September 20, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State Lady Seminole golf team fired a 290
today to finish in second place at the Lady Seminole Invitational at the
Seminole Golf Course. The Lady Seminoles entered the day tied for sixth,
but moved up to second after firing the low total for the day. It marked
the best finish by a Lady Seminole team since a second-place finish at the
1997 Ryder-Florida State Championship.
Senior Amy Bond paced the Tribe on Sunday, firing the low round of the
day with a 69. Bond, a native of Ocala, FL, rebounded from an opening
round 78 to finish alone in ninth place with a three-round total of 220.
Sarah Capie recorded her second top 10 finish at Florida State, placing
tied for 10th with Heather Angell of North Carolina and Kelly Kirwin of
Wake Forest. Capie carded a final-round 74 to finish at 221. Amy Spooner,
the U.S. Women’s Amatuer Public Links champion, struggled in her final
round with a 78. Spooner ended the tournament tied for 13th.
Sophomore Louise Wright posted her first sub-par round as a Lady Seminole
with a 71 on Sunday. The Suffolk, England native finished tied for 28th
with seven other golfers. It also marked her highest finish at FSU. Erika
Iding rounded out the scoring for the Lady Seminoles, finishing tied for
46th at 231.
The University of North Carolina ran away with the team championship,
beating FSU by 14 strokes. The Lady Tar Heels had three golfers in the top
10 and posted the lowest team total in Lady Seminole Invitational history.
Jenny Dugan of Kentucky led the tournament from start to finish, winning
by four strokes. Dugan set the tournament record with a 66 in the first
round and added rounds of 72 and 70 to finish at 208. Marcy Newton of
North Carolina finished in second, while teammate Shelley McKevitt finished