Penn State Women's Golf Team Sits in Tie for Fifth Place After Day 1
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (April 11, 2004) - Sophomore Amber Weinerth (Auburn, N.Y.) fired a career-best round of 71 during the second round Saturday to help boost the Penn State women's golf team into a fifth place tie with a score of 303-314-617 at the Bonnie Hoover Invitational.
Weinerth shot 76 in Saturday's first round at the par-72, 6,046-yard layout at Lakeview Golf Course in Harrisonburg, Va. Her 71 in the second round lifted her into a third place tie for the overall medal, two strokes behind leader Jayme Langford of James Madison. James Madison shot a school record 289 in the first round and sits in first place with 289-302-591. Princeton is second (299-306-605), Maryland is third (301-308-609), Georgetown is fourth (307-305-612) and Ohio (302-315-617) and North Carolina-Greensboro (310-307-617) are tied with the Nittany Lions for fifth.
The final 18 holes will be played beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday.
Sophomore Katrin Wolfe (Johnstown, Pa.) sits in a tie for seventh place after shooting 72-78-150, senior Susan Oliver (Latrobe, Pa.) is 57th with 75-86-161, freshman Evelyn Paik (Toronto, Ontario) is 65th with 84-79-163 and freshman Christina Kocinski (Mequon, Wisc.) is 77th with 80-87-167. Freshman Betsy Houseman (Chattanooga, Tenn.) is also competing as an individual entry and she sits in 57th place with 76-85-161.
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