May 6, 2002
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Florida State University junior golfer Kristin Tamulis earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors for the second consecutive season as selected by a vote of the league’s six head coaches. It marks the second consecutive season Tamulis has earned the honor making her only the second women’s golfer in Seminole history to earn All-ACC honors twice during her career. She is joined by only former Seminole Karen Stupples who was named All-ACC in 1994 and 1995.
Tamilus (Naples, Fla.) and her Seminole teammates will compete in the NCAA Central Region Tournament beginning Thursday in East Lansing, Mich. It marks the second consecutive season the All-America candidate has helped lead the Seminoles into regional play.
Tamulis is ranked 40th in the most recent Golfweek/Sagarin collegiate rankings. She began the spring season ranked 74th in the nation and enters the NCAA with her highest ranking of the season at 40th. Tamulis finished in a tie for fourth place at the ACC Championship tournament April 19-21 in Clemmons, S.C.
Tamulis enters the NCAA regional tournament with a career-low 74.26 stroke average in five tournaments this spring. She has recorded a career-high four top-10 finishes and placed second at the Ryder/Florida Championships April 5-7.
Four members of the ACC champion Duke joined Tamulis on the All-ACC team. Duke’s Candy Hannemann (the ACC Tournament champion), Virada Nirapathpongporn (the ACC Player of the Year), Niloufar Aazam-Zanganeh (the ACC Rookie of the Year and Leigh Ann Hardin were named to the team along with Wake Forest’s Nuria Clau and Ashley Prange of North Carolina. Page Marsh of NC State was named the conference Coach of the Year.