Curtis Ties for Fifth Place, Georgetown Takes Ninth at Xavier Invite

Oct. 12, 2008


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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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