Women's Golf
Curtis Ties for Fifth Place, Georgetown Takes Ninth at Xavier Invite
Senior Chelsea Curtis tied for fifth place and Georgetown placed ninth at the Xavier Inite.

Senior Chelsea Curtis tied for fifth place and Georgetown placed ninth at the Xavier Inite.

Oct. 12, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. -

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Georgetown senior Chelsea Curtis (Mashpee, Mass./Cape Cod Academy) shot a two-over par 74 in the final round and tied for fifth place overall, leading the Hoya women's golf team to a ninth place finish at the LPGA International-Xavier Invite, held

The Hoyas were tied for sixth place after Saturday's second round and shot a 21-over par 309 to finish ninth in the 15-team field with a 54-hole score of 62-over par 926. Yale won the event with a 38-over par 902, one stroke ahead of Florida Atlantic, second at 39-over par 903. Eastern Michigan placed third at 41-over par 905, followed by Lamar (48-over par 912) and Bethune-Cookman (52-over par 916). Stetson placed sixth (56-over par 920) with Daytona State College, Barry, Georgetown and Charleston Southern rounding out the top-10 teams.

Curtis tied for fifth place in the field of 78 golfers, carding a six-over par 222. It was Curtis' third-straight top-five finish this season. She posted scores of three-over par 75 and one-over par 73 before today's round.

Lamar's Therese Nilsson took medalist honors, shooting a one-under par 215, including a one-under par 71 in the final round.

Senior Carly Hunt (Easton, Pa./Conestoga) tied for 20th place at 12-over par 228, finishing the tournament with a seven-over par 79 in the final round.

Freshman Eunae Jo (Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood) shot a 21-over par 237 and tied for 39th place, while classmate Joan Dulieu (Bloomfield Hills, Mich./Detroit Country Day) tied for 49th place at 26-over par 242. Sophomore Robyn English (Warwick, R.I./St. Mary Academy) tied for 59th place at 30-over par 246.

The Hoyas close out the fall portion of their season next weekend, competing at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate in Greenville, N.C. from October 19-21.

Team Scores (54 holes, par-864, 6,065 yards)
1. Yale (305-296-301=902, +38); 2. Florida Atlantic (303-301-299=903, +39); 3. Eastern Michigan (299-306-300=905, +41); 4. Lamar (313-300-299=912, +48); 5. Bethune-Cookman (307-306-303=916, +52); 6. Stetson (304-313-303=920, +56); 7. Daytona State College (319-299-305=923, +59); 8. Barry (314-315-295=924, +60); 9. Georgetown (315-302-309=926, +62); 10. Charleston Southern (312-307-313=932, +68); 11. Western Michigan (319-311-313=943, +79); 12. Eastern Kentucky (318-316-327=961, +97); 13. Mercer (324-318-322=964, +100); 14. Xavier (320-330-316=966, +102); 15. Bowling Green State (329-319-328=976, +112).

Individual Scores (54 holes, par-216)
1. Therese Nilsson, Lamar (72-72-71=215, -1); 2. P. Phol-uayporn, Florida Atlantic (73-73-72=218, +2); 3. Stephany Fleet, Eastern Michigan (74-73-72=219, +3); 4. Olivia Higgins, Charleston Southern (75-71-75=221, +5); 5. Chelsea Curtis, Georgetown (75-73-74=222, +6), Channing Norton, Lamar (74-72-76=222, +6).

Georgetown Individuals
T5. Chelsea Curtis (75-73-74=222, +6); T20. Carly Hunt (77-72-79=228, +12); T39. Eunae Jo (79-83-75=237, +21); T49. Joan Dulieu (84-77-81=242, +26); T59. Robyn English (85-80-81=246, +30).

 

 

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