Feb. 10, 2009
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico –
Three-time All-American Caroline Westrup finished in 12th place in the individual standings and the Seminole women’s golf team finished in eighth place in the team standings as competition in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic at the Coco Beach Golf Club came to a close on Tuesday.
Purdue, which took the overall team lead in the second round, earned the run-away victory in the event with a 21 stroke victory over Tennessee. Purdue was led the Maria Hernandez (tied for first), Maude Aimee Leblanc (tied for fourth) and Thea Hoffmeister (tied for seventh) as the Boilermakers had four golfers finish in the top four in the individual standings. Hernandez and Laura Nochta of Indiana shared individual medalist honors with three-over par scores of 219.
The Seminoles were led in the final round by sophomore Macarena Silva and senior Sara Young who shot identical scores of 76. The 76 for Silva was her second best score of the tournament; she shot a 74 in the first round. The 76 for Young was her best of the event and was only one stroke off her career-low score. Young improved her scores in each of the final two rounds of the event as she carded totals of 79-77-76 for a 54-hole total of 232.
The Seminoles continue their spring season as they play at the UCF Challenge at the Red Tail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla., March 8-10.
Lady Puerto Rico Classic/Coco Beach Golf Course/Par 72 Rio Grande, Puerto Rico/February 8-10, 2008/Final Florida State Results 8/16. Florida State 305 313 310 928 T12. Caroline Westrup 73 74 80 227 T30. Macarena Silva 74 82 76 232 T30. Sara Young 79 77 76 232 T69. Lauren Cousart 79 80 83 242 78. Lacey Agnew 85 82 78 245
Lady Puerto Rico Classic/Coco Beach Golf Course/Par 72 Rio Grande, Puerto Rico/February 8-10, 2008/Final Team State Results 1. Purdue 888 9. Northwestern 930 2. Tennessee 909 10. Minnesota 933 T3. Georgia 910 T11. Oklahoma 935 T3. NC State 910 T11. Michigan 935 5. Texas Christian 916 13. Iowa State 936 6. Kent State 921 14. Indiana 937 7. New Mexico 923 15. Texas Tech 942 8. Florida State 928 16. Wisconsin 948