Women's Golf
Illini Tied for Ninth After Day One at Westbrook Inv.

 
Stephanie Miller sits in sixth place after finishing the first two rounds at three under par
Stephanie Miller sits in sixth place after finishing the first two rounds at three under par
 

Feb. 23, 2014

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Peoria, Ariz. - Through 36 holes of the Westbrook Spring Invitational, the Illinois women's golf team are currently tied for ninth place in the 14-team field.  The Fighting Illini recorded a team total of 585 (+9) and are tied with fellow Big Ten school Iowa.  Stephanie Miller leads the Orange and Blue as she recorded both her rounds under par today. The freshman is tied for sixth with a total of 141 (-3).

"We got off to a solid start today but just struggled coming in to finish off the first round in the last five to six holes" said Illinois head coach Renee Slone.  "After that, in the second round, we just never really got over the hump.  However, tomorrow is a new day and we are going to take the things we learned today and put them into play."

Miller produced rounds of 70 and 71, respectively. The freshman recorded six birdies on the day and had the third best score on par 5's through the first two rounds, scoring a collective -3 on those particular holes.  

Ember Schuldt shot two rounds of 73 each to finish at +2. Her 146 total puts the senior in a tie for 31st.  Redshirt junior Samantha Postillion and junior Erin Ahern each contributed a 149 (+5) to the overall team total.

Leading the competition at the invite was 19th-ranked Oregon (553, -23), followed closely by 35th- ranked Ohio State (559, -17). Individually, Ohio State and Oregon have contenders vying for the top three spots.  Ohio State's Jessica Porvasnik leads with a 132 (-12) as Oregon's Cathleen Santoso and Cassy Isagawa trail by one and four strokes, respectively.

The third and final round of the Westbrook Spring Invitational begins with a shotgun start at 8:30 am MT.  Live scoring of the tournament can be found by visiting golfstatresults.com while a recap of the final round can be found on fightingillini.com.

Place School Round 1 Round 2 Total  Score
1 Oregon 279 274 553 -23
2 Ohio State 281 278 559 -17
3 College of Charleston 286 285 571 -5
4 Wisconsin 286 288 574 -2
5 Indiana 287 292 579 +3
6 Oregon State 283 297 580 +4
7 Nebraska 295 287 582 +6
8 Kansas State 294 290 584 +8
T-9 ILLINOIS 292 293 585 +9
T-9 Iowa 291 294 585 +9
11 Washington State 294 292 586 +10
T-12 Colorado State 295 293 588 +12
T-12 Tulsa 297 291 588 +12
14 Eastern Michigan 295 298 593 +17

Place Golfer Round 1 Round 2 Total  Score
T-6 Stephanie Miller 70 71 141 -3
T-31 Ember Schuldt 73 73 146 +2
T-45 Erin Ahern 74 75 149 +5
T-45 Sam Postillion 74 75 149 +5
T69 Emily Joers 75 78 153 +9
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