Hawkeyes Finish 10th At Indiana Invite

April 8, 2008

CARMEL, IN – The University of Iowa women’s golf team rebounded Tuesday to finish 10th at the Indiana Invitational. As a team, the Hawkeyes shot a 305 in the third round, their best of the invitational. Sixth-ranked Purdue won the invitational by a commanding 42 strokes over second place Ohio State.

Junior Tyrette Metzendorf made her way up the individual leaderboard, finishing in a tie for 13th place. The Winter Haven, FL, native started the day in a tie for 28th place, but shot a 71 in the final round to lead the Hawkeyes (+7, 223).

Senior Jill Marcum (+20, 236) and junior Becky Quinby (+21, 237) also cracked the individual top 50, finishing tied for 46th and 50th place, respectively. Freshmen teammates Brianna Coopman and Laura Cilek both tied for 55th place (+24, 240), while senior Melanie Boyles (+27, 243) competed as an individual and finished tied for 64th place.

With the Big Ten Championships less than three weeks away, the Hawkeyes will return to Iowa City this week before traveling to Columbus, OH, April 19-20 to participate in the Lady Buckeye Invitational.

Team Results1.  Purdue          279-282-291=8522.  Ohio State      295-300-299=8943.  Illinois            294-307-297=8984.  Texas           302-300-297=8995.  UNLV            299-291-310=9006.  Oregon          306-304-295=9057.  Michigan        308-300-303=9118.  Indiana         300-302-310=9129.  Northwestern        298-308-313=91910.  IOWA            308-311-305=92411. Ball State      307-304-314=92512. Illinois State      312-319-305=93613. Minnesota               316-302-322=94014. Penn State      325-315-316=95615. Lipscomb        331-340-324=995
Individual Results (Top Three + Iowa)1.  Junthima Gulyanamitta (Purdue)  67-68-74=209T2. Maria Hernandez (Purdue)        72-69-70=213T2. Maude-Aimee Leblanc (Purdue)    69-74-70=213T13. Tyrette Metzendorf           77-75-71=223T46.    Jill Marcum         77-78-81=236T50.    Becky Quinby           74-90-73=237T55.    Brianna Coopman         81-78-81=240    Laura Cilek         80-80-80=240T64.    Melanie Boyles*         80-84-79=243="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/strong%3E%3Cbr%3E*%20-%20Player%20Competed%20as%20an%20Individual%3C/pre%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Cp%3E%3Cbr%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3C/p%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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