohio State women’s golf team concluded round one of the NCAA Central Regional in 10th place Thursday. Firing a team score of 306, the Buckeyes sit one stroke back from ninth-place Kent State. At the conclusion of the three-day, 54-hole tournament, the Top 8 teams will make the trip to the NCAA championships in Baltimore, Md., May 19-22.
Leading the competitive 21-team field after 18 holes is UCLA with a score of 4-under 284. The Bruins, who posted the Top 3 individual scores of the day, are led by Stephanie Kono and Maria Jose Uribe, tied for first at 69 (-3).
At the end of 18 holes, the Buckeyes are led by co-captain Emma Jandel who shot a round of 1-over 73. After a bit of trouble in the morning, the junior from Dayton, Ohio, improved on the back nine with four birdies to end the day tied for ninth.
A few strokes back from Jandel with a score of 77 is senior Jessica Hauser who is tied for 47th.
Tying for 58th were sophomore In Hong Lim and freshman Vicky Villanueva. The duo each notched a birdie to card rounds of 78.
Rounding out the Buckeye lineup is senior co-captain Gemma Webster with a score of 79. Webster made par on 12 holes to finish the day tied for 69th place.
The Buckeyes will resume play Friday, teeing off between 12:30-1:10 p.m., with second round action beginning at 8 a.m. overall. Live scoring for the event will be available at www.golfstat.com.
NCAA Central Regional — Day 1
The Ohio State University Golf Club Scarlet Course, Columbus, Ohio
Par 72, 6,246 yards
|1. UCLA||284 (-4)|
|T-2. Michigan State||295 (+7)|
|T-2. Purdue||295 (+7)|
|4. Oklahoma State||297 (+9)|
|5. Wake Forest||298 (+10)|
|6. New Mexico||301 (+13)|
|T-7. Georgia State||303 (+15)|
|T-7. Chattanooga||303 (+15)|
|9. Kent State||305 (+17)|
|10. Ohio State||306 (+18)|
|T-11. Kentucky||308 (+20)|
|T-11. Washington||308 (+20)|
|T-11. Louisville||308 (+20)|
|14. Stanford||310 (+22)|
|15. Illinois State||311 (+23)|
|T-16. North Carolina St.||312 (+24)|
|T-16. Michigan||312 (+24)|
|18. Notre Dame||316 (+28)|
|19. Harvard||318 (+30)|
|20. Murray State||322 (+34)|
|21. Fairleigh Dickinson||328 (+40)|
|Ohio State Results||Scores|
|T-9. Emma Jandel||73 (+1)|
|T-47. Jessica Hauser||77 (+5)|
|T-58. Vicky Villanueva||78 (+6)|
|T-58. In Hong Lim||78 (+6)|
|T-69. Gemma Webster||79 (+7)|