Sept. 14, 2004
HANAHAN, S.C. –
Florida State sophomore Jaclyn Burch finished in a tie for 36th place and the Florida State women’s golf team finished 15th place at the Cougar Fall Classic hosted by the College of Charleston at Yeamans Hall Country Club. Burch finished the three-round event with a career-low 228 total as she averaged 76.00 strokes per round.
Louisiana State defeated Tennessee by three strokes (873-876) to claim the team title as the Tigers carded a 290 team total as compared to the Lady Vols’ 295 in the final round. Rachel Smith of Virginia won the individual competition with a four-under par score of 212. She defeated Violeta Retamoza by one stroke as she carded a four-under par 68 during the final round.
Burch (Wildwood, Mo.) played very consistently throughout the entire event with scores of 74-78-76 for her career best 228 total. In addition to earning a career-best tournament score and career-best score vs. par, Burch claimed her seventh career top 40 finish and first since also finishing tied for 36th at the NCAA East Regional during the spring of 2004.
Freshman Whitney Brummett (Eureka, Mo.) earned the best score of the final round for the Seminoles as she carded a two-over par 74. She finished with a 234 total in her first collegiate tournament and displayed consistent improvement throughout the event. After carding an 11-over par 83 in the first round, she earned a six-stroke improvement with a 77 in the second round and a three-stroke improvement with a 74 in the final round.
Freshman Whitney Wright (Rockingham, N.C.) also played well in her first collegiate tournament and finished with a 235 total for the 54-hole event. She carded a pair of 78’s and a 79. Junior Kristin Sordel (Windermere, Fla.) played her best round of the tournament in the third round with a five-over par 77. She, too, showed improvement as she cut four strokes from her first round score of 81. Junior Caroline Larsson (Danderyd, Sweden) played her best round over the final 18 holes with a 77 to finish with a 242 total.
Florida State continues its four-event fall season with at the Tar Heel Invitational Oct. 8-10.
Cougar Fall Class Hosted By The College of Charleston/Sept. 13-14/Par 72
Yeamans Hall Country Club/Hanahan, S.C. (Final Florida State Results)
15/16 Florida State 316 313 304 933
T36 Jaclyn Burch 74 78 76 228
T54 Whitney Brummett 83 77 74 234
T59 Whitney Wright 78 79 78 235
T64 Kristin Sordel 81 79 77 237
76 Caroline Larsson 83 82 77 242
>Cougar Fall Class Hosted By The College of Charleston/Sept. 13-14/Par 72
Yeamans Hall Country Club/Hanahan, S.C. (Final Team Results)
1. Louisiana State 873 9. Col. Of Charleston 907
2. Tennessee 876 10. NC State 908
3. Furman 881 11. East Carolina 914
4. Virginia 883 12. Kentucky 925
5. Wake Forest 887 Richmond 925
6. North Carolina 897 14. Maryland 931
7. Mississippi 904 15. Florida State 933
8. Campbell 906 16. Charleston Southern 1,044