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Freshman Burmmett Leads Seminoles At Lady Gator Invitational

March 6, 2005




GAINESVILLE, Fla. –
State freshman Whitney Brummett finished in a tie for 21st place in the individual standings and the Seminole women’s golf team finished in a tie for 12th place as competition in the Lady Gator Invitational at the University of Florida Golf Course came to a close Sunday afternoon. Brummett finished as the Seminoles leading golfer for the third time in five tournaments during this, her freshman season.

Taking home the tournament title was No. 18 Wake Forest after the Demon Deacons ended play with a score of 883 (+43). Wake Forest fired rounds of 294-297-292 to lead the entire tournament field all three days of competition. The tournament’s individual medalist was Purdue’s Myrte Eikenaar, who finished the 54 holes with a 215 score (73-72-70), just five strokes over par. The tournament’s only ace came on the third day by Eikenaar’s teammate, Whitney Frykman, as she nailed a hole-in-one on the 11th hole, a par three hole.

Brummett (Eureka, Mo.) closed the event with a third round score of 78 but still managed to finish in a tie for 21st in the individual standings. She has now earned three top-25 finishes during her career. Brummett averaged 76.67 strokes during the event which opened the spring season for the Seminoles.

Sophomore Jaclyn Burch (Wildwood, Mo.) finished in a tie for 33rd place in the individual standings after carding identical scores of 76 in the first and second rounds of the event. Junior Caroline Larsson (Danderyd, Sweden) finished as the third ranking Seminole as she carded a 79 in the third round and finished with a total of 238.

Freshman Whitney Wright (Rockingham, N.C) led the Seminoles in the third round of the event with a tournament-best score of 77. She improved on her first round score by 10 strokes after a carding an 87 over the first 18 holes. Sophomore Michelle Steakin (Wellington, N.C.) also competed for the Seminoles.

Florida State continues its spring schedule as it travels to play at the Lady Gamecock Invitational at Blythewood, S.C. March 11-13.

33rd Annual Suntrust Lady Gator Invitational/March 4-6, 2005
University of Florida Golf Course/Gainesville, Fla./Par 70 (Final FSU Results)

T12/18 Florida State 316 314 315 945
T21. Whitney Brummett 75 77 78 230
T33. Jaclyn Burch 76 76 81 233
T55. Caroline Larsson 82 77 79 238
T78. Whitney Wright 87 84 77 248
89. Michelle Steakin 83 87 89 259

33rd Annual Suntrust Lady Gator Invitational/March 4-6, 2005
University of Florida Golf Course/Gainesville, Fla./Par 70 (Final Team Results)

1. Wake Forest 883 11. Furman 940
2. Auburn 902 T12. Florida State 945
3. Duke 903 T12. Virginia 945
4. Ohio State 907 14. Michigan State 951
5. Purdue 921 15. Vanderbilt 953
6. Florida 922 16. Oklahoma 958
7. Georgia 927 17. South Florida 963
8. Tulane 928 18. UCF 995
T9. South Carolina 929
T9. Arkansas 929
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