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May 18, 1999

BUCKEYES AT A GLANCE
The Buckeyes are guided by two-time Big Ten Coach of the Year Therese Hession who is rounding out her eighth season with the program. Hession has delivered three conference championships back to Columbus (1993, 97, 99), one NCAA East Regional Championship (1997), and escorted teams into postseason rounds six of the past eight years. In 1997, Hession coached the Buckeyes to an eighth-place finish in the NCAAs, the highest ever in the programs history.

Senior Natalie Mosher (New Philadelphia, Ohio) continues to set the pace for the squad, earning top-five finishes in the five of the last six invitationals … Named to 1999 all-Big Ten team … A preseason third-team all-America pick, Mosher placed third at the Big Ten Championship and the Buckeyes own invite … Tied for first at the Indiana Invitational before bowing out on the second playoff hole to teammate Lisa Strom … Her score of 215 at Liz Murphey Collegiate represents an individual- and team-low for the season … Named Big Ten Womens Golf Athlete of the Week after performance at Liz Murphey Collegiate … Her 75.6 stroke average paces the squad … Currently ranked No. 33 in the MasterCard rankings … Tied for 42nd in last years NCAA Championship… A competitor in every round.

Senior Summerset Lovett (Honolulu, Hawaii) has been challenging the leader board all season long … Fired a team- and personal-best 220 at NCAA Regionals, earning 10th place, her third straight top-10 finish … Shot a 71 in final found of Big Ten Championship to notch eighth place overall … Clinched a season-best seventh-place finish at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invite, marking her first top-10 finish of the season … In her 1994-95 campaign, the Honolulu, Hawaii, native secured four top-10 showings, touting an 80.8 stroke average … On the season, Lovett has recorded four of the squads top 20 scores … Fired a season-best 70 in the first round at the SMU-OSU Regional Challenge … Member of the 1997 Big Ten Champioship team … A competitor in every round. Freshman Natalie Aber (Akron, Ohio) established a career-best performance by firing a season low 77 in the third round of the Bryan National Collegiate to finish at 252 … In the tournaments previous round, Aber shot an 80, which at the time was her best on the season … Looks to improve on the 252 she has shot in three of her tournaments this season … A competitor in 15 rounds this season.

Junior Lisa Strom (North Wales, Pa.) earned her first career medalist honor after winning the Indiana Invitational on the second playoff hole … Finished ninth at Big Ten Championship and was named to the 1999 all-Big Ten team … Named Big Ten Womens Athlete of the Week after performance at Indiana … Nailed three straight top-10 finishes following ninth-place finish at the Big Ten Championship … Second on the squad in stroke average at 77.38 … Currently ranked 95th in the MasterCard individual rankings … Her round of 69 at the Princeville Fall Classic is tied for second-best in the Big Ten this season … Tied for 48th in last years NCAA Championship… A competitor in every round this season.

Junior Amber Amstutz (Leo, Ind.) ranks third on the squad in strokes per round, averaging 77.77 per round … Took 67th at NCAA Regionals after notching back-to-back runner-up finishes … Took second place at Big Ten Championship and earned spot on 1999 all-Big Ten team … Finished second at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational, firing a season-best 221 … Second-place finish was the best of her career … Round of 72 also marked a season-best performance … Big Ten Freshman of the Year for 1996-97 season … Tied for 80th at last years NCAA Championships … A competitor in all 36 rounds this season.

Freshman Tatiana Belham (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) has competed in last 27 rounds of golf this spring … Marked her career best performance, however, in the Princeville Fall Classic in November with a single-round low 78 in first and final rounds for a tournament-low 239 … Had most consistent performance of season at Bryan National Collegiate, firing 80, 81 and 84.

Sophomore Laura Patrick (Rochester, Ill.) has yet to compete in the spring schedule … Marked six rounds on the fall slate … Best finish was a 236 (T46th) in Octobers Shootout at the Legends.

PLAYER SCOREBOARDS

Natalie Aber, 5-3, So. 85.40 avg. Sept. 25-27 Lady Northern Invitational 85-84-83–252 (T44) Oct. 12-13 Shoot-out At The Legends – Oct. 16-18 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate – Nov. 2-3 Princeville Fall Classic – Feb. 8-10 OSU-SMU Regional Challenge – Mar. 19-21 Lady Gamecock Classic 90-93–183 (83) Mar. 26-28 Bryan National Collegiate 95-80-77–252 (T47) Apr. 2-4 Liz Murphey Collegiate – Apr. 10-11 Indiana Invitational – Apr. 24-25 Lady Buckeye Spring Invite 89-83-80–252 (55) Apr. 30-May 2 Big Ten Championship 89-85-84-84–342 (55) May 6-8 NCAA East Regional –

Single Round Low – 77 (Third Round) Bryan National Collegiate Season Tournament Low – 252 Lady Northern Invitational, Bryan National Collegiate and Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational

Amber Amstutz, 5-8, Jr. 77.77 avg. Sept. 25-27 Lady Northern Invitational 81-80-81–242 (T16) Oct. 12-13 Shoot-out At The Legends 73-73-76–222 (T8) Oct. 16-18 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 80-77-77–234 (T37) Nov. 2-3 Princeville Fall Classic 75-78-79–232 (T42) Feb. 8-10 OSU-SMU Regional Challenge 80-75-84–239 (T54) Mar. 19-21 Lady Gamecock Classic 74-83–157 (T28) Mar. 26-28 Bryan National Collegiate 78-80-81–239 (T25) Apr. 2-4 Liz Murphey Collegiate 83-79-79–241 (T58) Apr. 10-11 Indiana Invitational 79-80-78–237 (T11) Apr. 24-25 Lady Buckeye Spring Invite 74-72-75–221 (2) Apr. 30-May 2 Big Ten Championship 74-75-79-76–301 (2) May 6-8 NCAA East Regional 75-77-83–235 (T67)

Single Round Low – 72 (Second Round) Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational Season Tournament Low – 221 Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational

Tatiana Belham, 5-6, So. 84.03 avg. Sept. 25-27 Lady Northern Invitational 83-84-89–256 (T52) Oct. 12-13 Shoot-out At The Legends – Oct. 16-18 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate – Nov. 2-3 Princeville Fall Classic 78-83-78–239 (71) Feb. 8-10 OSU-SMU Regional Challenge 86-95-87–268 (88) Mar. 19-21 Lady Gamecock Classic 80-90–170 (T72) Mar. 26-28 Bryan National Collegiate 80-81-84–245 (T37) Apr. 2-4 Liz Murphey Collegiate 85-83-80–248 (T76) Apr. 10-11 Indiana Invitational 85-80-89–254 (T45) Apr. 24-25 Lady Buckeye Spring Invite 81-83-85–249 (52) Apr. 30-May 2 Big Ten Championship 85-89-83-86–343 (56) May 6-8 NCAA East Regional 86-82-81–249 (T97)

Single Round Low – 78 (First and Third Round) Princeville Fall Classic Season Tournament Low – 239 Princeville Fall Classic

Summerset Lovett, 5-3, Sr. 77.83 avg. Sept. 25-27 Lady Northern Invitational 82-80-82–244 (T22) Oct. 12-13 Shoot-out At The Legends 76-75-78–229 (T17) Oct. 16-18 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 84-74-84–242 (T57) Nov. 2-3 Princeville Fall Classic 76-74-74–224 (T17) Feb. 8-10 OSU-SMU Regional Challenge 70-76-85–231 (T23) Mar. 19-21 Lady Gamecock Classic 80-79–159 (T42) Mar. 26-28 Bryan National Collegiate 78-78-78–234 (T17) Apr. 2-4 Liz Murphey Collegiate 80-76-79–235 (T31) Apr. 10-11 Indiana Invitational 83-76-79–238 (T14) Apr. 24-25 Lady Buckeye Spring Invite 79-77-76–232 (T7) Apr. 30-May 2 Big Ten Championship 82-77-84-71–314 (8) May 6-8 NCAA East Regional 76-71-73–220 (10)

Single Round Low -70 (First Round) SMU/OSU Regional Challenge Season Tournament Low -220 NCAA East Regional

Natalie Mosher, 5-3, Sr. 75.69 avg. Sept. 25-27 Lady Northern Invitational 76-81-77–234 (T4) Oct. 12-13 Shoot-out At The Legends 74-70-77–221 (T6) Oct. 16-18 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 77-80-73–230 (T23) Nov. 2-3 Princeville Fall Classic 71-75-72–218 (6) Feb. 8-10 OSU-SMU Regional Challenge 79-79-82–240 (T58) Mar. 19-21 Lady Gamecock Classic 76-80–156 (T24) Mar. 26-28 Bryan National Collegiate 77-71-76–224 (T4) Apr. 2-4 Liz Murphey Collegiate 74-70-71–215 (2) Apr. 10-11 Indiana Invitational 76-79-76–231 (T1) Apr. 24-25 Lady Buckeye Spring Invite 74-73-78–225 (3) Apr. 30-May 2 Big Ten Championship 77-78-73-79–307 (T3) May 6-8 NCAA East Regional 73-73-78–224 (T17)

Single Round Low – 70 (Second Round) Shoot-out At The Legends and Liz Murphey Collegiate Season Tournament Low – 215 Liz Murphey Collegiate

Laura Patrick, 5-8, So. 81.16 avg. Sept. 25-27 Lady Northern Invitational – Oct. 12-13 Shoot-out At The Legends 78-79-79–236 (T46) Oct. 16-18 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 81-90-80–248 (77) Nov. 2-3 Princeville Fall Classic – Feb. 8-10 OSU-SMU Regional Challenge – Mar. 19-21 Lady Gamecock Classic – Mar. 26-28 Bryan National Collegiate – Apr. 2-4 Liz Murphey Collegiate – Apr. 10-11 Indiana Invitational – Apr. 24-25 Lady Buckeye Spring Invite – Apr. 30-May 2 Big Ten Championship – May 6-8 NCAA East Regional – Single Round Low – 78 (First Round) Shoot-out At The Legends Season Tournament Low -236 Shoot-out At The Legends

Lisa Stieren, 5-6, So. – avg. Sept. 25-27 Lady Northern Invitational – Oct. 12-13 Shoot-out At The Legends – Oct. 16-18 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate – Nov. 2-3 Princeville Fall Classic – Feb. 8-10 OSU-SMU Regional Challenge – Mar. 19-21 Lady Gamecock Classic – Mar. 26-28 Bryan National Collegiate – Apr. 2-4 Liz Murphey Collegiate – Apr. 10-11 Indiana Invitational – Apr. 24-25 Lady Buckeye Spring Invite – Apr. 30-May 2 Big Ten Championship – May 6-8 NCAA East Regional –

Single Round Low – Season Tournament Low –

Lisa Strom, 5-8, Jr. 77.38 avg. Sept. 25-27 Lady Northern Invitational 76-80-82–238 (11) Oct. 12-13 Shoot-out At The Legends 77-76-79–232 (T28) Oct. 16-18 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 75-71-79–225 (13) Nov. 2-3 Princeville Fall Classic 79-78-69–226 (T22) Feb. 8-10 OSU-SMU Regional Challenge 78-79-82–239 (T54) Mar. 19-21 Lady Gamecock Classic 84-77–161 (48) Mar. 26-28 Bryan National Collegiate 78-80-76–234 (T17) Apr. 2-4 Liz Murphey Collegiate 76-79-74–229 (T15) Apr. 10-11 Indiana Invitational 76-76-79–231 (1) Apr. 24-25 Lady Buckeye Spring Invite 77-75-77–229 (6) Apr. 30-May 2 Big Ten Championship 77-83-79-76–315 (T9) May 6-8 NCAA East Regional 77-78-72–227 (T27)

Single Round Low – 69 (Third Round) Princeville Fall Classic Season Tournament Low – 225 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate

TEAM SCOREBOARD

1998-99 Record- 126-48 Overall, 41-7 Big Ten Head Coach – Therese Hession (Southern Methodist, 1979) Assistant – Christina Geiger (Ohio State, 1992)

Date OSU/Teams Tournament Site Sept. 25-27 5th/14 Lady Northern Invitational W. Lafayette, Ind. Oct. 12-13 5th/15 Shoot-out At The Legends Franklin, Ind. Oct. 16-18 6th/17 Mercedes Benz Collegiate Knoxville, Tenn. Nov. 2-3 4th/18 Princeville Fall Classic Kauai, Hawaii Feb. 8-10 14th/18 SMU/OSU Regional Challenge Palos Verdes, Calif. Mar. 19-21 8th/16 Lady Gamecock Classic Blythewood, S.C. Mar. 26-28 4th/12 Bryan National Collegiate Browns Summit, N.C. Apr. 2-4 4th/18 Liz Murphey Classic Athens, Ga. Apr. 10-11 2nd/13 Indiana Invitational Bloomington, Ind. Apr. 24-25 1st/15 Lady Buckeye Spring Invite Columbus, Ohio Apr. 30-May 2 1st/11 Big Ten Championship West Lafayette, Ind. May 6-8 6th/19 NCAA East Regional Blythewood, S.C. TEAM RESULTS BY TOURNAMENT

Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total Avg. Lady Northern Invitational 315 321 322 — 958 319.33 Shoot-out At The Legends 300 294 310 — 904 301.33 Mercedes Benz Collegiate 313 302 309 — 924 308 Princeville Fall Classic 300 305 293 — 898 299.33 OSU-SMU Regional Challenge 307 309 333 — 949 316.3 Lady Gamecock Classic 314 319 — — 633 * 316.5 Bryan National Collegiate 311 309 311 — 931 309.66 Liz Murphey Classic 313 304 303 — 920 306.66 Indiana Invitational 314 311 312 — 937 312.33 Lady Buckeye Spring Invite 304 297 306 — 907 302.33 Big Ten Championships 310 313 314 302 1,239 309.75 NCAA East Regional 301 299 304 — 904 301.33 NCAA Championship * Third round cancelled due to rain

Total Strokes – 11,104 Total Rounds – 36 Low Round – 293 @ Princeville Fall Classic Low Tournament – 898 @ Princeville Fall Classic INDIVIDUAL SEASON STATISTICS

Rds Strk Avg. 18 36 54 Finish Natalie Mosher 36 2,725 75.69 70 144 215 T1 Indiana Invitational Lisa Strom 36 2,786 77.38 69 146 225 T1 Indiana Invitational * Amber Amstutz 36 2,800 77.77 72 146 221 2 (2x) Big Ten Championships Summerset Lovett 36 2,802 77.83 70 146 220 T7 Lady Buckeye Invite Laura Patrick 6 487 81.15 78 157 236 T46 Shoot-out at the Legends Tatiana Belham 30 2,521 84.03 78 161 239 T37 Bryan National Collegiate Natalie Aber 15 1,281 85.47 77 169 252 T44 Lady Northern Lisa Stieren – – – – – – – *won in playoff

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