Penn State Women's Golf in 15th After Day One of Lady Puerto Rico Classic
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (Feb. 22, 2004) - Sophomore Amber Weinerth (Auburn, N.Y.) shot a 6-over-par 78 Sunday to aid the Penn State women's golf team to a 15th-place standing with a score of 324 after the first day of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in Dorado, Puerto Rico.
Duke leads the classic with 285, Georgia is second with 292, Oklahoma is third (293), USC is fourth (297) and Tulane is fifth (301). Big Ten rivals Michigan and Purdue are in 12th (315) and 14th (321), respectively.
Weinerth shot a 39 on the front and back nines to lead Penn State, which began its spring season in Puerto Rico despite an outdoor practice in Happy Valley. Freshman Evelyn Paik (Toronto, Ontario) is in 51st place with a 39-41-80, sophomore Katrin Wolfe (Johnstown, Pa.) is 62nd with a 38-44-82, and freshman Maggie Lester is 67th with a 41-43-84.
The tournament will continue at 8 a.m. Monday with another round of 18 before finishing up with one more round at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
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