Hawkeyes Complete Day One At Gainesville Shootout

March 13, 2008

GAINESVILLE, FL – The University of Iowa women’s golf team completed day one at the Gainesville Shootout in Gainesville, FL. The Hawkeyes recorded an 18-hole score of 321 (+41) at the Mark Bostick Golf Course. Iowa is currently in 12th place in the 15-team field. Texas State is the front-runner after day one with a 301 (+21).

Three golfers shot 80 (+10) Thursday to lead the Hawkeyes (Tyrette Metzendorf, Becky Quinby, Jill Marcum). Senior Melanie Boyles shot an 18-hole score of 81 (+11) to tie for 48th. Freshman Lauren Forbes shot a 92 on the day. She is tied for 77th. In addition, two Hawkeyes are competing as individuals. Alison Cavanaugh shot an 80 (+10) to tie for 38th and Brianna Coopman shot an 84 (+14) to tie for 61st.

Play will continue Friday with 18-holes beginning at 7:45 a.m. CT.

Team Results (top 3 + Iowa)1.   Texas State        301 (+21)T2.  Texas A&M-CC       308 (+28)T2.  Illinois State 308 (+28)12.  IOWA           321 (+41)
Individual Results - Par 70 (Top 3 + Iowa)T1.  * Nicole Schachner (Florida)       70 (E)T1.  Lindsay Davis (Michigan)       70 (E)3.   Laura Harris (Illinois State)      71 (+1)T38. Tyrette Metzendorf (IOWA)       80 (+10)T38. Becky Quinby (IOWA)                80 (+10)T38. Jill Marcum (IOWA)         80 (+10)T38. * Alison Cavanaugh (IOWA)     80 (+10)T48. Melanie Boyles (IOWA)                81 (+11)T61. * Brianna Coopman (IOWA)       84 (+14)T77. Lauren Forbes (IOWA)              92 (+22)
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