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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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