April 17, 2005
CHARLOTTE, N.C. –
Florida State sophomore Jaclyn Burch finished in a tie for 10th place and led the Seminole women’s golf team to a sixth place finish at the 17th annual Atlantic Coast Conference Championship at the Carmel Country Club. Burch’s finished marked the fifth consecutive season a Seminole has finished in the top 10 of the individual standings at the conference championship. Burch shot a two-over par 74 in the final round to earn her first career top 10 finish.
No. 1 ranked Duke won its 10th consecutive ACC Championship as it outdistanced the field by an incredible 47 strokes. The Blue Devils led the event wire-to-wire. Brittany Lang won the individual championship as she led four Blue Devils in the top four individual spots as she closed the championship with a two-under par 70. It was only the second sub par round of the event. It marked the second consecutive season Lang has won the ACC individual championship.
Burch (Wildwood, Mo.) led four Seminole players who finished in the top 30 of the individual standings as she played her best tournament of the spring season. She was nearly flawless during the round as she earned par scores on 16 of 18 holes and bogied only two holes. Burch played the final two rounds of the event at a combined six over par after finishing the first round at nine-over par.
Freshman Whitney Wright (Rockingham, N.C.) earned her second consecutive top-20 individual finish with a five-over par 77 in the in the final round for a 237 total. She played the final nine holes of the tournament at one-under par. Wright played three of his last six rounds with scores of 75 or better and finished in a tie for fifth (Ryder/Florida Championship) and in 16th (ACC Championship) in the individual standings of her last two events.
Freshman Whitney Brummett (Eureka, Mo.) finished the tournament with a four-over par score of 76 and finished in a tie for 25th place with a 243 total for the 54-hole event. She has now earned five top-25 finishes during her first year at Florida State. Junior Caroline Larsson (Danderyd, Sweden) played her best golf of the championship as she finished play with a 79 and a 254 total. She finished in a tie for 28th place in the individual standings. Senior Tyler Johnson (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) finished in 38th place after carding a 78 in the second round.
17th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Golf Championship/Par 72
Carmel Country Club/Charlotte, N.C./April 15-17, 2005 (Final FSU Results)
6/8 Florida State 329 314 306 949
T10. Jaclyn Burch 81 76 74 231
16. Whitney Wright 85 75 77 237
T25. Whitney Brummett 82 85 76 243
T28. Caroline Larsson 81 85 79 245
38. Tyler Johnson 89 78 91 258
7th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Golf Championship/Par 72
Carmel Country Club/Charlotte, N.C./April 15-17, 2005 (Final Team Results)
1. Duke 886
2. Wake Forest 933
T3. NC State 944
T3. Virginia 944
5. Miami 946
6. Florida State 949
7. North Carolina 963
8. Maryland 989