Hawkeyes Finish 12th In Spring Opener

March 14, 2007

LAS VEGAS, NV — The University of Iowa women’s golf team placed 12th at the UNLV Spring Invitational Wednesday. Iowa carded a 291 in the final round, for a final score of 893. Brigham Young won the 18-team tournament, carding a 847, on the par-72 Boulder Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas, NV.

Jill Marcum (Clarinda, IA) shot two-under par (70) today to lead the Hawkeyes and finish tied for 26th. Her three-round total was 220 +4. Five Hawkeyes posted their lowest round of the tournament today. Amy Riepma (Clear Lake, IA) carded a 74 in the final round to tie for 44th (224 +8). Tyrette Metzendorf (Winter Haven, FL) tied for 48th, posting a nine-over par 225.

Iowa’s next competition is March 16-18 at the Lady Longhorn Invitational in Austin, TX.

Team Results -- (Par 72)1.  Brigham Young                280-283-284=8472.  New Mexico                   284-290-283=8573.  Idaho           292-281-286=8594.  Indiana University          285-285-294=8645.  UNLV            299-286-288=8736.  San Francisco                298-290-286=8747.  New Mexico State        291-294-292=8778.  Washington State        300-301-280=8819.  Fresno State            299-296-287=88210.  Campbell           299-291-299=88911.  Texas Tech         298-291-302=89112.  Iowa                     300-302-291=89313.  Nebraska           298-298-298=89414.  Long Beach State       300-298-300=89815.   Notre Dame                 305-308-293=90616.  Boise State            300-310-297=90717.   Eastern Washington             317-301-290=90818.  San Diego State        298-310-306=914

Individual Results - Par 72 (Top Three, Plus Iowa)T1.  Kelly Nakashima (Idaho)    72-68-65=205  -11T1.  Jennifer Shipley (Fresno)  71-70-64=205 -113.  Rachel Newren  (BYU)            67-70-72=209  -7T26.  Jill Marcum (UI)          75-75-70=220 +4T44.    Amy Riepma (UI)           75-75-74=224 +8T48.  Tyrette Metzendorf (UI)   78-74-73=225 +9T68.  Maggie Gelber* (UI)           79-77-74=230 +14T76.  Karla Murra (UI)         72-78-82=232 +16T83.    Melanie Boyles (UI) 79-81-74=234 +18="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/strong%3E%3C/pre%3E%3Cpre%3E%3Cbr%3E*competed%20as%20individual%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3C/pre%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Cp%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Cp%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Cp%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Cp%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Ctable%20border='0'%20cellpadding='0'%20cellspacing='0'%20align='left'%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Ctr%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Ctd%20align='center'%20width="150">                    

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