Eagles Place Third at the Hatter Fall Classic
Tuesday, November 06, 2007

DeLAND, Fla. - At the 2007 Hatter Fall Classic hosted by Stetson, the FGCU women’s golf squad had four golfers finish in the top-25 and finished third overall in the final tournament of the fall season.

The 54-hole event was played on the 6,007 yard Par 72 Victoria Hills Country Club layout. The teams played 36 holes on Monday (Nov. 5) and a final 18 on Tuesday (Nov. 6).

The Eagles recorded a composite team score of 931 during the tournament’s 54 holes. Host Stetson took the team tourney title with a 902, six strokes ahead of second place finisher, Florida Southern.

Heather Hagerman was the Eagles' top finisher in the two-day event when she turned in a 13-over 229 (+13) which placed her in 8th overall. She shot a 76 in the final round of the tourney.

Kastania Toomalatai came in second on FGCU's scorecard with a three-round total of 232 (+16) which placed her in 12 place individually.

Maria Venot and Cassie Sherron rounded out the Eagles' scoring with a 235 and 238.  Venot finished 19th while Sherron placed 25th in the event.. Amber Pederson rounded out FGCU's card with a 244, which placed her in a tie for 32nd.

Florida Atlantic’s P. Phol-uayporn claimed the tournament title with a 1-over 217.

The tournament marked the end of FGCU’s fall schedule. The Eagles now turn their attention to their spring slate which is set to begin on Feb. 25 in Buies Creek, N.C. at the Fighting Camel Classic, which will be hosted by Campbell University.