Hawkeyes Finish Fifth At Mary Fossum Invitational

Sept. 9, 2007

EAST LANSING, MI – – In their first official action since the spring season ended, the University of Iowa women’s golf team finished fifth Sunday at the Mary Fossum Invitational. While the Hawkeyes did finish in the top half of the field, they narrowly missed fourth place, trailing Michigan by only one stroke. Michigan State took the crown with a final score of 896.

At the end of the day, three Hawkeyes finished in the top ten, including junior Tyrette Metzendorf, who tied for sixth-place with a final score of 226. Seniors Melanie Boyles and Jill Marcum both finished tied for ninth with scores of 227.

The other two Hawkeyes in action were junior Becky Quinby, who finished in 37th-place (237), and sophomore Alison Cavanaugh, who finished tied in 56th-place (250).

The Hawkeyes will be in action in two weeks, when they travel to State College, PA to compete in the Lady Northern Invitational on September 22 & 23.

Team Results 1. Michigan State, 294-297-305=896
T2. Kent State, 311-299-290=900
T2. Indiana, 302-301-297=900
4. Michigan, 313-303-300=916
5. Iowa, 317-295-305=917
6. Missouri, 308-306-309=923
7. Illinois, 305-313-312=930
8. Ferris State, 315-310-322=947
T9. Grand Valley State, 321-312-317=950
T9. Toledo, 324-311-315=950

Individual Results 1, Laura Kueny (MSU), 71-70-73=214
T2. Sara Brown (MSU), 75-73-74=222
T6. Tyrette Metzendorf (IOWA), 78-74-74=226
T9. Melanie Boyles (IOWA), 80-73-74=227
T15. Jill Marcum (IOWA), 79-72-76=227
37. Becky Quinby (IOWA), 80-76-81=237
56. Alison Cavanaugh (IOWA), 80-84-86=250

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