Sept. 29, 2003
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Florida State women’s golf team, which won the championship of the University of Alabama/Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate, make its western-most trip of its 2003-04 schedule as its travels to Las Cruces, N.M. and New Mexico State University to play in the Price’s “Give Em Five’ Tournament Oct. 6-8. The event will be played on the University Golf Course at NMSU.
THE PRICE’S ‘GIVE EM FIVE’ TOURNAMENT FIELD
Florida State is joined by Baylor, Kansas State, Arkansas-Little Rock, Louisiana State, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, North Texas, UTEP, Hawaii, Northern Arizona, San Jose State, Western New Mexico and New Mexico State in the Price’s ‘Give Em Five’ Tournament.
FSU WINS ALABAMA TOURNAMENT WITH SECOND ROUND COMEBACK
Florida State cut a four-stroke first round deficit in University of Alabama/Ann Rhodes Intercollegiate and won by six strokes. The team shot almost 37 shots below the course average for the competition. Seniors Katie Quinney (Atlantic Beach, Fla.) and Alison Curdt (St. Louis, Mo.) finished third and fourth individually. Caroline Larsson (Danderyd, Sweden), Florida State’s leading returner, placed 12th and shot a 76 in the second round.
QUINNEY LEADS SEMINOLES TO THIRD VICTORY IN TWO YEARS
Senior Katie Quinney finished third after shooting a 74 and 75 in two rounds at the University of Alabama/Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate. Quinney had four top ten finishes in the 2000-2001 season, including two first place finishes. Her finish at the University of Alabama Tournament in Quinney’s third season as a Seminole starter gave her six top ten finishes lifetime, including two third place finishes.
CURDT FINISHES FOURTH AT ALABAMA TOURNAMENT
Senior Alison Curdt, Florida State’s most experienced player (31 career tournaments) and leading returning senior, finished fourth in the University of Alabama/Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate-her highest finish ever. Curdt is second on the team in stroke average (77.13) this fall and has competed in one NCAA Championship, three NCAA regionals and three ACC Championships during her career.
NOTES ON THE SEMINOLES’ WIN AT THE ANN/RHOADS INTERCOLLEGIATE
In winning the University of Alabama/Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate, Florida State recorded the lowest second round team score (304) of the 12 teams competing in the event…in scoring 304 over the final 18 holes, the Seminoles surpassed by Alabama and Mississippi State who finished the first round with identical scores of 302…senior Katie Quinney led the tournament in par 5 scoring with a 4.5 stroke average and a -4 score vs. par on those holes…senior Alison Curdt was tied for second (with two others) on the par 4 holes with a 4.25 stroke average and a +5 score on those holes…Curdt and Quinney were third and tied for fourth, with 24 and 23 pared holes during the event…as a team, Florida State led the event with a total of 103 pars and ranked first among the 12 teams with a 4.46 scoring average on par four holes. Florida State was only of only two teams in the tournament who’s second round team score (304) was lower than its first round score (306)…Jacksonville State was the most improved team in the event as the bettered their score by 24 strokes in the second round (310) as compared to the first round (334).
SEMINOLE WOMEN’S GOLF STATISTICS (FALL 2003)
Name Tourn. Rounds Par -75 Low Strokes Avg.
Katie Quinney 1 2 0 1 74 149 74.50
Alison Curdt 1 2 0 0 74 150 75.00
Caroline Larsson 1 2 0 0 76 156 78.00
Jaclyn Burch 1 2 0 0 79 159 79.50
Carrie Sordel 1 2 0 0 76 164 82.00
Gemma Harris 1 2 0 0 77 165 87.50