Women's Golf ACCtion: October 4-5
Oct. 7, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Led by eighth place individual finishes by senior Lacey Agnew and junior Macarena Silva the No. 19 ranked Florida State University women's golf team finished in a tie for second place at the Eat A Peach Collegiate at the Idle Hour Country Club. The finish was the third consecutive top two team finish for the Seminoles who won the University of Kentucky Invitational and finished in second place at the Cougar Classic to open the fall season. With Agnew and Silva earning top-10 finishes, the Seminoles were one of only three teams in the event which finished with two players in the top 10 of the individual standings.
No. 9 Georgia, the highest ranking team in the event according to the most recent GolfWeek/Sagarin Power Rankings, won the event with a one stroke victory over the Seminoles. The Bulldogs' Marta Silva Zamora won the individual championship as she carded consecutive scores of 70 to finish the 36-hole event with a four-under par total of 140.
Agnew (Jonesboro, Ga.) earned her third consecutive top-10 individual finish as she finished with a six-over par score of 150. She carded a 71 in the first round to mark the fourth time in seven rounds that she had played under par golf in three tournaments this season. Agnew finished in second place at the Cougar Classic, in fifth place at the Kentucky Invitational and in a tie for eighth in the Eat A Peach tournament. It marks the first time she has finished in the top 10 in three consecutive events during her entire career.
MACON, Ga. - Sophomore Jennifer Hirano shot five-over par 77 Monday to finish in a tie for 13th place as the University of Miami women's golf team finished 11th at the Eat-A-Peach Collegiate hosted by Mercer University at the Idle Hour Country Club.
Georgia (599) won the team title. Florida State (600) and Furman (600) tied for second while Coastal Carolina (606) and Georgia State (607) finished out the tournament's top five. The tournament included two top 10 teams in Florida State and Georgia and seven other teams ranked in the top 100.
After shooting two-over par on the first day of the tournament, Hirano shot a 37 on the front nine and 40 on the back nine. She again shot even par on 14 of the 18 holes.