Women's Golf Finishes 9th At Big Ten Championship
Minneapolis, Minn..-The Penn State women's golf team finished the Big Ten Championship in 9th place. They combined for a 1284 (+132) total after four rounds on the par-72 Les Bolstad Golf Course at The University of Minnesota.
Michigan State held on to capture the team title with a 1219 (+67) total. Tied for second, 11 strokes back at 1230, were Northwestern and Indiana. Purdue and Minnesota tied for fourth at 1235 (+83).
Mollie Frankhauser of Ohio State came back to take the individual honors, shooting a 301(+13) total. She was also named the 2001 Big Ten Player of the Year. Kari Damon of Purdue and Allison Fouch of Michigan State took second place, each with a 303 (+15) total on the championship.
For the Nittany Lions the top finishers were sophomore Katie Futcher (The Woodlands, Texas) and senior Jamie McClain (Coshocton, Ohio), who tied with Katie Connelly of Wisconsin for 34th place, each with a 320 (+32) total. Penn State junior Meghan Mull (Naperville, Ill.) followed them tied for 37th with a 321(+33) total.
The next stop on Penn State's schedule is to be the NCAA East regional, Wed.-Sat., May 9-12, 2001.
BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIP
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