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Women's Golf Completes Second Fall Tourney
Sunday, October 14, 2007

DAYTON BEACH, Fla. - At the 2007 LPGA International Xavier Invitational hosted by Xavier, the FGCU women's golf squad finished in 11th place in their second tournament of the season.

The Xavier Invitational was held at LPGA International Champions Course in Daytona Beach, Fla. The participating schools were Bowling Green, Coastal Carolina, Florida Atlantic, FGCU, Georgetown, Lamar, Missouri State, Northern Iowa, Ohio, Tennessee-Chattanooga, Western Carolina, Western Michigan, Wichita State and Xavier.

The event had a 54-hole format, with 36 holes on Saturday and 18 holes on Sunday.

The Eagles recorded a composite team score of 938 during the tournament’s 54 holes. Florida Atlantic took the team tourney title with a 906, three strokes ahead of Coastal Carolina.

Heather Hagerman and Maria Venot were the Eagles' top finishers in the two-day event when they each turned in a 17-over 233 which placed them in a tie for 29th overall. Hagerman’s low round of the tourney was 75, while Venot’s was a 76.

Kastania Toomalatai came in third on FGCU's scorecard with a three-round total of 235 which tied her for 33rd individually. Her best round of the event was a 77 on Saturday's first 18 holes.

Jessica Paulmann and Cassie Sherron recorded scores of 246 and 248, respectively. Paulmann tied for 60th and Sherron tied for 63rd overall. Sherron’s best round of 79 came in the second round of the tourney, while Paulmann had her best round of the tourney during the first 18 holes when she recorded an 80.

Coastal Carolina’s Ann Maness took the tourney's individual title with a two-over 218, one stroke ahead of Lamar’s Linda Persson.

The women's golf squad will be back out on the course on Oct. 29 in the 30th Annual Pat Bradley Invitational, which will be held in Fort Myers, Fla. at Pelican Reserve.

2007 LPGA International Xavier Invitational

LPGA International Champions Course - Daytona Beach, Fla. - Par 72 - 6225 yards

Final Results

1 Florida Atlantic: 311-300-295= 906 (+42)

2 Coastal Carolina: 298-296-315= 909 (+45)

3 Missouri State: 306-304-300=910 (+46) ; Tenn.-Chattanooga: 306-308-296=910 (+46)

5 Lamar: 305-301-307= 913 (+49)

6 Georgetown: 306-306-305=917 (+53)

7 Western Carolina: 307-310-30= 920 (+56)

8 Northern Iowa: 312-302-307=921 (+57)

9 Xavier: 313-321-301=935 (+71)

10 Western Michigan: 315-306-316=937 (+73)

11 FGCU: 309- 310-319=938 (+74)

12 Wichita State: 325 325 323 973 (+109)

13 Bowling Green State: 317-326-334=977 (+113)

14 Ohio: 328-324-329=981 (+117)

FGCU Golfers

T 29 Heather Hagerman 75-76-82=233

T 29 Maria Venot 77-76-80=233

T 33 Kastania Toomalatai 77-79-79=235

T 60 Jessica Paulmann 80-87-79=246

T 63 Cassie Sherron 88-79-81=248