Sept. 24, 2009
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Florida State women’s golf team, which is ranked No. 8 in this week’s GolfWeek/Sagarin poll, travels to play in the University of Kentucky / Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invitational at the University Club in Lexington, Ky., Sept. 25-27. The Seminoles are fresh from their second place finish at the fall season opening Cougar Fall Classic. Florida State is playing in its second of four events as it plays at the Eat-A-Peach Collegiate (Oct. 4-5) and the Lady Tar Heel Invitational (Oct. 9-11) to complete the fall season. The Seminoles will begin the spring season at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 7-9) and will play six events before beginning postseason play.
THE BETTIE LOU EVANS FALL INVITATIONAL FIELD
No. 8 Florida State is joined by No. 12 Chattanooga, Augusta State, Florida International, Kennesaw State, Louisville, Middle Tennessee State, Notre Dame, Central Florida, Coastal Carolina, Kentucky, Miami, Mississippi State, Princeton and Texas State in the University Kentucky / Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invitational. The event is being played at the University Club of Kentucky which is home to the Kentucky men’s and women’s golf teams. The tournament has been called the Lady Kat Invitational and the Lady Wildcat Individual. This is the first year it is called the Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invitational. Alabama won the team championship the last time the event was held in 2007.
SEMINOLES FINISH IN SECOND PLACE AT COUGAR CLASSIC
Florida State finished in second place in the team standings and Seminole senior Lacey Agnew finished in second place in the individual standings in the season-opening Cougar Classic. With three of its five golfers finishing below par in the final round, the Seminoles finished only seven strokes behind team champion Georgia and ahead of ACC foes North Carolina (third), Maryland (ninth) and NC State (11th). The finish for Florida State was its best since winning the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic in the spring of 2008.
SENIOR AGNEW SHINES IN FIRST EVENT AS A SENIOR
Senior Lacey Agnew finished in a career best second place with a career-best seven-under par score of 209 in the season-opening Cougar Invitational. Agnew established career bests for single-round score (65), 36-hole total (136), three-round tournament score (209) and finish (second) as she played the best tournament of her four-year Seminole career. She finished only one stroke behind the individual winner Marta Silva Zamora of Georgia.
FLORIDA STATE WOMEN’S GOLF BY THE NUMBERS
Four of the five Seminoles carded at least one score below par in the season-opening Cougar Classic…two Seminoles – Lacey Agnew (65) and Jessica Negron (68) carded scores in the 60’s during the Cougar Classic…two Seminoles – Agnew (69.67) and Macarena Silva (71.67) averaged below par scores during the three rounds of the Cougar Classic…The Seminoles’ line-up for the first two events of the fall season has included two freshmen.
SEMINOLE WOMEN'S GOLF STATISTICS (FALL 2009) Name Torun. Rds Par -75 Low Strks Avg. Lacey Agnew 1 3 2 3 65 209 69.67 Macarena Silva 1 3 2 3 70 215 71.67 Jessica Negron 1 3 1 3 68 218 72.67 Hannah Thomson 1 3 1 3 71 218 72.67 Mary Beth Ramsay 1 3 0 2 73 227 75.67