Oct. 5, 2008
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. –
Florida State University All-American Caroline Westrup shot an even par 72 in the final round and finished in a tie for 13th place in the individual standings as play in the Lady Tar Heel Invitational at Finley Golf Course came to a close. Westrup finished in the top 15 of a tournament for the 23rd time in her Seminole career – she has now finished in the top 15 in 23 of her 31 career events.
Florida State counted the scores of Westrup (even par 72), freshman Whitney Wenglasz (79), senior Lauren Cousart (81) and freshman Hannah Thomson (83) in its final round of the three round tournament. Westrup, Cousart and Thomson had each of their three individual scores counted in all three of the rounds played in the three-day, 54-hole event.
Wake Forest won the tournament title as it led the event wire-to-wire. The Deacons were tied for the lead after the first round and took over sole possession through the second and third rounds. Wake Forest beat host and runner-up North Carolina by 12 strokes. Three players – Jean Chua and Natalie Sheary of Wake Forest and Catherine O’Donnell of North Carolina finished tied for the individual lead at 54 holes with identical even-par scores of 216.
Westrup (Ahus, Sweden) led the Seminoles as she finished the event with an even par score of 72. She was even or below par throughout the round with two birdies, 14 holes at par and two bogeys. She finished the round with 10 consecutive even par holes to finish at even par. Westrup counted all three of her scores in this event; she has now counted 85.5 of 86 rounds (.994) during her career as a Seminole.
Wenglasz (Oldsmar, Fla.) played her best round of the tournament as she carded a final round score of 79. She played well over her first nine holes and was one over par when she made her turn for her final nine holes. Wenglasz was playing in her first tournament as a Seminole.
Florida State closes out its fall season at the Auburn Tiger Derby Invitational Oct. 24-26 at Auburn University.
Tar Heel Invitational/Oct. 3-5, 2008/Par 72 Finley Golf Course/Chapel Hill, N.C./Final FSU Results 17/18. Florida State 306 320 315 941 T13. Caroline Westrup 73 78 72 223 T60. Lauren Cousart 77 78 81 236 T60. Hannah Thomson 74 79 83 236 85. Whitney Wenglasz 83 85 79 247 88. Lacey Agnew 82 85 85 252
Tar Heel Invitational/Oct. 3-5, 2008/Par 72 Finley Golf Course/Chapel Hill, N.C./Final Team Results 1. Wake Forest 876 10. Michigan State 915 2. North Car. 888 11. UCF 917 3. Vanderbilt 892 12. South Carolina 926 4. Virginia 893 T13. Kentucky 927 5. Auburn 901 T13. NC State 927 6. Texas A&M 908 15. Furman 934 7. Ohio State 909 16. Tulsa 936 8. Louisville 911 17. Florida State 941 9. Kent State 912 18. UNC Greensboro 958