Georgetown Women's Golf Finishes 16th at Lady Gator Invitational
April 7, 2009
Auburn and No. 11 Duke tied for first place with scores of 73-over par 913, but the sixth-ranked Tigers won the team title on the first playoff hole. Georgia State finished in third place at 74-over par 914, with eighth-ranked Alabama finishing fourth at 78-over par 918 and host Florida placing fifth at 87-over par 927. The Hoyas shot a final round 54-over 334 and finished 16th at 140-over par 980.
The field at the Lady Gator Invitational is one of the most difficult fields the team has faced this year, with eight teams ranked among the top-50 in the country.
Amanada Blumenhurst of Duke was the top individual finisher, topping the field of 84 golfers with a 12-over par 222.
The Hoyas shot a 34-over par 314 in the first round and stood in 14th place of 16 teams, six strokes ahead of No. 49 Florida State, but the Blue and Gray struggled in the final two rounds.
Georgetown was led by Carly Hunt (Easton, Pa./Conestoga), who tied for 22nd place at 22-over par 232. Hunt carded a 5-over par 75 and followed that up with rounds of 9-over par 79 and 8-over par 78.
Senior classmate Chelsea Curtis (Mashpee, Mass./Cape Cod Academy) shot a 12-over par 82 in the first round and tied for 41st place at 28-over par 238.
Freshman Joan Dulieu (Greenwich, Conn./Greenwich Academy) finished in 74th place at 37-over par 247, freshmen Eunae Jo (Ridgewood, NJ./Ridgewood) finished in 81st place at 54-over par 264 and sophomore Robyn English (Warwick, R.I./St. Mary Academy) placed 84th at 59-over par 269.
Team Scores - Par 840 - 6,127 yards
* Auburn won team title on first playoff hole.
Top 10 Individuals - Par 210
Georgetown Scores - Par 210