Women's Golf ACCtion: Tournaments ending Tuesday, March 23

March 24, 2010

 

Pinehurst Challenge

Seminoles Win Pinehurst Challenge

PINEHURST, N.C. - Led by individual champion Lacey Agnew, the Florida State women's golf team placed three players in the top four of the individual standings and earned the team championship at the Pinehurst Challenge on Pinehurst No. 6 at the famed Pinehurst Golf Club. The individual championship marked the first of Agnew's career and the team championship marked the second of the year for the Seminoles and the first under interim head coach Kate Golden.

Florida State carded a tournament-best 286 in the final round and finished with a three round total of one-under par 863. The Seminoles were the only team to finish with a team score under 300 in the final round, carded the top three team rounds of the three round event and finished a whopping 33 strokes ahead of second place Maryland. During the 54-hole event, the Seminoles did not count a score above 74, counted six scores of par or better and led after the first, second and third rounds in winning the event.

Maryland and Shimel Finish Second

PINEHURST, N.C. - In their first tournament playing as a team the Maryland women's golf squad finished second out of 18 teams with an 896 (298-297-301) at the Pinehurst Challenge. Freshman Christine Shimel led the team, also finishing second, with a two-under-par 214 (71-68-75).

The Terrapins were tied with Campbell University for second after earning identical scores in the first two rounds. Maryland edged the Camels by one stroke on the final day to take sole possession of the No. 2 position, leaving Campbell to take third.

Chapman leads W. Golf to Fifth place finish at Pinehurst Challenge

PINEHURST, N.C. - Sophomore Meghan Chapman fired a two-over par 74 en route to securing a career best ninth place finish at the Pinehurst Challenge held at the Pinehurst No.8 golf course.

The Wolfpack women's golf team claimed the first top-five finish of the spring season after a final round team score of 309 to finish the tournament at +41 (905) in fifth place.

Chapman built off day one's success to end up with at +6 (72-76-74=222) for the tournament.