February 28, 2001 - by
Seminoles Finish Ninth At Lady Gator Women’s Golf Invitational

Feb. 28, 2001




GAINESVILLE, Fla. –
Florida State sophomore Kristin Tamulis shot a career-low five-under par 221 and finished in a tie for 12th place in the individual standings at the Lady Gator Invitational at the University of Florida golf course. Tamulis’ career-best score helped the Seminole women’s golf team to a ninth place finish in the event.


Florida State, which is ranked 44th in the nation in the most recent rankings by GolfWeek.com, held a top-10 team position throughout the entire tournament. The Seminoles were in sixth place after round one, fifth place following the second round and finished in ninth place. Florida State finished ahead of four teams (South Carolina, North Carolina, Mississippi State and Wake Forest) that are ranked ahead of it in the national rankings.


Tamulis (Naples, Fla.) bettered by one position her previous career best finish of sixth place and score of 223 at the Lady Seminole Classic in 1999. She was very consistent throughout the event shooting 73-74-74 to total 222. Her first round score of 73 is tied for her second lowest collegiate score.


Senior Louise Wright (Ipswich, England) also performed well in finishing 23rd in the individual standings. She earned an even-par score of 72 in the second round and totaled an eight-over par 228 for the tournament.


Freshman Carrie Sordel (Windermere, Fla.) earned the best single round score of her career, one-over par 72, in the 2nd round. She finished with a career-best score of 231 (15-over par). Freshman Alison Curdt (Ellisville, Mo.) also earned her career-low tournament score of 236.


Florida State competes in its next event at the Ryder/State Championship in Miami from March 30-April 1.

Lady Gator Invitational (Final Individual Results)
University of Florida Golf Course, Gainesville, Fla./Feb. 23-25, 2001
9/17 Team 304 296 313 913 +49
12. Kristin Tamulis 73 74 74 221 +5
23. Louise Wright 77 72 76 224 +8
T42. Carrie Sordel 77 73 81 231 +15
54. Alison Zimmer 79 76 79 234 +18
T58. Alison Curdt 77 77 82 236 +20
65. Kelley Henderson 77 78 82 237 +21



Lady Gator Invitational (Final Team Results)
University of Florida Golf Course, Gainesville, Fla./Feb. 23-25, 2001
1. Auburn 868
2. Georgia 878
3. Tennessee 885
4. Vanderbilt 897
5. Louisiana State 898
6. Alabama 907
7. South Florida 910
8. Central Florida 912
9. Florida State 913
10. South Carolina 915
11. Florida 923
12. North Carolina 926
13. Kentucky 932
14. Mississippi State 935
15. Mississippi 936
16. Wake Forest 938
17. Arkansas 945
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