Iowa In Ninth After Two Rounds

April 27, 2007

EAST LANSING, MI — The University of Iowa women’s golf team is in ninth place after playing 36 holes at the 72-hole Big Ten Invitational Friday. Iowa carded a two round total of 642 at the par-72 Forest Akers West Golf Course. Michigan State leads the 11-team tournament with a score of 600.

Tyrette Metzendorf leads the Hawkeyes, tied for 17th, after carding a two round total of 158 (+14). One stroke behind her is Melanie Boyles, who is tied for 24th (159 +15). Amy Riepma carded a 162 (+18) and is tied for 38th.

Iowa plays the second round of the Big Ten Championships Saturday with a shotgun start beginning at 8:30 a.m. (CDT). Live stats are available through

TEAM RESULTS1.  Michigan State            300-300=6002.  Purdue          309-308=6173.  Northwestern              313-307=6204. Ohio State           313-309=6225.  Indiana         311-315=6266.   Illinois           333-314=6347.  Michigan            319-317=6368.  Wisconsin           324-322=6399.   Iowa                   314-323=642T10.  Minnesota             322-326=648T10.  Penn State              335-321=648
Individual Results - Par 72 (Top Three, Plus Iowa)1. Rachel Meikle (Mich. St.) 71-69=140 -22. Christel Boeljon (Purdue) 72-75=147 +33. Mandi McConnell (Mich. St.) 74-75=149 +5T17. Tyrette Metzendorf (IA) 79-79=158 +14T24. Melanie Boyles (IA) 80-79=159 +15T38. Amy Riepma (IA) 79-83=162 +18T44. Maggie Gelber (IA) 84-83=167 +23T53. Karla Murra (IA) 84-83=167 +23=""http:>=""http:>="'0'%20cellpadding='0'%20cellspacing='0'%20align='left'%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Ctr%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Ctd%20align='center'%20width="150">

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