April 4, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) –
No. 28 Florida State will join eight teams ranked in the nation’s top 30 as its closes out its regular season at the 2012 Bryan National Collegiate at the Bryan Park Golf Center in Greensboro, N.C. April 6-8, 2012. The Seminoles are one of six ACC teams competing in the event – with all six coming into the event ranked in the nation’s top 50. The Seminoles have earned three top five team finishes so far this season and are looking for their first team win – a title they earned at this tournament in 2010. Following their participation in the Bryan National Collegiate, the Seminoles will return to North Carolina to play in the ACC Championship at the Sedgefield Country Club April 13-15.
THE 2012 BRYAN NATIONAL COLLEGIATE FIELD
No. 28 Florida State is joined by No. 6 North Carolina, No. 10 Duke, No. 15 Tennessee, No. 18 Ohio State, No. 21, NC State, No. 24 Virginia, No. 25 Michigan State, College of Charleston, Louisville, Northwestern, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tulane, UNC Greensboro, UNC Wilmington and Wake Forest in the 15th Annual 2012 Bryan Park National Collegiate at the Bryan Park Golf Center in Greensboro, N.C. The tournament will be played on the Players Course at the Bryan Park Center – a Par 72, 6,323 yard course with three rounds of 18 holes played over three consecutive days.
GOOD MEMORIES AT BRYAN PARK
Led by then junior Macarena Silva, who finished in fifth place in the individual standings, the Seminoles won the team title at the 2010 Bryan National Collegiate. Silva led three Seminoles in the top 10 of the individual standings – current senior Hannah Thomson and Lacey Agnew finished in a tie for 10th place in the individual standings. Florida State defeated Wake Forest by one stroke to win the team championship.
CASTELAIN THE SEMINOLE LEADER AT LIZ MURPHEY
Freshman Laure Castelain carded a 75 in the final round and finished in a tie for 23rd in the individual standings with a three round total of 221 at last week’s Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic. It marked the third time in her career and second time in the last three events that she has finished as Florida State’s leader. Castelain finished with three rounds at 75 or better (73-73-75) with her 221 total finishing as the third best tournament of her career.
CASTELAIN LEADS SEMINOLES WITH LOW STROKE AVERAGE
Freshman Laure Castelain, who will play in her seventh tournament this weekend at the Bryan National Collegiate, is the Seminoles’ leader with a 74.33 stroke average. She has led the Seminoles in two events (Susie Maxwell Berning Classic and Liz Murphey Collegiate) and has finished with three of the Seminoles’ top six tournament scores.
NEGRON SHOOTS SEASON BEST IN FINAL ROUND OF LIZ MURPHEY
Junior Jessica Negron played nearly flawless golf with 17 holes scored at par or better with two birdies in the final round as she shot a 1 under par 71 in the final round of the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic. Negron began the final round in a tie for 45th place in the individual standings and moved up 17 spots during the round as she carded her second round of par or better golf in nine rounds this spring.
FLORIDA STATE BY THE NUMBERS
Maria Salinas carded a 66 in the third round of the Gator Invitational – tied for the second lowest round in school history … It marked the eighth time in school history a Seminole had carded a score of 66 or better and was the first time a Florida State golfer had finished with a 66 or better since Caroline Westrup carded a 66 in the 2009 Cougar Classic … the school record for lowest round carded is 65 by Lacey Agnew during the 2009 Cougar Classic and by Kristin Tamulis in the 2003 ACC Championship.
SEMINOLE WOMEN'S GOLF STATISTICS (Fall 2011 / Spring 2012) Name Tourn. Rounds Par -75 Low Strokes Avg. Maria Salinas 6 17 3 9 66 1,268 74.59 Laure Castelain 6 18 2 10 70 1,350 75.00 Malin Jansson 6 18 1 10 70 1,353 75.17 Jessica Negron 6 18 3 9 70 1,372 76.22 Alex Milan 6 17 1 2 72 1,324 77.88 Hannah Thomson 3 9 1 2 70 705 78.33 Carlton Kuhlo 3 9 0 1 74 725 80.56