April 6, 2003 - by
Seminoles’ Women’s Golf Team Wins Team Title At Ryder/Florida Championship

April 6, 2003

The Florida State women’s golf team, led by individual medalist Kristin Tamulis, won the team title for the second consecutive year at the Ryder/Florida Championship at Don Shula’s Golf Club and Resort. Florida State has now won the event three times since 1998. Tamulis’ individual title marked the second this spring (she also won the title at the Lady Gator Invitational) and the second of her career.

The Seminoles earned the team championship by 24 strokes over second-place University of South Florida. In addition to Tamulis’ first place finish, Florida State placed two other golfers (Carrie Sordel and Caroline Larsson) in the top five of the individual standings.

Tamulis (Naples, Fla.) carded a three-round score of 220 to win the event by two strokes over Miami’s Tina Miller. She held off the hard-charging Miller in the final round to gain the individual victory. Tamulis has now earned 12 top-10 finishes during her four-year career.

Junior Carrie Sordel (Windermere, Fla.) finished in third place to earn her career-high individual finish. She finished only four stokes out of first place with a score of 224. Sordel carded her tournament-best score of 72 in the second round.

Freshman Caroline Larsson (Danderyd, Sweden) also earned her career-best finish of tied for fourth place as she tied her career-low tournament score with a three-round total of 224. Larsson has earned two top-15 finishes this spring.

Juniors Alison Curdt (St. Louis, Mo.) finished in a tied for 13th-place while Katie Quinney (Atlantic Beach, Fla.) finished in a tie for 20th-place. Curdt’s individual finish was her best of the spring season and the fourth top-15 finish of her Seminole career.

Florida State continues its spring schedule as it plays in the annual Atlantic Coast Conference Championship April 18-20 at Salem Glen Country Club in Clemmons, N.C.

Ryder/Florida Championship/Par 72/(Final Florida State Results)
Don Shula’s Golf Club and Resort/Miami Lakes, Fla.

1/13 Florida State 298 291 311 900
1 Kristin Tamulis 74 71 75 220
3 Carrie Sordel 76 72 76 224
T4 Caroline Larsson 74 74 78 226
T13 Alison Curdt 74 74 85 233
T20 Katie Quinney 79 78 82 239

Ryder/Florida Championship/Par 72/(Final Team Results)
Don Shula’s Golf Club and Resort/Miami Lakes, Fla.

1. Florida State 900 8. Lynn University 971
2. South Florida 924 9. Florida International 975
3. Miami 940 10. Berhune-Cookman 981
4. Rollins College 941 11. Florida Southern 989
5. Florida Atlantic 951 12. Nova Southeastern 1,036
6. Jacksonville 961 13. Barry University 1,044
7. Central Florida 962
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