Weinerth Leads Nittany Lions to Third-Place Finish at Lady Northern Golf Tournament
Complete Lady Northern Invitational Results
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. September 25, 2005 - Amber Weinerth (Auburn, N.Y.) shot a final-round 74 and the Penn State women's golf team finished in third place at the Lady Northern Golf Tournament held at the University of Indiana Golf Course Sept. 24-25.
Weinerth opened the day tied for sixth place and held her spot by carding three birdies in the first six holes. The Nittany Lion senior tallied a 71-74-74 for a three-round, three-over-par total of 219. Redshirt freshman Sara Lester (Walnut Creek, Calif.) finished second for Penn State and tied for 12th overall with a 70-77-76. Lester also recorded a team-low two-under-par 70 in the first round on Saturday, which put her in a tie for first place after 18 holes.
Maggie Lester (Oswego, N.Y.) and Lauren Lundy (Wayne, Pa.) both finished tied for 23rd overall. Lester shot a 77-74-78 while Lundy went 79-73-77 over the three rounds. Evelyn Paik (Toronto, Ontario) finished in fifth place for Penn State and tied for 34th among the Lady Northern field with a 75-75-83. Katrin Wolfe (Johnstown, Pa.) recorded a three-round score of 77-82-83 to finish tied for 60st.
Purdue placed first overall with a combined score of 867, while Michigan State snagged second place with a combined total of 887. After third-place Penn State (894), Notre Dame (903) and Indiana (909) rounded out the team top 5. Individually, Purdue's Maria Hernandez and Indiana State's Samantha Richdale finished tied for first with a three-round score of 214. The University of Indiana provided live scoring, and fans can visit http://www.golfstatresults.com/public/index.cfm?tournament_id=638 for a complete leaderboard.
The Nittany Lions return home for the Nittany Lion Invite, held Oct. 15 and 16 at Penn State's Blue Course. For more information on Nittany Lion golf and Penn State athletics, visit www.GoPSUsports.com.