Women's Golf Travels to Miami for Canes and Cardinal Invite
Sunday, April 04, 2010

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU women’s golf team is set to compete in the 2010 Canes & Cardinal Invitational Tournament at Don Shula’s Golf Resort in Miami Lakes, Fla. The two-day, three-round event gets underway on Monday morning and wraps up on Tuesday afternoon.

The Eagles will square off against Akron, Cincinnati, Texas State, Maryland, Kansas State, Penn State, Texas Pan American, Troy, and tournament host Miami.

In the last competition, The Blue and Green were in sole possession of fifth place heading into the final round of the 2010 UC Spring Invitational. On the final day, the Eagles combined for a 923 (311-308-304) to move into fourth place in the field of 18. Illinois won the 2010 team title with an aggregate score of 893 (299-293-301).

On the individual leaderboard, FGCU had three participants place in the top 25 overall. Carlson (Inverness, Fla.) set the tone for the Eagles with a 225 (76-73-76), tying for fifth place. Seniors Pedersen (St. Petersburg, Fla.) and Paulmann (Sarasota, Fla.) also made it in the top 25. Pedersen turned in a score of 231 (78-77-76) for 18th place, while Paulmann finished in a three-way tie for 25th with a 233 (79-78-76).

The Canes and Cardinal Invite will be the final competition of the spring for the FGCU women’s golf team, before traveling to DeLand, Fla. for the A-Sun Championships on Monday, April 12th.

FGCU Participants
Jessica Paulmann - Sr. (Sarasota, Fla.)
Amber Pedersen - Sr. (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Lina Elmsater - Jr. (Solna, Sweden)
Katerina Toomalatai - Jr. ( Palm Coast, Fla.)
Briana Carlson - Fr. (Inverness, Fla.)