Iowa Places Fourth At Snowbird Intercollegiate

March 18, 2005

TAMPA, FL — The University of Iowa Women’s Golf team placed fourth in the rain-shortened Snowbird Intercollegiate played Friday at the par-72 Pebblecreek Country Club. Iowa finished with a team score of 315. Yale (305) won the tournament by four strokes over Big Ten rival Minnesota (309).

Sophomore Amy Riepma (Clear Lake, IA) paced the Hawkeyes with an 18-hole score of 77 to tie for ninth place. Freshman Jill Marcum (Clarinda, IA) carded a 78 to tie for 14th place, while senior Shannon Fleming (Murrieta, CA) tied for 21st after stroking a 79. There was a three-way tie for first place with Yale’s January Romero and Jessica Shapiro and Minnesota’s Terra Petsinger all shooting three-over par (75).

The Hawkeyes return to action in two weeks when Iowa competes in the Indiana Invitational, April 2-3 in Bloomington, IN.

Final Team Results -- Par 721.  Yale                   3052.  Minnesota                  3093.  Southern Mississippi    3144.   IOWA                   3155.  Southern Illinois         3166.  Northern Illinois         3177.  Bradley                3218.  Florida Tech          3319.  Texas State       33410. Wichita State         34011. Anderson College          34612. North Dakota State        35413. Western Illinois          35714. Cleveland State       35915. Carthage College          38616. John A. Logan         391
Final Individual Results - Par 721. January Romero (Yale) 75 Jessica Shapiro (Yale) 75 Terra Petsinger (UM) 759. Amy Riepma (UI) 7714. Jill Marcum (UI) 7821. Shannon Fleming (UI) 7926. Karla Murra (UI) 8126. Maggie Gelber (UI) 81*39. Liz Bennett (UI) 8382. Lauren Cole (UI) 92*
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