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Gemma Webster and In Hong Lim lead Buckeyes into final round of competition

COLUMBUS, Ohio Falling one position from the opening day, the Ohio State women’s golf team concluded the second round of the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in a tie for eighth. The Buckeyes fired a team score of 317 (+33) at the par 72, 5,912-yard Palos Verdes Golf Club in Palos Verdes, Calif. for a two-day total of 635 (318-317). Top-ranked Arizona State remains in first place with a score of 599 (+31).

Leading Ohio State after 36 holes is sophomore In Hong Lim and senior co-captain Gemma Webster who are tied for 29th with totals of 158 (+16). Shaving eight strokes off of her first round score of 83, Lim carded a 75 in the second day of competition. Also improving from her day one score of 81, Webster finished the round with a score of 77.

Heading into the final round tied for 39th, freshmen Victoria Villanueva shot an 82 for a total of 160 (+18). On stroke back is fellow freshmen Nara Shin who shot an 83 to tie for 42nd.

After shooting an 83, junior co-captain Emma Jandel fell to a tie for 53rd with a score of 164.

Rounding out the Buckeye line-up is senior Jessica Hauser. Competing as an individual, Hauser is tied for 22nd with a two-day total of 15-over 157 after a second round of 81.

Hosted by the Buckeyes, the 54-hole Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge will conclude Wednesday with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Live scoring for the event is available at www.golfstat.com.  

Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge Day 2
Palos Verdes Golf Club, Palos Verdes, California
Par 71, 5,912 yards

Team Standings  Scoring
1. Arizona State  305-294599 (+31)
2. Southern California 313-299612 (+44)
3. UCLA  314-305619 (+51)
4. Wake Forest  315-306619 (+53)
5. Denver  321-306621 (+59)
6. California  317-312629 (+61)
7. Florida  325-309634 (+66)
T-8. Ohio State  318-317635 (+67)
T-8. Pepperdine  319-316635 (+67)
10. Michigan State 316-320636 (+68)
11. Baylor  325-315636 (+72)
12. Stanford  328-315643 (+75)
13. Notre Dame  330-321651 (+83)
14. East Carolina 326-327653 (+85)
15. Texas A&M  331-323654 (+86)
16. Brigham Young 336-328664 (+96)

Ohio State Results  Scoring
T-22. Jessica Hauser (Ind.) 76-81157 (+15)  
T-29. In Hong Lim  83-75158 (+16)
T-29. Gemma Webster  81-77158 (+16)
T-39. Victoria Villanueva 78-82160 (+18)
T-42. Nara Shin   78-83161 (+19)
T-53. Emma Jandel  81-83164 (+22)