Penn State Women's Golf Finishes 16th At Mercedes-Benz Championship
KNOXVILLE, TENN. (Oct. 10, 2004) - Junior Amber Weinerth (Auburn, N.Y.) shot a third round score of 77 on Sunday as she finishes 16th overall to lead the Penn State women's golf team to a 16th place finish with a team score of 944 at the Mercedes-Benz Women's Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Ohio State won the event with a three-round total of 874, Tulane and Tennessee tied for second (881), Kent State was fourth (887) and Lousiana State took fifth (898).
Junior Lauren Lundy (Wayne, Pa.) finished 55th with a 80-79-75-234, sophomore Evelyn Paik (Toronto, Ontario) was 81st with 84-74-84-242, junior Katrin Wolfe (Johnstown, Pa.) took 88th with 83-84-80-247 and sophomore Maggie Lester (Oswego, N.Y.) finished 93rd with 84-86-82-252.
Weinerth finished 10-over-par for the tournament after shooting 74-72-77-223.
Penn State will be back in action Oct. 29-31 at the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C.
Mercedes-Benz Women's Championship
1. Ohio State, 874;
2. (tie) Tulane and Tennessee, 881;
4. Kent State, 887;
5. Louisiana State, 898;
6. Arkansas, 899;
7. Tulsa, 902;
8. Swedish Jr. Nationals, 904;
9. Northwestern, 913;
10. Purdue, 926;
11. (tie) Kentucky and Michigan State, 927;
13. (tie) Virginia and Alabama, 928;
15. UNC-Wilmington, 933; Penn State, 944;
17. James Madison, 952.
Top 10 individuals: