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Eagles in Fifth Heading into Final Round at UC Spring Invite
Friday, March 26, 2010

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. – The FGCU women’s golf team submitted scores of 311 and 308 on Friday afternoon, placing them fifth overall after two rounds at the 2010 UC Women’s Spring Invitational in Crystal River, Fla. Freshman Briana Carlson leads the way for the Eagles, currently in a tie for seventh overall.

The Blue and Green’s score of 619 (311-308) placed them in sole possession of fifth place, ahead of Memphis (620), FAU (620), Rutgers (624), tournament host Cincinnati (625), Jacksonville (633), Ohio University (649) and Dartmouth (651). Illinois leads the field of 18 with a two round score of 592.

Carlson (Inverness, Fla.) submitted a two-round 149 (76-73) to lead the Eagles, placing her in a three-way tie for seventh overall. Also inside the top 25, senior Amber Pedersen (St. Petersburg, Fla.) turned in a 155 (78-77), putting her in a five-way tie for 23rd overall. Stetson’s Alex Buelow is on top of the leaderboard heading into Saturday’s final round, with a 141.

The 2010 UC Women’s Spring Invitational will wrap up with a single round of competition on Saturday.

FGCU Day One Results
T 7 Briana Carlson (76 73) 149
T 23 Amber Pedersen (78 77) 155
T 32 Jessica Paulmann (79 78) 157
T 48 Katerina Toomalatai (78 81) 159
T 58 Lina Elmsater (81 80) 161

Leaderboard
1 Illinois, U. of (299 293) 592
2 Stetson University (301 297) 598
3 Montana, Univ. of (299 302) 601
4 Florida Southern (309 309) 618
5 Florida Gulf Coast U (311 308) 619
6 Memphis, Univ. of (312 308) 620
Florida Atlantic U. (310 310) 620
8 Rutgers University (315 309) 624
9 Cincinnati, U. of (314 311) 625
10 Embry-Riddle - FL (313 314) 627
11 Houston Baptist Univ (311 318) 629
12 South Dakota State U (314 319) 633
Jacksonville Univ. (323 310) 633
14 UAB (323 324) 647
15 Ohio University (325 324) 649
16 Dartmouth College (319 332) 651
17 Hofstra University (333 349) 682
18 St. Andrews Presby. (406 409) 815