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Sept. 12, 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s golf team placed second Sunday at the Lady Northern Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Buckeyes finished with a mark of 885 (+21) after posting a final-round mark of 296 (+8). The event, which opened the season for Ohio State, was held at the par 72 University of Michigan Golf Course (5,966 yards). It will be the site of the 2005 Big Ten Championships in April.

Ohio State junior Jennifer Selfinger (Columbus, Ohio/Groveport Madison) and senior Kristen White (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East) tied for sixth place on the individual leaderboard with scores of 222 (+6). Teammates Lindsay Knowlton (Jr., Toronto, Ontario/Havergal) and Dana Je (So., Orlando, Fla./Montverde Academy) tied for 11th place with marks of 226 (+10). Rookie Carling Coffing (Middletown, Ohio/Middletown) finished in a tie for 17th place in her debut tournament with a total of 227 (+11) and Brittany Adams (So., Huntingtown, W.Va./Cabell Midland) tied for 28th place with a score of 230 (+14).

Michigan claimed the team title on its home course with a mark of 881 (+17), four strokes in front of Ohio State. Maria Ohlsson of Missouri held on to win medalist honors with a score of 214 (-2).

The Buckeyes return to action Sept. 20-22 at the NCAA Fall Preview in Sunriver, Ore., site of the 2005 NCAA Championships in May.

TEAM STANDINGS (PAR 72) RD1 RD2 RD3 TOTAL 1. Michigan 294 291 296 881 2. OHIO STATE 290 299 296 885 3. Missouri 298 287 301 886 4. Michigan State 305 291 303 899 5. Purdue 303 294 309 906 6. Kent State 308 303 303 914 7. Oklahoma 300 306 314 920 T8. Northwestern 302 303 316 921 T8. Notre Dame 309 298 314 921 10. Wisconsin 319 305 318 942 11. Penn State 310 316 320 946 12. Minnesota 310 316 324 950 13. Iowa 326 310 321 957 14. Indiana 324 327 318 969 15. Illinois 327 317 332 976

OHIO STATE INDIVIDUALS RD1 RD2 RD3 TOTAL T6. Jennifer Selfinger 75 74 73 222 T6. Kristen White 71 75 76 222 T11. Dana Je 75 77 74 226 T11. Lindsay Knowlton 72 75 79 226 T17. Carling Coffing 77 75 75 227 T28. Brittany Adams 72 84 74 230