April 6, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. –
Florida State University freshman Whitney Wenglasz is in a tie for first place in the individual standings and the Seminole women’s golf team is in seventh place after the first two rounds of the Lady Gator Invitational at the University of Florida Golf Course. Wenglasz, who is playing in only her sixth career collegiate tournament, carded an even par 70 in the second round to move into a tie for the individual lead with a two-round total of 144. Her score of 70 in the second round was the best of the 84 competitors in the event.
Duke, with two players in the top five of the individual standings, and Alabama, with two players in the top 10 of the individual standings, are tied for the team lead with 36 hole totals of 603. Florida State’s Wenglasz is tied for first in the individual standings with Kathleen Ekey of Alabama.
Wenglasz played her best golf late in the second round as she was two-under par over her final six holes of the round. She was plus two over her first nine holes and minus two with three birdies over her last nine holes. Wenglasz was never more than three strokes over par and was even for the final three holes of her round.
Sophomore Macarena Silva is in a tie for 22nd place with a two round total of 154. She carded a five-over par 75 in her second round. Junior Lacey Agnew carded a three-over par 73 in the second round and is tied for 40th in the individual standings with a total of 157.
Florida State is playing without three-time All-American Caroline Westrup who is missing her second consecutive tournament because of an illness. She is expected to play in next weeks ACC Championship.
SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational/Par 70/Second Round Florida State Results University of Florida Golf Course/Gainesville, Fla./April 5-6, 2009 7/16. Florida State 320 299 619 T1. Whitney Wenglasz 74 70 144 T22. Macarena Silva 79 75 154 T40. Lacey Agnew 84 73 157 71. Lauren Cousart 83 81 164 T83. Jamie Kuhn 86 93 179
SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational/Par 70/Second Round Team Results University of Florida Golf Course/Gainesville, Fla./April 5-6, 2009 T1. Duke 603 T9. Furman 623 T1. Alabama 603 T9. South Florida 623 3. Florida 606 11. Florida Int. 624 4. Auburn 611 12. Coastal Carolina 628 5. Georgia State 612 13. Campbell 630 6. Northwestern 615 14. Brigham Young 635 7. Florida State 621 15. Georgetown 646 8. Washington 621 16. Florida Atlantic 650