Women's Golf
Illini Remain in Ninth Following Three Rounds of Big Ten Championships

 
Senior Michelle Carroll is tied for 11th place with a score of 230 after three rounds of the 2004 Big Ten Championships.
Senior Michelle Carroll is tied for 11th place with a score of 230 after three rounds of the 2004 Big Ten Championships.
 

April 24, 2004

Columbus, Ohio - Illinois shot a third-round score of 318 today to remain in ninth place at the 2004 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships, held at the par 72, 6,201-yard Ohio State Scarlet Course. The Illini own a three-round score of 943. Indiana moved into first place at 904, owning a two-stroke lead over Ohio State (906) in the race for the team title.

Senior Michelle Carroll moved up one spot from 12th place to 11th after leading the Illini today with a third-round score of 78. Carroll now owns a 54-hole total of 230. Fellow senior Marla Cox also moved up one spot in the individual standings, from 21st to 20th after her 79 today gave her a three-round tally of 235.

Also scoring for Illinois today were sophomore Megan Godfrey (79) and junior Lyndsey Milligan (82).

Indiana's Danah Ford sits atop the 66-player field at even-par 216. She owns a three-shot lead over Ohio State's Allison Hanna (219).

The fourth and final round of the 72-hole Big Ten Championships will be held Sunday.

Big Ten Championships Team Standings (after three of four rounds)
1.   Indiana          308-297-299=904
2.   Ohio State       301-299-306=906
3.   Purdue           305-310-303=918
4.   Michigan         312-305-308=925
5.   Wisconsin        306-305-315=926
6.   Michigan State   304-317-307=928
7.   Northwestern     313-305-316=934
8.   Iowa             311-312-313=936
9.   ILLINOIS         312-313-318=943
10.  Penn State       313-319-316=948
11.  Minnesota        327-317-327=971
 

Illinois Results (after three of four rounds) T11. Michelle Carroll 75-77-78=230 T20. Marla Cox 78-78-79=235 T35. Megan Godfrey 79-82-79=240 T46. Meghan Naik 85-76-83=244 63. Megan O'Neal 80-88-87=255 64. Lyndsey Milligan 89-85-82=256

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