October 11, 2009 - by
Seminoles 14th At Tar Heel

Oct. 11, 2009




CHAPEL HILL, N.C. –
Florida State junior Macarena Silva and sophomore Hannah Thompson finished in a tie for 21st place in the individual standings and the No. 19 Florida State women’s golf team finished in 14th place in the team standings as play in the 34th Annual Tar Heel Invitational at Finley Golf Course at the University of North Carolina came to a close. The event was the final tournament of the fall season for the Seminoles who earned one team victory and three top-two team finishes in its four events since beginning play in September.

No. 3 Michigan State claimed the team victory with a 12 stroke victory over No. 2 Auburn. The Spartans led the event wire-to-wire in claiming the victory. Sara-Maude Juneau of Louisville won the individual championship with a 10-under par score of 206.

Silva (Santiago, Chile) led Florida State with a final round score of 75. She finished with three scores at 75 or better in the event with her best score of one-under par 71 coming in the first round. Silva was the only Seminole player to finish all three rounds of the Tar Heel Invitational with scores at 75 or better.

Thomson (Perth, Australia) closed out a stellar fall season as she carded scores of 70 and 74 in the first two rounds and closed with a 221 total for the three day event. She earned four top-25 finishes in the Seminoles’ four events during the fall season.

Freshman Jessica Negron (Ocala, Fla.) closed out her first season in strong fashion with scores of 75-76-76 for a 227 total. She earned three top 20 finishes in her first four collegiate tournaments as she finished in a tie for 16th place at the Cougar Classic, a tie for 17th in the Eat A Peach Collegiate and in a tie for 19th at the Kentucky Invitational .

Senior Lacey Agnew (Jonesboro, Ga.) and freshman Mary Beth Ramsay (Orlando, Fla.) also competed in the event for the Seminoles. Agnew finished in second place in the individual standings at the Cougar Classic, in fifth at the Kentucky Invitational and in a tie for eighth place at the Eat A Peach Collegiate. In only her first season as a Seminole, Ramsay competed in each of the Seminoles four events during the fall season and finished in a tie for 21st place in the individual standings at the Eat A Peach Collegiate.

Tar Heel Invitational/Par 72/Oct. 9-11, 2009/Final FSU Scores
Finley Golf Course/University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill, N.C.
14/18.  Florida State      294  297  307  898
T21.    Macarena Silva     71   75   75   221
T21.    Hannah Thomson     70   74   77   221
T53.    Jessica Negron     75   76   76   227
T64.    Lacey Agnew        79   72   79   230
T86.    Mary Beth Ramsay   78   77   82   237

Tar Heel Invitational/Par 72/Oct. 9-11, 2009/Final Team Scores
Finley Golf Course/University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill, N.C.
1.   Michigan St.  860  10.   Louisville        887
2.   Auburn        872  11.   North Carolina    892
3.   Alabama       875  12.   Denver            893
T4.  Texas A&M     880  13.   South Carolina    893
T4.  Vanderbilt    880  14.   Florida State     898
6.   Tennessee     881  15.   NC State          900
7.   Duke          883  16.   UNC Wilmington    903
8.   Virginia      884  17.   Kent State        905
9.   Wake Forest   885  18.   East Carolina     946

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