Sept. 17, 2003
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Florida State women’s golf team, which finished in a tie for 19th place at the 2003 NCAA Championship, begins its fall season at the inaugural University of Alabama – Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate Sept. 21-23. The 12-team event will be played at the Capstone Club of Alabama. The course is a par 72, 6,128 yard course that his home to the Crimson Tide golf program. The Seminoles begin the fall 2003 season looking to build the same momentum during the fall season that they did last fall when they earned two top-five team finishes on their way to the NCAA Championship during the spring season.
THE UNIV. OF ALABAMA – ANN RHOADS INTERCOLLEGIATE PARTICIPANTS
Florida State is joined by Alabama, Alabama-Birmingham, Augusta State, Birmingham Southern, Jacksonville State, Louisiana State, Memphis, Middle Tennessee, Mississippi State, Samford and Troy State in the University of Alabama Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate.
TOP RETURNER TO REPLACE KEY LOSS
Caroline Larsson (Danderyd, Sweden), Florida State’s top returner from the 2003 spring season, will look to fill the shoes of All-American Kristin Tamulis who finished her career at Florida State following the spring 2003 season with a 73.94 stroke average. Larsson, a sophomore, finished the season with a 76.90 stroke average and played in the NCAA Championships as a freshman.
CURDT, QUINNEY AND SORDEL HOPE TO LEAVE A LASTING IMPRESSION
Seniors Alison Curdt (St. Louis, Mo.), Katie Quinney (Atlantic Beach, Fla.) and Carrie Sordel (Windermere, Fla.) hope to enjoy their senior season during the 2003-2004 year. Curdt, who has played in 31 career tournaments, begins the season as the Lady Seminole’s most experienced player. Quinney, who played with an NCAA All-Star team in Asia this past summer, and Sordel, who is coming off of her best season as a Seminole after averaging a career-low 77.23 strokes. The threesome is looking to become only the third senior class to reach the NCAA Tournament in four consecutive years.
NOTING SENIOR Alison Curdt
Alison Curdt, one of three senior members of the 2003-04 Florida State women’s golf team, is the most experienced player in the Seminoles’ starting lineup. She has played in 89 rounds during 31 tournaments in her first three years as a member of the Seminoles’ starting lineup. Curdt has never missed competing in an event since her arrival as a freshman and has competed in one NCAA Championship, three NCAA Regional and three ACC Championships during her career entering her senior season.
SEVEN SEMINOLE GOLFERS NAMED TO ACC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
Seven out of the 11 women on the Florida State women’s golf team made the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll following the 2003 academic year. Alison Curdt, Amy Harris, Gemma Harris, Caroline Larsson, Kristina Prestipino, Katie Quinney and Kristin Tamulis were among the list of 160 student-athletes at Florida State who made the list.
SEMINOLE WOMEN’S GOLF STATISTICS (COMBINED FALL 2002 SPRING 2003)
Name Tourn. Rounds Par -75 Low Strokes Avg.
Kristin Tamulis 11 31 5 22 65 2,292 73.94
Caroline Larsson 11 31 1 12 68 2,384 76.90
Alison Curdt 11 31 2 12 69 2,391 77.13
Carrie Sordel 11 30 2 10 71 2,317 77.23
Katie Quinney 11 31 1 6 70 2,408 77.68
Kristina Prestipino 2 5 0 0 77 400 80.00
Tyler Johnson 2 5 0 0 77 406 81.20
Gemma Harris 2 5 0 0 76 418 83.60
Amy Harris 2 5 0 0 85 445 89.00
Jennifer Harvey 1 1 0 0 0 90 90.00