October 7, 2003 - by
Seminole Women’s Golf Team In Fifth At NMSU Intercollegiate

Oct. 7, 2003

The Florida State University women’s golf team is in fifth place in the team standings and Seminole seniors Alison Curdt and Carrie Sordel are tied for ninth in the individual standings following completion of the second round of Price’s Give ‘Em Five Intercollegiate at the New Mexico State University Golf Course.

The Seminoles, ranked 18th in the nation by GolfWeek Magazine, begin play in Wednesday’s third round only seven strokes behind Oklahoma, the current team leader. In addition, Florida State is within three strokes of the second place team, Louisiana State, and only one stroke behind Baylor and Texas Tech who are both tied for third place. Curdt and Sordel and also within striking distance of the current individual leaders. The Seminole pair is only four strokes behind the current co-leaders – Christine Boucher of Kansas State and Kim Kolb of Texas Tech – who have carded identical two-round scores of 146.

Both Curdt (St. Louis, Mo.) and Sordel (Windermere, Fla.) battled the elements in Tuesday’s second round. Neither player could solve the rain and crosswinds on the front nine as they fell behind early and couldn’t match their scores from the first round. Curdt carded a second-round 80 (after a first round and tournament-leading 70) while Sordel scored a 77 (after a first round 73). Both golfers are tied for ninth with two-day totals of 150.

Florida State senior Katie Quinney (Atlantic Beach, Fla.) also had a tough time with the weather conditions as she finished with a second round score of 78 and is in a tie for 18th place entering the third round. Sophomore Caroline Larsson (Danderyd, Sweden) is tied for 25th place with a two round total of 153 and freshman Jaclyn Burch (Wildwood, Mo.) is tied for 48th with a 36-hole total of 159.

No. 7 Oklahoma is the leader beginning third round play Wednesday. The Sooners have a four stoke lead over Louisiana State, a six stoke lead over Baylor and Texas Tech and a seven stroke lead over the Seminoles. The third and final round of the event begins Wednesday morning with a shotgun start.

Price’s Give Em Five Intercollegiate/Par 72
New Mexico State University Golf Course/Las Cruces, N.M. (Second Round Florida State Results)

5/14 Florida State 293 312 605
T9. Alison Curdt 70 80 150
T9. Carrie Sordel 73 77 150
T18. Katie Quinney 74 78 152
T25. Caroline Larsson 76 77 153
T48 Jaclyn Burch 76 83 159

Price’s Give Em Five Intercollegiate/Par 72
New Mexico State University Golf Course/Las Cruces, N.M. (Second Round Team Results)

1. Oklahoma 598 9. Hawaii 622
2. Louisiana State 602 10. Arizona State 624
3. Baylor 604 11. Texas El Paso 627
Texas Tech 604 12. Arkansas Little Rock 633
5. Florida State 605 13. Western New Mexico 635
6. Kansas State 613 14. Texas A&M CC 637
7. San Jose State 615 15. Northern Arizona 644
8. New Mexico State 619 16. North Texas 652
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