Feb. 20, 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University women’s golf team did not travel as a squad to the Central District Invitational, but rather sent three student-athletes to compete as individuals. Sophomores Gemma Webster (Glasgow, Scotland/Dundee University) and Jennifer Cassidy (Dalton, Ga./The Baylor School) and freshman Emma Jandel (Oakwood, Ohio/Oakwood) competed in the first two rounds of the two-day, 54-hole event Monday at River Wilderness Golf Club in Parrish, Fla.

All three Buckeyes finished in the Top 45. Webster led the way for the Buckeyes shooting a 147 for the first two rounds, on the par-72 course, placing her tied for fifth. Jandel followed close behind tied for 19th with a score of 150 and Cassidy concluded the day tied for 45th place shooting a 156.

Sitting atop the individual leaderboard is Ashley Knoll of Texas A&M with a score of 140.

Competition at the Central District Invitational will conclude at 8 a.m. Tuesday with the final 18 holes.

Central District Invitational (Feb. 19-20) Par-72 6,099-yard River Wilderness Golf Club

Individual Leaderboard RD1 RD2 1. Ashley Knoll (Texas A&M) 67 73 2. Sara Brown (Michigan State) 71 70 3. Kate Ackerson (Southern Methodist) 74 71

Ohio State Individuals RD1 RD2 T5. Gemma Webster 73 74 T19. Emma Jandel 76 74 T45. Jennifer Cassidy 79 77