Ohio Women’s Golf Finishes Third at Dayton Invitational

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After an impressive day one by Ohio Women’s Golf, the team improved its overall placement in the rankings, finishing third at the conclusion of the 2012 Dayton Fall Invitational.

At the completion of round one, freshman, Angela Codian, shot a career-low score of 68, including two eagles. This score is only two strokes higher than the female Bobcat best, a 66 achieved by Julie Thompson in 2005.

After one round of play, Ohio was tied for fourth place with a team score of 304. The tournament host Dayton Flyers concluded day one in the eighth spot.

Day two proved to be even better for Ohio Women’s Golf, as the team jumped a spot in the overall rankings to third with a team score of 605. Dayton finished the invitational in the 10th place.

Succeeding two rounds of play, Angela Codian finished second individually, with scores of 68 and 73 for a combined score of 141.

Senior Sarah Tranelli followed her with scores of 76 and 75 to give her a total of 151 strokes.

Julie Lechner shot consecutive 78’s for her result of 156 strokes. Kara Brinkmann’s two rounds of play included scores of 82 and 76 for a combined 158.

Kristin Helmsdoerfer rounded out Ohio’s participation in the team portion of the Invitational with 86 strokes on day one and 77 on day two, for her total of 163.

In the individual division, Lauren McKinzie shot her career-best on day one with a 78 and a respective 82 on day two, for a combined score of 160.