Oct. 22, 2004
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Florida State women’s golf team, which has two freshmen and one sophomore in its’ starting lineup, travels to play in the 34th annual Lady Paladin Invitational Oct. 22-24. The event is the Seminoles’ third during their four-event fall season. The Seminoles’ lineup remains the same for the third consecutive event and consists of juniors Caroline Larsson and Kristin Sordel, sophomore Jaclyn Burch and freshmen Whitney Brummett and Whitney Wright. Following this weekend’s event, the Seminoles play host to the fifth annual ACC/SEC Challenge at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Oct. 29-31.
THE LADY PALADIN INVITATIONAL FIELD
Florida State is joined by Appalachian State, Auburn, Coastal Carolina, the College of Charleston, Florida, Florida International, Furman, Georgia, Louisville, Memphis, Miami (Fla.), Michigan State, Minnesota, Mississippi State, Northwestern, UNC-Greensboro, UNC-Wilmington, South Florida, TCU and Winthrop in the 34th annual Lady Paladin Invitational. The event will be played at the Furman University Golf Course, a par 72, 5,984-yard course in Greenville, S.C. The University of Georgia enters the event as the defending champion. The Seminoles last played in the event during the fall 2003 season when they finished eighth in the 16 team field. Former Seminole All-America Kristin Tamulis finished second in the individual standings during the event.
FLORIDA STATE HOST CHRYSLER ACC/SEC CHALLENGE OCT. 29-31
The Florida State women’s golf team will play host to the fifth annual Chrysler ACC/SEC Challenge Oct. 29-31 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Destin, Fla. The event includes the nation’s top two teams – No. 1 Duke and No. 2 Auburn – and five of the nation’s top 20 teams in a battle of the nation’s top two golf playing leagues for conference supremacy. In addition to the top two teams in the nation, seven of the top 20 ranked individual collegiate golfers will play in the vent. All four rounds (including Thursday’s practice round) are free of admission and the public is welcome.
BRUMMETT LEADS SEMINOLES AT TAR HEEL INVITATIONAL
Freshman Whitney Brummett (Eureka, Mo.) became the first Seminole freshman since the spring of 2003 to finish a tournament as the Seminoles’ individual leader as she finished in a tie for 20th place at the Tar Heel Invitational. Brummett earned three career-bests in the second tournament of her career. She earned her career-best finish of tied for 20th; her best career-single round score of 72 (in the second round) and career-best tournament score (229). Brummett became the first Seminole to lead the team since Caroline Larsson led the team at the 2003 NCAA East Regional. It was also her first career top 20 individual finish.
TWO SEMINOLES INTOP 20 AT TAR HEEL INVITATIONAL
Seminole freshman Whitney Brummett and sophomore Jaclyn Burch (Wildwood, Mo.) finished tied for 20th in the individual standings at the Tar Heel Invitational. It marked the first time since the 2004 NCAA East Regional and second time in the last four events that two Florida State players finished in the top-20 in the individual standings of an event.
LEARN MORE ABOUT FRESHMEN PAIR ON SEMINOLES.COM
Learn more about Florida State’s fabulous pair of freshmen – Whitney Brummett and Whitney Wright – at Whitneys’ Worlds on seminoles.com. Click onto the link on the women’s golf page of Seminoles.com and read weekly diaries written by the two newcomers to the Florida State family.
SEMINOLE WOMEN’S GOLF STATISTICS (FALL 2004)
Name Tourn. Rounds Par -75 Low Strokes Avg.
Jaclyn Burch 2 6 0 2 74 457 76.17
Whitney Brummett 2 6 1 2 72 463 77.17
Caroline Larsson 2 6 0 0 76 474 79.00
Whitney Wright 2 6 0 0 78 482 80.33
Kristin Sordel 2 6 0 0 77 501 83.50