No. 25 Ohio State led by Emma Jandel and Vicky Villanueva in a tie for 12th

COLUMBUS, Ohio Firing its lowest team score of the tournament with a 306, the No. 25 Ohio State women’s golf team concluded the 2009 Big Ten Championships in third place Sunday in West Lafayette, Ind. Competing on the par 72, 6,333-yard Kampen Course, the Buckeyes totaled 1,255 throughout the 72-hole tournament.

Maintaining their lead for the third-consecutive day was host school Purdue. The Boilermakers shot a final round of 300 to lead the field by 37 strokes at 1,209. Purdue was lead by Maria Hernandez and Maude-Aimee LeBlanc who each tied for first with totals of 297.

Leading the Buckeyes were junior co-captain Emma Jandel and freshman Vicky Villanueva who tied for 12th place at 315. Jandel, of Dayton, Ohio, matched her lowest score of the event by closing with a 2-over 74.  Her round included two birdies and four bogeys and she was even on the back nine.

Villanueva, a native of Chacabuco, Argentina, made par on 14 of her final holes and concluded her first conference championship with a 77.

Sophomore In Hong Lim shot a final round of 81 to tie for 20th with a total of 320. A stroke back was
senior co-captain Gemma Webster who had a final round of 79 to finish the event tied for 25th.

Freshman Nara Shin concluded the day tied for 36th at 324 while senior Jessica Hauser carded a final round of 76 to tie for 45th at 327.

The Buckeyes will next be in action May 7-9 when they host the 2009 NCAA Central Regional on their home Scarlet Course. The field for the regional is set to be announced Monday.

2009 Big Ten Championships Final
Kampen Golf Course, West Lafayette, Ind.
Par 72, 6,333 yards

 Team Standings Scores 1. Purdue 309-300-300-3001209 (+57) 2. Michigan State 316-313-316-3011246 (+94) 3. OhioState  317-310-322-3061255(+103) 4. Northwestern 327-312-314-3051258 (+106) 5. Iowa 327-317-315-3051264 (+112) 6. Indiana 332-317-315-3021266 (+114) 7. Michigan 320-311-319-3181268 (+116) 8.Wisconsin   318-321-328-3081275(+123) 9. Illinois  323-324-325-3061278(+126) 10. Minnesota  333-317-318-3151283(+131) 11. Penn State  329-321-336-3171303(+151)    Ohio StateResults  Scores T-12.Emma Jandel   74-87-80-74315 (+27) T-12.Vicky Villanueva  79-79-80-77315 (+27) T-20. InHong Lim  82-76-81-81320 (+32) T-25. GemmaWebster  86-75-81-79321 (+33) T-36. Nara Shin 82-80-82-80324 (+36) T-45. JessicaHauser   84-82-85-76327 (+39)