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April 8, 2000

%^$ COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s golf team holds second place after one round at the Indiana Invitational, just three strokes back of Indiana. OSU fired a 317 (+21) Saturday despite the inclement weather conditions at the par-74 Indiana University Golf Course.%^$

%^$ OSU was paced in the opening round by Mollie Fankhauser (Fr., Dublin, Ohio), who shot a 76 (+2) and stands one stroke behind Indiana’s Natalie Tucker. Kelly Moskal (So., Hinckley, Ohio) fired a 79 (+5) and shares a piece of eighth place, while Mary Lidester (Fr., Lafayette, Ind.) registered one of her best rounds of the season, a six-over 80, as she earned a share of 13th place after one round of play.%^$

%^$Due to the winter-like conditions, one of the two scheduled rounds on Saturday was cancelled and the tournament was shortened to 36 holes. The tournament concludes Sunday with an 11 a.m. shotgun start.%^$

%^$TEAM STANDINGS (Par-74) RD 1 RD 2 TOTAL%^$1. Indiana 314 314%^$2. Ohio State 317 317%^$3. Michigan State 321 321%^$4. Northwestern 323 323%^$5. Wisconsin 324 324%^$6. Iowa 325 325%^$7. Kent 326 326%^$8. Purdue 329 329%^$9. Minnesota 332 332%^$10.Michigan 337 337%^$11.Southern Illinois 339 339%^$12.Illinois State 343 343%^$13.Illinois 347 347%^$ Northern Illinois 347 347%^$15.Notre Dame 353 353%^$%^$INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS RD 1 RD 2 TOTAL%^$1.Natalie Tucker (Ind.) 75 75%^$2.M. Fankhauser (OSU) 76 76%^$%^$OSU INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS RD 1 RD 2 TOTAL%^$2. Mollie Fankhauser 76 76%^$T8.Kelly Moskal 79 79%^$T13.Mary Lidester 80 80%^$T24.Lisa Strom 82 82%^$T54.Ashley Lowery 86 86%^$T64.Jamie Rishel 89 89