October 25, 2002 - by
Florida State Women’s Golf Team In Tie For Eighth At Lady Paladin Invitational

Oct. 25, 2002

The No. 21 ranked Florida State University women’s golf team in a tie for eighth place at the Lady Paladin Invitational at the Furman University Golf Course. The Seminoles are only 12 strokes behind first-place North Carolina and Furman in the team standings after the first round of the event. Freshman Caroline Larsson, who shot a career-low tying 74, is the highest-ranking Seminole in the event and is in a tie for 12th place after the first 18 holes.

The Seminoles are ranked in the nation’s top-25 in all three major polls for the third consecutive week. The Seminoles are ranked No. 21 by Golfstat and Golf World and No. 23 by Golfweek.

Larsson, a freshman from Sweden, shot a 36 on the front nine and a 38 on the back nine in the first round of the tournament. She is only four strokes off the lead held by Ashley Prange of North Carolina. Prange fired a two-under par 70 to lead the Tar Heels to a first place standing in the team results.

Senior Kristin Tamulis (Naples, Fla.) is only one stroke behind Larsson as she fired a three-over par 75 in round one. After shooting a 39 over the front nine, she carded a 36 on the back nine. Junior Alison Curdt (St. Louis, Mo.) is in a tie for 39th place after firing a six over par 78.

The second round of 18 holes begins at 8:30 a.m Saturday with the final round beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday morning.

Lady Paladin Invitational/Par 72 (Florida State First Round Individual Results)
Furman University Golf Course/Greenville, S.C.

T8/16 Florida State 307
T12 Caroline Larsson 74
T21 Kristin Tamulis 75
T39 Alison Curdt 78
T58 Katie Quinney 80
T71 Carrie Sordel 82

Lady Paladin Invitational/Par 72 (First Round Team Results)
Furman University Golf Course/Greenville, S.C.

1. North Carolina 295 11. Alabama 308
Furman 295 12. Coastal Carolina 310
3. Tulane 296 13. UNC Greensboro 312
4. South Carolina 302 14. Memphis 313
5. Louisville 303 College of Charleston 313
Mississippi State 303 16. Appalachian State 324
7. NC State 306
8. Florida State 307
Texas Christian 307
Louisiana State 307
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