Women's Golf Concludes Longhorn Invitational in 14th Place
AUSTIN, Texas; March 18, 2007 - The Nittany Lions finished the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational in 14th place after finishing with a total score 971.
Senior Evelyn Paik (Toronto, Ont.) improved her score to lead the Nittany Lions and finish in tied in 31st place. Paik shot eight-over 80 in the third round, giving her a total score of 237. Junior Sara Lester (Walnut Creek, Calif.) finished the tournament only four strokes behind with a three-round score of 241.
Katherine Murphy (Portsmouth, R.I.) improved her score and shot eight-over eighty in the third round. Murphy and Paik shared the lowest score of the team for the final round.
Texas fell from its first place spot from the first two rounds to finish in fifth place. Purdue finished in first place with a total score of 907. TCU finished in second place with a score of 918. Purdue's Maria Hernandez shot one-over 217 and finished in first place individually.
The women's golf team will next compete in the William and Mary Invitational on March 24.
Team 14 Penn State 316- 322- 333- 971 Individual T31 Evelyn Paik 79- 78- 80- 237 T48 Sara Lester 75- 82- 84- 241 T61 Megan Padua 80- 80- 85- 245 T71 Maggie Lester 82- 82- 84- 248 75 Katherine Murphy 86- 83- 80- 249 T77 Emily Pavasich 82- 87- 82- 251 80 Christin Pacacha 82- 85- 86- 253 T83 Lindsay Cullen 90- 86- 81- 257