March 24, 2006
ATHENS, Ga. –
The Florida State women’s golf team is in fourth place after the first round of the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic at the University of Georgia Golf Course. The Seminoles are only nine strokes behind Wake Forest the first round leader. The Seminoles were led by sophomore Whitney Brummett who is in a tie for sixth place in the individual standings after the first 18 holes.
Wake Forest posted the only sub-300 team score in blustery conditions and took a three-shot lead after one round one. The Demon Deacons fired a 10-over-par 298 score and led sixth-ranked Georgia by three strokes. Vanderbilt (305), Florida State (307) and Auburn (308) round out the top five squads in the team standings. Senior Jackie Beers of Georgia, playing as an individual and not among the five competitors for the Lady Bulldogs, leads a field of 96 golfers. Her 3-under 69 was the only round under par and is three shots ahead of Nannette Hill of Wake Forest. Hill was one of three Deacons to place among the top 10 individuals.
Brummett (Eureka. Mo.) is in a pack of six golfers who are tied for sixth with three-over par scores of 75. Brummett is only one stroke out of third, three strokes out of second and six strokes behind the overall leader.
The Seminoles’ pair of Caroline’s – Caroline Westrup (Ahus, Sweden) and Caroline Larsson (Danderyd Sweden) is in a tie for 26th place in the individual standings with identical scores of 77. Junior Jaclyn Burch (Ellisville, Mo.) is I a tie for 33rd place with a score of 78 and sophomore Whitney Wright (Rockingham, N.C.) shot an 86.
The event continues with a second round Saturday and the final round on Sunday.
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic/March 24-26/Par 72 University of Georgia Golf Course/First Round Florida State Results 4/18. Florida State 307 T6. Whitney Brummett 75 T26. Caroline Larsson 77 T26. Caroline Westrup 77 T33. Jaclyn Burch 78 T83. Whitney Wright 86
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic/March 24-26/Par 72
University of Georgia Golf Course/First Round Results
1. Wake Forest 298 10. South Carolina 317
2. Georgia 301 11. Oklahoma 319
3. Vanderbilt 305 T12. Mississippi State 320
4. Florida State 307 T12. Coastal Carolina 320
5. Auburn 308 T12. Alabama 320
6. Kent State 311 T15. Ole Miss 324
7. Washington 312 T15. Arkansas 324
8. Ohio State 314 17. East Carolina 332
9. Michigan State 316 18. Furman 334