Iowa in Fifth at Lady Northern Invitational

Oct. 18, 2008

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – – The women’s golf team competed in the Lady Northern Invitational today, hosted by Purdue. The Hawkeyes fired a 316 over 36 holes and are sitting in fifth place. Purdue is leading the tournament with a 593.

Tyrette Metzendorf, once again led the team by shooting a 153 (+9). Metzendorf will go in to tomorrow tied for 18th. Sophomore Laura Cilek has continued to pace the team as well. The co-captain from Iowa City finished +11 on the day (155) and is tied for 26th. Chelsea Harris and Alison Cavanaugh rounded out the four counting scores for Iowa today. Over 36 holes, Harris fired a 158 (+14) and Cavanagh shot 161 (+17). They start the final 18 holes of play tied for 41st and 53rd, respectively.

Senior Becky Quinby was right behind Cavanaugh; she shot +18 (162). Lauren Forbes traveled today to compete as an individual. This is Forbes’ first tournament away from home this year. She finished the day in 76th after shooting 169 (+25). Quinby is tied for 56th.

The tournament will conclude tomorrow with the final 18 holes of competition. Tee times start at 8 a.m. (CT).

Team Results
1. Purdue 303-290-593
2. Notre Dame 299-303-602
3. Michigan State 302-302-604
4. Indiana 306-304-610
5. Iowa 313-303-616
6. Iowa State 312-305-617
7. Ohio State 312-306-618
8. Wisconsin 308-316-624
T9. Penn State 312-313-625
T9. Michigan 311-314-625
11. Northwestern 312-323-635
T12. Illinois 323-315-638
T12. Minnesota 328-310-638
14. Toledo 334-310-644

Individual Results
1. Junthima Gulyanamitta (Purdue) 73-70-143
T2. Annie Brophy (ND) 75-70-145
T2. Maude-Aimee LeBlanc (Purdue) 74-71-145
T16. Tyrette Metzendork (UI) 78-75-147
T26. Laura Cilek (UI) 79-76-155
T41. Chelsea Harris (UI) 81-77-158
T53. Alison Cavanaugh (UI) 75-86-161
T56. Becky Quinby (UI) 87-75-162
76. Lauren Forbes* (UI) 82-87-169

*=Competed as individual

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