August 14, 2002 - by
Seminoles’ Quinney Advances To Match Play At U.S. Women’s Open Amateur Golf Tournament

Aug. 14, 2002

SCARBOROUGH, N.Y. –
Katie Quinney, a junior member of the Florida State women’s golf team will tee of at 10:02 Wednesday morning in the first round of match play at the 102nd U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship at Sleepy Hollow Country Club. She advanced to the third round of the tournament as she finished in a tie for 18th-place during the first two rounds of stroke play. Quinney is paired with Ellen Port in the first of two match play rounds during the third day of the tournament. Quinney would tee off of 2:42 in the second round should she defeat Port.


Quinney (Atlantic Beach, Fla.) finished with a three-over par score of 145 during the two rounds of stroke play. She finished in a tie for 18th-place in the in the standings to advance as one of the top 64 players. Quinney finished only 10 strokes behind the top-seeded player, Courtney Swaim.


Seminole teammates Kristin Tamulis (Naples, Fla.) and Alison Curdt (St. Louis, Mo.) weren’t as fortunate as Quinney and did not survive the 64-player cut after two rounds of stroke play.


Tamulis shot five-over par 76 in both rounds of stroke play to finish with a 36-hole total of 152. She finished only one shot shy of qualifying for a 15-way playoff for the final two spots in match play which runs through Saturday’s championship round.


Curdt shot a seven-over par 78 in Tuesday’s second round and finished tied for 109th in the standings.

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