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Silva Leads Florida State Through Second Round Of UCF Challenge

March 9, 2009




SORRENTO, Fla –
Florida State sophomore Macarena Silva shot a two-under par 70 and moved into a tie for 17th in the individual standings and the Seminoles moved to 17th place in the team standings after two rounds of the UCF Challenge at the Red Tail Golf Course. Silva has a 143 total for the first 36 holes of the 54 hole event and begins play in Tuesday’s final round only three strokes outside of the top five of the individual standings.

Arizona State carded the best team round of the day – a four-under par 284 – to move into first place in the team standings. The Sun Devils are one stroke ahead of UCLA as the two national powerhouses battle for the championship of one of the top regular season tournaments in the nation this spring. Jessica Yadlocsky of the University of Florida shot a two-under par 70 and held onto the individual lead with a 136 total for the first two rounds. She is two strokes ahead of Nichole Smith of Tennessee.

Silva led the Seminoles in the second round with a two-under par 70. Her score is the best of the first two rounds of the tournament for the Seminoles. Silva carded a 73 in round one and bettered her score by three strokes in the second round. Her score of 70 is her career best during her two-year career at Florida State.

Senior All-American Caroline Westrup carded a 75 in the second round and is in a tie for 29th place in the individual standings with a two-day total of 146. She carded a 71 in the first round of the event.

Freshman Whitney Wenglasz carded a 78 while junior Lacey Agnew carded a 77. Senior Sara Young has a two-day total of 163.

The event concludes with a final round of 18 holes on Tuesday.

UCF Challenge/Red Tail Golf Club/March 8-10, 2009
Sorrento, Fla./Par 72/Second Round Florida State Results
17/18.  Florida State       298   300   598
T17.    Macarena Silva      73    70    143
T29.    Caroline Westrup    71    75    146
T70.    Whitney Wenglasz    75    78    153
T80.    Lacey Agnew         79    77    156
93.     Sara Young          81    82    163

UCF Challenge/Red Tail Golf Club/March 8-10, 2009
Sorrento, Fla./Par 72/Second Round Team Results
1.   Arizona State      568   T9.   Duke            588
2.   UCLA               569   T9.   Pepperdine      588
3.   Oklahoma State     575   T9.   Tennessee       588
4.   Southern Cal.      577   T9.   Texas           588
5.   Auburn             584   14.   Purdue          589
6.   Florida            585   15.   Arizona         592
7.   Alabama            586   16.   Vanderbilt      595
8.   North Carolina     587   17.   Florida State   598
T9.  Duke               588   18.   UCF             608

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