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Seminole Women’s Golf Team Leads Ryder/Florida Collegiate Championship

April 5, 2002




MIAMI LAKES, Fla. –
The Florida State women’s golf team is in first place in the team standings and three Seminoles are in the top five of the individual standings following the first round of the Ryder/Women’s Collegiate Championships at Don Shula’s Golf Resort. The Seminoles totaled a 293 and are nine strokes ahead of second place Florida Atlantic. Junior All-American candidate Kristin Tamulis, sophomore Katie Quinney and senior Alison Zimmer and in third, fourth and fifth place with scores of 71, 72 and 73 respectively .


Tamulis (Naples, Fla.), the Seminoles’ top golfer, leads all five Florida State golfers currently ranked in the top 21 of the individual standings. She shot a 34 on the front nine and a 37 heading back to the clubhouse to total a one-under par 71 for the round. Tamulis’ 71 is tied for the second best single round score of her career.


Quinney (Atlantic Beach, Fla.) shot the best round of her career, an even par 72, as she blistered the back nine with a 33. Her previous single-round low score was a73 in the first round of February’s Lady Gator Invitational.


Zimmer (Tallahassee, Fla.) continued her fine play in recent weeks as she carded a one-over par 73. She also shot a 73 in the second round of last week’s Lady Seahawk Invitational.


The Seminole trio of Tamulis, Quinney and Zimmer trail Jessica Polus by two, three and four strokes respectively. Polus has helped Florida Atlantic to a second place team standing with a two under-par 69. Camilla Hilland of Miami carded a one-under par 71 and is in second place.


The second of three rounds is scheduled to begin Saturday at 8 a.m.


Ryder/Florida Collegiate Championship/April 5-7, 2002
Don Shula’s Golf Resort/Miami Lakes, Fla. (Individual Results – First Round)

1/13 Florida State 293
3. Kristin Tamulis 71
4. Katie Quinney 72
5. Alison Zimmer 73
T14. Alison Curdt 77
T21. Carrie Sordel 78


Ryder/Florida Collegiate Championship/April 5-7, 2002
Don Shula’s Golf Resort/Miami Lakes, Fla. (Team Results – First Round)

1. Florida State 293 8. Florida Southern 321
2. Florida Atlantic 304 9. Rollins College 329
3. Florida 305 10. Barry 331
4. South Florida 309 11. Stetson 332
5. Miami 311 12. Jacksonville 339
6. UCF 316 13. Lynn 341
7. Florida International 317
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