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May 8, 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The fourth-ranked Ohio State women’s golf team qualified for its eighth-consecutive NCAA Championships appearance Saturday with a sixth-place finish at the 2004 NCAA West Regional. The Buckeyes posted a final round score of 296, their lowest of the tournament. The event was held at the par 72 Stanford Golf Course (6,159 yards) in Stanford, Calif., and hosted by Stanford University.

UCLA topped the field of 21 with a total score of 861 while California finished second with a mark of 868.

Ohio State senior co-captain Allison Hanna (Portland, Ore./David Douglas) concluded a solid tournament with a second-place finish to lead the Buckeyes. Hanna posted a final score of two-under 70 and finished the tournament with a total of 211.

Juniors Lindsay Knowlton (Toronto, Ontario/Havergal) and Kristen White (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East) tied for 41st and 45th place, respectively. Sophomore Allyson Harvie (Grass Valley, Calif./Bear River) tied for 57th while freshman Dana Je (Orlando, Fla./Monteverde) tied for 92nd place.

UCLA’s Hanna Jun captured medalist honors as she finished with a three-round total of 209.

Ohio State moves on to the 2004 NCAA championships May 18-21 in Auburn, Ala. The Top 8 teams from each of the three regionals will gather to compete in the championships.

TEAM STANDINGS (PAR 72) RD1 RD2 RD3 TOTAL 1. UCLA 282 293 286 861 2. California 290 289 289 868 3. Stanford 293 297 293 883 4. Washington 298 309 285 892 5. Georgia 304 298 298 900 6. Ohio State 303 302 296 901 7. Arizona State 312 298 298 908 8. Texas# 306 296 311 913 –DID NOT QUALIFY– 8. Washington State 302 304 307 913 8. Oregon 305 303 305 913 11. Denver 302 299 314 915 12. Pepperdine 300 312 305 917 13. Texas Tech 304 309 309 922 13. Brigham Young 310 307 305 922 15. San Jose State 311 308 307 924 15. San Diego State 310 303 311 924 17. San Francisco 308 313 311 932 18. CSU-Northridge 310 305 321 936 19. New Mexico State 318 305 317 940 20. Portland State 320 308 315 943 21. Oral Roberts 328 320 321 969

#Texas beat Washington State and Oregon in a playoff to qualify for the NCAA championships.

LEADERBOARD RD1 RD2 RD3 TOTAL 1. Hanna Jun, UCLA 67 71 71 209 2. Allison Hanna, Ohio State 71 70 70 211 3. Charoltte Mayorkas, UCLA 70 72 72 214

OHIO STATE INDIVIDUALS RD1 RD2 RD3 TOTAL 2. Allison Hanna 71 70 70 211 T41. Lindsay Knowlton 76 76 76 228 T45. Kristen White 78 77 74 229 T57. Allyson Harvie 78 79 76 233 T92. Dana Je 79 86 77 242