Iowa In Fifth At Shamrock Intercollegiate

March 22, 2008

ROCK HILL, S.C. – The University of Iowa women’s golf team slipped one spot Saturday to end the day in fifth place, after starting the tournament tied for fourth Friday. Remaining in the lead is Charleston Southern, who paces the field at the Shamrock Intercollegiate with a score of 618.

Junior Tyrette Metzendorf is in sole possession of 10th place with a two-round score of 156, while teammates Jill Marcum and Becky Quinby remain close behind, with scores of 157 and 158, respectively. Senior Melanie Boyles is tied for 31st place (165) and sophomore Alison Cavanaugh is tied for 38th place (167).

Four Hawkeye freshmen are also making good impressions as they compete as individuals. Brianna Coopman, who finished Friday tied for third place overall, is tied for 11th place (157). Iowa City native Laura Cilek is tied for 38th place (167), Amanda Stahl is tied for 42nd place (169), and Lauren Forbes is tied for 58th place (176).

The Shamrock Intercollegiate will conclude Sunday with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

Team Results1. Charleston Southern   306-312=6182. Princeton   316-303=6193. Winthrop   310-310=6204. Murray State   319-310=6295. IOWA   316-320=6366. Xavier   315-326=641T7. USC Upstate   335-330=665T7. Siena   334-331=6659. South Dakota State   337-336=67310. Gardner-Webb   344-337=68111. Presbyterian Coll.   355-367=72212. St. Francis (PA)   375-359=73413. The Citadel   373-380=75314. Tennessee State   384-408=792
Individual Results - Par 70 (Top 3 + Iowa)1. Susannah Aboff (Princeton) 78-69=1472. Jutta Degerman (Winthrop) 71-79=1503. Rhiannon Loebs (Char. So.) 74-77=15110. Tyrette Metzendorf 76-80=156T11. Jill Marcum 78-79=157Brianna Coopman* 75-82=157T14. Becky Quinby 77-81=158T31. Melanie Boyles 85-80=165T38. Alison Cavanaugh 85-82=167Laura Cilek* 88-79=167T42. Amanda Stahl* 86-83=169T58. Lauren Forbes* 90-86=176=""http:>=""http:>="http:>

* competed as Individual