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Florida State Hosts Showcase Women’s Golf Event

Sept. 23, 2001

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Florida State women’s golf team will play host to the second annual Dodge ACC/SEC Shootout at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Destin, Fla., Sept. 28-30. The event matches five ACC schools (Florida State, Maryland, North Carolina, NC State and Wake Forest) against five SEC schools (Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi State and South Carolina) and with one wild-card team (Furman). Auburn, who is not competing in the event this season, won the team title as it led the SEC to the conference title during the inaugural event last season. Media wishing more information on the event should contact Chuck Walsh of the Florida State Sports Information Office at (850) 644-1077.


FLORIDA STATE IN THE NATIONAL RANKINGS
Florida State is ranked 43rd in the nation by Golfweek.com. The Seminoles are the fourth-highest ranked team in the ACC and are ranked along with Duke (No. 1), Wake Forest (No. 18) and North Carolina (No. 41) in the nation’s top 50. Last season, the Seminoles recorded 17 victories over teams ranked in the nation’s top 50.


TAMULIS PLAYS WELL AT MASON RUDOLPH
All-America candidate Kristin Tamulis (Naples, Fla.) finished in a tie for sixth place in the individual standings at the Mason Rudolph Collegiate Championship. She finished only eight strokes behind the individual medallist, Jennifer Perri, of Furman University Tamulis blistered the Ironhorse Course at the Legends Club as she established a personal career-best three-round score of two-over par 218. She shot an even-par 72 in the final round and averaged 72.7 strokes per round for the three round event. Tamulis’s individual finish of tied for sixth is the second best of her career, her best career finish of tied for third came at the 2001 ACC Championships.


HENDERSON ENJOYS BEST CAREER OUTING
Senior Kelley Henderson (Marietta, Ga.) enjoyed the best tournament of her collegiate career as she finished in 34th-place with a score of 230 at the Mason Rudolph Collegiate Championship. She established personal career-bests for three-round score (230) and tournament score vs. par (+14). In addition, she tied her career-low single-round score in the first round as she carded a one-over par 73.


SORDEL PLAYS WELL AT MASON RUDOLPH
Sophomore Carrie Sordel (Windermere, Fla.) carded a two-over par 74 in the first round of the Mason Rudolph Collegiate Championship. Her score of 73 was only one stroke above her career-low round of 73 which she shot in the second round of the 2001 Lady Gator Invitational.


FLORIDA STATE WOMEN’S GOLF STATISTICS (FALL 2001)
Name Tourn. Rounds Par -75 Low Strokes Avg.

Kristin Tamulis 1 3 2 3 72 218 72.67
Kelley Henderson 1 3 0 1 73 230 76.67
Alison Curdt 1 3 0 0 76 235 78.33
Alison Zimmer 1 3 0 0 80 244 81.33
Carrie Sordel 1 3 0 1 74 246 82.00

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